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Oxidative stress plays an important role in tissue damage caused by hypoglycemia and diabetes, which may be the result of deterioration in glucose homeostasis caused by these metabolic disorders. The present study examined the effects of insulin-induced hypoglycemia and streptozotocin induced diabetes on mitochondrial lipid peroxidation and antioxidant(More)
PURPOSE To report an unusual presentation of tuberculosis. CASE REPORT A six-year old boy presented with left upper lid swelling of 15 days' duration and an asymptomatic midline neck mass from 2 months ago. Imaging studies, and microbiologic tests which demonstrated acid-fast bacilli in the fine needle aspirate of the thyroid mass, both confirmed a(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES The prevalence of Graves' ophthalmopathy (GO) varies widely in different ethnic groups. Indians have been reported to have a lower prevalence of Graves' ophthalmopathy as compared to Caucasians of European origin, but data are sparse and inconclusive. We studied the prevalence, clinical features and association of GO in Indian(More)
We report a rare case of metastatic adenocarcinoma of lung in anophthalmic socket, which presented as painful and difficult prosthetic wear long after an uneventful enucleation. Bulge in the socket indicated amputation neuroma, a rarity in itself; but further evaluation concealed a yet silent pulmonary mass. No case report so far describes metastatic mass(More)
A twenty-six year old male with decreased vision in right eye was diagnosed with non-rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Further evaluation revealed a yet undiagnosed left testicular mass found to be choriocarcinoma on histopathology. Chemotherapy resulted in complete remission; however, there was no improvement in vision. There is a substantial risk of(More)
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