Joint scientific session of the IMA and COCHIN CLINICAL SOCIETY 

The January meet was a joint scientific session of the IMA and COCHIN CLINICAL SOCIETY held on 27th January 2010. Dr. G.N Ramesh and Dr. Varghese Cherian, Scientific Committee members of the IMA were the chairpersons. Meeting started with the awarding of the trophy for the

best COCHIN CLINICAL SOCIETY Meeting of 2009 organised by the IAP Cochin Chapter. This everolling trophy donated by Late Dr. C.M. Jospeh, was awarded by Dr. Joy Joseph IMA President to the IAP President Dr. Tonny Mampilly. The scientific session started with Dr. Ajish from AIMS presenting a case of Sarcoidosis. This was followed by a case of

recurrent very large dermato fibrosis of the retroperitonium presented by Dr. Thomas Varghese and Dr. Jose Tharayil of Lakeshore Hospital. Dr. Selvam / Dr. Sooraj from PVSM / LS presented a case of Acetaminophen over dosage and

acute liver injury which was managed by N-acetyle cystine. Dr. Roshan from Roshan Eye Care Hospital, Thripunithura presented an interesting case of Retinitis Pigmentosa, who presented with concentric visual field defects. Last

case was by Dr. Sethu of Cardio Thoracic Society presented a case of lung cancer presenting as non resolved pneumonia.