Mahadevaiah Mahesh

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Alterations of posterior spinal elements including the facet joints are commonly associated with a variety of lumbar operative procedures. Under continuous physiologic compression-flexion load application L2-L3 and L4-L5 functional units were tested as intact preparations and then sequentially altered with unilateral facetectomy, bilateral facetectomy,(More)
Chronic nonpuerperal inversion of the uterus is uncommon and is usually associated with a fundal submucous myoma extrusion. We report herewith the case of a young lady with hitherto asymptomatic long standing mass per vagina presenting acutely with vaginal bleeding and shock. The mass was a uterine myoma. She underwent hysterectomy in view of extensive(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare efficacy and safety of hydroxychloroquine with pioglitazone in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This double-blind study randomized 267 uncontrolled type 2 diabetes patients (HbA1c ≥7.5% and ≤11.5%), post 3 months' treatment with glimepiride/gliclazide and metformin, to additionally receive(More)
Pachydermoperiostosis is a rare hereditary disorder that is characterised by pachydermia (thickening of the facial skin and/or scalp), and periostosis (swelling of the periarticular tissue and a subperiosteal new bone formation). Other associated features are arthralgia, polyarthritis, clubbing, seborrhoea, hyperhidrosis, hypertrophic gastropathy, peptic(More)
Leptospirosis, a disease of great significance in tropical countries, presents commonly as a biphasic illness with acute febrile episode in the first phase followed by a brief afebrile period and then by the second phase of fever with or without jaundice and renal failure. However, it has varied manifestations and unusual clinical features ascribed to(More)
A 23-year-old man presented with weakness in the lower limbs, numbness in hands and feet over past 6 months. Examination revealed a combination of absent ankle jerk, extensor plantar response and reduced sensations in a glove and stocking distribution. MRI of the spinal cord was distinctive of subacute combined degeneration (SACD) of the spinal cord. Serum(More)
INTRODUCTION Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality among diabetic patients in spite of major advances in the pathogenesis and more standardized diagnosis and treatment. AIM To find out the different patterns of clinical presentations, common precipitating factors and independent mortality factors in DKA. MATERIALS(More)
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