Muralidhar Laxmanrao Kulkarni

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Snake venom poisoning is a common medical emergency and the epidemiological features vary from region to region. We conducted a prospective study to review the epidemiology, treatment and outcome of snake venom poisoning in central Karnataka. Six hundred and thirty three cases of snake bite, seen in a teaching hospital, upto the age of 18 years, over a(More)
We studied ten individuals from eight families showing features consistent with the immuno-osseous dysplasia spondyloenchondrodysplasia. Of particular note was the diverse spectrum of autoimmune phenotypes observed in these individuals (cases), including systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjögren's syndrome, hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, hypothyroidism,(More)
A hospital based study of skeletal dysplasias was conducted over a period of 2 years in Davangere, Karnataka, in which 169 cases of skeletal dysplasias were studied. One hundred were osteochondrodysplasias and were grouped according to international classification of osteochondrodysplasias. Among the individual cases, osteogenesis imperfecta (13 cases) had(More)
Jarcho-Levin syndrome is an eponym that represents a spectrum of short trunk skeletal dysplasias with variable involvement of the vertebrae and ribs. Initially considered to be lethal, it is now accepted as compatible with life in its milder presentations. Here are reported two neonates with the lethal variety of this syndrome. One neonate had associated(More)