Lesa Dawman

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INTRODUCTION Febrile seizure (FS) is the single most common type of seizure seen in children between 6 months to 5 years of age. The purpose of our study was to identify the risk factors associated with the first episode of febrile seizures, which would help in the better management and preventive measures in children at risk for FS episodes. AIM To(More)
1. Sammut S, Malden N, Lopes V. Facial cutaneous sinuses of dental origin ‐ A diagnostic challenge. Br Dent J 2013;215:555‐8. 2. Al‐Kandari AM, Al‐Quoud OA, Ben‐Naji A, Gnanashekhar JD. Cutaneous sinus tracts of dental origin to the chin and cheek: Case reports. Quintessence Int 1993;24:729‐33. How to cite this article: Pereira T, Shetty S.(More)
Common cold is an acute illness affecting pediatric population in particular. The use of antihistamines is a common practice, with cetirizine being a frequently used drug with a good safety profile. However, adverse events due to the use of antihistamines have been rarely reported, such as drug-induced dystonia with the use of cetirizine. In our present(More)
We share our experience with biological agents in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis with an aim to highlight the adverse events and response to treatment. Out of a total of 10 children treated with biological agents, one patient had serious infection, all showed good response and none had tuberculosis. High cost was limiting factor for their use.
Mesenchymal Hamartoma of the chest wall (MHCW) is a very rare benign tumour. They are usually discovered in infancy. Spontaneous regression is known to occur in this benign condition. Management is surgical removal of mass if respiratory compromise is present. Conservative management is preferred modality in asymptomatic children as malignant transformation(More)
To the Editor-in-Chief: Primary central nervous system (CNS) vasculitis of childhood is a rare and serious but potentially reversible inflammatory brain disease. Effective treatment can be initiated as soon as possible with early recognition of this rare condition. Here, we are reporting primary CNS vasculitis in an infant, who presented with seizure. A(More)
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