Bijimol Thomas

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BACKGROUND Adenoid cystic carcinoma (cylindroma) is a relatively common head and neck tumor that is slow growing, but locally aggressive and thus prone to recurrence. It is of particular interest to neurosurgeons and neurologists because of its tendency to locally infiltrate neural structures and to spread perineurally. Intracranial involvement has been(More)
BACKGROUND Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) complications are uncommon at hemophilic patients. OBSERVATIONS We report three cases of ICH occurring in hemophilic patients. Contributing factors were identified in two patients: hemophilia severity, presence of inhibitor, hepatitis C virus infection, and high blood pressure. No contributing factor was identified(More)
Preventive measures have helped to minimize the occurrence of dental caries. However, premature loss of primary teeth on account of dental caries still remains a common problem among children. The pulpotomy technique has been the choice for treating vital primary and young permanent teeth with carious, mechanical and traumatic pulp exposures. The ideal(More)
PURPOSE To identify the organisms causing delayed deep infection following primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and to compare the differences in outcome based on the infecting organism. METHODS Between the period April 1998 and March 2004 inclusive, patients presenting with delayed deep infection following primary TKA and/or those who underwent a(More)
Two children with diabetes insipidus secondary to a chronic inflammatory infiltrate of the infundibulum - infundibuloneurohypophysitis - are presented. Features unique to these cases are contrasted with prior case reports. The differential diagnoses of diabetes insipidus and inflammatory pituitary disorders are discussed. Recommendations for diagnosis and(More)
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