Nishat Afroz

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Eumycetoma is a chronic cutaneous and subcutaneous infection caused by various genera of fungi producing specific colored granules known as grains. A 45-year-old farmer presented clinically with a left foot mass with multiple discharging sinuses existing for last 3 years. Clinical and radiological findings suggested a diagnosis of chronic osteomyelitis with(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in the distinction between neoplastic and nonneoplastic ovarian masses. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred and twenty patients with ovarian masses were studied. After detailed history and clinical examination, ultrasound (USG)-guided FNAC was performed in 92 clinical benign cases(More)
An analysis of cases presenting as mass in nasal cavity (NC), paranasal sinuses (PNS), and nasopharynx (NP) was done over a period of 7 years in Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh. A provisional diagnosis was made after clinical assessment and radiological investigations, but final diagnosis was made after histopathological examination. The incidence(More)
To analyze cytomorphologic features of yolk sac tumors of childhood. Four cases of pediatric yolk sac tumor (YST), diagnosed by fine needle aspiration cytology were reviewed (1998-2002). Age of patients ranged from 1(1/2) to 5 years. Three cases presented clinically with an intra-abdominal mass while one case presented with a testicular mass. Fine needle(More)
Mediastinal teratomas are usually asymptomatic tumors, located most commonly in the anterior mediastinum. Very rarely, such tumors may rupture into the tracheobronchial tree, lung, pleura or pericardium. Computed Tomography (CT) is helpful in the diagnosis and differentiation of ruptured and unruptured tumors. We report a case of ruptured anterior(More)
BACKGROUND Evaluation of cytologic features is indispensable in the preoperative diagnosis and grading of infiltrating ductal breast carcinoma (CA) in fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) material and this method can also provide additional information regarding intrinsic features of the tumor as well as its prognosis. AIM This study has been done to(More)
AgNOR staining was employed on FNAC and histopathological sections obtained from patients with soft tissue tumours. The study comprised of 20 normal appearing soft tissues, 74 benign and 36 malignant soft tissue tumours. The slides were stained with AgNOR in order to differentiate between benign and malignant soft tissue tumours. The mean AgNOR count in(More)
Hydatid cyst in the breast is rare. We report a case of hydatid cyst in the breast in a 30-year-old Indian rural woman who presented with a lump in her left breast. MRI findings showed a cystic lesion in the breast. Histopathological examination showed features consistent with hydatid cyst with surrounding adherent pericystic breast tissue showing(More)
Reticular/microcystic schwannoma is a recently described rare distinctive variant of schwannoma with a predilection for gastrointestinal tract. Its occurrence in soft tissue is extremely rare. We report a case of reticular/microcystic variant of schwannoma in a 55-year-old Indian woman who presented with a painless slow-growing swelling in the right forearm(More)
An analysis of clinicopathological features of 240 cases presenting as mass in nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses and nasopharynx observed, both retrospectively and prospectively, over a period of 5 years in Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College. Aligarh. The incidence of masses in nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses and nasopharynx was 34.3 cases per year. Amongst the(More)