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BACKGROUND Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus infection can cause severe disease in humans, resulting in death or permanent neurologic deficits among survivors. Studies indicate that the incidence of JE is high in northwestern Bangladesh. Pigs are amplifying hosts for JE virus (JEV) and a potentially important source of virus in the environment. The(More)
Primary epithelial tumor of the renal pelvis is rare, and adenocarcinomas account for less than 1% of malignancies arising from the epithelium of the renal pelvis. We describe in this study a case of a 56-year old male patient who presented with an abdominal mass and dull aching pain for one year. A diagnosis of hydronephrosis of the right kidney was made(More)
Pancytopenia is the deficiency of all 3 cellular elements of blood, resulting in anemia, leucopenia, and thrombocytopenia. Pancytopenia may arise due to a number of disease processes that vary according to population, age, nutritional status, and the prevalence of infections [1]. Pancytopenia is a common hematological condition of varied etiology; however,(More)
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