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INTRODUCTION Dengue viral infections are among the most important mosquito-borne diseases of the Indian subcontinent and have become a major global public health concern. Spread of disease has led to increased recognition of atypical manifestations apart from the classical clinical features of dengue infection. METHODOLOGY A cross-sectional study of(More)
Amongst the illicit drugs cocaine, amphetamines and cannabis have been studied and documented well to cause myocardial infarction by different mechanisms but there is very sparse data available on myocardial involvement after heroin abuse. We report a young man who developed acute myocardial injury after heroin inhalation and alcohol binge drinking. Heroin(More)
Leprosy is caused by Mycobacterium leprae bacillus and despite recommendation of multidrug therapy by World Health Organisation in 1981 and eradication programme in various countries; disease prevails and new cases added annually. Variable clinical presentation ranges from limited tuberculoid to widespread lepromatous leprosy. The neuritic presentation(More)
A 37 year old man presented with progressive dysarthria for 2 weeks. A week later he developed ataxia and bilateral cerebellar signs including intention tremors, dysmetria and dysdiadokokinesia. During evaluation for aetiology of cerebellar dysarthria, MRI brain revealed asymmetric altered signal intensities in bilateral cerebellar hemispheres and right(More)
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