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Archive for April, 2012

46 XY gonadal dysgenesis in adulthood ‘pitfalls of late diagnosis’

25 Apr, 12 | by Emma

Imagine being a young man appearing for an examination to enter the Police force and getting debarred due to birth certificate entry that mentions you are a female. This is what happened to the young man in this meticulously excellent presentation. Read on…

Rakesh Biswas
Deputy Editor

46 XY gonadal dysgenesis in adulthood ‘pitfalls of late diagnosis’

Global Health: Kneeling delivery in America 2000 years ago

18 Apr, 12 | by Emma

The kneeling delivery of a child is pictured on a piece of Tumaco-La Tolita pottery from South America crafted 2000 years ago. What can we learn from these pre-Columbian Indians?

Seema Biswas
Editor-in-Chief

Kneeling delivery in America 2000 years ago

Global Health: Acute hypokalaemic quadriparesis in dengue fever

11 Apr, 12 | by Emma

Here are two cases of hypokalaemic quadriparesis complicating Dengue fever in India. The authors discuss the neurological complications arising from this virus transmitted by mosquitoes in the sub-tropical regions of the world where over 2.5 billion people (two fifths of the world’s population) are at risk.

Seema Biswas
Editor-in-Chief

Acute hypokalaemic quadriparesis in dengue fever

Global Health: An elderly woman with Prevotella bacteraemia secondary to pyometrium

4 Apr, 12 | by Emma

Here an 87 year old lady with an abdominal mass present for 20 years presents with sepsis and vaginal discharge in Spain. With the help of some eye-catching images the authors discuss the aetiology and natural history of pyometrium.

Seema Biswas
Editor-in-Chief

An elderly woman with Prevotella bacteraemia secondary to pyometrium

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