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History of hand washing prior to surgery

Ignaz Semmelweis, a Hungarian doctor working in Vienna General Hospital, is known as the father of hand hygiene. In 1846, he noticed...

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Roberts Syndrome: Absence of vital skeletal components

Roberts Syndrome is an extremely rare disorder. The first case of Roberts Syndrome was reported in 1919. So far only 17 cases...

Man Lives A Miracle, Survives Fatal Gunshot Wound

A 21-year-old African American male reported to the trauma centre with a single gunshot wound to the posterior chest. The wound resulted...

Michelin Baby

Do the skin folds like the Michelin man exist in the real world?  A five-day-old baby boy was brought to...

Apert Syndrome: Only 300 cases since 1894!

Apert Syndrome is a very rare disorder. According to statistics, there are only 300 cases in the record. Keep in mind that...
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