A. Ashretha Latha

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The late multiplying, reservoir of stem cells is vulnerable to malignant transformation. The resulting tumour called a Medulloblastoma, is the commonest posterior fossa neoplasm in this age group. In the present study cerebellum specimens were collected from fifty aborted foetuses which were fixed in formalin. The age of foetuses were between 16wks to 30wks(More)
Background: The lungs are paired organs which are essential for respiration and are situated in thoracic cavity. Each lung is divided into lobes by fissures. Knowledge of variations in fissures and lobes is important for cardiothoracic surgeon, radiologists and physicians. Objective of study: To study the morphological variations of fissures and lobes of(More)
BACKGROUND Direct sputum smear microscopy for tuberculosis (TB) lacks sensitivity for the detection of acid fast bacilli. Sputum pretreatment procedures may enhance sensitivity. We did a pilot study to compare the diagnostic accuracy and incremental yield of two short-duration (<1 hour) sputum pretreatment procedures to optimize direct smears among patients(More)
Introduction: The present study has examined the effect of elevated glucose levels on osmotic fragility of erythrocytes. Osmotic fragility determines the rate of hemolysis of erythrocytes. Blood glucose is the sole energy source for erythrocytes. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disorder characterized by hyperglycemia and has become a major public(More)
Introduction: The extensor digitorum brevis manus (EDBM) muscle is an abnormal muscle originate on the dorsum of the wrist and hand. According to earlier reporters EDBM may originates from various sources like the distal row of the carpal bones or metacarpal bases. The capsule and ligaments of the wrist joint [2] and the dorsum of carpal bones.
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