Arathi Srinivasan

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A 3-year-old girl presented with a history of intermittent fever of six months duration associated with respiratory symptoms consisting of recurrent cough, fever, wheeze and a suspected history of contact with tuberculosis (TB). Chest radiograph revealed pulmonary infiltrates mimicking miliary TB. She was started on anti-tuberculous treatment, but in view(More)
Hypereosinophilic syndrome in children is rare and is characterised by sustained over-production of eosinophils. An 11-year-old boy was diagnosed with hypereosinophilic syndrome as per standard criteria. He was treated initially with intravenous methylprednisolone, followed by oral prednisolone, to which he showed a limited response. The highest absolute(More)
Paraneoplastic neurological syndromes (PNS) are rare, remote effects of cancer that are usually caused by an altered immune response to the tumor and not due to the tumor mass, metastasis, infection, ischemia, or metabolic derangements. PNSs can affect any area of the central, the peripheral, and the autonomic nervous systems. These are rare in lymphomas(More)
AIMS To study the toxicity of ABVE-PC (doxorubicin, bleomycin, vincristine, etoposide, prednisone and cyclophosphamide) and modified-BEACOPP (bleomycin, etoposide, doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide, vincristine, procarbazine, prednisone) in intermediate-risk and high-risk Hodgkin lymphoma patients. METHODS High-risk patients received 4 cycles of(More)
AIMS To analyze the impact of two cancer support groups in the treatment and abandonment of childhood cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a retrospective review of children with cancer funded and non-funded who were treated at Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital from 2010 to 2013. A total of 100 patients were funded, 57 by Ray of Light Foundation and(More)
Demyelinating disorders of the central nervous system (CNS) in children pose diagnostic and prognostic difficulties in clinical practice. In this report, we describe our experience with inflammatory demyelinating disorders of CNS in six children, classified as per the proposed criteria by the Pediatric Multiple Sclersois Study Group. We emphasize the(More)
Perinatal neuroblastoma is the most common solid malignant tumor in infancy which comprises one fifth of all neuroblastomas. Most of them are of adrenal origin and extra-adrenal neuroblastoma is uncommon. We present a rare case of perinatal intrarenal neuroblastoma in a neonate who presented with an incidentally detected abdominal mass. These tumors cause(More)
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