Poonam Dalal

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BACKGROUND Congenital duodenal obstruction is one of the commonest causes of neonatal intestinal obstruction. We are presenting our 15-year experience by analyzing clinical spectrum and outcome in neonates with duodenal obstruction admitted at our center. MATERIAL AND METHODS The hospital records of all neonates admitted with duodenal obstruction from(More)
Hypoglossia-hypodactyly syndrome is characterised by small tongue associated with limb deficiency. It is an extremely rare condition with around 30 cases reported in world literature. We report a case of hypoglossia-hypodactyly syndrome that in addition to features already described also had supernumerary nipples, microcephaly and micropenis with(More)
BACKGROUND Meckel's diverticulum (MD) is the one of the most common congenital malformation of gastrointestinal tract and has varied clinical presentations. We are presenting here our 12-year experiences with MD in children at tertiary care hospital in North India. It highlights the fact that isolated gangrene of MD can occur, and it is associated with(More)
The samples of ambient air collected from six different sites of the city during three different seasons on glass fibre filter papers were estimated for selected metals. The maximum value of Pb (0.191 microg m-3), Cd (0.015 microg m-3), Zn (0.198 microg m-3), Ni (0.582 microg m-3) and Cu (0.396 microg m-3) was observed at Hissar road during winter season.(More)
The association of Down's syndrome with aplastic anemia is extremely rare with only six such cases reported in world literature. Herein, we report a child of Down's syndrome with pancytopenia and hypocellular marrow. There was associated hypothyroidism and the pancytopenia resolved with thyroxine treatment. The child made uneventful recovery.
Adrenal hemorrhage is quiet uncommon in neonates with reported incidence of 0.2%-0.55% [1]. In neonates, adrenal glands are large in size and have abundant vascular supply, so more prone to hemorrhage. Clinical manifestations may vary from relatively benign as anemia, flank mass, discoloration of scrotum, neonatal jaundice to life threatening addisonian(More)
Severe pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) complicated by deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in adults has been reported previously in the medical literature; however, childhood extrapulmonary TB complicated by DVT is rare. We report a 13-year-old girl who presented to the Department of Pediatrics at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Rohtak, India, in 2012(More)
Headache is a common symptom in paediatric hospital practice, the causes may be primary or secondary. A study was conducted in department of paediatrics from May 2005 to February 2007 in order to find out common causes for recurrent headache in children. A total of hundred children in age range of 3-14 years were included in the study. Children with(More)
A 2-day-old, full term (38 weeks), appropriate for gestational age, female baby was delivered vaginally to 22-year-old primigravida at peripheral health facility. The baby did not cry at birth, required positive pressure ventilation for 3 minutes at birth and Apgar score at 1 and 5 minutes after birth were 3/10 and 6/10 respectively. No features of hypoxic(More)