Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman's Profile
Lakshmi is a qualified post-graduate medical doctor and an alumni from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Porur, Chennai. During her academic career she developed and published an Android App called 'drexampill' that contains study material for First and Second year MBBS view more..
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Kleine Levin (KLS) or sleeping beauty syndrome is a rare neurological disorder that primarily affects young boys, marked by excessive sleep associated with hypersexuality. The rare sleep disorder has no definite treatment.
Peritonitis, an inflammation of the peritoneum, is caused due to a bacterial or fungal infection that results mostly from rupture of an abdominal viscus.
Absence seizure (petit mal epilepsy) involves sudden lapse in consciousness and staring blankly into space, the episodes lasting less than 15 seconds.
Emphysema is a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, marked by alveolar damage and reduced air flow to lungs leading to breathlessness and cough.
An intraocular lens (IOL) is an artificial lens made of silicone or acrylic, placed within the eye when the natural lens is removed, most often for cataract.