Chamara Dalugama

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Publications

  1. Dalugama C, Gawarammana I. Ischemic stroke following a wasp sting - a rare complication: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2018;12:294 pubmed publisher
    ..Treating physicians should be aware of the rare but possible complication of ischemic stroke following a case of wasp sting. ..
  2. Dalugama C, Gawarammana I. Lessons learnt from managing a case of dengue hemorrhagic fever complicated with acute liver failure and acute kidney injury: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2018;12:215 pubmed publisher
    ..Interesting observations made in the fluid dynamics during the reabsorption phase need further studies preferably with an animal model. ..
  3. Dalugama C, Pathirage M, Kularatne S. Bartter syndrome-like phenotype in a patient with diabetes: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2018;12:222 pubmed publisher
    ..Acquired Bartter's syndrome although rare, should be ruled out in those with hypokalemia and metabolic alkalosis with increased urinary potassium loss with poor response to potassium replacement. ..
  4. Dalugama C, Tennegedara A, Gawarammana I. De novo subgaleal abscess - a rare presentation of melioidosis: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2018;12:115 pubmed publisher
    ..Abscesses in anatomically unusual locations should raise suspicion for melioidosis infection, particularly among patients with risk factors such as diabetes mellitus. ..
  5. Dalugama C, Shelton J, Ekanayake M, Gawarammana I. Dengue fever complicated with Guillain-Barré syndrome: a case report and review of the literature. J Med Case Rep. 2018;12:137 pubmed publisher
    ..Guillain-Barré syndrome is a rare but possible neurological sequel following dengue fever. In regions where dengue is hyperendemic, screening for dengue illness may be important in patients presenting with acute flaccid paralysis. ..
  6. Dalugama C, Pathirage M, Kularatne S. Delayed presentation of severe rhabdomyolysis leading to acute kidney injury following atorvastatin-gemfibrozil combination therapy: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2018;12:143 pubmed publisher
    ..Rhabdomyolysis may occur with mild symptoms and signs and may occur later, even after discontinuation of the drug. ..
  7. Dalugama C, Gawarammana I. Rare presentation of rickettsial infection as purpura fulminans: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2018;12:145 pubmed publisher
  8. Wijayaratne D, Arambewela M, Dalugama C, Wijesundera D, Somasundaram N, Katulanda P. Acromegaly presenting with low insulin-like growth factor-1 levels and diabetes: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2015;9:241 pubmed publisher
  9. Dalugama C. Asymptomatic thyroiditis presenting as pyrexia of unknown origin: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2018;12:51 pubmed publisher
    ..He responded well to low-dose steroids. Subacute thyroiditis should be considered in the diagnostic workup of pyrexia of unknown origin even in the absence of overt toxic symptoms of thyroid hormone excess. ..

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  1. Dalugama C, Gawarammana I. Fever with pancytopenia: unusual presentation of extrapulmonary tuberculosis: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2018;12:58 pubmed publisher
    ..Simultaneous culture and histopathological examination of the bone marrow is important in such instances, because results of common tests such as chest radiography or Mantoux tests can be negative. ..
  2. Dalugama C, Gawarammana I. Dengue hemorrhagic fever complicated with transient diabetic ketoacidosis: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2017;11:302 pubmed publisher
    ..Transient hyperglycemia with ketoacidosis, such as in our patient, has not been reported in the literature. Dengue virus inducing a transient pancreatitis during the viremic phase, however, is a possibility. ..
  3. Dalugama C, Gawarammana I. Confirmed Ceylon krait (Bungarus ceylonicus) envenoming in Sri Lanka resulting in neuromuscular paralysis: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2017;11:330 pubmed publisher
    ..This case report adds knowledge to the existing limited literature available on Ceylon krait envenoming; a rare but potentially fatal clinical entity. ..
  4. Dalugama C, Gawarammana I. Dengue hemorrhagic fever complicated with acute liver failure: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2017;11:341 pubmed publisher
    ..Large randomized trials should be carried out to establish the efficacy of these treatment strategies to support these observations and change the current practice. ..
  5. Dalugama C, Gawarammana I. Fever with lymphadenopathy - Kikuchi Fujimoto disease, a great masquerader: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2017;11:349 pubmed publisher
    ..Early recognition of the disease is of crucial importance in minimizing potentially harmful and unnecessary evaluations and treatments. ..