Medical Quiz: SBA – Answers

Question No. 1: Correct Answer – D Although a positive gram stain and culture of synovial fluid (SF) confirm the diagnosis of septic arthritis, the absence of organisms on gram stain or a negative subsequent culture does not exclude it. … Continue reading

Answer to Medical Quiz: Images

1. Acute ischemic stroke with right sided hemiplegia. 2. CT Scan finding: There was no evidence of infarct Dense left middle cerebral artery. Follow up MRI brain findings: Acute infarct in left fronto-parieto- temporal areas. There was also acute tempero-parietal … Continue reading


This peer reviewed journal is an assortment of different articles related to various disciplines of medical science. It welcomes original articles, review articles, meta-anlysis and systemic reviews,case reports from physicians and allied professions of different medical institutions from home and abroad. The … Continue reading


Editor-in-Chief BIRDEM LIBRARY Ibrahim Memorial Diabetes Centre 122 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue Shahbagh, Dhaka-1000 Subject: About Journal. Dear Sir, I would like to inform you that North East Medical College is established with the approval of Ministry of Health and … Continue reading


Tuberculosis (TB) and Diabetes Mellitus (DM) are two reciprocally related diseases and one can adversely affect the management of other. For a comprehensive management of TB-DM co-morbid patients, Bangladesh Diabetic Samity (BADAS) took an initiative under the name of BADAS-USAID … Continue reading


Question No. 1 Regarding examination of aspirated synovial fluid it is TRUE that: A. It is the ‘gold standard’ for diagnosing septic arthritis B. Samples should be refrigerated if not analyzed immediately C. Fluid from any hot swollen joint must … Continue reading


A 62-year old hypertensive male admitted in ICU with altered level of consciousness and right sided weakness for 4 hours. There was no preceding headache, trauma or convulsion. On examination, he had pulse-90bpm, BP-140/80 mm Hg, GCS-E3, M-4, V-5=12/15 with … Continue reading

A Case of Pregnancy with Ebstein’s Anomaly

RUMAN Ua, CHOWDHURY TSb, NESSA Mc, SULTANA Rd, NARGIS Se   Abstract A 26- years old multigravida ,developed palpitation and dizziness at 30th gestational weeks and was got admitted in BIRDEM hospital. Her ECG showed ST-depression (anteriors) .Echocardiogram revealed severe … Continue reading