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2019 | January-March | Volume 1 | Issue 1

Message from the President ISPGHAN

Dr. Malathi Sathiyasekaran

Message from the President ISPGHAN

[Year:2019] [Month:January-March] [Volume:1] [Number:1] [Pages:1] [Pages No:00 - 00]

   DOI: 10.5005/apgh-1-1-ii  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

Message from the Secretary ISPGHAN

Dr. Anshu Srivastava

Message from the Secretary ISPGHAN

[Year:2019] [Month:January-March] [Volume:1] [Number:1] [Pages:1] [Pages No:00 - 00]

   DOI: 10.5005/apgh-1-1-iii  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

Message from Editorial Board

Dr Rajeev Khanna, Dr Rishi Bolia, Dr Yogesh Waikar

Message from Editorial Board

[Year:2019] [Month:January-March] [Volume:1] [Number:1] [Pages:1] [Pages No:00 - 00]

   DOI: 10.5005/apgh-1-1-iv  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

INVITED REVIEW ARTICLE

Functional Constipation in Children

[Year:2019] [Month:January-March] [Volume:1] [Number:1] [Pages:9] [Pages No:1 - 9]

   DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11009-0001  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

Abstract

Currently, the knowledge and awareness among paediatricians in India regarding diagnosis and treatment strategies of chronic constipation are far from satisfactory, creating barriers to optimal disease management. Recently the Indian Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHAN) have proposed guidelines on constipation for use in Indian children. Constipation is a common problem among children; the commonest cause is functional (95 %). An elaborate history and meticulous physical examination to exclude red flags is the key to make a diagnosis of functional constipation. Management consists of disimpaction, followed by maintenance therapy with osmotic laxative, dietary modification and toilet training. Stimulant laxatives should be reserved only for rescue therapy. A regular follow-up with slow tapering of laxative is essential for successful treatment outcome.

Clinicopathological Conference Report

Ritambhra Nada, Kirti Gupta, Aravind Sekar, Sadhna Lal

A Three-Month-Old Girl with Liver Failure: How Far have We Reached after Autopsy?

[Year:2019] [Month:January-March] [Volume:1] [Number:1] [Pages:10] [Pages No:10 - 19]

   DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11009-0002  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

CASE REPORT

Kusum Kalla, Sharad Sharma, Lalit Bharadia

Celiac Disease Presenting as Acute Unilateral Blindness

[Year:2019] [Month:January-March] [Volume:1] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:20 - 22]

Keywords: Celiac disease, blindness, optic neuritis

   DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11009-0003  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

Abstract

Background: Celiac disease is known to present with extragastro intestinal manifestations. Case Characteristics: An eight years old male child presented with painless acute loss of vision in left eye. Observation: MRI orbit was suggestive of demyelinating optic neuritis. Serology and duodenal biopsy confirmed celiac disease. Vision regained completely with steroids and gluten free diet. Message: Acute loss of vision or blindness is an uncommon presentation of celiac disease.

CASE REPORT

Jaya Agarwal, Prajnya Ranganath

A Rare Case of Chronic Diarrhoea in an Infant

[Year:2019] [Month:January-March] [Volume:1] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:23 - 24]

   DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11009-0004  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

Guess the Diagnosis

Nishu Khemka, Rajeev Khanna

Guess the Diagnosis

[Year:2019] [Month:January-March] [Volume:1] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:25 - 26]

   DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11009-0005  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

Journal Watch

Dr. Yogesh Waikar

Journal Watch

[Year:2019] [Month:January-March] [Volume:1] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:27 - 28]

   DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11009-0006  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

Publications by ISPGHAN Members

Dr. Rishi Bolia

Publications (Citations and Author's Conclusions) by ISPGHAN Members on Topics Related to Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (Original Articles and Reviews Published in Indexed Journals)

[Year:2019] [Month:January-March] [Volume:1] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:29 - 31]

   DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11009-0007  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

ISPGHAN Kaleidoscope

Dr. Vibhor Borkar, Dr. Yogesh Waikar

ISPGHAN Kaleidoscope

[Year:2019] [Month:January-March] [Volume:1] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:32 - 34]

   DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11009-0008  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

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