International Journal of Advanced and Integrated Medical Sciences

1.Editorial

Editorial

Chander Mohan

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:iv] [No. of Hits: 241]

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I am thankful to all the readers for their immense support, prompt feedback and suggestions for the inaugural issue of the journal.


2.Original Article

Mucoid and Nonmucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolated from Respiratory Tract Infections

Prem P Mishra, Ved Prakash

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:43-45] [No. of Hits: 237]

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Introduction: Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a common etiological agent causing various infections. The isolates can be mucoid or nonmucoid. It harbors innate resistance to a broad range of antibiotics.

Objectives: The aim of this study is to determine the frequency of the mucoid and nonmucoid isolates along with their antibiogram from respiratory samples.

Materials and methods: A total of 220 isolates of P. aeruginosa were obtained from various clinical specimens and 72 from respiratory samples. Pseudomonas aeruginosa was identified by standard colony morphology and bacteriological methods, and antibiotic sensitivity was determined by the Kirby Bauer method.

Results: Out of the 72 respiratory samples, 15 (20.83%) were mucoid strains and 57 (79.87%) nonmucoid strains. The mucoid colonies showed high resistance to antibiotics, such as co-trimoxazole (COT) (73.33%), ciprofloxacin (CIP) (60%), and ceftazidime (CAZ) (53.33%), whereas high resistance rate among the nonmucoid isolates were seen in (COT) (78.95%), (CIP) (71.93%), (CAZ) (54.39%), cefepime (52.63%).

Conclusion: The antibiotic susceptibility pattern helps in constituting the guidelines for treatment and management of the infections by P. aeruginosa.

Keywords: Mucoid, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Respiratory tract infections.

How to cite this article: M ishra P P, P rakash V . M ucoid and Nonmucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolated from Respiratory Tract Infections. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):43-45.

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How to cite this article: M ishra P P, P rakash V . M ucoid and Nonmucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolated from Respiratory Tract Infections. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):43-45.

3.Original Article

Pattern of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in HIV Positive Patients

Vijayesh K Tiwari, Sanjay Bansal, Abhishek Kumar, Amit Kumar, Mohammed J Khan

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:46-48] [No. of Hits: 245] [No. of Citation: 1]

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Tuberculosis is the most common opportunistic infection and cause of mortality in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The main aim of this study was to find out the relation, clinical profile, and outcome of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) in HIV patients. A total of 35 patients with HIV-PTB coinfection who visited the Rohilkhand Medical College and Hospital for 1 year were enrolled in this study. The pattern of PTB in HIV patients was studied by the help of history, symptoms, chest X-ray, tuberculin skin test, CD4 cell count, and the presence of other opportunistic infection.

Keywords: Chest radiology, HIV, Pulmonary tuberculosis, Sputum smear microbiology.

How to cite this article: Tiwari VK, Bansal S, Kumar A, Kumar A, Khan MJ. Pattern of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in HIV Positive Patients. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):46-48.

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How to cite this article: Tiwari VK, Bansal S, Kumar A, Kumar A, Khan MJ. Pattern of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in HIV Positive Patients. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):46-48.

4.Original Article

Comparative Study of Endoscopic Septoplasty vs Conventional Septoplasty

Akanksha Yadav, Chander Mohan, Abhinav Srivastava

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:49-51] [No. of Hits: 224]

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Nasal obstruction due to deviated nasal septum (DNS) is a common problem encountered by otolaryngologists. A variety of surgical procedures have been tried in the treatment of the same. This study was conducted to evaluate the outcomes and complications of endoscopic and conventional septoplasty. This prospective, randomized study was conducted on 50 patients with symptomatic DNS, 25 of whom underwent conventional septoplasty, and the rest underwent endoscopic septoplasty. It was found that it is easier to correct posterior deviations and isolated spurs with endoscopic septoplasty with less complications and good results.

Keywords: Conventional septoplasty, Endoscopic septoplasty, Septoplasty.

How to cite this article: Yadav A, Mohan C, Srivastava A. Comparative Study of Endoscopic Septoplasty vs Conventional Septoplasty. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):49-51.

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How to cite this article: Yadav A, Mohan C, Srivastava A. Comparative Study of Endoscopic Septoplasty vs Conventional Septoplasty. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):49-51.

