Case of Rheumatic heart disease

Dr. Ch. Venkat Kumar Raju, Dr. R Krishna Kumar, Dr. C JayakumarAmrita Institute of Medical sciences   Fourteen year old female from Tirunelveli presented with complaints of breathing difficulty since 2 years. Child noticed breathing difficulty when she was playing with her peers. Which was gradually progressing.After a year she had dyspnea even climbing a plight Read More …

A STORY OF A BABY WITH CHARGE – THE ASSOCIATION 

Dr.Subbulakshmi P S**, (Dr.Jayasree*, Dr.Lakshmi Nair*, Dr.Smrithi*, Dr.Aswin*, Dr.Raju* Department of Neonatology, *)DrC Jayakumar Department of Paediatrics, AIMS,Kochi Thirty seven weeks old 1st female ba was born a primi mother emergency LSCS 2.3kg in-view of abnormal doppler. Antenatally it was uneventful other than the GDM and PIH . Ba had a delayed perinatal transition Read More …

Septic Arthritis in a Child: Early Intervention and Integrated Management

Dr.Sruthi, Dr.Sajitha Nair, Dr.C.JayakumarAmrita Institute of Medical Sciences, KochiFour-year-old presented with high grade intermittent fever (T max- 102`F) and left lower limb pain of two weeks duration. She was initially managed at a local hospital symptomatically and then later with antibiotics (Inj. Ceftriaxone for four days). Persistence of fever and inability to bear weight led Read More …

A case of Poland syndrome 

Dr.Akshay Kishore , Dr.Vinitha Prasad , Dr.C.Jayakumar , Amrita institute of medical sciences Six year old male child presented with asymmetry of the anterior left chest with flat ill developed nipple No history of left side weaknessDiagnosis considered is Poland syndrome. On examination , There is absence of pectoralis major on the left side. Overlying soft tissues of the Read More …

CONGENITAL LOBAR EMPHYSEMA

Dr Adeena , Dr Naveen, Dr Pramod [Pediatric surgery] , Dr Jayakumar AIMS Kochi Three month old boy, 2nd child of NCM, with antenatal history of polyhydraminos and Gestational diabetes on diet control from 5 month of gestation,born preterm 36+1/7 via Emergency LSCS weighing 3kg and had secondary apnoea requiring Positive pressure ventilation followed NICU Read More …

“DO LEUKEMIAS PRESENT WITH RASHES ? ”  :UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA

Dr.Venkatesh Kumar, Dr.Praveena Bhaskar Dr.C.Jayakumar, AIMS,Kochi.Eight month old male child- presented with complaints of erythematous rashes which were initially noticed mother on face,hands and over the trunk of days duration associated with high grade intermittent fever and rhinitis of 3 days duration.As the symptoms persisted and labs done outside showed leucopenia with thrombocytopenia,he was Read More …

Case of CPAM

Dr.Shobika,Dr.Mohan abraham,Dr.Aswin Prabhakaran(Paed surgery)DrCJayakumar AIMS KOCHITerm,AGA,Male ba,whose antenatal scan showed Enlarged echogenic left lung causing mediastinal shift to right-suggestive of Congenital pulmonary airway malformationType 3(microcytic)(CPAM volume-12.6cc,CVR ratio-0.4cm2).After birth,ba had no distress.Air entry bilaterally equal,,hemodynamically stable,not required any support.Contrast enhanced CT chest which showed CPAM 3 or hybrid lesion with no significant change in size, started  on Read More …

Evaluation of Congenital Toxoplasmosis

Dr Rithwik Sunil, Dr Praveena N Bhaskaran, Dr C JayakumarFour month old male ba presented with abnormal shape of head and distended abdomen. Vitals and PICCLE were normalANTENATAL HISTORY: 3RD child of NCM after a failedCopper T device application There is H/o fever with lymphadenopathy in 3rd month for which supportive treatment was received History of spotting Read More …

Case of Silvery Grey Hair

Dr. Mahak, Dr Sajitha Nair, Dr Sindhu, Dr Sreya, Dr Jayakumar, Department of Pediatrics, AIMS, Kochi one year old male child, sixth child of third degree consanguinous marriage, born preterm at 35 weeks via Emergency LSCS(in view of PIH), developmentally normal and immunised for age presented with high grade intermittent fever of 3 week duration. Read More …