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How to Get Rid of Dermatographia Skin Disorder

What is Dermatographia? Dermatographia or skin writing is a condition where minor scratches turn into temporary reactions. It is sometimes also called as dermographism or dermatographic urticaria. Almost 5 percent of people who are younger...

Patent Ductus Arteriosus Device Closure

What is Patent Ductus Arteriosus or PDA? The ductus arteriosus (DA) is a fetal vascular connection between the main pulmonary artery and the aorta that diverts blood away from the pulmonary bed. After birth, the...
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Oman Scoliosis Patient Stories – Dr.Vidyadhar

Case 1: MR. AAMIR RASHID, 20-year old male from Oman presented with traumatic paraplegia following a road traffic accident in early infancy and was wheel chair bound. He had noticed spinal deformity and pelvic imbalance...
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Common Scoliosis Questions

What is scoliosis? Scoliosis causes the spine to curve in the wrong direction. It causes sideways curves, and those are different from the spine's normal curves. If you were to look at your spine from the...
Back pain

Common Kyphosis Questions

What is kyphosis? Kyphosis is a forward curve of your upper back. It can cause your neck to jut forward and give you a rounded back appearance. There are two different kinds of kyphosis, and they...
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The Pain May Be Real, but the Scan Is Deceiving

Mrs. Savithri’s low back bothered her for years, but when it started clicking and hurting when she bent and straightened it, she told her general physician that something was definitely wrong. It was the start...
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Knowledge Section- Cover Story- Express Healthcare

Questionnaire: 1. What are the various reasons for spine fractures? Is Kyphoplasty useful for all types of spine fractures? When an external force is applied to spine, such as that from a fall or carrying of...
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Spinal Surgeries are very safe and successful now

Middle East Health speaks to Dr. Vidyadhara S, HOD & Senior Consultant Spine Surgeon, Manipal Spine Care Centre, at Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore, India – about evolution of spinal surgeries from being very unsafe to...
Giant cell tumour of bone (GCTB)

Complex Limb Saving Surgery for Massive Tumour around Wrist

Giant cell tumour of bone (GCTB) is an aggressive benign tumour and large volume tumours often require a multi-disciplinary approach to achieve favourable outcomes. This 24-year lady, student by profession presented with the history of...

Childhood Obesity

What is the prevalence of Childhood obesity? Childhood Obesity is rapidly becoming a common problem especially among urban children. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there were about 1.6 billion overweight adults aged 15...