5.Original Article

Effect of Nasal Packing on Middle Ear Pressure

Chander Mohan, Abhinav Srivastava, Puneet Shukla

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:52-56] [No. of Hits: 184]

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Introduction: Eustachian tube connects nasopharynx with the tympanic cavity. The normal middle ear has an inherent tendency to lose gas to maintain the middle ear pressure by diffusion into the surrounding tissues and circulation.

Materials and methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in 2012 to 2014. A total of 100 ears of 50 consecutive cases undergoing nasal surgery followed by bilateral nasal packing were included in the study and the middle ear pressure and hearing threshold were determined in all the subjects in presurgery, and then after 48 hours of surgery with nasal packing in situ and then at 7 and 30 days of nasal pack removal.

Conclusion: There is an increase in middle ear pressure transiently for few days while the nasal pack is in situ, which returns to normal in a month after pack removal; but, in chronic nasal obstruction cases, such as nasal polyps, there is persistent negative middle ear pressure, probably due to irreversible changes in the Eustachian tube function.

Keywords: Eustachian tube, Middle ear pressure, Nasal pack.

How to cite this article: Mohan C, Srivastava A, Shukla P. Effect of Nasal Packing on Middle Ear Pressure. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):52-56.

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How to cite this article: Mohan C, Srivastava A, Shukla P. Effect of Nasal Packing on Middle Ear Pressure. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):52-56.

6.Original Article

Road Traffic Accidents in India

SM Sharma

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:57-64] [No. of Hits: 312] [No. of Citation: 26]

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Road traffic accidents (RTAs) result in tremendous loss of lives and prolonged morbidity besides causing sufferings to relatives and friends. Loss of lives and useful working hours inflict heavy damage to a nation’s economic activity, loss of breadwinner to family, and deprivation of family bond of love and security. Increasing traffic accidents and subsequent trauma creates heavy burden on our scarce funds and already overburdened hospitals. Road traffic accidents are one of the major causes of death and illness which is preventable. There is tremendous rise in RTAs due to increase in vehicular volume on our roads, incredible speeding of the vehicles, poor driving skills, drunk driving, bad roads, poor traffic control, and lack of public awareness, rampant indiscipline, incompetent authorities and lack of implementation of existing laws to tackle the menace of disrespect to law and rules. The solution to the problem lies in reducing the volume of traffic on roads by instituting efficient public transport system all over, like the one prevalent in advanced nations of the world, honest road engineering, universal education and training of all citizens in driving, creating awareness about road safety precautions, enforcing strict punishments upon offenders indulging in drunk driving and crossing the speed limits, and regulating control of traffic on highways and accident-prone areas.

Keywords: Drunk driving, Indian roads, Prevention of road traffic accidents, Road rage, Road traffic accidents.

How to cite this article: Sharma SM. Road Traffic Accidents in India. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):57-64.

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How to cite this article: Sharma SM. Road Traffic Accidents in India. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):57-64.

7.Original Article

A Study of Fossa Vel Spina of North Indian Crania in Rohilkhand Region

Nirala K Prasad, Zaidi Sayeed Haider Husain, Sarangdhar Kumar, Soubhik Debbarma

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:65-66] [No. of Hits: 230]

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There are controversial statements in the available literature regarding the variations in the trochlear foveae or fossae and spines. This study was undertaken especially to know about the variations in Indian skulls in Western Uttar Pradesh. A total of 25 skulls from the anatomy museum of Rohilkhand Medical College and Hospital, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, were studied.
In 18 (72%) cases, the trochlear foveae were present on both sides. In 3 (12%) cases, bilateral trochlear spines were present. Spines were present only on one side in 3 (12%) cases. We also noticed that in 1 (4%) case, both the spines and foveae were absent bilaterally.

Keywords: Human crania, Trochlear foveae, Trochlear spine.

How to cite this article: Prasad NK, Husain ZSH, Kumar S, Debbarma S. A Study of Fossa Vel Spina of North Indian Crania in Rohilkhand Region. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):65-66.

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How to cite this article: Prasad NK, Husain ZSH, Kumar S, Debbarma S. A Study of Fossa Vel Spina of North Indian Crania in Rohilkhand Region. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):65-66.

