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BACKGROUND Mouth opening among different population has been shown to vary considerably and its range is specific for a given population. The present study is an attempt to calculate the normal mouth opening in adult Indian population. METHOD A total of 894 adults, 463 males and 431 females, in the age range of 21 to 70 years were studied. The subjects(More)
BACKGROUND The eyebrow is one of the most important structures of the face from an aesthetic point of view. As age increases, the brow changes its shape and position. This age-related change decreases the vitality, youth, and expression associated with the aesthetically ideal face. This article describes changes in eyebrow position in Indian women with(More)
Schwannoma is a relatively rare benign tumour of peripheral nerve origin. The occurrence of Schwannoma in eyelid is extremely rare. As per our knowledge, only 11 such cases have been reported in the literature so far. We present a case of a 40-year-old man who presented to us with a 2-year history of slowly enlarging, painless mass in his left upper lid(More)
CONTEXT Wound infection increases the hospital stay and adversely affects the recovery of patients. Culture and sensitivity of wound isolates help in proper diagnosis and management of these patients. AIM To identify common bacteria causing wound infections and their antibiotic sensitivity pattern. STUDY DESIGN A cross-sectional study. PLACE AND(More)
INTRODUCTION Bear attacks though relatively rare are frequent enough to be of concern for those who are in bear habitats. Our centre at Nagpur, being surrounded by dense forests from all the sides, treats a large number of victims. AIM The aim was to document the injuries, management and the potential complications of bear attacks. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Resection of eyelid malignancies leads to complex reconstructive problems due to the functional and aesthetic importance of an eyelid. Hence, a large number of such cases are referred to plastic surgery facilities. Eyelid malignancies are of varied histological types and the western and Asian data have considerable variations in case distribution(More)
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