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Tropical pyomyositis as a presenting feature of subclinical leukemia: a case report

Kandeepan 0 Aruna Kulatunga 0 0 National Hospital of Sri Lanka , Regent Street, Colombo 10 , Sri Lanka Introduction: Pyomyositis, though classically considered a tropical disease, has a variable geographic

Polyarteritis nodosa complicated by posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: a case report

Background Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome is a presentation which is diagnosed clinico-radiologically. The primary aetiological processes leading to posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome are many, which include autoimmune conditions. Polyarteritis nodosa as an aetiological factor for posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome is rare. We present a case of...

Bilateral blindness following Russell’s viper bite - a rare clinical presentation: a case report

Abstract Introduction Russell’s viper (Daboia russelii) is one of the most common medically important snakes reported in Sri Lanka. Its envenomation leads to significant mortality and morbidity with local, hematological, neurological and renal complications. Here we report the case of a patient who presented with bilateral blindness secondary to a bilateral posterior circulation...

A case of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation following low voltage electrocution

Background Electrical injury may result in arrhythmias, however atrial fibrillation following low voltage electrocution is not a common occurrence. Case presentation A 70-year-old South-Asian woman with no prior history of cardiovascular disease presented following an accidental low voltage electrocution with loss of consciousness. On initial assessment she was found to be in...

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...