Bijendar Kumar Meena

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After the advent of chemotherapy for pulmonary tuberculosis, the operation of thoracoplasty became rare in the developed countries. However, this was not the case in developing countries like India. Between July 1992 and June 1997, we performed thoracoplasty in 139 patients. Indications of surgery were tubercular empyema (84 patients), pyogenic empyema (33(More)
Ewing's sarcoma/peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor is a small, round, and blue cell malignancy that occurs most often in bone and soft tissues of children and young adults. The intraspinal manifestation of the disease is rare, and when present, this is often misdiagnosed with other varieties of primary spinal tumors. Fine-needle aspiration cytology(More)
Benign teratoma, also referred as dermoid cyst, do occur in the mediastinum. However, their intrapericardial location has been reported very occasionally. This case of intrapericardial benign solid teratoma is being presented because of its rarity and its unusual presentation as a case of empyema, with features of cardiac compression and pericardial(More)
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