Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis: A Case report

Farooq Azam Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is a rare benign proliferative disorder of synovium most commonly affecting the knee joint. It is often progressive leading to degeneration and destruction of the affected joint. The disease presents with joint pain, swelling, stiffness and locking. Surgical synovectomy is the treatment of choice that can be performed either

Nasal Carriage of Methicillin-Resistant – Aqsa and Others

Injudicious use of antibiotics promotes the emergence of resistant bacterial strains. Hospital-acquired MRSA causes almost 50% of nosocomial infections. It is a hospital-based study of the frequency of nasal carriage of MRSA strains in healthcare workers of SMCH, Lahore. Amongst 102 healthcare workers (HCWs), only 3(2.9%) HCWs were MRSA positive. They were treated with mupirocin

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