50. Pandoras Box

Pandoras Box In Medicine, the abdomen is called as Pandoras Box. It is because once you open it surgically it can lead to anything. The story behind the Pandora’s box is fascinating. In classical Greek Mythology, Pandora was the first woman on Earth. Zeus ordered Hephaestus to create her. So he did, using water and […]

49. Pinocchio effect

Pinocchio effect “If you lie your nose will grow longer” this is a dialogue from a known fairy tale of our times…Pinnochio. We wouldn’t have ever imagined it happening in reality, but yet there is scientific evidence for the same. Though nose may not grow longer like the ‘liar boy’ but certain temperature changes are […]

48. Newborn phenomenon

Newborn phenomenon The newborn phenomenon is when a normal change in the neonates at the early days of life seems like some illness to an anxious mother. ‎This Phenomenon is characterised by Harlequin colour change which appears transiently in approximately 10% of healthy newborns. ‎It’s an Anxiety disorder wherein a mother out of her anxiousness, […]

47. Alien Hand syndrome

Alien Hand syndrome Alien hand syndrome is a rare neurological disorder in which one hand functions involuntarily, with the victim completely unaware of its action.Less horrifying symptoms include involuntary reaching and grasping, touching the face or tearing at clothing. More extreme cases have involved involuntarily stuffing food in the mouth, preventing the normal hand from […]

46. The Crumbled Tissue Paper

THE CRUMBLED TISSUE PAPER Gaucher’s disease is due to an absence of B-glucosidase and results in the accumulation of glucocerebroside in the body. The Gaucher cell is found in histopathological diagnosis of the condition.The cytoplasm has the appearance of “crumpled tissue paper”, particularly noticeable with PAS staining. Tissue papers are made for use and throw […]

45. COTARDS DELUSION

COTARDS DELUSION Cotard’s Delusion was named after the French neurologist Jules Cotard in 1880 who described it as “The Delirium of Negation” where sufferers typically deny the existence of a body part, a portion of their body or their own existence. Cotard noted the first case of a woman described as Mademoiselle X, who denied the existence […]

44. The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty Kleine–Levin syndrome (KLS), also known as Sleeping Beauty syndrome, is a rare sleep disorder characterized by persistent episodic hypersomnia(Excess sleeping) frequent mood changes, Many patients also experience excessive hunger and sexual desire than normal people. It occurs due to defect in the thalamus. Sleep is essential for us, we do need it. […]

Introductory Note

Gluttony A few months back I happened to meet a patient who is a known diabetic and came seeking medical advice over his ailment and for a dietary control. I suggested him to exclude certain foodstuff and opined a best diabetic diet plan. After a satisfactory consultation, he had perhaps been to a social meet […]

Foodimentary

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