Disseminated Strongyloidiasis (Hyperinfection syndrome):- A parasitic infection to be treated before starting steroid or any immunosuppressive therapy

Disseminated Strongyloidiasis  with Hyperinfection syndrome:- A  first case at TUTH, Nepal. There was a patient admitted in the nephrology ward, TU Teaching Hospital with respiratory distress. He was previously diagnosed as Nephrotic syndrome for which he was under steroid therapy. His sputum sample was sent to Microbiology...
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Acanthamoeba Keratitis: A culture diagnosis in Nepal

An elderly female presented to the ophthalmology Department, TUTH, Kathmandu, Nepal with red painful eyes. She was treated for all viral, fungal, bacterial keratitis without any improvement. As the patient had severe pain with ring ulcerative lesion of cornea, ophthalmologists suspected it to be Acanthamoeba...
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Paragonimiasis in Nepal

We have diagnosed four cases of Paragonimiasis, one of them was a patient who had suffered since 2 years, done all investigation including bone marrow, spend 2 lakhs, visited different hospital of Nepal from Gulmi-palpa-butwal-bharatpur and finally to Kathmandu (TUTH) and have taken anti-tubercular drug despite all...
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Diphtheria in Nepal

We have confirmed three cases of diphtheria in Nepal. They are still admitted in the Pediatric ward of the Tribhuwan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH). The patients were presented in the Pediatric Department, TUTH with clinical sign and symptom of diphtheria. Diphtheria was suspected by the...
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Fasciola hepatica in Nepal

A 45 years old  female from Surkhet presented with the complain of fever for 4 months which was irregular in nature, pain in the right hypochondriac region with jaundice and occasional vomiting for same duration. She gave the history of drinking local river water with the...
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