Sumaira Khalil

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Data on the clinical profile, echocardiographic findings, and outcome of acute fulminant myocarditis (AFM) in children from resource limited countries are limited. To study the clinical profile and short-term outcomes of children aged 2 months to 17 years with AFM managed with only supportive care. We enrolled all children admitted with AFM in our hospital(More)
A 16-year-girl, a known case of hyperthyroidism since last 6 months, presented to the emergency with complaints of acute gastroenteritis of 5 days duration. At admission the child was found to be hypovolemic with acidotic breathing, which was thought to be due to dehydration. However, despite fluid correction she remained acidotic. A diagnosis of distal(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the factors associated with the subsequent (over next 9 years) full-text publication of papers presented at the 44th National Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (PEDICON), 2007. METHODS All papers presented at PEDICON 2007 were searched for subsequent full-text publication over the next 9 years in English-language journals by an(More)
OBJECTIVE To implement Mini-CEX, a Workplace-based assessment tool, for formative assessment of clinical skills of final year pediatric post-graduate residents. METHODS All final-year postgraduate residents at the Department of Pediatrics of a public medical college in India underwent mini-CEX assessment by rotation among six faculty members. Outcome was(More)
The Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome (GCPS) is a rare, autosomal dominant, pleiotropic, multiple congenital anomaly syndrome. The typical findings include hypertelorism, macrocephaly with frontal bossing, and polysyndactyly. We present two families, with GCPS with a non-syndromic phenotype, without the characteristic craniofacial anomalies and with the(More)
Dear Editor, Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute self-limiting vasculitis of childhood and is misdiagnosed very frequently as toxic shock syndrome (TSS) due to its varied presentation. We report a child presenting as TSS but with saccular aneurysms in the coronaries, later confirmed as Kawasaki shock syndrome. A 13-year-old girl presented to us with(More)
AIM The objective of this study was to analyze the epidemiology, presentation, management, and complications of electrical burn injuries in urban children. METHODS Data from records and clinical data were collected retrospectively and prospectively during 2008 to 2010. RESULTS Of 41 children enrolled, the mean age of children enrolled was 8.1 ± 4.5(More)
Plasma homocysteine (9.05 ± 4.78 vs 5.93 ± 1.46 umol/L, P<0.01), plasma fibrinogen (313.76 ± 80.02 vs 275.47 ± 53.77 mg/dL, P<0.01), serum total cholesterol (171.64 ± 35.48 vs 152.62 ± 25.40 mg/dL, P<0.01), serum LDL cholesterol (109.51 ± 36.93 vs 87.6 ± 21.6 mg/dL, P<0.01) and fasting blood sugar (99.89 ± 7.46 vs 90.29 ± 9.85 mg/dL, ;were significantly(More)