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Cleft Lip and Palate

Posted on January 22, 2019

Orofacial cleft includes cleft lip and cleft palate or both together. Cleft Lip: – Opening /slit in upper lip which can extend into Nostril. Cleft Palate: -Opening / detect in roof of mouth. Problem:  1.Cosmetic                   2. Feeding issues           3. Speech problem                    4. Frequent Ear infection Treatment: – Surgery                     1. Cleft lip: Around 3-4 […]

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Intussusception health square mohali dr. ashish dharmik


Posted on January 22, 2019

It is a medical condition in which a part if intestine fold into the part next to it. Presentation:  1.Acute pain abdomen.                          2. Vomiting                          3. Abdomen fullness.                          4. Bloody stools. Age Group: Usually 6 months to 18 months. Diagnosis: By Clinical presentation and Ultrasound. Treatment: Medical: – Ultrasound guided Enemas.                                      (Only in […]

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Know about HIV/AIDS, a killer disease!

Posted on December 7, 2018

What is HIV? The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus which attacks and weakens the human body’s immune system (specifically, T-cells). This infection leads to a reduction in the human body’s ability to fight against diseases like infections and cancers. How is HIV transmitted? You can get infected with HIV if you come into contact with blood or body […]

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Posted on December 4, 2018

Tendinitis is a discomfort of the tendon. It results in pain outside the joint. There are many tendons in the body, but this condition is mainly witnessed in wrists, heels, shoulders and elbows. Some frequently used names for different kinds of tendinitis includes pitcher’s shoulder, tennis elbow, jumper’s knee, golfer’s elbow and swimmer’s shoulder. Symptoms of tendinitis: Symptoms of tendinitis […]

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Penile Skin Zipper Injury

Zipper injuries are uncommon. Present with pain, swelling, discoloration Children more affected compared to adults. Cause Distracted, Inattentive Child Zipper closed by the person. Treatment It is preferable to remove without surgical intervention. Can be done in Emergency room/ Minor O.T used sedation. Cutting cloth close to Zipper helps. Zipper Local can be cut with various tools to unlock. Surgical […]

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Surgically Correctable Congenital Malformations

Kidney Swelling :- Hydro Nephrosis ( Unilateral / Bilateral ) PUJ obstruction (Pelvi ureteric junction Obstruction), Vesico ureteric reflux ( VUR ) Gastro intestinal Tract Abnormality: Incomplete Esophagus. (TEF) Distended / Obstructed stomach. (G.O.O) Intestinal swelling :.( Bowel Atresia) Diaphragmatic Defect. (C.D.H) Abdomen wall defect: ( Exomphalos) Congenital Abdomen Cyst/ Tumor. (Duplication cyst, Mesenteric cyst) Chest Wall / Thoracic Abnormality: […]

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Congenital kidney diseases

Congenital (Before birth) swelling in kidney lie Hydro Nephrosis occurs in 1 to 2% of babies. Can be Unilateral ( one sided) or Bilateral ( both sided) Majority of them don’t need any intervention prior to birth. Caution needed if :- Bilateral progressive Hydro Nephrosis Few need immediate post-delivery intervention E.g. Bladder out let Obstruction Pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction. Hydrouretero nephrosis […]

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Ante Natal Counseling

Pre Natal (Before birth) Diagnosis of Fetal anomalies may a cause fear, anxiety and stress in parents. Proper Ante Natal diagnosis may help parents to cope up with diagnosis. Advance in Ultrasound has made diagnosis of various system abnormalities better these days. Majority of diagnosed abnormalities will need follow-up and wait and watch. Ante natal counseling helps parents to understand […]

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Haemangiomas of Infancy

Common type of birth mark ( Red / Purple) Can occur anywhere ( often Neck /Face) Can be multiple Usually don’t cause any problem and shrink after few years. Some need treatment with Medication / Laser treatment / Surgery.   Congenital Neck Sinus / Fistula Common lesions of head and neck in children. Present as small opening in Needs  , […]

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