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Global Journal of Rare Diseases

Recent articles to be released shortly in Volume-3

Idiopathic Gingival Elephantiasis – A Case Report

Published On: June 24, 2017 | Pages: 015 - 017

Author(s): Nasim Aarfa, Sasankoti Mohan Ravi Prakash*, Malik S Sangeeta and Gupta Swati
Gingival elephantiasis is a rare slow progressive lesion which is also known as gingival fibromatosis. It can be localized or generalized. This condition can be inflammatory, non-inflammatory or combination of both. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/gjrd.000009

Hypocalcemic Rachitic Stridor: A Neglected Warning Sign in Infants

Published On: May 24, 2017 | Pages: 011 - 014

Author(s): Abdelwahab TH Elidrissy* and Jalal S Babekir
Although stridor is a common respiratory symptom associated with upper respiratory diseases, yet its relation with hypocalcemia is not widely appreciated. The mechanism of hypocalcemia in causing stridor might be a collapsing of larynx most likely caused by decalcification due to hypocalcemia. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/gjrd.000008

A Masquerading Case of IGRA Positive Mycobacterium Szulgai

Published On: April 03, 2017 | Pages: 009 - 010

Author(s): Grace Salame, Mohammed Abdulkadir Alhassen, Manjunath Muddaraju, Nirav Patel and Sowmya Nanjappa*
It is well known that Interferon-gamma release assays (IGRAs) are more specific than the purified protein derivative (PPD) skin tests in diagnosing tuberculosis as it is not confounded by prior bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/gjrd.000007

Cowchock Wapner Kurtz Syndrome: Giant and Lethal Neck Cystic Hygroma: A Case Report

Published On: March 03, 2017 | Pages: 007 - 008

Author(s): Avina Fierro JA* and Hernandez Avina DA
Cowchock Wapner Kurtz syndrome is a very rare disease and lethal disorder with cervical lymphangioma obstructing the airway and causing complications, with accelerated growth resembling a teratoma. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/gjrd.000006

Cardiocutaneous Syndrome: The Tale between Heart and Skin

Published On: January 27, 2017 | Pages: 001 - 006

Author(s): A K M Monwarul Islam*, Amiruzzaman Khan and Zakir Hossain
Cardiocutaneous syndromes are rare, genetically determined disorders in which arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy is accompanied by characteristic cutaneous phenotypes of woolly hair and palmoplantar keratoderma. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/gjrd.000005