Highlights Of Current Issue Volume 5 | Issue 1 | January - June 2022 :

Letter to Editor

Monkey Pox

Abstract : The last few years have been an era of emerging and reemerging diseases. There have been outbreaks of many viral diseases, out of which, the COVID 19 infection has spread all over the world as a pandemic and has succeeded in bringing the humanity to its knees. Till date it has exacted a tremendous toll, in terms of mortality and morbidity. This pandemic is still ongoing, with multiple mutated variants causing recurring waves of the disease.

Keywords : Monkey pox virus , DNA virus , the skin eruption

Authors : Dr. Suma K.R,


Original Article

Study of association between Thyroid Dysfunction and BMI in women with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Abstract : Introduction/Background: Thyroid illness is more common in women and it can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases and can have an influence on bone health and on fertility as well. Hypothyroidism, whether it is subclinical or clinical/overt have got association with insulin resistance and variation in BMI. Aim of the study: To determine the association between thyroid dysfunction and BMI in women with type 2 diabetes mellitus . Materials and methods: A Cross -sectional study done

Keywords : Overt hypothyroidism, sub-clinical hypothyroidism, BMI, TSH, Diabetes.

Authors : Dr. Chaithanya R, Dr. Sharath Kumar D Shah, Dr Nataraj G,


Case Report

A rare case report of persistent megalocystic ovaries with adenomyosis years after ovarian stimulation

Abstract : Background: Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is an excessive response to controlled ovarian hyperstimulation during treatment cycles(ovulation induction)which is used for assisted reproduction technology (ART). Ovarian torsion, 5thcommon emergency in gynaecology, is described as the partial or complete rotation of the ovarian vascular pedicle. Ovarian enlargement followed by IVF is generally bilateral, but torsion need not occur on both sides. Case presentation: A37 year-old null

Keywords : OHSS, Luteoma, megalocystic ovaries, HCG, Thecalutein cyst

Authors : V S Thrupthi, Indira H, Girish B L,


Case Report

A rare case of ocular molluscum contagiosum in paediatric age group

Abstract : Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin infection caused by poxvirus which commonly affects eyelid margins seen as pink pearly umbilicated tumor. Molluscum contagiosum usually present as single lesion in school going children who are healthy, while multiple lesions are seen in immunosupressed patients. A 2 year old healthy male child, presented to OPD with multiple painless swellings on both upper and lower eye lid margins since 7 months. Histopathological report confirmed the diagnosis of

Keywords : Molluscum contagiosum, Histopathology, confocal microscopy, eyelid tumors

Authors : Challapalli Himabindu, Jayashree S Shah,


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