Pramod Kumar Rath

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The severity of anaemia associated with acute, Plasmodium falciparum malaria and the extent to which haemolysis, bone-marrow suppression, and pre-existent iron deficiency contribute to the anaemia were assessed in 102 Indian children aged 2-12 years. Blood haemoglobin (Hb), plasma unconjugated bilirubin and haptoglobin, serum iron and transferrin(More)
With the emergence of widespread chloroquine resistance and a world-wide scarcity of quinine, a search for newer antimalarial drugs has become imperative. Different derivatives of qinghaosu have been successfully tried. alpha,beta-Arteether, an ethyl derivative of qinghaosu, was administered to 51 patients with Plasmodium falciparum malaria, in a dose of(More)
Anaemia is a common complication of pulmonary tuberculosis. The precise mechanism of anaemia in pulmonary tuberculosis is not clearly known, but anaemia of inflammation as well as of Fe deficiency has been implicated. Both are common in developing countries. It is extremely difficult to distinguish anaemia of Fe deficiency from anaemia of inflammation with(More)
Primary Adenocarcinomas of the appendix are extremely rare tumor. We report a case of primary mucinous adenocarcinoma in a 40 year old lady misdiagnosed as having acute appendicitis. All the routine investigations were within normal limit. USG of abdomen showed dilated appendix with little fluid collection adjacent to it and no other abnormality was seen(More)
OBJECTIVES Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) continues to affect millions of children in developing countries. Aim of the present study was to evaluate the role of myocardial dysfunction in the genesis of heart failure in patients with rheumatic carditis. There are limited studies on this subject. METHODS AND RESULTS In this prospective study, 108 consecutive(More)
Filariasis is a global health hazard. Incidence of filariasis is remarkably high in Indian sub continent. Apart from typical cases it is not common to find microfilaria and adult worm in tissue section and needle aspiration of the breast lump. Presence of microfilaria and adult worm in the breast is a rare finding. We report a case of filarial nodule in the(More)
Although genetical inheritance is an well established fact with medullary cancer of thyroid no such clear cut proof exist with papillary or follicular neoplasm of thyroid It's a fact that family clusters of non-medullary thyroid tumor exist, it requires more precise identification of genetical inheritance These clusters behave in a separate way and requires(More)
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