Manjari Agarwal

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Antistreptolysin antibodies were estimated in 787 normal children and young adults by latex test. This test detects titres of 200 IU/ml and above, which is the western cut off point, for diagnosis. Children below one year showed no antibodies. Unlike western studies where no antibodies are detected below the age of 3 years, our study revealed that 7.9%(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the diagnostic value of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and in situ hybridization. METHODS This prospective study was carried out in 22 patients RESULTS The histopathological examination confirmed the clinical diagnosis in 27.2% cases only. In situ hybridization showed a positivity of 42.8% in early (I/BT) and 46.7% in BB/BL group.(More)
IgG4 related systemic disease (IgG4-RSD) has been recognised in the last few years. Orbital pseudotumor as a presentation of IgG4-RSD is one of the rare complaints encountered in pediatric population. It is an inflammatory condition of unknown etiology characterized by tumorous swelling of the organs, characteristic histopathologic changes and elevated(More)
Isoniazid is the mainstay of antitubercular therapy and is included in nearly every drug regime. Cases of intentional and accidental overdose have been reported(l,2) though with less than expected frequency considering the drug's extensive use. The principal manifestations of isoniazid overdose include recurrent seizures, metabolic acidosis and coma(3,4).(More)
Twenty high risk children aged 5-12 years with various voiding problems were studied prospectively by urodynamics to evaluate the function of their urinary bladder and its continence mechanism. None of them had neuropathic bladder or any obstruction distal to bladder neck. Fourteen out of twenty (70%) had abnormal findings on urodynamics evaluation; 8 (40%)(More)
Laboratory tests in rheumatology are important tools that help to support the diagnosis of autoimmune diseases, evaluate the disease activity, monitor the side effects of therapy, and also assist the physician to exclude rheumatologic mimics. Few relevant tests should be ordered after a detailed clinical review of the patient has been carried out and a(More)