8.Review Article

Glimpses of History of Anatomy

Zaidi Sayeed Haider Husain

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:67-68] [No. of Hits: 174]

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The second half of first millennium before Christ was perhaps the most important period during which Anatomy was established as a science. This period presents the towering personality of Hippocrates, whose work “On anatomy - from Hippocratic collection” was perhaps the earliest treatise on anatomy. His work “On the heart” was earliest complete anatomical work. Human dissections were performed in Italy and France during 14th century. Mondino de Luzzi, the restorer of anatomy performed public dissections at Bologna. But it did not matter. The job was done. Anatomy in its modern form firmly established itself after Vesalius; never to look back again.

Keywords: Anatomical facts, Dissection, Renaissance.

How to cite this article: Husain ZSH. Glimpses of History of Anatomy. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):67-68.

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How to cite this article: Husain ZSH. Glimpses of History of Anatomy. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):67-68.

9.Case Report

Tuberculous Otitis Media with Facial Paralysis

Prashant Bhardwaj, Chander Mohan, Abhinav Srivastava

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:69-71] [No. of Hits: 169]

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Tuberculous otitis media (TOM) can be difficult to diagnose because of its rarity, variable signs and symptoms, and nonspecific manifestations compared with other types of chronic otitis media (COM). Half of the cases have no other evidence of present or past infection, and its diagnosis is often delayed due to the rarity of this disease or its usually indolent course. A middle-aged female came with complaints of left-sided progressive facial weakness, intermittent left ear discharge, evening rise of fever, and hearing loss for 8 months and with a history of chronic cough, loss of appetite, and weight loss for last 1 month. On physical examination, she had left-sided grade V facial paralysis as per House-Brackmann grading system. X-ray of the chest showed prominent hilar shadow with cavitary lesion. A temporal bone computed tomography (CT) scan revealed left-sided mastoiditis. Sputum was found to be positive for acid-fast bacillus. Granulations with cheesy material were present in the mastoid cavity, which were positive for acid-fast bacillus with epithelioid giant cells. During the surgery, dehiscence of the fallopian canal was located in the second genu. The patient responded to antitubercular treatment.

Keywords: Antitubercular treatment, Chronic otitis media, Tuberculous otitis media.

How to cite this article: Bhardwaj P, Mohan C, Srivastava A. Tuberculous Otitis Media with Facial Paralysis. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):69-71.

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How to cite this article: Bhardwaj P, Mohan C, Srivastava A. Tuberculous Otitis Media with Facial Paralysis. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):69-71.

10.Case Report

Radiology of Aneurysmal Bone Cyst at Uncommon Locations: Report of Two Cases

Sagar Tyagi, Parveen Hans, Hemant Kumar, Virinder Mohan

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:72-74] [No. of Hits: 284]

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Aneurysmal bone cyst is a cystic lesion that mimics a true neoplasm clinically and radiologically. They are most commonly located in the metaphysis of the long bones, and their occurrence in the calcaneum and transverse process of vertebra has rarely been reported. Aneurysmal bone cyst has various differential diagnoses and histopathology is needed to confirm the diagnosis. Although aggressive, these benign lesions require simple curettage and bone grafting. However, a recurrence rate of up to 59% is reported and needs continuous follow-up. Two cases of aneurysmal bone cyst diagnosed based on X-ray and magnetic resonance imaging in one of the cases and subsequent correlation with histopathology are reported in this communication. The literature on the subject is scanty and hence the report.

Keywords: Aneurysmal, Benign, Bone, Cyst, Metaphysis radiographs, Magnetic resonance imaging.

How to cite this article: Tyagi S, Hans P, Kumar H, Mohan V. Radiology of Aneurysmal Bone Cyst at Uncommon Locations: Report of Two Cases. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):72-74.

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How to cite this article: Tyagi S, Hans P, Kumar H, Mohan V. Radiology of Aneurysmal Bone Cyst at Uncommon Locations: Report of Two Cases. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):72-74.

11.Case Report

Ascariasis presenting as Acute Abdomen: A Rare Case

Ranjan Agrawal, Parbodh Kumar, Nitesh Mohan

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:75-78] [No. of Hits: 177] [No. of Citation: 7]

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Ascaris lumbricoides is a common intestinal parasite found in humans prevalent in countries with low socioeconomic status. The disease can occur in all age groups but is more common in preschool-aged children. It causes significant medical, surgical, and social complications. Reported complications include small intestinal obstruction, volvulus, and intussusception. Obstruction of the intestinal tract by a mass of A. lumbricoides is one of the serious and lethal complications.
We present herein a case of A. lumbricoides infestation in a 7-year-old girl, presenting as acute abdomen. Prompt surgical intervention saved the child.

