Prabhas Ranjan Tripathy

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Sternalis muscle also called rectus sternalis, rectus thoracis, or episternalis is an anomalous muscle of the anterior chest wall with unknown anatomical function. It is regularly observed in lower animal but infrequently in humans. Presence of this muscle can create confusion with tumours of the anterior chest wall during routine mammography. Although less(More)
AIM Diabetes and vitamin D deficiency are widely prevalent in India. Studies have proven correlation between low vitamin D levels and pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) and low vitamin D levels and insulin resistance. We evaluated the effects of vitamin D supplementation on type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB). METHODS Forty-five(More)
INTRODUCTION Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex behavioural disorder in children with uncertain aetiology. Gastrointestinal metabolites have direct impact on brain function with possible role in its causation. Data on burden of Autism in India is sparse. AIM The aim of the study was to determine the extent of social, communication and(More)
The sternohyoid, sternothyroid, thyrohyid and omohyoid constitute the infrahyoid group of anterior neck muscles. All these muscles are supplied by Ansa crvicalis related to the anterior wall of carotid sheath. During regular cadaveric dissection in the Department of Anatomy at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, a case of right sided absence of sternohyoid muscle with left(More)
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