Kalikavil Puthenveedu Divya

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Metastatic malignancies of the hand are rare and usually develop from lung, breast, or kidney tumors. Metastases from tumors and sarcomas of the gastrointestinal system are even more uncommon. The authors report a case of differentiated adenocarcinoma of the colon in a 76-year-old man who presented with distal phalangeal metastasis and osteolysis in the(More)
BACKGROUND The risk of stroke in patients with 50% or more asymptomatic carotid stenosis (ACS) on intensive medical treatment is low. Hence, the optimal treatment of ACS remains controversial at this point of time. AIM We assessed the risk of stroke/transient ischemic attack (TIA) and cardiac events in patients with 50% or more ACS on intensive medical(More)
Follicular carcinoma of the thyroid usually metastasizes through a hematogenous route to the bone, lung, and central nervous system. Metastasis to subcutaneous tissues and retro-orbital region is unusual. We report an unusual case of follicular thyroid carcinoma with metastasis to subcutaneous tissues in the right temporal region with invasion of bone and(More)
PURPOSE To elucidate the cognitive profiles of post-stroke vascular mild cognitive impairment (VaMCI) in comparison to MCI of non-vascular etiology and cognitively normal healthy controls at a tertiary-care hospital in southern India. RESULTS Logistic regression analysis adjusted for age and sex comparing VaMCI [N=50] with controls [N=27] revealed(More)
AIM This study addresses the role of neuroimaging in addition to the available clinical criteria for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and its impact on its diagnosis in the absence of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers and tissue-based approaches. METHODS From a tertiary referral center in the city of Trivandrum, Kerala, South India, patients with(More)
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