Lingappa Umesh

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We wanted to assess oral and salivary changes in end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD) and to understand the correlation of such changes with renal insufficiency. The cross-sectional study was performed among 100 ESRD patients undergoing HD. Among these, 25 patients were randomly selected to assess the salivary changes and(More)
OBJECTIVE Hepatic dysfunction is common in dengue infection and the degree of liver dysfunction in children varies from mild injury with elevation of transaminases to severe injury with jaundice. This study was undertaken to assess the spectrum of hepatic involvement in dengue infection. METHODS 110 children with serologically positive dengue fever aged(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this prospective study was to evaluate the effect of conversion from mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) to enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium (EC-MPS) in renal transplant recipients with gastrointestinal tract (GI) reverse effects using patient-reported outcomes instrument. METHODS A multicenter, open-label, prospective study was(More)
Childhood masturbation involves genital manipulation and fondling. During the 2 to 6 years of life most children engage in temporary auto-erotic behavior. Usually these activities occur when the child is alone and may not be noticed by the adults at all(l). Excessive masturbatipn of childhood, which has been defined as open, compulsive masturbating activity(More)
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is associated with various neurologic or psychiatric abnormalities and Posterior Reversible Leuco Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) is very rare neurological manifestation in SLE. PRES is associated with various clinical manifestations, like, seizures, visual loss, headaches, vomiting altered mental status and rarely focal(More)
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