Deepti Mittal

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Squamous cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis is a rare neoplasm, often unsuspected clinically due to its rarity and ambiguous clinical and radiological features, and hence patients present at advanced stages resulting in poor prognosis. We report here four cases of incidentally diagnosed primary renal squamous cell carcinoma, treated at our hospital over a(More)
In patients with malignancy, the common etiologies of granuloma formation are tumor related sarcoid reaction, sarcoidosis, tuberculosis and other granulomatous diseases. Often, the finding of granulomas in malignant patients may obscure the primary malignancy or may mislead towards treatment of infectious and other etiologies. Hence, their proper(More)
Background. Few parasitic infestations present as only superficial palpable subcutaneous or intramuscular nodule. The current study highlights the role of FNAC in the diagnosis of superficial palpable parasitic lesions. Methods. This was a retrospective study in which we reviewed the FNAC record of all patients over a period of two years from September 2011(More)
Clear cell hidradenoma (CCH) is an uncommon skin adnexal tumor arising from eccrine glands. Although several kind of skin adnexal tumors arise in the breast tissue, CCH of the breast is an extremely rare entity. Failure to identify its cytomorphologic features and rarity of this tumor may lead to misdiagnosis on fine needle aspiration cytology. Hereby we(More)
A cross-sectional study was carried out on 100 HIV patients (55 male and 45 female) age 21 years and older registered at the Antiretroviral Therapy Centre of Chigateri General Hospital, Davangere, Karnataka, India, to evaluate their knowledge and attitude toward HIV. Overall, the source of knowledge about AIDS was through newspaper or television, 38% were(More)
Cysticercosis is a systemic parasitic disease caused by the larval form of Taenia solium. Cysticercus can be found in any part of the body including the subcu-taneous tissues, skeletal muscles, eye, heart, liver, lungs, and peritoneum. Solitary cysticercosis of the parotid gland is rare entity and only few cases have been reported in English(More)
Neglected dislocations of the elbow are not uncommon in developing countries. We report case series of 3 cases of neglected dislocations of elbow. All the three cases were treated by combination of Speeds procedure and intraarticular injection of 25mg of hydrocorticosone acetate in 5 ml of distilled water. Mean time from injury was 5 months and mean(More)
BACKGROUND Neglected fracture of neck of femur in young adults is a major problem in developing countries. Existing treatment options varies from osteotomy to various graft techniques (muscle pedicle, vascularized and nonvascularized fibula etc.). There is paucity of literature regarding the use of double angle barrel plate and hip screw in such cases. We(More)
Primary thyroid tuberculosis is an extremely rare disease, even in countries where other forms of tuberculosis are abundant. TT has no age bar but usually affects women in fourth and fifth decade. Hereby, we report a case of 16-years-old girl presented with complaint of progressively increasing, painful thyroid swelling. Diagnosis of TT was made on cytology(More)
A 7-year-old boy presented with a slightly raised, painless swelling on left lower quadrant of anterior abdominal wall. The swelling was slowly growing for 10 months. There was no history of preceding trauma and no relevant past medical and surgical history. General physical and systemic examination did not reveal any significant findings. On local(More)
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