Bhawna Gupta

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OBJECTIVE This hospital-based study was designed to provide demographic data on odontogenic tumors from the southern Indian population in the state of Tamil Nadu for comparison with pertinent series from other geographic regions. STUDY DESIGN A total of 489 cases of odontogenic tumors registered over a period of 38 years (February 1970-March 2008) in the(More)
An inverse correlation between the concentration of DDE in human breast milk samples and the duration of breast feeding prompted the present study of the effects of DDE administration on the lactational performance of primiparous rats. Daily doses of 10 mg p,p'-DDE/kg body weight were given to virgin female Sprague-Dawley rats 5 d/wk for 5 wk prior to(More)
Ameloblastoma is a locally aggressive benign epithelial odontogenic tumor, while unicystic ameloblastoma is a relatively less aggressive variant. Although rare in unicystic or cystic ameloblastoma, granular cell change in ameloblastoma is a recognized phenomenon. The purpose of the present article is to report a case of cystic granular cell ameloblastoma in(More)
Erythema multiforme major (EMM) is a hypersensitivity reaction usually secondary to medications, viruses or other infections. Its presentation is fairly typical with a symmetrical distribution of vesicles, bullae or targeted lesions on the upper body, arms, legs, palms, feet and oral mucosa. The authors present a delineated case of EMM in association with(More)
Aim: The study was conducted to evaluate anxiety level of children aged 6 9 years during sequential dental visits using objective and subjective measures. Materials and Method: Two hundred children, between 6 to 9 years of age were selected from O.P.D of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Government Dental College and Hospital, Patiala. The children were(More)
OBJECTIVE Heat-mediated ELISA (HELISA) technique has been reported to shorten ELISA timings and has major clinical implications in diagnostic field [Bora U, Kannan K, Nahar P. Heat mediated enzyme linked immunosorbent assay. J Immunol Methods 2004; 293: 43-50]. Objective of this study is to find out whether anti-MBL autoantibody can be detected rapidly by(More)
Ovarian Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma (LCNEC) is a recently described rare entity, which even more rarely occurs in a 'pure' form without any associated surface epithelial-stromal or germ cell component. Cervix metastasis of ovarian LCNEC has not been reported previously. We report here a case of ovarian LCNEC in a 35-year-old female who presented(More)
In an effort to determine the effectiveness and safety of menstrual regulation, 631 cases of menstrual regulation performed in the Jayprakash Narayan Hospital (New Delhi, India) over the July 1, 1975-September 1977 period were studied. Women with amenorrhea of less than 50 days or uterus not exceeding the size of 6 weeks pregnancy were selected for(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of CEE, tibolone, and DHEA for prevention of menopausal symptoms. METHODS One hundred patients with surgical menopause were included in this study: 25 of whom were not treated with any HRT, 25 were treated with 0.625 mg of CEE, 25 were treated with 2.5 mg of tibolone, and 25(More)