Suneel C Mundkur

Suneel C Mundkur
Manipal Academy of Higher Education | MAHE · Department of Paediatrics

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Background: Obesity is a global pandemic both in adults and children and many factors contribute to this pandemic. Early diagnosis and prevention of long-term complications associated with obesity is the main goal of treatment in addition to dietary control and lifestyle modifications. Microalbuminuria, a marker of impending renal insult in adults...
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Moyamoya disease typically refers to an idiopathic form of arteriopathy whereas Moyamoya syndrome refers to cases in which specific angiographic findings are associated with neurofibromatosis, Down syndrome, sickle cell anaemia, head trauma and prior cranial irradiation1. In Japan, the incidence and prevalence rates are 0.94 and 10.5 patients per 1...
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Isolated splenic abscess is rare in children, and occurs predominantly in the immunocompromised, with high rates of mortality and morbidity. We reviewed seven cases of splenic abscess managed at our centre. Six out of seven children (aged 7 months - 15 years, four male and three female) had multiple abscesses. Fever, abdominal pain, hepatosplenomeg...
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Background: Extensive studies are conducted on heart, liver and endocrine abnormalities in thalassemia owing to their direct effect on survival, however, lung dysfunction has never been focused upon and is one of the least understood complications in β thalassemia. There’s a vacuum for data on pulmonary function tests in β thalassemia major in lite...
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Background: Pediatric critical care differs from Adult critical care not only in age but also in the outcomes. There are no studies regarding thrombocytopenia in the pediatric population. Therefore, in the current study, our objective was to study the prevalence and, the severity of thrombocytopenia, clinical features, and prognostic significance o...
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Introduction: Research on critically ill children admitted to the intensive care unit has shown the usefulness of Paediatric Index of Mortality 2 (PIM2) score at admission to predict outcome. This study was conducted to estimate PIM2 score in children admitted to Paediatric Intensive Care Unit and its correlation with clinical outcome. Methods: Thi...
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Jellyfish envenomation is a common incident in coastal areas all over the world. While the majority of reported cases are self-limiting with few lasting complications, a few deadly species can cause life-threatening and debilitating illnesses with a prolonged recovery time. Chrysaora spp. have been known to cause a diverse spectrum of manifestation...
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Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is one of the commonly encountered lymphomas in childhood. Most of the children present with lymphadenopathy. A rare subset of children do present with constellation of atypical symptoms as paraneoplastic syndromes. We hereby present an 11-year-old boy with classical Hodgkin’s Lymphoma associated with Alopecia areata and demyelin...
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Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is one of the commonly encountered lymphomas in childhood. Most of the children present with lymphadenopathy. A rare subset of children do present with constellation of atypical symptoms as paraneoplastic syndromes. We hereby present an 11-year-old boy with classical Hodgkin’s Lymphoma associated with Alopecia areata and demyelin...
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Background: The prevalence of malnutrition among children in developing countries is very high. As a step towards reducing the prevalence of malnutrition, there is a need to identify the important determinants of malnutrition in the specific population so that preventive and control measures can be implemented. The objective of the study is to det...
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Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase-1 (CPT-1) deficiency is a rare metabolic disorder of fatty acid oxidation. The presentation of this deficiency is a mixed bag of several clinical and biochemical manifestations which is determined by the tissue-specific isoforms of the enzyme. Presenting in one way, which can be lethal due to cardiac complications, an...
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Objective: To assess the level of depressive symptoms and mother-infant-attachment among mothers of preterms admitted in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and find the relationship between of depressive symptoms and mother-infant-attachment. Materials and Methods: A cross sectional survey was conducted among 100 mothers whose preterm babies were...
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Background Febrile neutropenia with childhood cancer alters the outcome significantly. To study the clinical and laboratory parameters, which predict the outcome among cancer patients with febrile neutropenia this study was undertaken. Materials and Methods The study included children less than 18 years with febrile neutropenia episodes. Clinical a...
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A status epilepticus which persists for 24 hours or more after starting treatment with anaesthesia or has recurred inspite of general anaesthesia is known as Super-Refractory Status Epilepticus (SRSE). It includes cases where status epilepticus recurs on reduction or withdrawal of anaesthesia. SRSE, though infrequently seen, constitutes a medical e...
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Primary cutaneous aspergillosis is a rare cutaneous disease that usually affects the immunocompromised patients. The most common associated disorders in children are leukemias and lymphomas although it can also occur in the neonates and preterms due to their immunological immaturity. Here we report a case of a 8-year-old boy diagnosed with B cell a...
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Amitraz is an acaricide and insecticide used to treat ticks, which infest domestic animals in developing countries. Because of its widespread use, it is one of the common poisons unintentionally consumed by infants and children when left unsupervised. A 3-year-old boy was brought with unintentional consumption of Amitraz. On examination, he was fou...
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Background: Childhood injuries represent an important global health problem. Most unintentional injuries to children under 5 years occur in and around the home as this is where they spend the majority of their time. Methodology: A study will be conducted among the caregivers’ of children between 2 years to 5 years who are the residents in the selec...
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Brucellosis is an emerging zoonotic disease, but it may be overlooked and misdiagnosed, due to its protean & varied presentation, the absence of awareness and lack of experience among health care providers coupled with limited laboratory facilities. The disease causes diminution of manpower and is of great public health signicance. We present a ca...
