Mrs.Shanthamani, 49years who admitted in a private hospital with joint pain, swelling, increased body pain, extreme tiredness and skin thickening. She is a known case of Raynaud’s phenomenon and digital ulcers. She was treated by steroids in previous hospitalization. On the day of admission, she was conscious and oriented. Her BP was 90/60 mm of Hg. On examination, she had facial skin thickening, tender joints and pitting scars. Investigations reveals that increased serum calcium, reduced hemoglobin and vitamin. D ECHO reveals sclerotic aortic valve with trivial AR, mild PAH. She was treated by corticosteroids.
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R. Deepa. Watermelon Stomach. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2020; 8(1):125-128. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00028.9