Omani patient neck pain and paralysis


Dec, 2020

A specialized neuro-interventional procedure clinches the diagnosis of skull bone infection in a 64-year-old Omani patient curing him of neck pain and paralysis

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Sixty-four old male from Oman was admitted to Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai, India for pain in the nape of the neck radiating to the shoulders for the past two months.  He had also developed facial paralysis. The pain increased in severity and would cause him to wake up in the night. It started hampering his daily activities. Later patient started experiencing changes in his speech, difficulty in pronouncing simple words,…



Oct, 2020

When I Am The First Responder But Second Opinion Giver

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An arterio-venous malformation is an uncommon lesion of inappropriately formed cerebral vasculature. A rupture of these vessels often results in cerebral haemorrhage. Depending on the size and location, the nature of the bleeding could have varying results, from a severe headache to a catastrophic neurological deficit, the former being more common. A sizeable portion of patients harbouring this malformation face seizures or epileptic fits that arise out of cortical irritation…

Neurological disorders


Aug, 2020

Neurological disorders through a gender lens

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Neurological disorders through a gender lens | FEMOAI Neurosurgeon Dr.Mazda Turel, Wockhardt Hospital , talks to Femoai’s Arnika Thakur about how neurological disorders, like Alzheimer’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, and Migraines, impact women differently. Neurological disorders through a gender…



Nov, 2019

Don’t ignore a headache! Consult a Neurologist

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“26-year-old Shweta Nanda, software engineer by profession consulted with Dr. Prashant Makhija, Neurologist at, Wockhardt Hospital Mumbai central for her frequent headaches. She reported that her headaches started at a much younger age and almost 20-30 minutes prior to the headaches she would notice blurring of vision, subsequently she would start having pulsatile headache. She initially consulted an Ophthalmologist who suggested correction of a minor refractive error but as the…

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