Hema Basappa Bannur

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Serous microcystic adenoma (SMA) is a rare benign neoplasm. It accounts for 1-2% of all exocrine pancreatic tumors. It is thought to arise from the ductal epithelial cells. It is usually located in the body and the tail of the pancreas. It is important to identify SMAs and distinguish them from mucinous cystic neoplasm, which can be premalignant or(More)
Background: Tuberculosis is a major public health problem in India. Hematolgical changes have been studied with variable results. Aims and objectives: The present study was undertaken to know the prevalence of blood and bone marrow changes in tuberculosis. Methods: The peripheral blood and bone marrow changes were evaluated in hundred adult patients with(More)
BACKGROUND Rosai-Dorfman disease, or sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (SHML), is a rare, nonhereditary, benign histiocytic proliferative disorder, affecting mainly the lymph nodes. Orbital involvement in the absence of lymphadenopathy is relatively uncommon. CASE A 50-year-old woman presented to our hospital with gradual proptosis of the(More)
Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease of young adults. Cardiac involvement is rarely diagnosed clinically. In most cases it presents with arrhythmias and conduction disorders. We report a case of sudden death of a young female, wherein sarcoidosis with prominent cardiac involvement was diagnosed at autopsy. The other organs involved were lung and liver. Cardiac(More)
BACKGROUND There is no single technique that can meet the criteria in identification of Helicobacter pylori. The diagnosis is important asantimicrobial resistance is frequently observed and associated with treatment failure. The present study was conducted to evaluate diagnostic tests for identification of H pylori and to assess their antimicrobial(More)
Objective: The present study was undertaken to evaluate the diagnostic efficacy of image guided percutaneous fine needle aspiration cytologyFnAC in various lung lesions both neoplastic and non-neoplastic. Material and Method: Over a period of one year, computerized tomography (Ct)–guided FnAC was performed in forty patients presenting with respiratory(More)
BACKGROUND Lesions of primary mucinous carcinoma of the skin present as painless, papular or nodular masses with sizes ranging from 5 mm to 120 mm. Metastatic deposits from undiagnosed visceral and breast adenocarcinoma are virtually indistinguishable microscopically from sweat gland carcinoma and must be considered before a diagnosis of sweat gland(More)
Thanatophoric dysplasia type 1 is a lethal congenital anomaly with skeletal dysplasia. It is characterized by short limb dwarfism, enlarged head with frontal bossing, short neck, protuberant abdomen. It is detected in early gestational period by ultrasonography. The other associated anatomical abnormalities and characteristic laboratory findings aid in the(More)
1. Querings K, Starz H, Balda BR. Clinical spectrum of cutaneous Langerhans’ cell histiocytosis mimicking various diseases. Acta Derm Venereol 2006;86:39-43. 2. Stein SL, Paller AS, Haut PR, Mancin AJ. Langerhans cell histiocytosis presenting in the neonatal period: A retrospective case series. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2001;155:778-83 3. Punia RS, Bagai M,(More)