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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here
Doctor :   How may i help you
User :   i send few reports of mine at healh care can u get them
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   You can mail it to YYYY@YYYY
User :   its either from email YYYY@YYYY from our office YYYY@YYYY it were sent yesterday
Doctor :   Which mail id didiu send
Doctor :   * did
User :   same YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   Let me check it out
User :   sure
Doctor :   Can you send another copy to customer care also YYYY@YYYY for speedy process
User :   ok i try again just wait for movement
User :   it shall take few minutes is it ok
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   We received
Doctor :   Just a moment let me go through
User :   sending you more it shall be 6 to 7 in total
Doctor :   Ok proceed
User :   what are these rashes. i am sure its not a type of alergy ?
User :   its blueis-grey in colour
Doctor :   Please give me few minutes let me go through them
User :   its fine also enclosing you comments of my freinds,
User :   I am sorry for your brother who seems to be suffering from this apparently refractory Dermatomyositis/Polymyositis syndrome for last few years. From the given information it does not clarify about how far other connective tissue disorders were investigated
Doctor :   Ok proceed
User :   i am not being able to send the comments i shall forward them in email. might that help u
User :   its sent can you check it
Doctor :   ok
User :   what can these rashes be i thing these are alarming signs of some what things
Doctor :   Please give me more time your scan reports are not so clear
Doctor :   let me go through
User :   i am exctly free with ample of time
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   You can now proceed with your query
User :   what are these rashes, and the last email, the report of tagore hospital for biopsy what does these means
Doctor :   NCS is Nerve conduction study, done to study the normal functioning of nerves
Doctor :   Sorry which attachment has the biopsy report
User :   last one
User :   its total 8 emails
Doctor :   COULD you do me a favour
User :   yes
Doctor :   As i finding very difficult to answer your questions real time
Doctor :   because all the attacjhmentsa are jumbled up
Doctor :   I would rather request you to send me all your queries in detail to me
User :   ok what u want me to do
Doctor :   So that i go through them and reply you by email within the next 24 by mail
User :   ok there are total 8 emails. u can go through.
Doctor :   You can send me at YYYY@YYYY
User :   all mails are already sent do u want me to send again
Doctor :   I received all the attachments
User :   you can go through and reply me by mail. its ok with me.
User :   for ref biopsy report
Doctor :   You can send me the queries in detail at YYYY@YYYY so that i can go through them and anwer you
Doctor :   I did not get you question
User :   means biopsy slides are further sent to ranbaxy. doctors were not able to answer
User :   Gross Examination: Received multiple irregular tissue bits, largest measuring 0.8cm. All bits are firm to hard and appear fibrotic and calcified.
User :   Microscopic Examination: H&E stained serial sections from the tissue fragments show fibrotic tissue, calcified areas and adipose tissue. A foreign body type of reaction is indicated by the presence of occasional multinucleate giant cells and mononuclear cells. No well formed granulomas are seen. A single tissue fragment shows loose, oedematous myxoid areas with spindled to plump nuclei containing vesicular chromatin
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   hitopathology report
User :   No definite structure to suggest any specific pathology could be appreciated
Doctor :   Sorry was searching for the document'
User :   yes
User :   did u get it
User :   Note: A second opinion may be sought on the F AC and Histopathology slides if clinically indicated
Doctor :   As mentioned it means there are changes in the cells which are due to inflammatory changes.
Doctor :   Might be chronic( longstanding) or healed
Doctor :   As they have no evidence to rule out the cause
Doctor :   The reports are not conclusive
User :   does it have anything to do with my immune system
Doctor :   As i said you that until i go through all hios reports i will not be able to answer the question
Doctor :   I still do not know his complaints
User :   ok then shall i expect your answers by tommorrow
Doctor :   Ya sure
Doctor :   Is there any thing else i can help you with
User :   last thing what are immunoglobin injections are for
Doctor :   PLZ send me queiries in detail will get back to you in 24 hoursa
Doctor :   *hours
User :   ok
Doctor :   It has a wide range of usage
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