Kaushal Kumar Verma

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OBJECTIVE Extrapulmonary tuberculosis occurring in the breast is rare despite the fact that 1-2 billion people worldwide suffer from tuberculosis. The aim of this study was to examine the cytomorphology of breast tuberculosis (breast TB) and to review the literature. STUDY DESIGN Old records from the Cytopathology Laboratory, All India Institute of(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was done to assess goitre prevalence, thyroid functional status and cause of residual goitre among school children in the postsalt iodization phase in India. DESIGN A cross-sectional study in which, 14762 school children in the age group of 6-18 years, from different States and Union territories of India, were evaluated for goitre(More)
Patients with differentiated thyroid cancer may have asymptomatic involvement of renal and/or adrenal gland, particularly if they are elderly and have associated metastases to other organs, which may remain undetected if these patients are not subjected to radioiodine treatment. Our experience also emphasises the role of routine post-radioiodine therapy(More)
The cytomorphologic findings in fine needle aspirates from 18 cases of histologically confirmed primary mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the salivary gland were reviewed and correlated with the findings on the tissue sections. An accurate diagnosis of these tumors in fine needle aspirates was possible when all three components (i.e., epidermoid cells,(More)
BACKGROUND In the absence of an effective cervical cancer screening programme, efforts are being made to explore the feasibility of using the existing infrastructure to develop effective low-cost screening methods. AIMS To evaluate and compare test performance of visual inspection of the cervix by a doctor and a paramedical worker. SETTING AND DESIGN(More)
Analyzed data on 1000 consecutive patients with sexual disorders attending the psychosexual clinic at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. The majority of patients were educated males between 21 and 30 years of age, belonging to the middle class. There was a slight preponderance of married patients. Fifty-two percent of patients had premarital or(More)
OBJECTIVE To document the value of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in the diagnosis of parasites in breast aspirates. STUDY DESIGN Review of 8,364 breast aspirates studied over 15 years (1978-1992) for parasitic infections. RESULTS Eight cases of cysticercosis and nine of filariasis were detected among 4,714 benign breast aspirates. Diagnosis of(More)
Combretastatin A-4 (CA-4) is one of the most potent antimitotic and antiangiogenic agents of natural origin. It has displayed potent antitumor effect in a wide variety of preclinical tumor models. Till date various CA-4 analogs have been synthesized and evaluated for anticancer activity. This review is an attempt to compile the medicinal chemistry of(More)
BACKGROUND Intralesional immunotherapy with skin test antigens and vaccines has been found to be effective in the management of genital and extragenital warts. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of intralesional Mycobacterium w (Mw) vaccine monotherapy for the treatment of ano-genital warts. PATIENTS AND METHODS Ten patients clinically(More)
OBJECTIVES Neural tumours of the neck may at times secondarily involve the thyroid and manifest clinically as thyroid nodules. On cytological evaluation these nodules may be confused with other spindle lesions of the thyroid. We report two cases of schwannoma and one case of a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour (MPNST) of the neck, which presented as(More)