Sulabh Archive

Clinical Anatomy of Clavicle

The slender S-shaped clavicle (derived from latin word clāvis meaning key) is the only direct skeletal attachment between trunk and the upper limb. Other names for Clavicle are: Collar bone Beauty bone Peculiarities of Clavicle: It has no medullary cavity It is the first ...Read More

Microbiology of Rabies Virus

Properties: Belongs to genera “lyssavirus” of family “rhabdoviridae” Bullet shaped Nucleocapsid shows helical symmetry ssRNA (single stranded RNA) virus Outer lipoprotein envelope contains protruding hemagglutinating peplomer spikes   Street and Fixed virus Comparison: Basis of difference Street virus Fixed virus Definition Freshly isolated viruses ...Read More

Top 5 Weird Medical Conditions

1. Progeria “Aging in childhood” would most appropriately describe the term “Progeria” which is also known as Hutchinson-Gilford Syndrome. Progeria is a rare and fatal congenital disorder marked by physical symptoms resembling that of aging but having early onset in childhood. It has a ...Read More

English to Nepali Medical Dictionary

This translation mainly focuses on making the counselling of patients easier, rather than giving the exact meaning of the words. A) PATHOLOGICAL PROCESSES AND TERMS Inflammation: Sunninu (सुनिंनु) Infection: Sankraman (संक्रमण) Allergy/Anaphylaxis: Allergy (एलर्जी) Wound/Ulceration/Erosion: Ghaau (घाउ) Abscess/Suppuration/Pus collection: Peep jamma hunu (पीप जम्मा हुनु) Tumor/Growth/Papilloma: ...Read More

Kluver-Bucy Syndrome

Kluver-Bucy Syndrome is a rare neurobehavioral disorder associated with bilateral destruction of the anterior part of the temporal lobes of the brain. This removes not only, portions of temporal cortex but also of the amygdalas that lie inside these parts of the temporal lobe. ...Read More

Akinetopsia – Ghost Images

Similar to visualizing the world in snapshots – akinetopsia also known as motion blindness is a rare neuropsychiatric condition characterized by an impairment of motion perception and may apparently seem like a supernatural phenomenon. The ghost sightings and disappearances following alien abduction are some ...Read More