Ananya Sengupta

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Intraperitoneal (i.p.) injection of 7% Sheep Erythrocytes (SRBC) was found to inhibit growth of a transplanted tumour and exhibit a consequent increase in total survival compared to untreated tumour controls. In an attempt to probe into the mechanism(s) involved, functional aspects of Polymorphonuclear Neutrophils (PMNs) were investigated in terms of their(More)
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is an immune dysregulation syndrome which is characterized by widespread but ineffective activation of immune system of our body. This activation leads to release of a large pool of cytokines from the activated lymphocytes and macrophages. This hypercytokinemia leads to the development of characteristic features of(More)
We report the clinical features, electrocardiographic and chest X-ray findings, and Doppler-measured pulmonary artery pressures in 22 children admitted to Goroka Base Hospital with primary pulmonary hypertension and compare them with findings in 10 controls. Symptoms frequently reported by patients were recurrent cough (95%) and shortness of breath (77%).(More)
Hoarseness of voice due to paralysis of the left recurrent laryngeal nerve caused by a dilated left atrium in mitral stenosis as discussed by Ortner, is a subject of controversy. Different authors have cited different mechanisms as explanation. A variety of cardiac problems such as primary pulmonary hypertension, ischaemic heart disease, various congenital(More)
By mid-1995, a total of 308 HIV cases had been reported in Papua New Guinea. The majority (74%) of these cases were diagnosed in Port Moresby. This article describes the clinical characteristics of HIV infection in 67 adults who presented to Port Moresby General Hospital in 1990-95. The median age at presentation was 27 years in men and 28 years in(More)
Received: 08.01.2016; Revised: 20.04.2016; Accepted: 26.04.2016 Fig. 1: CT scan of abdomen showing the anteriorly displaced aorta (floating aorta) (red arrow), the conglomerated lymph nodes behind and around the aorta and in mesentery (yellow arrow). The lymph nodes are matted together and hence not visible separately. (Incidentally, bilateral(More)
Figure 1 Recognition of leishmanial antigen and phenolic glycolipid–I (PGL-I) in the serum samples of patients with visceral leishmaniasis (VL) and patients with leprosy (Lep) and in leprosy-specific antibodies. Panels A and B show the reactivity of the serum samples of healthy control subjects, patients with VL, and patients with leprosy (1:500 dilutions)(More)
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