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 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)
A 45-year-old woman presented with a mass in the right hypochondrium and shortness of breath. The mass was felt up to 4.5 inches below the right costal margin and its dullness on percussion was continuous with liver dullness. Ultrasonography (USG) of abdomen revealed enlargement of the left lobe of the liver with multiple cysts of varying sizes. Left liver(More)
Nasal obstruction is one of the most common complaint that ENT surgeon faces in his day to day practice. Deviated nasal septum is the most common cause for the nasal obstruction. It causes altered airflow dynamics which leads to various histopathological changes in nasal mucosa.Histopathological changes like lymphocytic infiltration and squamous metaplasia(More)
INTRODUCTION Congenital High Airway Obstruction Syndrome (CHAOS) is a rare anomaly where a partial or complete obstruction of upper airway is seen. As a consequence, the foetus develops enlarged lungs, inverted or flattened diaphragm and ascites. The pathological findings in a case of CHAOS is presented. CASE REPORT A 28-year-old primigravida presented(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)
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)
CONTEXT/BACKGROUND Written examinations are the most commonly employed method for assessment of cognitive skills in medical education. The few disadvantages of essay questions are less number of questions, limited sampling, unfair distribution of questions over topics, vague questions etc., Blueprinting overcomes these issues, increasing the validity of(More)