Keywords: Acute abdomen, Ascaris lumbricoides, Intestinal obstruction.

How to cite this article: A grawal R , K umar P, M ohan N . Ascariasis presenting as Acute Abdomen: A Rare Case. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):75-78.

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How to cite this article: A grawal R , K umar P, M ohan N . Ascariasis presenting as Acute Abdomen: A Rare Case. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):75-78.

12.Case Report

Brugia malayi in Cervical Lymph Node Aspirate: A Rare Case Report

Abhinav Srivastava, Chander Mohan, Shivesh Kumar, Ranjan Agarwal

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:79-80] [No. of Hits: 218]

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Filariasis is endemic worldwide with the main focus in the tropical areas. Reported cases of filarial lymphadenopathy are caused by Wuchereria bancrofti, which is limited to the groin, the femoral triangle, and axilla, causing lymphedema of lower and upper limbs, and is usually diagnosed clinically and by the presence of microfilaria in peripheral blood smear. We are reporting an unusual case of cervical lymphadenitis, which on fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) showed microfilaria of a rare species, Brugia malayi. The purpose of this article is to make clinicians aware of this rare disease as one of the differential diagnoses of cervical lymphadenopathy in an endemic country like India.

Keywords: Brugia malayi, Cervical lymphadenopathy, Fine needle aspiration cytology, Microfilaria.

How to cite this article: Srivastava A, Mohan C, Kumar S, Agarwal R. Brugia malayi in Cervical Lymph Node Aspirate: A Rare Case Report. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):79-80.

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How to cite this article: Srivastava A, Mohan C, Kumar S, Agarwal R. Brugia malayi in Cervical Lymph Node Aspirate: A Rare Case Report. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):79-80.

13.Case Report

Anesthesia for a Patient on Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors

Gopal Krishan, Ram P Singh, Malti Agrawal, Richa Agrawal

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:81-83] [No. of Hits: 275]

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Monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors are frequently used for multidrug-resistant major depression, which is emerging as an epidemic in the modern era. Anesthesia during chronic use of MAO inhibitors is a matter of debate because of increased risk of drug interactions with various anesthetic drugs. Cardiac disorders contribute to perioperative and postoperative complications. Recent studies illustrate the safety of anesthesia without discontinuation of MAO inhibitors if sympathetic homeostasis is maintained and known drug interactions are avoided. In this case study, a 72-year-old male psychiatric patient on permanent treatment with tranylcypromine (30 mg/ day) was admitted for bipolar hemiarthroplasty. After complete aseptic precautions, spinal anesthesia was achieved by 12.5 mg 0.5% heavy bupivacaine and 30 ìg clonidine intrathecally. The anesthetic effect was adequate, but surgery was not completed timely and the effect of spinal anesthesia was weaned off, so general anesthesia was given and surgery was completed. There was no perioperative or postoperative complication. In conclusion, general or regional anesthesia for noncardiac surgery without discontinuation of MAO inhibitors may be safe after careful preoperative evaluation of the patient.

Keywords: Monoamine oxidase inhibitors, Spinal anesthesia, Tranylcypromine.

How to cite this article: Krishan G, Singh RP, Agrawal M, Agrawal R. Anesthesia for a Patient on Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):81-83.

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How to cite this article: Krishan G, Singh RP, Agrawal M, Agrawal R. Anesthesia for a Patient on Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):81-83.

14.Case Report

Neglected Foreign Body in Retropharyngeal Space presenting with Infected Pharyngocutaneous Sinus

Shahzad Ahmad, Vaibhav Kuchhal

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:84-85] [No. of Hits: 181]

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We present an unusual case of a foreign body, a hard wooden piece measuring 4 cm, in the retropharyngeal space. The patient presented with discharging sinus just below the angle of mandible left side. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) scan helped to make the diagnosis. Neck exploration was done under general anesthesia and sinus tract was seen in the parapharyngeal space. The tract was passing between the carotid artery and the internal jugular vein and going to the retropharyngeal space. The wooden piece was removed from the sinus tract and the tract was dissected out. The neurovascular structure was intact.
We highlight the importance of contrast-enhanced CT scan and three-dimensional (3D) CT images for preoperative evaluation of the locational relationship between the foreign body and great vessels in the neck region. The external approach is more convenient because it provides adequate exposure of neurovascular structure in the neck.

