Govini Balasubramaniam

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Thirty-four cases of osteosarcoma involving the craniofacial bones over a period of 19 years were reviewed. They formed 6.2% of osteosarcomas occurring in the skeleton during the same period at the Tata Memorial Hospital. Mean age of occurrence was 30.9% years, with a range of 7 to 61 years. Male preponderance was noted in maxillary tumours (M:F = 2.6:1),(More)
Two cases of epidermal cyst of the breast, a rare benign condition, were detected during a 3-year period in a mammographic screening programme, from 57,954 screening examinations. It is not uncommon for epidermal cysts to be initially misdiagnosed. The mammographic, ultrasound and histological features are presented. It is recommended that these lesions be(More)
The first case of a papillary carcinoma arising in ectopic thyroid tissue within a branchial cyst in a 34 yr old woman is presented. This also adds to the existing list of unusual sites where ectopic thyroid tissue has been described. All histological types of carcinoma have been reported in ectopic thyroid tissue, papillary carcinoma being the most common(More)
A 36-year-old man with a short neck, low hairline, and mild kyphoscoliosis, presented with history of syncope. Chest radiography revealed a diaphragmatic hernia. Computed tomography demonstrated fusion of C2-C6 vertebral bodies, Electrocardiography indicated complete heart block. Ultrasonography showed a right pelvic kidney. He was diagnosed with(More)
BACKGROUND Coronary artery anomalies are very rare. Recognizing these anomalies are clinically relevant as they can mimic symptoms of coronary artery disease, and sporadic cases of sudden death have been described in these patients. METHOD This report describes a 55-year-old patient with left main disease and an anomalous left anterior descending artery(More)
A 28-year-old man presented with acute onset of chest pain. Transthoracic echocardiography confirmed an aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva dissecting into the interventricular septum. During the next 12 h, the aneurysm enlarged to involve the entire interventricular septum, and the patient developed features of cardiac tamponade. He underwent successful(More)
Survival of patients with severe congenital aortic stenosis beyond third decade is uncommon. This report describes a 31 year old patient who underwent successful aortoplasty and in addition septal myectomy for complete relief of left ventricular outflow obstruction.
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