EVENT:-

After spending years behind stacked up textbooks, countless hours in understanding the impossible and vast subjects, and preparing for the ever impossible exams, you have surely achieved a lot.

But do you feel that you have reached a standstill, a dead end, where you can’t move ahead? Do you crave a chance to stand out once more?

We, The Department of Medicine, AIIMS New Delhi, present to you, Inquisitor The Annual Medicine Quiz

  • Date: 28.05.2022
  • Venue: JLN AUDITORIUM, AIIMS NEW DELHI
  • Participants: Group of 3 residents from- Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics, or Infectious Diseases

Register now for free:

CLICK HERE

TODAY'S MESSAGE

Steroids in tuberculosis

1. The inflammatory response to tubercle bacilli can lead to tissue injury

2. Steroids in TB are currently indicated in:

• Tubercular meningitis

• Tubercular pericarditis

• TB IRIS(Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome)

3. Recent Studies have proven that it may also have a role in treating

• Endobronchial tuberculosis

• ARDS, Optochiasmatic arachnoiditis (OCA), Tuberculoma

• Haematological manifestations – HLH. ITP

4. More data is required regarding HIV infected population as well

IMAGE CHALLENGE

A 16-year-old male presented with a history of easy fatigability for 6 yrs, distension of the abdomen, and pedal edema for 4 yrs . Palpitation is intermittent, irregular, and associated with diuresis. On examination, raised JVP with hepatojugular reflux +, Kussmaul sign +.On CVS examination, S1 S2 (A2P2) heard, normal split, low pitched pan systolic murmur best heard at the left parasternal border at 4th intercostal space. In the Per Abdomen examination, distended abdomen with hepatomegaly (liver span 16 cm, firm & smooth), shifting dullness +, bowel sounds heard. In the hemogram, the Total eosinophil count is high. The images of 2 D Echo and Cardiac MRI have been shown. What is the diagnosis?

 

Department of Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi has been instrumental in determining the future course of academics in medical education in India. It has always ensured world-class training besides the best patient care. In the post-COVID era, digital platforms will become the new normal for medical education. This work has been done under the supervision of the Faculty with a team of junior & senior resident doctors. The objective of this website is to consolidate the best and most updated literature for easy accessibility for its users. It is directed towards Undergraduates, Medicine postgraduates, and Infectious diseases post-doctoral fellows.