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Soft cystic swellings are noticed in leprosy patients during the course of disease and are seen all through the spectrum. The commonest site for these is the dorsum of wrist. At times these are seen over the dorsum and the lateral aspects of ankle as well. These contain straw colored sticky but clear fluid. On exploration these appear to arise from the(More)
OBJECTIVES To ascertain the necessity for the use of nephrostomies and ureteric stents after paediatric pyeloplasties. PATIENTS AND METHODS Seventy children with a pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction underwent a dismembered pyeloplasty between March 1983 and March 1991 at The Bristol Royal Hospital for Sick Children. A nephrostomy and stent were not used(More)
Objective: To compare the relative effects of adenosine versus intravenous verapamil in the emergency treatment of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), and to determine which is the most appropriate for the management of SVT. Patients and method: We performed a prospective comparative study in 180 patients from January 11, 2010 to June 20, 2010. Comparison(More)
A patient with neuritic leprosy developed borderline skin lesions. Later, another skin lesion developed on the left side of the forehead with clinical involvement of the supraorbital branch of the ophthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve. Simultaneously, paralysis of the occipitofrontalis and mild paresis of orbicularis oculi occurred.
A prospective study was carried out on 60 patients. The diagnostic usefulness of intravenous urography (IVU) compared with that of cystoscopy in assessing the state of the bladder mucosa was evaluated. Collectively, radiology was as good as cystoscopy in suggesting the final diagnosis of the location and severity of a mucosal lesion. The after-micturition(More)
although had not developed normal speech. At the age of 26, she suffered from a sudden loss of her remaining hearing and since then had not worn hearing aids and relied on lip reading. Her past medical history included visual problems due to Duane syndrome (strabismus due to abducens palsy with retraction of the globe in adduction) with associated mild(More)
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