Anuradha C. K. Rao

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Osteosarcoma (OS) is a rare tumor arising from immature bone forming cells or through neoplastic differentiation of other immature mesenchymal cells into osteoblasts. Chondroblastoma-like OS is one of the rare forms of OS to be seen in jaw bones. Aggressive clinical behavior, osteolytic areas in the radiograph and histological presentation of(More)
Lipomatous tumors of the uterus are rare neoplasms which can be divided into three broad groups - pure, mixed, and the exceedingly rare malignant liposarcoma. Lipoleiomyoma is a rare benign variant of leiomyoma with an incidence ranging between 0.03% and 0.2%. These tumors are usually seen in obese postmenopausal women and are usually asymptomatic but may(More)
BACKGROUND The damage to ovarian reserve inflicted by surgery for endometriosis represents a major concern in the balance between reproductive benefits and risks. AIM To evaluate the ovarian reserve in sub fertile women after laparoscopic endometriotic cystectomy. SETTINGS AND DESIGN Prospective study, done in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,(More)
Benign epithelioid peripheral nerve sheath tumor, a rare entity is an umbrella term describing benign, neural origin tumors with epithelioid morphology. Clinically indistinguishable from other benign cutaneous lesions, histopathology offers the only source of accurate diagnosis. Morphologic mimics include many benign and malignant soft tissue lesions.(More)
Renal cell carcinoma commonly metastasises to the lungs, lymphatics and bone; it uncommonly metastasises to the skin. Several studies and reports have noted skin metastasis to be an indicator of high death rates. The best treatment for a single skin metastasis is surgical excision. However, local radiotherapy has been found to be equally effective. We(More)
A 55-year-old woman presented with a mucopurulent sinusal discharge from the right supragluteal region, with symptoms over the previous five months. This abscess began as a slowly swelling growth, which eventually turned into a discharging sinus, and she was diagnosed with a gluteal abscess. The patient underwent incisional drainage, and intra-operatively,(More)
An increasing number of zoonotic infections in humans are found to be associated with a declining immunocompetent status of patients. Isosporiasis is a diarrheal illness seen in immunocompromised individuals in the tropics. It was first described by Virchow in 1860. The causative agent Isospora belli (I. belli) is closely related to Cryptosporidium species.(More)
Ganglioneuroma is a benign tumor, affecting the central nervous system, commonly seen in children and young adults. Non-cranial ganglioneuromas are seen predominantly in the posterior mediastinum and retroperitoneum. Paratesticular neoplasms are extremely rare and are susceptible to clinical misinterpretation as malignancy. Tumors of nerve(More)
INTRODUCTION Endometrioma is a common form of endometriosis and it is represented by endometriotic deposits within the ovaries which accounts for upto 17-44% of cases. Laparoscopic stripping of ovarian endometriotic cysts is an accepted technique owing to low recurrence rates. Decrease in residual ovarian tissue volume was noted in many studies followed(More)
We describe a patient who presented to us with fever, decreased appetite, weight loss and dry cough for 1 month with no abnormalities on examination. A chest radiograph showed a mediastinal shadow. CT of the chest revealed multiple mediastinal lymph nodes. Bronchoalveolar lavage was negative for acid-fast bacilli and cytological examination did not show(More)