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Scrub Typhus Meningitis in South India — A Retrospective Study
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In the Indian context where both scrub typhus and tuberculosis are endemic, ADA and scrub IgM may be helpful in identifying patients with scrub meningitis and in avoiding prolonged empirical antituberculous therapy in cases of lymphocyticMeningitis. Expand
Severe methemoglobinemia due to insecticide poisoning
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The methemoglobin level of 91% in this patient is the highest level reported among methemoglobinemia survivors, and should be suspected with low oxygen saturation on pulse oxymetry and the presence of chocolate colored blood. Expand
Association between a prolonged corrected QT interval and outcomes in patients in a medical Intensive Care Unit
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It is found that prolonged QTc is common in the medical ICU at admission and a large proportion of patients received drugs capable of prolonging QT interval at admission. Expand
Trainee doctors in medicine prefer case-based learning compared to didactic teaching
TLDR
CBL is a useful and interesting method of learning and should be employed more often in teaching for trainee doctors. Expand
Pancreatitis and MODS Due to Scrub Typhus and Dengue Co-Infection
TLDR
Investigations revealed pancreatitis, bilateral pleural effusion, renal failure, disseminated intravascular coagulation, and scrub IgM ELISA and dengue NS1 positivity in a 40 year old woman admitted with an acute abdomen. Expand
Etiology and Outcomes of ARDS in a Rural-Urban Fringe Hospital of South India
TLDR
Tropical infections form a major etiological component of acute lung injury in a developing country like India and the mortality rate of ARDS was 36.6% in this study. Expand
Renal outcomes among snake-envenomed patients with acute kidney injury in southern India
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The mortality in the study was low, the long-term renal outcomes were relatively good and a proportion of patients will require dialysis. Expand
Lupus cystitis: unusual cause of renal failure in systemic lupus erythematosus
TLDR
A 42-year-old woman presented with chronic fever, abdominal pain, intermittent loose stools and dysuria for 3 months, and was found to have a contracted, thick-walled bladder with bilateral hydroureteronephrosis. Expand
Extended spectrum β-lactamase producing Shigella flexneri serotype-2 causing bacteremia in a patient with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus
TLDR
This rare case alerts both the clinician and microbiologist to a previously unaddressed risk factor of Shigella spp. Expand
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