Anuruddh K Misra

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Over the last 10-15 years, there has been a dramatic increase in popularity of running marathons. Numerous articles have reported on injuries to runners of all experience, with yearly incidence rates for injury reported to be as high as 90% in those training for marathons. To date, most of these studies have been cohort studies and retrospective surveys(More)
OBJECTIVES Dystonia is a common movement disorder. The purpose of this study is to examine the relative distribution of the primary dystonia subtypes and identify mutation (s) in the DYT1 gene in Indian patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Primary dystonia patients (n = 178) and controls (n = 63), lacking any symptoms of the disease, were recruited for the(More)
OBJECTIVE No well-designed longitudinal study on Parkinson disease (PD) has been conducted in India. Therefore, we planned to determine the prevalence, incidence, and mortality rates of PD in the city of Kolkata, India, on a stratified random sample through a door-to-door survey. METHOD This study was undertaken between 2003 to 2007 with a validated(More)
BACKGROUND This study in North India compared acute brief psychosis--defined by acute onset, brief duration and no early relapse--with other remitting psychoses, over a 12-year course and outcome. METHOD In a cohort of incident psychoses, we identified 20 cases of acute brief psychosis and a comparison group of 43 other remitting psychoses based on(More)
This is a comparative study of patients with acute-onset, non-affective, non-organic, remitting psychoses and with non-remitting or schizophrenic psychoses in India. Two groups of patients with acute remitting and non-remitting or schizophrenic psychoses were compared with regard to the following variables: month of onset of psychosis; presence of stress,(More)
BACKGROUND The short-term course of schizophrenia is reported to be better in some developing country settings. The long-term course in such settings, however, has rarely been studied. AIMS To examine the long-term course and mortality of schizophrenia in patients with a poor 2-year course. METHOD The report is based on two incidence cohorts of(More)
BACKGROUND This study explored the relation of level of socio-economic development to the course of non-affective psychosis, by extending the analysis of urban/rural differences in course in Chandigarh, India. METHOD The proportion of 'best outcome' cases between urban (n = 110) and rural (n = 50) catchment areas were compared at two-year follow-up,(More)
As part of a World Health Organization collaborative study in 12 centres in developing and developed countries within defined urban and rural catchment areas with populations of 348,786 and 103,865, respectively, a total of 155 and 54 cases of first-onset schizophrenia, respectively, were identified over a 24-month period by a comprehensive and active(More)
A patient is described who presented with polyarthritis involving small and large joints of limbs with later onset of tremors affecting all four extremities. Investigations including genetic study confirmed the diagnosis of Wilson's disease (WD). The case highlights the importance of considering the possibility of WD in young patient presenting with(More)
A 46 years, nondiabetic, nonhypertensive woman presented with headache, vomiting, low grade intermittent fever, behavioral abnormality and seizures for last three months. Clinically she had meningism with bilateral papilloedema. Based on CSF analysis, normal CT scan of brain and suspicious lesion in X-ray chest, she was put on anti-tuberculosis therapy. As(More)