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Old 02-25-2011
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Question clinical scenarios

11 years old girl, named chamkeelie, has started deteriorating in school performance, hand writing, her speech is rather slurred. parents hav noticed significant change in her behaviour. she had measles at the age of 1 year. Previously as her name suggests chamkeeli was a very bright and intelligent child.
give diagnosis and 3D/Ds.

A 50 yr old lady presented with a vesiculobullous eruption in a dermatomal pattern preceded by pain for last 4 days.there was a history of chickenpox in childhood
What is diagnosis?
What is likely complication
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Dx:Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
DD:wilson disease,lead poisoning,brain tumor

Dx:herpes zoster(shingles)
complication:bacterial skin superinfection
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