Articles

Volume-5, 2024
Issue 3 (March)



A rare case of severe Raynaud’s phenomenon

Raynaud’s phenomenon (RP) is episodic vasospasm of the peripheral blood vessels. RP secondary to connective tissue diseases, such as systemic sclerosis, is well known, but RP associated with vibrating tool users is often overlooked by clinicians.

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The diagnostic dilemma in ovarian ectopic pregnancy

Diagnosis of ovarian ectopic pregnancy (OEP) is challenging because of its rarity. We report a case of 30-year-old woman who presented with abdominal pain. Her pelvic ultrasound showed bilateral ovarian cysts and a right adnexal mass which was separated from the right ovary.

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Symptomatic vallecular cyst

We report the case of a 32-year-old man suffering from a progressive dysphagia 4 months ago, who was seen in an ENT consultation and whose endoscopic examination showed a large shiny formation at the base of the tongue, considerably reducing the pharyngeal lumen.

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A rare case of extra-parotid pleomorphic adenoma

A 56-year-old male patient presented to the Department of Otolaryngology with a gradually enlarging soft palatal mass on the right side over several months. Clinical examination revealed a non-ulcerated, dome-shaped, palatal swelling on the soft palate.

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Native and modified starch nano-crystals loaded with doxorubicin mediated apoptosis in human breast cancer MCF7 cells

The present study was aimed at evaluating the effect of doxorubicin (Dox) loaded nanocrystals starch in human breast cancer MCF7 cells. A model for breast cancer, MCF7 cells, were treated with Dox loaded in S (native starch), NS (starch nanocrystal), ANS (acetylated starch nanocrystal) extracted from Oryza glaberrima Steud and compared with Dox (diluted in water).

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Hashitoxicosis in children: A case report

Hashitoxicosis is a medical condition characterized by hypermetabolism that is thought to be an uncommon cause of hyperthyroidism in children. This phenomenon is due to excessive release of thyroid hormones in a patient previously diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease.

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Bullous skin disease occurring due to bedbug bite: Case report

Bedbug bites are arthropod bites which are mostly seen in especially developing countries and in countries which have low socio-economical status. If allergic reaction occurs due to these bites; urticarial skin rashes, macules, papular lesions can be observed. Its aetiology is not known clearly.

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Extensive scrotal calcinosis in a young adult

Scrotal calcinosis is a rare condition characterized by the presence of multiple calcified nodules within the scrotal skin. These nodules are usually painless and benign but can cause significance cosmetic concern and physiological distress due to their appearance.

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A detailed review of critical illness related to pregnancy

Critical illness during pregnancy refers to severe medical conditions that can endanger the health and life of the pregnant woman and the developing fetus. Using critical illness during pregnancy as a topic for a review article can provide valuable insights into the challenges, management strategies, and outcomes associated with high-risk pregnancies.

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Idiopathic hepatic vein calcification

A 51-year-old male with a history of seizure disorder presented with jaundice. He was diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis and unresectable metastatic hilar cholangiocarcinoma (Klatskin’s tumor).

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