JMJ Nov 2020



Volume 32 Issue 2  Nov 2020

This is the Journal of the Jaffna Medical Association since the year 1953. This has been a well renowned journal in the past but it was not published regularly during the conflict time. It is with great pleasure that the current JMA is trying reinstate it back with the previous glory.
The journal will accept articles on a regular basis and our target is to publish biannually.
The Author guidelines have been prepared and are published. The Author guidelines have been prepared and are published. The journal will accept the manuscripts via email at present.


To live is an act of courage

Sathiadas MG


Management of childhood urinary tract infection

Weerasooriya WALK

Emphysematous Pyelonephritis

Balagobi B, Nitharsanan M, Thanusan V

Original articles

Knowledge and attitude on complementary feeding practices among parents or main care givers of children aged

less than six months admitted to Paediatric wards at TH/Jaffna.

Tharanitharan P, Sathiadas M G

Hormone receptor status, Her 2- neu amplification and their correlation with prognostic indices in patients with invasive ductal carcinoma of breast in Jaffna

Rajendra S

Prevalence and influencing factors of BMI and effect of school based intervention among the Grade 8

Schoolchildren in Jaffna district

Surenthirakumaran R, Coonghe PAD, Kumaran S

Histopathological Study of Cervical Lesions: A Hospital Based Study in Teaching Hospital Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

Thirukumar M, Ahilan S

Case reports

Benign Recurrent Intrahepatic Cholestasis (BRIC):A Rare Diagnostic Challenge.

Gnanathayalan S W, Peranantharajah T

Bee stings an unusual cause of severe rhabdomyolysis: A case report and literature review

Seelarathna RMM, Navakumaran M, Kumanan T

Case report on Parinaud’s oculoglandular syndrome; a presentation of cat scratch disease

Sanchayan T, Gheetheeswaran S

Tricuspid valve endocarditis following peripheral venous cannulation – An unusual aetiology

Kumara D M, Peranantharajah T, Guruparan M, Rajanthi R

Pheochromocytoma – An unusual cause of broken heart syndrome

Thineskaran P, Suganthan N, Kumanan T, Selvaratnam G,Guruparan M

Use of a novel diagnostic test in diagnosing an atypical presentation of pulmonary tuberculosis

Sivakajani B, Ghetheeswaran S

Mediterranean spotted fever

Thanikai S, Sivansuthan S

Bladder Stone On Non-Absorbable Sutures Twenty Years After A Female Sterilization.

Thirukumar M