Valliappan Muthu

Learn More
Pulmonary gangrene is a life-threatening condition, which represents the fulminant end of the infectious lung diseases usually caused by polymicrobial infection. Aerobic and anaerobic bacteria act synergistically to produce massive tissue necrosis which might be augmented by the angioinvasive nature of fungi like Mucor. We report a successfully treated case(More)
A 13-year-old boy had fever, fatigue, and breathlessness for two weeks before presenting to the Emergency Department. He also had painless lymphade-nopathy on both sides of his neck, axilla, and groin. Four hours before presentation to the Emergency Department, he developed drooping of the right upper eyelid. There was complete ptosis and no associated(More)
Cystic lesions of the mediastinum may be congenital or acquired. The differential diagnosis depends on their location in the mediastinum. Cysts in the posterior mediastinum are generally developmental cysts and are neurogenic or of foregut origin. We report the case of a 14-year-old boy, who presented with dry cough and progressively increasing(More)
  • 1