Food poisoning is an acute gastro-enteritis caused by ingestion of food or drink contaminated with either living bacteria or their toxins or inorganic chemical substances and poisons derived from plants and animals. Food poisoning is characterized by a. History of ingestion of common food. b. Attack of many persons at the same time c. Similarity […]
What is Felty’s Syndrom? Felty’s syndrome is defined by the clinical triad of neutropenia, splenomegaly, and nodular Rheumatoid Arthritis and is seen in less than 1% of patients, although its incidence appears to be declining in the face of more aggressive treatment of the joint disease. It typically occurs in white patients in the late […]
Mitral Stenosis, X-Ray Findings with Figure What is Mitral Stenosis? There are four valves in heart. One of them is Mitral valve which is situated between Left atrium and left ventricle. If the Valve becomes stenosed (narrow), then it is called mitral stenosis. Common causes of Mitral Stenosis: Most Common Cause is Chronic Rheumatic Heart […]
Leishmaniasis or Kalazar Leishmaniasis are a group of protozoal diseases caused by parasites of genus Leishmania, and transmitted to man by the bite of female phlebotomine sand-fly. They are responsible for various for various syndrome in humans as ⦁ Kalaazar or visceral leishmaniasis (VL) ⦁ Muco-cutaneous leishmaniasis (MCL) ⦁ Anthroponotic Cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) ⦁ Zoonotic cutaneous […]
Steroid has anti inflammatory and anti mitotic function. For this function steroid must not be given in corneal ulcer with infection. Rather it will enhance the perforation. But steroid can be given if infection is under controlled. Steroid is indicated in the immunological ulcer.