Manjeera Jagannati

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Scrub typhus is a mite borne infectious disease that has the potential to involve multiple organs and can be fatal. Involvement of the abdomen in the form of hepatitis, gastric ulcerations and pancreatitis are well-documented, the pathology being disseminated vasculitis. However involvement of the spleen in scrub typhus is extremely rare and is reported(More)
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate that use of lower doses of anti-snake venom is as effective as high doses and is associated with less complications and lower mortality especially in the wake of rising cost of medical treatment, the people most affected by snakebites being the poor farmers. METHODOLOGY A prospective descriptive study consisting of 54 snakebite(More)
PURPOSE To describe the changes in antibiotic susceptibility patterns of common intensive care unit pathogens with time from the medical intensive care unit of a tertiary care hospital. METHODS A prospective observational study was conducted in the medical intensive care unit (MICU) of a 2100 bed tertiary care hospital in South India. All data regarding(More)
OBJECTIVE To study if low dose Unfractionated heparin (UFH) is as effective and safe as Low-molecular weight heparin (LMWH) and also economical as a prophylactic agent for venous thromboembolism in medically ill patients. METHODOLOGY A prospective double blind randomised controlled trial consisting of 92 patients fulfilling the inclusion criteria who were(More)
BACKGROUND Toxin-induced methemoglobinemia is seen in poisoning with oxidizing agents. We report the clinical features and outcome of patients admitted with severe methemoglobinemia due to intentional ingestion of toxicants. METHODS In this observational case series, patients admitted with toxin-induced methemoglobinemia between September 2011 and January(More)
Plasmablastic lymphoma is a rare entity accounting for around 2.7% of all AIDS-related lymphomas. The oral cavity and gastrointestinal tract are the most common sites involved. We report a case of a 34-year-old HIV-positive woman with a rare presentation of cutaneous nodules all over the body. Due to overwhelming tumour burden, she developed tumour lysis(More)
A 21-year-old gentleman, a worker in a mobile phone shop, was admitted with rhabdomyolysis, renal failure, and pulmonary edema requiring mechanical ventilation and hemodialysis. After extensive workup and ruling out other causes, heavy metal poisoning was considered. Investigations during the course of the hospital stay revealed chromium poisoning. With(More)
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