Mohan P. Patel

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Plasmodium vivax infection is increasingly a major public health burden and the second most frequent human malaria. Higher levels of clinical severity and chloroquine resistance are major factors responsible for such increases. Malarial glomerular injury is uncommon and mainly observed in Plasmodium malariae-infected patients. Occasionally, transient immune(More)
Plasmodium vivax is causing increasingly more cases of severe malaria worldwide. There is an urgent need to reexamine the clinical spectrum and burden of P. vivax so that adequate control measures can be implemented against this emerging but neglected disease. Herein, we report a case of renal acute cortical necrosis and acute kidney injury (AKI) associated(More)
Tacrolimus, a calcineurin inhibitor, is a potent immunosuppressive agent used by a majority of transplanters across the globe. Its adverse effects include nephrotoxicity, neurotoxicity, new onset diabetes after transplant, gastro-intestinal toxicity, hepatotoxicity, and thrombotic microangiopathy. Tacrolimus-induced hepatotoxicity is a very uncommon side(More)
BACKGROUND Economic constraints in operating an effective maintenance dialysis program leaves renal transplantation as the only viable option for end-stage renal disease patients in India. Kidney paired donation (KPD) is a rapidly growing modality for facilitating living donor (LD) transplantation for patients who are incompatible with their healthy,(More)
Nocardiosis is a rare opportunistic infection, especially seen in immunocompromised patients, including renal allograft recipients. Primary pulmonary infection is the most common clinical pattern and can easily result in disseminated Nocardia infection if treatment therapy is not adequate at the beginning. We report a case of pulmonary nocardiosis(More)
A 26-year-old male was referred from elsewhere for the evaluation of oral ulcers, joint pains, renal failure and had already received 2 weeks of oral prednisone. His immuno-logical evaluation showed positive anti nuclear and anti-double-stranded antibodies. Renal histology at our hospital was suggestive of diffuse proliferative lupus glo-merulonephritis and(More)