Jayati Chakraborty

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The chemopreventive action of quercetin was examined during 20-methyl cholanthrene induced cervical neoplasia in virgin Swiss albino mice. The effects were evaluated on the basis of histopathological observation of the cervical epithelium, micronucleus frequency in vaginal exfoliated cells and some biochemical parameters in the host liver. Quercetin was(More)
BACKGROUND Imatinib mesylate is able to at least modify the course of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs). Neoadjuvant use for locally advanced lesions is evolving as a new treatment paradigm in this hitherto universally fatal disease. METHODS AND RESULTS The study patients with locally advanced GIST received neoadjuvant and adjuvant imatinib(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)
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)
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)
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)
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)