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Dengue haemorrhagic fever presenting with cholestatic hepatitis: two case reports and a review of literature

Background Dengue fever is a common mosquito borne viral fever in South Asia, which causes significant morbidity and mortality. Dengue fever is well known to involve the liver, especially in dengue hemorrhagic fever. The hepatic involvement is usually that of a mild hepatitis with transaminase derangement without jaundice. In cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever where shock has...

Lucio’s phenomenon, an uncommon occurrence among leprosy patients in Sri Lanka

Background Lucio’s phenomenon is a rare manifestation of untreated leprosy which is seen almost exclusively in regions surrounding the Gulf of Mexico. Its occurrence elsewhere though documented is considered uncommon. We present a case of Lucio’s phenomenon in a previously undiagnosed leprosy patient who presented to us with its classical skin manifestations. Case presentation A...

Complete heart block in dengue complicating management of shock due to both bleeding and leakage: a case report

Background The spread of Dengue virus infection is reaching pandemic proportions. Dengue is usually dreaded for causing shock due to capillary leakage. However the clinical spectrum of dengue is vast and the newly incorporated expanded dengue syndrome introduces a wide range of presentations that are rarely observed and appreciated but nevertheless have the potential to cause...

Inoperable inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour of the para-nasal sinuses and orbit with recurrence responding to methotrexate and prednisolone: a case report

BackgroundInflammatory myofibroblastic tumour is a rare neoplasm with a potential to behave in a malignant manner. It can occur anywhere in the body, however involvement of the head, especially the para-nasal sinuses is rare.Case presentationA 33-year-old South Asian male presented with coryzal symptoms including a persistent cough with an asymmetrical swelling of the left side...

Sensory neuronopathy complicating systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report

Introduction Systemic lupus erythematosus is a multi-system connective tissue disorder. Peripheral neuropathy is a known and underestimated complication in systemic lupus erythematosus. Ganglionopathy manifests when neuronal cell bodies in the dorsal root ganglion are involved. Autoimmune disorders are a known etiology, with systemic lupus erythematosus being a rare cause. Case...