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Wasp stings are not uncommon especially in populations living in proximity of forested areas all over the world. Local manifestations following stings are common and un-usually life threatening anaphylaxis may occur, requiring prompt treatment. Multi organ failure and acute renal failure following wasp stings are rare and histological evaluation suggest… (More)
Typhoid is associated with a number of complications and is commonly seen in India. Rhabdomyolysis is rarely reported. We report herewith a patient with Salmonella typhi sepsis who presented with rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure.
lower lobes of the lungs, especially if it is in contact with the diaphragm, along with primary lung, pleural and diaphragmatic neoplasms as well as metastases and other non-neoplastic causes. A noninvasive imaging modality such as a CT scan with FNAC should establish the correct diagnosis and more invasive procedures like diagnostic pneumoperitoneum and an… (More)
Tuberculosis is endemic in most South-East Asian countries including India. It causes significant morbidity and mortality in renal transplant recipients and often, it is not diagnosed early, due to its innocuous clinical presentations. A high index of suspicion and proactive management in the early phase of presentation can reduce allograft nephropathy,… (More)
Spontaneous rupture of the spleen usually occurs secondary to infection, hematological disorders or infiltrative lesions of the spleen. In patients with positive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antibodies and the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) who present with acute abdomen, splenic rupture should be considered as a possible cause and should… (More)
Inferior vena cava thrombosis following benign extrinsic compression has been infrequently described. It responds well to early recognition and management. A rare presentation of inferior vena cava thrombosis following a rectus sheath haematoma, and successful management, in a 46-year-old woman is reported.
Hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) is a life-saving procedure for patients with several malignant and nonmalignant hematological disorders. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication after HSCT. The aim of the study was to identify the incidence and outcomes of AKI associated with HSCT in our center. Sixty-six HSCT recipients from October… (More)