Contents
VOL 48 June 2000

Editorial
Rifampicin Resistance In Tuberculosis - Are we Back to the Future?

Camilla Rodrigues

Original Articles
Characterization by Single Strand Conformation Polymorphism of Mutations in the rpoB Gene of Rifampicin- Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Strains from Vancouver, Mexico City and New Delhi

Manju Sharma, M Altamirano, HK Prasad, VP Myneedo, N Nand

Seizures in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
DS Chadha, A Handa, SK Sharma,P Varadarajulu, AP Singh

Oxidative Stress After Acute Myocardial Infarction : Effect of Thrombolytic Treatment
Simmi Kharb, Veena Singh, PS Ghalaut, GP Singh

Effects of Cyclo-Oxygenase and Thromboxane Synthetase Inhibitors on Right Atrial Prostaglandins
ZM Madan, GS Sainani

Poor Diagnostic Accuracy and Applicability of Siriraj Stroke Score, Allen Score and their Combination in Differentiating Acute Haemorrhagic and Thrombotic Stroke
DK Kochar, A Joshi, N Agarwal, S Aseri, BV Sharma,TD Agarwal

Stressful Life-Events, Anxiety, Depression and Coping in Patients of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
C Pinto MV Lele, AS Joglekar, VS Panwar, HS Dhavale

Spectrum of Renal Diseases in Indian Adults
SK Agarwal, SC Dash

Short Articles
Effect of Intraesophageal Acid Instillation on Airway Reactivity in Patient with Asthma

V Singh, V Aggarwal, Shweta Bansal, S Nijhawan, N Chaudhary

Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy Causing Gall Bladder Dysfunction

C Gaur, A Mathur, A Agarwal, K Verma, R Jain, A Swaroop

Comparative Bioavailability of Two Formulations of Azithromycin
Rajkumari Gulati, CD Tripathi, D Chandra

Pictorial CME
Lingual Goitre
VK Kulkarni, J Makhijani, KR Vinod, V Jayakar, MY Nadkar, SA Kamath

Update Article
Tuberculosis and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

RS Bhatia

Review Article
Chronobiology and Chronotherapy: Current Perspectives
MK Daga, K Prabash

A Spectrum of Dystonias - Clinicl Features and Update on Management
SK Das, SS Choudhary

Miscellania
Medical Text Books in India

BM Hegde

Medical Education
Need for Bringing in a Change in Biochemistry Curriculum to Make it Clinically Oriented

V Mishra, S Kumar, V Siwach, NK Sharma, R Angral, A Mujumdar, AK Sharma

Case Reports
Undifferentiated Leukemia Following Treatment of Gastric Cancer with 5 Fluorouracil, Doxorubicin, Mitomycin C Chemotherapy

S Gupta, V Raina, P Jain, S Gujral, R Kumar

Chilaiditi Syndrome with Hypertension
VM Pranava, N Shiva Prakash, PSS Srinivas, V Srinivas, GVSN Srinivas

Recurrent Haematuria in Coexisting IgA Nephropathy and Interstitial Nephritis
Pratibha Dileep, Sarah Kuruwilla, KV Somasundaram, J Jayanti, P Arthur, P Soundarrajan

Ofloxacin Induced Arthropathy in Patients with Multi-drug Resistance Tuberculosis
A Tumbanatham, S Vinodkumar

Documentation
Ciprofloxacin - Induced Severe Cutaneous Reaction and Haemolysis in a Young Adult

AK Kundu

Primary Hypothyroidism Presenting as a Pituitary Gland Enlargement with Regression Following Thyroxine Therapy

SM Manocha, ND Moulick, NS Shah

Multiple Myeloma with Cutaneous Dissemination

KA Ramachandran, RK Duggal

Idiopathic polymyositis Presenting as Interstitial Lung Diseasen
D Sareen, P Paljor

Correspondence
Tuberculosis : A Rare Cause of Splenic Abscess

R Sood

Blind Conjuntival Biopsy as an Aid to the Diagnosis of Sarcoidosis

C Balakrishnan, G Mittal, G Mangat, A Bhaduri, RB Deshpande, N Agarwalla, VR Joshi

Acute Intermittent Porphyria : A Cause of Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome
RK Garg

Stroke like Presentation of Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

MM Mehndiratta, D Chowdhury, Meena Gupta

Essential Secondary and Tertiary Care to Non Communicable Diseases
V Parameshvara

A Survey of Primaquine Prescribing Habits in the City of Mumbai
A Kumar, NJ Gogtay, NA Kshirsagar

Announcements

Erratum