Poonam R Das

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Gram-positive pathogens mainly, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus and coagulase-negative Staphylococcus, are developing increasing resistance to glycopeptides that pose a problem in treating infections caused by these pathogens. Vancomycin is the treatment of choice in treating methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA). Community-acquired MRSA is associated(More)
AIMS To assess the change in salivary flow rate in patients with schizophrenia on clozapine and whether the change in salivary flow rate was dose related. METHODS Twenty male inpatients with a diagnosis of schizophrenia according to the International Statistical Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision diagnostic criteria for research who were started on(More)
We present a case of a 5-year-old child with a painless swelling on the neck. Imaging revealed a multilocular cystic lesion lying in close proximity to carotid vessels. Based on imaging a possibility of ectopic thymic cyst was considered, which was confirmed on histopathology. Ectopic cervical cyst is an infrequent cause of neck cyst in a child which is(More)
The term 'medical tourism' is under debate because health care is a serious business and rarely do patients combine the two. India is uniquely placed by virtue of its skilled manpower, common language, diverse medical conditions that doctors deal with, the volume of patients, and a large nonresident Indian population overseas. Medical tourism requires(More)
This is case of a young girl who presented with unilateral proptosis. Imaging (CT & MRI) revealed an expansile lytic bony tumour involving the left frontal bone and orbital roof. The globe was displaced but uninvolved. Complete surgical resection was done and histopathology revealed psammomatoid bodies diagnostic of juvenile psammomatoid ossifying fibroma(More)
DESCRIPTION Gastric endoscopic biopsies often reveal pseudoneoplastic processes which can be misinterpreted as malignant by the unwary. 2 In this case the lamina propria of the non-ulcerated gastric mucosa was densely infiltrated by epithelioid cells with significant cytological abnormalities. There was marked non-uniform karyomegaly, with irregular nuclear(More)
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