Contents
VOL 48 April 2000

Editorial
Give a Boost to Infectious Diseases

FD Dastur, Camilla Rodrigues

Original Articles
Clinical Profile on Neurobrucellosis - A Report on 12 Cases from Bikaner (North-West India)

DK Kochar, N Agarwal,
Neeti Jain, BV Sharma, A Rastogi, Chandra B Meena

Interictal Brain 99m Tc-HMPAO SPECT Study in Cases of Epilepsy with Single Ring Enhancing CT Lesion
SK Jha, P Dougall, M Behari, GK Ahuja

Behavioural Disturbances in Dementia
C Pinto, D Panikker, N Deshpande, CJ Vas


Antiretroviral Drugs in the Treatment of People Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus : Experience in a South Indian Tertiary Referral Centre
N Kumaraswamy, Suniti Solomon, Erica Peters, RE Amalraj, M Purnima, B Ravikumar, Tokugha Yepthomi, SP Thyagarajan


Foreign Bodies in Gut
K Vyas, Prabha Sawant, P Rathi, HS Das, N Borse


Influence of Smoking and Hypertension on Left Ventricular Mass
VD Maheshwari, A Pillai

Short Articles
Haemodynamic Effects of Pan Masala in Healthy Volunteers
AK Sharma, R Gupta, HP Gupta, AK Singh


Mepacrine Therapy in Niclosamide Resistant Taeniasis
PA Koul, A Wahid, MH Bhat, JI Wani, BA Sofi


Cyclospora Infection in Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Lina Deodhar, JK Maniar, DG Saple


Review Article
Non Invasive Ventilation
US Sidhu, AK Simonds

Pictorial CME
Temporal Arteritis

K Narayanan, C Panchapakesa

Update Article
Mitochondrial Cytopathies

MM Mehndiratta, P Aggarwal, RK Singal, YP Munjal

Post Graduate Series
Obesity - Current Perspective
B Hazra, M Sengupta, D Ganguly, P Chakraborty, N Som

Miscellania
Stress and Ayurveda : Selye - Mehta Dialogue in Context of the Current Findings

Kalpana D Dhuri, Vidita A Vaidya, ADB Vaidya, KM Parikh

Case Reports
Subdural Haematoma with Spontaneous Resolution - Rare Manifestation of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
PS Sreedharan, S Rakesh, S Sajeev, K Pavithran, M Thomas


Disseminated Histoplasmosis as an Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Defining Disease
A Sud, A Rajwanshi, Sehgal, A Chakravarti, A Wanchu, P Bambery, S Singh

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Occurring in a Suspected Case of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
A Sule, S Gohar, G Mittal, C Balakrishnan, G Mangat, VR Joshi


Familial Infantile Myaesthenia
Rani Bhaskaran, A Ravikumar, M Prakash, Shibu Eapen


Thrombocytosis - Report of a Case
M Thomas, K Pavithran, Salil, A Somarajan


Emerging Resistance of Plasmodium falciparum to Artemisinine and Related Compounds
B Das, RK Jena, KP Swain, Priyabrata Parida

Diagnostic Dilemma : Aspergillosis
K Kothari, V Singh, R Sharma, R Khandelwal

Documentation
Refractory Hypokalemia in Metastatic Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone - Secreting Pituitary Carcinoma
G Singh, P Pais, Isha Garg

Pontine Hematoma and One and A Half Syndrome
Manjari Tripathi, MV Padma, S Jain, P Sharma,MC Maheshwari

Poland's Syndrome - Complicated with Renal Hypertension
VM Pranava, PSSS Rao, A Neelachalam VH Sailendra

Correspondence
Low Trypsin Levels in Type-1 Diabetes : An Index of Low Exocrine Output
TS Hephzibah Rani, M Siraj, M Ishaq, Gazala A Khan

The Study of Prolonged Fevers
Girija Singh

Ascaris Psychosis : An Unusual Presentation of Round Worm Infestation
AK Singh, Manju Singh

Telepathology : Advantages and Problems
RS Bhatia

High Altitude Koilonychia Developing as a Result of Cold Environment and Hypoxia-A Fact or a Myth?
AK Kundu

Penetrating Cardiac Injury : A Dreaded Outcome of Diwali (Fire Work) Festival
U Kiran, M Choudhury, N Saxena

Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effective Dose of Anti-Snake Venom in Case of Snake Bite with Systemic Envenomation
J Srimannarayana, LH Ghotekar, TK Dutta, AK Das

Epidemiological Studies in Developing Countries
RK Dhamija

Scorpion Sting
HS Bawaskar, BH Bawaskar

Announcements/News/Book Review