Keywords: Parapharyngeal space, Pharyngocutaneous sinus, Retropharyngeal space.

How to cite this article: Ahmad S, Kuchhal V. Neglected Foreign Body in Retropharyngeal Space presenting with Infected Pharyngocutaneous Sinus. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):84-85.

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How to cite this article: Ahmad S, Kuchhal V. Neglected Foreign Body in Retropharyngeal Space presenting with Infected Pharyngocutaneous Sinus. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):84-85.

15.Case Report

A Case of Secondary Amenorrhea as a Result of Cervical Atresia Postdelivery

Sana Amrin, Shobha Mukherjee, Shabina Khan, Usha Jain

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:86-87] [No. of Hits: 185]

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Secondary cryptomenorrhea is a rare disorder and results due to adhesion formation postdelivery and puerperal sepsis. We report such a case who presented as amenorrhea and progressive pain in the abdomen postdelivery.

Keywords: Puerperal sepsis, Secondary cryptomenorrhea, Vulvo-vaginal stenosis.

How to cite this article: Amrin S, Mukherjee S, Khan S, Jain U. A Case of Secondary Amenorrhea as a Result of Cervical Atresia Postdelivery. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):86-87.

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How to cite this article: Amrin S, Mukherjee S, Khan S, Jain U. A Case of Secondary Amenorrhea as a Result of Cervical Atresia Postdelivery. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):86-87.

16.Case Report

A Rare Case of Vallecular Cyst

Anil Gangwar, Vaibhav Kuchhal, Priyanshu Srivastava

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:88-90] [No. of Hits: 178]

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Vallecular cyst is an uncommon but potentially dangerous condition causing stridor and has been associated with sudden airway obstruction resulting in death due to its anatomical location in neonates. It may also present with feeding problems resulting in failure to thrive. Endoscopic laryngoscopy is necessary to visualize vallecular cyst when suspected clinically. Other conditions leading to neonatal stridor should be ruled out, such as laryngomalacia and other laryngotracheal abnormalities. Marsupialization with a CO2 laser is the most successful treatment. We report a case of a 6-month-old male infant referred to our ear, nose and throat department of Dr. Susheela Tiwari Hospital, Government Medical College, Haldwani, for the evaluation of inspiratory stridor, feeding difficulty, suprasternal retraction, and failure to thrive. The patient was misdiagnosed and treated conservatively by a pediatrician. On rigid laryngoscopic examination, an anteriorly displacing cystic mass on the tongue base on the left side was detected. The cyst was removed intoto using bipolar cautery. Immediately after surgery, inspiratory stridor, suprasternal retraction, and feeding difficulty improved gradually. One week later, follow-up rigid laryngoscopy showed no abnormal finding except episodic influx of epiglottis.

Keywords: Laryngomalacia, Laryngoscopy, Lymphadenopathy, Vallecular cyst.

How to cite this article: Gangwar A, Kuchhal V, Srivastava P. A Rare Case of Vallecular Cyst. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):88-90.

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How to cite this article: Gangwar A, Kuchhal V, Srivastava P. A Rare Case of Vallecular Cyst. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016;1(2):88-90.

17.Case Report

Neurofibromatosis in Pregnancy

Sonika Dahiya, Shobha Mukherjee, HK Premi

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:1 ] [Number:2] [Pages No:91-92] [No. of Hits: 175]

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Neurofibromatosis (NF) is one of the most frequent genetic diseases in humans. It is less common to find pregnancy in NF patients. It may not reflect the real situation as most current information on pregnancy and NF is derived from case reports. In the past 15 years only two series of pregnant NF patients were reported in English language literature.
Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder which increases the risk of obstetric complications as well as aggravation of maternal disease. However, here is a case of NF in which transmission to baby has also occurred, which is very rare.

Keywords: Neurofibromatosis, Obstetric complications, Pregnancy.

How to cite this article: Dahiya S, Mukherjee S, Premi HK. Neurofibromatosis in Pregnancy. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016; 1(2):91-92.

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How to cite this article: Dahiya S, Mukherjee S, Premi HK. Neurofibromatosis in Pregnancy. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2016; 1(2):91-92.