N-Brian Shunyu

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BACKGROUND The incidence of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is quite high in North Eastern India. Apart from the traditional risk factors like tobacco and alcohol consumption, human papilloma virus (HPV) is now considered an established causative agent. These HPV related tumour have a clinico-pathological profile that is quite divergent from(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the histological and proliferation characteristics of the pars tensa retraction pocket. To investigate the hypothesis that such retraction pockets may demonstrate breaks in the epithelial basement membrane. STUDY DESIGN Prospective evaluation. Fifty stage II-IV surgically resected retraction pockets. SETTING Tertiary care academic(More)
Reconstruction of mandible is of paramount importance following ablative surgery for oral cancer. Though osteocutaneous micro-vascular free flap is generally accepted to be the mainstay of mandibular reconstruction, other reconstructive options are also done for mandibular reconstruction with good results. Seventeen patients of oral cavity cancer involving(More)
Small-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma occurring in nasopharynx are extremely rare. Only three cases of small-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma occurring in nasopharynx have been reported uptodate. To our knowledge this is the fourth case of small-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the nasopharynx reported in world literature. We present this case for its rarity.
Post traumatic pseudoaneurysm is a well documented complication of vascular injuries which needs early diagnosis and early management otherwise there may be significant morbidity and mortality. We present a patient who had been operated elsewhere for a foreign body lodged in neck during splinter injury sustained while bursting a cracker. He presented to ENT(More)
Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is a benign, locally aggressive, vascular tumour of adolescent males. Extension to intracranial cavity is not uncommon and presents difficulties in management. Here we report a patient who had Radkowsky stage IIIB lesion, with blood supply from internal carotid artery. In view of anticipated problems with surgery, the(More)
Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, North-eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences. 2 Department Of Pathology, North-eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences. 3 Department Of Anesthesia, North-eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences. * Corresponding(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to evaluate the role of brush cytology in the screening of oral lesions with malignant suspicion and compare it with histopathology in north-eastern India. STUDY DESIGN Brush cytology samples taken from 48 patients were processed for conventional cytology (CC) and liquid-based cytology (LBC), and biopsy samples were also obtained. LBC(More)
INTRODUCTION Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a common cancer in the North-East region of India. Though the role of environmental contributors of NPC in the North-Eastern part of India is firmly established, EBV as an etiological agent in the region remains unexplored. MATERIAL AND METHODS Fifty-one patients, who presented at the department of ENT,(More)
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