Tuberculosis

29

Sep, 2020

TB Or Not TB

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What is the differential diagnosis?" I questioned my team, raising my arm with an MRI film in hand, holding it up against the morning light that brightened up the patient's room. A differential diagnosis (or DD, as we like…

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Lung Tumour

23

Sep, 2020

1.5-kg lung tumour removed from Mumbai teen at Mira Road hospital

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A 1.5-kg rare tumour was removed from the right lung of a 15-year-old boy from Byculla, Mumbai. The boy had complained of breathlessness and cough, following which the family physician thought that it could be Covid-19 and asked for few tests. However, chest CT scan confirmed a large tumour of 16cm x 14cm x 12cm size in his right lung. The patient was then admitted to Wockhardt Hospital at Mira…

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Brain tumor

21

Sep, 2020

6-Year-Old Boy with Brain Haemorrhage Underwent Decompressive Craniectomy

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A team headed by Dr. Ankit Gupta, lead pediatric Intensivist, and Dr. Ashwin Borkar consultant neurosurgeon at Wockhardt Hospital Mira Road gave a fresh lease of life to a 6-year-old boy from Ahmednagar who was suffering from Sideroblastic anemia had undergone bone marrow transplantation and later has brain hemorrhage. The boy underwent a decompressive craniectomy. The boy is back on track now. Life was beautiful until the parents of a…

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90 year old patient recovered from covid-19

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Sep, 2020

90 years plus patients recovered successfully from COVID-19 at Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai

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92-year-old Ghanshyamdas Chanchlani and 91-year-old Madhuri Sampat have defeated COVID-19 with sheer patience and an optimistic attitude at Wockhardt Hospital, South Mumbai. The patients have been united with their families and have inspired many to fight this disease instead of getting bogged down by it. Even 90 years plus patients can recover with timely intervention and prompt treatment. At 92-years of age, Ghanshyamdas Chanchlani, a resident of Panvel never missed…

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cope with diabetes and hypertension during the pandemic

14

Sep, 2020

How to cope with diabetes and hypertension during the pandemic era by Dr Behram Pardiwala

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Coronaviruses (CoV) belong to a large family of viruses that may lead to respiratory illnesses, ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). This year, a new strain of coronavirus was discovered, which has not been previously identified in human beings, also known as a novel coronavirus (nCov). COVID-19 causes respiratory disease and in serious cases,…

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Periods making you feel tired

11

Sep, 2020

Periods making you feel tired? 5 easy ways to kick away the fatigue

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We all get tired and exhausted at some point of time. Honestly, it is only normal. But, do you feel extremely drained and exhausted during your periods? Having a headache, feeling nauseous and getting tired too easily is your body’s way of telling you that something isn’t right. The fatigue that you experience during your period happens due to premenstrual syndrome (PMS). However, it could be seeding from many reasons…

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