Patient with life-threatening disease cured at Alexis Multispecialty Hospital

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 29 Jan 2018 10:12:12


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Alexis Multispecialty Hospital, Nagpur cured a patient with ‘macrophage activation syndrome,’ a severe, potentially life-threatening, complication of several chronic rheumatic diseases of childhood, which occurs most commonly with systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA).


It is a type of arthritis with fever and rash. Fever occurs at the same time every day or twice a day with rashes. It is challenging to diagnose because the fever and rash come and go.


Abdulla Saifee, 23-year-old male patient, resident of a town in Madhya Pradesh was suffering from high-grade fever on and off for more than a week, for which he sought treatment locally. However, in view of persistent fever and deterioration in his general condition he was then transferred to Alexis Multispecialty Hospital, Nagpur. At the time of admission, he was disoriented and had high-grade continuous fever. He was evaluated by Dr Nitin Wadaskar, Consulting Physician and was admitted to Alexis ICU for further treatment. High index of caution and care from the team comprising of Dr Nitin Wadaskar, Physician and Intensivist, Dr Abhijit Deshmukh, Gastroenterologist, Dr Amol Dongre, Medical Oncologist, Dr Manoj Pethe, Pulmonologist, Dr Rakesh Bhaisare, team ICU at Alexis Multispecialty Hospital helped in early diagnosis and prompt management of this serious condition.