Sushma Sharma

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Anti-N Methyl D Aspartate Receptor encephalitis (anti-NMDARE) is a recently defined disease, which is probably more under-recognized than rare. We report a case of anti-NMDARE in a 13-years-old girl, who presented with intractable seizures. To the best of our knowledge, this is the second case of pediatric anti-NMDARE being reported from India. The need for(More)
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Funding for this publication was provided by Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada. The opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official views of the Department. This material may be freely reproduced for non-commercial purposes provided that the source is acknowledged. La présente publication est aussi(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate cost-effectiveness of second HIV test in pregnancy. BACKGROUND Current strategy of single HIV test during pregnancy in India can miss new HIV infections acquired after the first test or those HIV infections that were missed in the first test due to a false-negative HIV test. METHODS Between August 2011 and April 2013, 9097 pregnant(More)
Anti N Methyl D Aspartate receptor immune encephalitis (Anti NMDARE) is a recently defined, under-recognized and often misdiagnosed disease, which typically occurs in young females and may be associated with an underlying tumor, usually ovarian teratoma. If diagnosed early, initiation of immunotherapy and tumor removal (if present) may result in recovery.(More)
BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) syndrome is an established and modifiable but under recognized risk factor for common disorders like stroke and hypertension. OBJECTIVE To assess awareness level of health care practitioners and medical students about OSA as a risk factor for stroke and hypertension. METHODS Questionnaire based survey with(More)
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