Satinder Aneja

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This article deals with the clinical profile of children with cerebral palsy and epilepsy, and to study the clinical predictors of response to anti-epileptic drugs. It is a prospective hospital based follow-up study. All the children who presented with cerebral palsy and history of seizure (other than neonatal seizures) over a period of one year were(More)
OBJECTIVE To study clinical profiles and outcome of children of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) and dengue shock syndrome (DSS) during 1996 Delhi epidemic. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Hospital based study. METHODS Children hospitalized from September to November 1996 were studied. All patients were diagnosed, managed and monitored according to(More)
BACKGROUND Vitamin D nutrition has a profound effect on the development of an infant. Vitamin D status of mothers and their infants are closely correlated. While hypovitaminosis D has emerged as a significant public health problem across all age groups, there is limited information of this condition in lactating mothers and their breast fed infants. AIM(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the magnitude and extent of feeding problems in children with cerebral palsy (CP) and to evaluate the effectiveness of nutritional interventions. DESIGN Prospective hospital based interventional study. METHOD Children with cerebral palsy of either sex were enrolled randomly and their parents were interviewed for their perception(More)
OBJECTIVE To look for profile of severe malaria and contribution of vivax infection to malarial morbidity in North Indian children. METHODS Detailed clinical, biochemical and hematological characteristics of children hospitalized with severe malaria over last 3 y were recorded. Presence of malarial parasite on peripheral smear and/or positive antigen test(More)
Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy (BSCL) is a very rare genetic disorder characterized by lipoatrophy, hypertriglyceridemia, hepatomegaly and acromegaloid features. On the basis of mutational and haplotype analysis, BSCL families have been classified into three types BSCL 1, BSCL2 and BSCLX. We report Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy(More)
One-hundred-and-thirty-six children below 12 years of age hospitalized with a diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis (TBM) have been investigated to identify the underlying cause of convulsions. One-hundred-and-one children (74 per cent) presented with seizures before and/or during hospitalization. Generalized tonic and clonic seizures (GTCS) were the(More)
CONTEXT Nutritional rickets is usually attributed to vitamin D deficiency. Studies from some tropical countries have postulated low dietary intake of calcium as the cause of nutritional rickets. Both vitamin D and dietary calcium deficiency are highly prevalent in India. Information on their relative contribution in the development of rickets in Indian(More)
BACKGROUND Hypocalcemia accounts for a majority of seizures in infants reporting to the emergency ward of our hospital. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of Vitamin D deficiency in the etiology of hypocalcemic seizures in infancy. DESIGN AND SETTING Cross sectional hospital based study, from April 2006-March 2007. SUBJECTS 60 infants with hypocalcemic(More)
To determine the etiology and clinical predictors of intractable epilepsy, a case-control study comprising 50 patients and 50 control subjects was performed. Patients included children who had more than one seizure per month over at least 6 months. Control subjects included children with epilepsy who had been seizure-free for more than 6 months. Patients(More)