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BACKGROUND Stroke is one of the foremost cause of morbidity and mortality, and poses a major socioeconomic problem in young patients, especially in developing countries. MATERIAL/METHODS The present study was conducted in order to analyze the clinical characteristics, stroke types and etiology of stroke in young persons. RESULTS Stroke in young patients(More)
CONTEXT Nutritional rickets is usually attributed to vitamin D deficiency. Studies from some tropical countries have postulated low dietary intake of calcium as the cause of nutritional rickets. Both vitamin D and dietary calcium deficiency are highly prevalent in India. Information on their relative contribution in the development of rickets in Indian(More)
BACKGROUND Improved treatment approaches are needed for visceral leishmaniasis. We assessed the efficacy and safety of three potential short-course combination treatments compared with the standard monotherapy in India. METHODS Standard treatment (1 mg/kg amphotericin B infusion on alternate days for 30 days, total dose 15 mg/kg) was compared with three(More)
In the present study, a novel poly-lactic glycolic acid (PLGA)-based microparticle formulation of perillyl alcohol (POH) was prepared and characterized. Further, its efficacy was evaluated against di-methyl benzo anthracene-induced skin papilloma in Swiss albino mice. The characterization studies showed that POH-bearing PLGA microparticles were of the size(More)
While high expectations have been raised about the utility of high resolution satellite imagery for biodiversity assessment, there has been almost no empirical assessment of its use, particularly in the biodiverse tropics which represent a very challenging environment for such assessment challenge. This research evaluates the use of high spatial resolution(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify the characteristics of the manuscripts submitted to the Indian Pediatrics; attributes of the peer-review process and decision-making; and factors associated with their acceptance or rejection. METHODS All submissions to Indian Pediatrics during 2002 were analyzed by a retrospective review of records. Manuscripts were categorized by(More)
Alexia without agraphia (pure alexia) was the first of the disconnection syndromes to be described by Dejerine who reported a patient of alexia without agraphia secondary to an embolic occipital lobe infarct. We herein report a 55-year-old man who presented with alexia without agraphia with magnetic resonance imaging suggestive of left posterior cerebral(More)
Dyke-Davidoff-Masson syndrome is a relatively rare syndrome with its typical clinical and radiological features including facial asymmetry, hemiplegia, cerebral hemiatrophy, mental retardation with calvarial thickening, hypertrophy of sinuses and elevated petrous ridge on imaging. We present here a case of congenital type Dyke-Davidoff-Masson syndrome with(More)
Isolated or primary intraventricular haemorrhage (PIVH) is rare and usually caused by hypertension, vascular malformations, aneurysms and moyamoya disease. Lenticulostriate artery aneurysm (LSA) is also a rare entity, and LSA aneurysm rupture causing primary intraventricular haemorrhage is extremely rare. There are only a few case reports. LSA aneurysms can(More)