Prakamya Gupta

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A young adult presenting with 11 months history of fever, headache, vomiting was found to have CSF lymphocytic pleocytosis with increased protein. His serum tested strongly positive for Brucella (standard tube agglutination titre 1: 320) whereas CSF was weakly positive. He became asymptomatic on treatment with tetracycline, rifampicin and streptomycin with(More)
This study was undertaken to evaluate the motor dysfunction on the nonhemiplegic side in patients with acute intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) and correlate these with radiological and motor evoked potentials findings. 28 patients (23 males, 5 females), with CT proven ICH within 10 days of ictus were subjected to clinical evaluation and central motor(More)
BACKGROUND Extra-pituitary birth defect (EPBD) in children with congenital hypopituitarism is largely unknown. OBJECTIVE The study aims to evaluate the incidence and pattern of EPBD in children with congenital hypopituitarism and to evaluate whether it can serve as a clue to diagnose this condition. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective analysis of(More)
The effectiveness and short-term safety of recombinant human GH (r-hGH) in acromegaly patients with GH deficiency (GHD) after treatment are not well established. The study includes ten subjects with acromegaly who had GHD treated with r-hGH for 6 months. Control groups consisted of ten age-, gender-, and BMI-matched healthy subjects and ten active(More)
BACKGROUND Growth hormone (GH) levels following oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) at 12 weeks or later after surgery have been accepted as the most reliable parameter for defining remission and/or cure in patients with acromegaly. However, the role of random GH in predicting remission in the immediate postoperative period using modern criteria is not(More)
CONTEXT Disorders of the prostate gland are more prevalent in patients with acromegaly. GH-insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1) axis plays an additive role in prostatic growth and development. OBJECTIVE To correlate the structural and histopathological changes of the prostate and prostatic symptoms with GH/IGF1 in patients with acromegaly. DESIGN(More)
BACKGROUND Organophosphate compound (OPC) poisoning is common in the developing countries such as India. The acute and later effects of OPC poisoning on pituitary and target gland hormones is largely unknown. MATERIALS AND METHODS This prospective study was conducted at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research between January 2012 and(More)
BACKGROUND Electrolyte imbalance and acute diabetes insipidus (DI) are the most common complications in patients undergoing craniopharyngioma surgery. Improper management of water and electrolyte imbalance is common cause of morbidity and mortality. Data is sparse and controversial regarding the choice of fluid therapy in this population during(More)
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