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Case Report Pages 45-46
Abstract: Human exposure to mercury is known to lead to major health problems. Mercury toxicity effects multiple organs especially the central nervous system and kidneys. Skin diseases resulting from mercury exposure are various and may reveal intoxications. We report the case of a 60-year-old male who had skin lesions that histologically showed foreign-body reaction with granuloma.
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Commentary Pages 43-44
Abstract: Not many diseases in the history of mankind have left man with much confusion as to how best to get over them as COVID-19 has posed. For many years to come, many would reckon with the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on life as we know it. While the increased ease of travel and the gains of globalization were being acknowledged, COVID-19 soon became somewhat a ‘reality checker’. The pandemic has further emphasized the important role that microbes play in our existence, and many have awakened to this
Review Article Pages 38-42
Abstract: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has placed personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care workers (HCW) in the spotlight. HCW’s face has been reported to be the body part most commonly contaminated by body fluids. The aim of this narrative review to examine the current evidence on face shield as a PPE for droplet or aerosol prevention.
Case Report Pages 33-37
Abstract: An 80-year-old lady was follow up in retina clinic for right only eye with Pigment Epithelium Detachment (PED). She had a history of left eye occult choroidal neovascularization, developed macula scar and legal blindness years ago despite repeated anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (anti-VEGF) injection. Upon regular follow-up, her right eye maculadeveloped serous PED centered at fovea, enlarging with time
Research Article Pages 33-38
Abstract: Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) is one of the most serious acute complications of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) and the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in young adults with type 1 diabetes. The mortality rate for DKA ranges from 2 to 5% in developed countries and 6 to 24% in developing countries. Even though many DKA patients were seen in emergency unit of Ethiopian hospitals and health centers, little is known about precipitating factors and clinical-laboratory features of DKA among Ethiopian patients and information is scant to promote better health service to prevent mortality due to DKA.
Case Report Pages 25-32
Abstract: The patient presented to his rheumatology appointment with the complaint of polyarticular joint pain and swelling of 18 months duration. This current bout of joint pain and swelling began in his shoulders and eventually involved his hands, multiple fingers, wrists, hips, and knees. He described morning stiffness lasting about one hour. Normally, this patient was physically active and enjoyed hiking but for the past 18 months his mobility was significantly limited due to the stiffness and pain.
Original Research Pages 16-24
Abstract: Cold and temperate weather is known to support the COVID-19 outbreak. Study of the weather ranges in European countries, where the infection has a history of spreading rapidly, can be immensely beneficial for projecting the trends of the pandemic in the upcoming months in different countries which will experience similar weather conditions.
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