A cross- sectional study was conducted to assess the nutritional status of the children with rickets aged <5 years at District Headquarter Hospital, Upper Dir in which 50 children were included 33 (66%) male and 17 (34%) female. The study included anthropometric measurement (weight, height and head circumference), clinical presentation, radiographic findings, biochemical assessments, dietary status and information about exposure to sun. clinical results reveal that all children were having one or more clinical signs and symptoms of nutritional rickets including rachitic rosary (14%), widely open anterior fontanel (22%), widening of wrist (14%), bowing of legs (14%), chest infection (22%), diarrhea (10%), delayed eruption of teeth (24%), failure to thrive (10%), fits (4%), sweating (26%) and irritability (20%).
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Blunt Abdominal Aortic Injury and Multiple Traumatic Abdominal Wall Hernias: A case of Rare Concomitant Injuries
Blunt force trauma resulting in a combination of serious injuries is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. We present a successfully managed case of blunt force trauma from a motor vehicular collision resulting in concomitant blunt abdominal aortic injury (BAAI) and multiple traumatic abdominal wall hernias (TAWH) that required emergency surgery.
Hydatid disease of the pancreas is a rare condition, with an incidence of less than 1%. Establishing diagnosis may be difficult because clinical and imaging findings are similar to other more commonly encountered cystic lesions of the pancreas. We present a case of isolated Hydatid cyst in the tail of pancreas which masquerading as the mucinous cystic neoplasm of the pancreas.
People who regularly have breakfast are a third less likely at risk, of being obese than those who are breakfast skippers. The study aims to find the relationship between breakfast and sleeping habits with adiposity among medical students.