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Waldmann’s disease or Primary Intestinal Lymphangiectasia (PIL) is a rare disorder of gastrointestinal tract characterized by dilated lymphatics and widened villi causing leakage of lymph into intestinal lumen. Loss of lymph leads to hypoalbuminemia, hyogammaglobulinemia and lymphopenia. Secondary lymphangiectasia occurs secondary to an elevated ly...
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Introduction: Children and injuries are always closely associated. Injuries to children irrespective of its seriousness will affect the whole family function. One of the major reasons for childhood morbidity and mortality are injuries. Method: A cross sectional house to house survey was conducted in Udupi Taluk to identify the major types of childh...
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Melioidosis is an infectious disease caused by a gram- negative bacillus, Burkholderia pseudomallei. It is known to be endemic in Southeast Asia and Northern Australia. There is a recent surge in cases from coastal India. We hereby report four episodes of Melioidosis in 3 children with one child having a recurrent episode. One child was male a...
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Children of all age groups are at high risk for accidents and injuries. The truth is that injuries happening to children below the age of five happen at home and they are to a maximum level preventable. of the oldest theories which address t article the authors are explaining the way they managed to develop an instrument for injury assessment in au...
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Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) is an acute monophasic demyelinating neuropathy characterized by progressive motor weakness of limbs with areflexia. To study the clinical pattern and outcome of children with Guillain-Barre syndrome. It was a cross-sectional study conducted in a pediatric unit of tertiary care hospital over a period of 18 months. We a...
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A 14 year old boy presented with fever and generalized flushing of skin of 1 week duration. His vital signs were normal. Examination revealed generalized blanching macular erythematous rash. Systemic examination was unremarkable except for tender hepatomegaly. Investigations revealed leucopenia, thrombocytopenia and normal hemoglobin with mildly el...
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A 6-year-old boy born by a third-degree consanguineous marriage presented with progressive muscle weakness and delayed motor milestones noticed in early infancy with preserved language and social milestones. Examination revealed generalised hypotonia and hyporeflexia. Baseline haematological and biochemical investigations were normal except for mil...
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The mucopolysaccharidoses (MPSs) are a heterogeneous group of rare inherited disorders caused by deficiency of lysosomal enzyme necessary to break down mucopolysaccharides or glycosaminoglycans (GAGs). We had combined clinical findings and ophthalmological features. Biochemical test for urine glycosaminoglycans was done for confirmation of diagnosi...
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Introduction. Primary thrombocytosis is very rare in children; reactive thrombocytosis is frequently observed in children with infections, anemia, and many other causes. Aims and Objectives. To identify the etiology of thrombocytosis in children and to analyze platelet indices (MPV, PDW, and PCT) in children with thrombocytosis. Study Design. A pro...
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Abstract: Elizabethkingia meningoseptica, a Gram negative obligate aerobic bacilli, though widely distributed in nature (water, soil, salt water ) it does not form a part of normal human flora .Elizabethkingia meningoseptica has been reported to cause meningitis in premature and new born infants. We report a case of acute gastroenteritis caused by...
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Elizabethkingia meningoseptica, a Gram negative obligate aerobic bacilli, though widely distributed in nature (water, soil, salt water ) it does not form a part of normal human flora .Elizabethkingia meningoseptica has been reported to cause meningitis in premature and new born infants. We report a case of acute gastroenteritis caused by this organ...
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Naphthalene moth ball poisoning in children can present with diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. A 2 year old boy who had accidentally consumed unknown number of moth balls presented 3 d later with vomiting, seizures, methemoglobinemia, hemolytic anemia and altered sensorium. He was managed with red blood cell transfusion, IV Methylene blue and...
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Purpura Fulminans is a life threatening condition characterised by cutaneous haemorrhage and gangrenous necrosis. We present such a case in an eight year old child.
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The Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome (BRBNS) is a rare cause of persisting gastrointestinal bleeding. We are presenting a case which was associated with an atrial septal defect.
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The Duane syndrome is a strabismus syndrome which is characterized by congenital non-progressive horizontal ophthalmoplegia which primarily affects the abducens nerve. Approximately 70% of the individuals with the Duane syndrome have an isolated disease. We have described here, a case of bilateral Duane syndrome with associated anamolies.
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Sir, Mantoux tuberclin skin test is used for routine screening of individuals with a high risk of Tuberculosis infection and also for diagnosis of tubercular etiology in various illness [1]. A standardized 5 tuberculin units (TU) of purified protein derivative (PPD) is injected intradermally into the volar aspect of the left forearm and the delayed...
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Kawasaki disease (KD) is a form of acute vasculitis involving small and medium sized arteries. Ischemic necrosis of the extremities is a very rare and potentially severe complication of KD. Here we present a case of KD with peripheral gangrene and auto amputation, which is the first such case to be reported from India and the fourteenth case in med...
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Kawasaki disease (KD) is a form of acute vasculitis involving small and medium sized arteries. Ischemic necrosis of the extremities is a very rare and potentially severe complication of KD. Here we present a case of KD with peripheral gangrene and auto amputation, which is the first such case to be reported from India and the fourteenth case in med...
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Antibodies against the Golgi complex (AGAs) have been reported rarely and are associated with disorders like systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjögren's syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis. We report a case of autoimmune haemolytic anemia with Antigolgi antibodies, the first such case in medical literature.
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Strongyloidiasis in an immunocompromised patient has the potential to be life threatening. We describe a boy who was on steroids for acute demyelinating myelitis and receiving antibiotics for E. coli UTI and meningitis. He developed anasarca, malabsorption, malnutrition and left ventricular failure. Duodenal biopsy revealed abundant rhabditiform la...

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