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Hymenolepis diminuta Infection in a Child from a Rural Area: A Rare Case Report
In humans, infection with Hymenolepis diminuta is usually uncommon but has been reported from various areas of the world. Parasitization rates ranging between 0.001% and 5.5% have been reportedExpand
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A case of Hymenolepis diminuta in a young male from Odisha
Hymenolepis diminuta also known as rat tapeworm rarely causes hymenolepiasis in humans. We report a case of H. diminuta infection in an 18-year-old male farmer who presented with intermittentExpand
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A rare case of urinary balantidiasis in an elderly renal failure patient
Balantidium coli is the largest ciliated protozoa infecting humans by the feco-oral transmission from pigs. Large gut is the most common site of involvement. Symptomatology varies from asymptomaticExpand
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A case of masquerading bronchopneumonia
S. stercoralis infection is very common in South East Asian countries including India. Chronic infection is very common with symptoms of diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, anemia, and cough.Expand
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Chromobacterium violaceum- induced sepsis and multiorgan dysfunction, resembling melioidosis in an elderly diabetic patient: A case report with review of literature
An elderly diabetic farmer presented with chronic nonhealing ulcer over the left foot, multiple liver abscesses, and right-sided pleural effusion. The patient developed septicemia and multiorganExpand
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Changing Bacteriological Profile and Mortality Trends in Community Acquired Pneumonia
There are very few and conflicting Indian data regarding the bacteriological etiology of community acquired pneumonia (CAP). Adding to this agony, there is no credible data from the eastern part ofExpand
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Study of serum cortisol level in severe falciparum malaria presenting with unexplained hypotension
Background: Hypotension in malaria can be due to various causes. One among them is relative adrenal deficiency. World Health Organisation (WHO) and Indian malaria guidelines do not allow the use ofExpand
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Ileo-cecal mucormycosis in an immune competent adult: Treating successfully a rare disease with high mortality
Mucormycosis is common in immunocompromised patients. Among the various clinical spectrum of mucormycosis gastrointestinal mucormycosis has been documented in about seven percent of cases, moreExpand