Jayati Chakraborty

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As of December, 1998, worldwide, 33.4 million people have been infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). A wide variety of ocular disorders is associated with HIV. HIV can affect all structures of the eye. A large number of micro-organisms including virus, bacteria, fungi and protozoa, cause ocular diseases in HIV-infected patients. Out of these,(More)
A 40-year-old woman presented with a scalp swelling. A careful clinical examination revealed a left-sided deep-seated thyroid nodule. Fine needle aspiration from both sites disclosed a microfollicular architectural pattern on Giemsa stain and pale nuclei with nuclear grooves on Papanicolaou stain, indicating the possibility of follicular variant of(More)
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is usually characterized by splenomegaly, pallor and fever. Pleural effusion is an uncommon feature of this disease, which is encountered in immunocompromised patients. Here, we report a case of VL with pleural effusion in an immunocompetent patient. Pulmonary symptoms in VL are usually related to bacterial lung infection, vagal(More)
BACKGROUND Till today, there has been some hesitation to accept the role of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in pelvic mass. We have tried to study the role of ultrasonography (USG) and computed tomography (CT) guided FNAC as diagnostic and supportive investigation for ovarian tumors. AIM To evaluate the current status of image-directed percutaneous(More)
Although bone marrow micrometastasis may remain silent, its detection changes the staging and management of lung cancer. In the present study conducted in West Bengal, India, 74 diagnosed bronchogenic carcinoma cases (28 squamous cell carcinomas, 20 adenocarcinomas, 9 small cell carcinomas, 4 large cell carcinomas, 13 unclassified) in early stages (stage I,(More)
Leukemias are the commonest childhood malignancy in West Bengal. This study was undertaken on 75 children at NRS Medical College, West Bengal to determine the distribution of signs and symptoms of leukemia and to identify unusual clinical features. After obtaining clinical history, physical examination, hematological and radiological investigations were(More)
Two (2) primary breast sarcomas out of 110 primary breast malignancies from N.R.S. Medical College, Kolkata are being reported. Primary Breast Sarcomas are classified into five (5) broad groups with their representative features. Our two cases are classified as fibrosarcoma and malignant haemangioendothelioma and their features are documented. Because of(More)
Adrenal myelolipoma is a rare, benign, non-secreting tumour composed of adipose and haematopoietic tissue. One such rare case in a 32-year-old female who presented with'pain in right lumbar region is reported here. CT scan revealed a mass in the suparenal region measuring 5.6 x 5 cm. In view of the size and symptomatic nature of the mass, surgical resection(More)