Alok Vardhan Mathur

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OBJECTIVE To study the clinical correlates of lesions seen predominantly in the substantia nigra in some patients with Japanese encephalitis (JE). BACKGROUND JE typically involves thalamus, brainstem, spinal cord, and cerebral cortex. Rarely, basal ganglia and cerebellum may be affected. Lesions are often widespread and discrete. Predominant involvement(More)
Japanese-B virus encephalitis (JE) is considered a uniphasic illness with a variable outcome. Biphasic illness patterns have never been reported previously. From an endemic zone in India we observed six patients of JE (from 62 patients treated in 7 years) who had an early relapse resulting in the biphasic clinical course. Five had poor socio-economic status(More)
Emphysematous epididymo-orchitis is a rare cause of an acute scrotum and is a surgical emergency. Diagnosis is clinically difficult, and sonography with a high-frequency probe is useful to pick up gas shadows in the scrotal wall or testicular substance. A diabetic patient presented with fever, urinary tract infection, and an acute scrotal swelling. The(More)
Histochemical study of the innervation of the heart of the Indian flying fox Pteropus giganteus has been made using Coupland and Holmes' technique for cholinesterase. Distribution of nerve plexuses in the heart wall has been described. Nerve cells, nerve endings and various types of synapses have been reported. Specialized muscle fibres are found to contain(More)
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