Nandini Duggal

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A pair of live Fasciolopsis buski wriggled their way out through the ileostomy opening in a young adult male who had recently migrated to Delhi and had met with a road traffic accident. Finding this parasite in the national capital, a non endemic area for Fasciolopsiasis, prompted us to emphasize the importance of changes in the ecology, human demography,(More)
Sparganosis, also known as larval diphyllobothriasis, is a rare disease of humans as man is not a natural host in the life cycle of Spirometra spp. Diagnosis of the latter is difficult as it mimics other conditions that commonly cause subcutaneous or visceral fluid collection. Clinical diagnosis of this particular case was also erroneously labelled as(More)
Tuberculosis, a relatively rare lesion in the breast, was observed in 18 patients (seventeen of whom were of child bearing age) with an incidence of 1.02%. Coincidental tuberculosis of the faucial tonsils of suckling infants is suggested as the most common route of infection, especially in the primary type of tubercular mastitis. Conservative surgery under(More)
Salmonella Enteritidis is one of the most important serovars transmitted from animals to humans and a serovar most commonly reported worldwide. Infection with Enteritidis is mainly limited to the intestinal tract, but under certain circumstances may cross the mucosal barrier to disseminate and get established as some localized infectious focus. Although(More)
HIV-induced immunosuppression paves the way for several infections, tuberculosis being very common in our country. Female genital tuberculosis (FGTB), presenting as menstrual irregularities, is a diagnostic challenge in an adolescent female when these may be considered normal. The present case is of a young female who presented with menstrual(More)
Meningococcal disease presents in various clinical forms, most common being meningitis and meningococcemia. A spurt of meningococcal cases was seen in medicine and pediatric wards of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital during the recent outbreak from Dec 2005 - June 2006. These had presented either with the classical features of acute purulent meningitis or as(More)
Enteric fever is an acute systemic febrile infection caused by Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi. Breast abscess due to S. typhi infection is a rare sequelae. We report here a classical case of Salmonella typhi infection in a rare clinical form of a breast abscess in a non-lactating immuno-compromised female.
Infective endocarditis, a great masquerader, is a clinical entity which may present with a myriad of manifestations. Its changing epidemiological profile has been studied in the previous decades in both the developed and the developing nations. In this study, we strived to uphold the evolving clinical profile and its outcome from a government tertiary care(More)