1. What is Congenital Hemangioma? Hemangioma is a benign tumour. Benign means it’s not that dangerous. So there is not much to worry about. It is a benign tumour of blood vessels. A hemangioma that presents since birth is called a congenital hemangioma. It is fully formed at birth. Blood vessels are formed by the cells known as endothelial cells. When they grow more than they should, they are called a hemangioma. The extra tissue that is formed is now Continue Reading…..
Practising counselling and communication skill in paediatrics is very important. The clients are the mother or both parents and the Health care provider is usually a paediatrician or nurse or even a health assistant. The caregiver mother or father has every right to know the related information regarding the health and well being of the child. Counselling begins from the very moment of first seeing the child. Good communication skills will make sure that the child is taken care of Continue Reading…..
The year 2021 has been a blessing for me. I have got married to a beautiful lady in April. In December I have got chance in Residency in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. The MD Residency program was a long cherished dream of mine. Previously I have tried Neonatology. But this year I have changed my subject to Pediatric Hematology and Oncology and I secured my position. In govt quota, there are only 3 seats available. So I was very lucky Continue Reading…..
Recently I have come across a post by a Facebook page named “Fatema, s Congenital heart desk” about a very rare disease Silver Russell syndrome. It is associated with poor growth both before and after birth. This disease is also known as Russell Silver syndrome (RSS). The newborn baby usually has IUGR but sparing head growth. Dr. Silver and Dr. Russell independently described this disease back in 1953 and 1954. The most common findings are short stature without catch-up growth, Continue Reading…..
Bangladesh has started to give the Corona vaccine. The Corona vaccine will boost up the fighting mentality of the frontline workers. Initially, there was bad propaganda regarding the Corona vaccine. But now people have started taking it and posting photos of getting the Corona vaccine has a positive impact on the vaccination program. The Corona vaccine is now available for all frontline workers and people aged over 40 years. There are two doses for the Corona vaccine. I have also Continue Reading…..
The national measles-rubella vaccination campaign has started in Bangladesh. Due to the strike of the Health Assistants the campaign was delayed. Now it has started and run at full speed. People are bringing their child to the nearest campaign place to vaccinate the child. There are about 26000 health workers who are demanding a pay hike. The root level of health workers are health inspectors, assistant health inspector, and health assistants – under the health ministry are trying to raise Continue Reading…..
Parenting doesn’t come with a guidebook, so it leaves unsuspecting moms and dads on their own to work it out. Your go-to friends’ advice, the internet, your own parents may not have the most accurate, up-to-date knowledge. Then you’re either too tired, anxious, or humiliated to ask our questions when you get to the pediatrician’s office. Best Pediatricians are good at asking you what to do but even they may be reluctant to be upfront on what not to do Continue Reading…..