Harsh B. Kumar

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PURPOSE To determine whether bevacizumab can reduce bleb failure in patients undergoing first-time trabeculectomy for primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) or chronic angle-closure glaucoma (CACG). DESIGN Nonrandomized, open-label, prospective, interventional case series. PARTICIPANTS Twelve individuals (7 males; 5 females) with a diagnosis of POAG or(More)
BACKGROUND Autoimmune blistering diseases are a group of bullous disorders characterized by pathogenic antibodies directed at the target antigens, which are components of the desmosomes or adhesion complex at the dermoepidermal junction. Direct immunofluorescence (DIF) is invaluable in the diagnosis of these lesions. AIM The aim of this study was to(More)
BACKGROUND Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in many Western countries and is the second-leading cause of cancer in men. More than 30% of men over the age of 50 will develop a malignant change in the prostate. Common sites of metastasis include bone and regional lymph nodes. CASE REPORT This is a case report of prostate cancer in an elderly(More)
Osteosarcoma is the most common primary malignant tumor of the skeleton involving predominantly metaphysis of the long bones. Diaphyseal osteosarcoma is a rare form, which accounts for approximately 10% of all cases of osteosarcomas. Osteosarcoma contains a family of lesions with considerable diversity in histologic features and grade. We present a case of(More)
Signet ring cell lymphomas are the proliferations of malignant lymphoid cells containing cytoplasmic vacuoles or globules which displace the nuclei, imparting it a signet ring appearance. This rare tumor is a variant of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Signet ring appearance is due to cytoplasmic accumulation of immunoglobulin or vacuoles derived from multivesicular(More)
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Collision tumors are best considered as separate(More)
Primary transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the ovary is a rare and recently recognized subtype of ovarian surface epithelial-stromal cancer. Pure forms of the TCC ovary account for only 1% of surface epithelial carcinomas. The clinical presentation is indistinguishable from other types of ovarian cancers. They have a favorable response to chemotherapy(More)
Aim: The aim of this project is to study the cytomorphometric features of effect of tobacco chewing on buccal mucosa and to identify its role in early diagnosis of oral cancers in tobacco chewers. Methods: Total 100 patients, including 20 control and 80 patients with history of tobacco chewing were included in the study. They were divided into five groups(More)