Hereditary angioedema: the challenges of cross-border family investigation and treatment

Reference: Brix ATH, Svensson TM, Sandberg M, et alHereditary angioedema: the challenges of cross-border family investigation and treatmentBMJ Case Reports CP 2020;13:e231906. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2019-231906 Trier Heiberg Brix et al. present the case of an 8 year old female from Syria, who immigrated to Denmark in 2014. The patient was hospitalized for what appeared to be […]

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Case Report: Recognition and management of congenital ichthyosis in a low- income setting

Rare dermatological disease management in low income settings According to the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 1 , skin diseases are the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide, yet dermatology is not often a global health priority. Anja & Co. present “ Recognition and management of congenital ichthyosis in low income setting”, a case […]

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Can technology help reduce childhood blindness in developing countries?

By Midhun Mohan This case report outlines an extremely important treatable global health issue: childhood blindness. Access to essential paediatric eye surgery in the developing world: a case of congenital cataracts left untreated Untreated childhood cataracts remain prevalent especially in developing countries. They are a major health burden, not only affecting the individual’s quality of […]

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