Club Foot(Congenital talipes equinovarus)

Club Foot also is known as Giles Smith Syndrome, Congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV), or talipes equinovarus (TEV). The Word “Talipes Equinovarus” comes from Latin: Talus (ankle) + pes (foot). Equino– indicates the heel is elevated (like a horse’s)  varus- indicates it is turned inward. The foot is turned in sharply, and the person seems to […]

Dental Desensitizing Agent/ Obtundents

Chemical substances that are used to diminished or desensitize dentinal sensitivity due to exposure of dentinal tubules are called Dental Desensitizing Agent or Obtundents. Tooth Sensitivity/ Dentine Sensitivity A sharp pain produced in response to mild stimuli that usually disappear with the removal of the stimulus is called dental sensitivity. Causes of tooth sensitivity 1.) […]

Local Anaesthetics

Definition Local anaesthesia: Local anaesthesia is a transient and reversible loss of sensation in a localized or circumscribed area of the body without impairing the degree of consciousness. Local anaesthetics: Local anaesthetics are the agents which are used for producing transient and reversible loss of sensation in a localized area of the body without affecting […]

Entamoeba histolytica

Entamoeba histolytica is an anaerobic intestinal amoeba parasite that predominantly affects a man and causes amoebic dysentery and liver abscess. History Entamoeba histolytica was first discovered by Lösch in 1875 in Leningrad, Russia for causing disease in humans. Lösch discovered amoeba in ulcers of the colon at autopsy and induced it to a dog by rectal […]

Prevention from Dengue.

Earlier in our post about Dengue we discussed Dengue Syndrome/Dengue/ Dengue Fever. In this post, we will talk about prevention from Dengue. The earlier post about About Dengue Syndrome 1.Vector Control Dengue can’t spread without the help of the Aedes Mosquito. They depend upon the mosquito for their survival and transmission. Cutting the problem at […]

Dengue Syndrome ( Part One)

Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease caused by Dengue virus. Incidence of dengue has grown rapidly in recent years all over the world and as of summer 2019, it has caused an outbreak in Nepal. What is Dengue? ‘Dengue’ is a West Indian Spanish word derived from Ki Swahili ‘ka dinga pepo‘(a kind of cramping […]

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