Rahul R. Jahagirdar

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OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to analyze the outcome of children with DKA treated with a modified protocol at a tertiary level teaching hospital PICU in Pune, Maharashatra. METHODS We retrospectively analyzed case records of 12 patients (8 males and 4 females) with DKA (11 new and 1 readmission) admitted in our PICU from January 2005 to June 2006.(More)
CONTEXT Gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH) stimulation test is pivotal in the assessment of children with pubertal disorders. However, lack of availability and high cost often result in the test falling into disfavor. We routinely use the GnRH analogue stimulation test as an alternative at our center. AIM To present the data on children with endocrine(More)
Methods Clinical Records of 17 children (16 girls and 1 boy) were retrospectively analyzed over a period of 24 months (Mar 2012 to Mar 2014). All children satisfied the criteria for precocity based on clinical features, radiological assessment and GnRHa stimulation test. All 16 girls had idiopathic precocious puberty and the only boy had hypothalamic(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a case of Adrenal hypoplasia congenita (AHC) in an Indian boy presenting with adrenal failure in the neonatal period. Molecular diagnosis demonstrated absence of the entire DAX1 gene sequence region. METHODS Real-time SYBR Green Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) amplification followed by melt curve analysis was the molecular analytical(More)
BACKGROUND Studies assessing the relationship of BMI and BF with cardiometabolic (CM) risks in Indian children are scarce. OBJECTIVE To assess the occurrence of cardiometabolic risk factors in Indian children and adolescents in relation to BMI and body fat and to study their association with body fat distribution. METHODS 286 children and adolescents(More)
Juvenile granulosa cell tumor (JGCT) is a rare neoplasm of childhood. Interestingly, it is known to be associated with Ollier disease, which is a rare bone disease characterized by multiple enchondromatosis. There is paucity of literature about the co-occurence of these two conditions. However, this association is noteworthy because these two conditions(More)
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