Punita Kumari Sodhi

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BACKGROUND Subconjunctival hemorrhage as the first presenting clinical feature of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, to the best of our knowledge, has not been reported earlier. CASE A 60-year-old woman presented with an isolated finding of subconjunctival hemorrhage. She later developed hemorrhage from retinal vessels and had a single episode of(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The aim of this study was to compare the incidences of various associated anomalies among subjects with high and low anorectal malformation (ARM), study the coexistence of these anomalies, and compare their frequency with those quoted in the existing literature. METHODS Ten years of data (from January 1993 through December 2002) on the(More)
Recent literature stresses various factors that influence outcome in neonates with esophageal atresia (EA), including associated congenital anomalies, ventilator dependency, and gap length. Although the existing modalities can fairly accurately assess the first two factors, a comparable modality for assessing the interpouch gap in a natural unstretched(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of lamellar division for correcting cicatricial lid entropion and its associated features unrectified by the tarsal fracture technique. METHODS Fifty patients (92 lids) diagnosed as having cicatricial lid entropion were operated by the tarsal fracture technique. There was defective lid closure in 34/92 lids, irregular(More)
Lymph node enlargement due to cysticercus infestation has not been reported in human subjects. A 7-y-old girl presented with seizures and a right submandibular lymph node enlargement. Investigations showed inflammatory granulomas in the brain. Fine needle aspiration cytology from submandibular lymph node and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay of serum and(More)
INTRODUCTION The orbital manifestations of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome(AIDS) are uncommon. OBJECTIVE To provide a review of orbital manifestations of AIDS, the predisposing factors, investigations, treatment and outcome. MATERIALS AND METHODS Meticulous and systematic literature search of Pubmed to identify manuscripts describing orbital(More)
Nephrotoxicity is a well-known side effect of intravenous acyclovir treatment but occurs rarely by oral treatment. A 76-y-old healthy male, with normal baseline renal functions (blood creatinine 0.6 mg%), received oral acyclovir at a dose of 800 mg five times daily for 10 days for treatment of herpes zoster ophthalmicus. He developed renal failure with(More)
The purpose of this study was to establish a set of normal values for inner intercanthal distance (IICD), interpupillary distance (IPD) and outer intercanthal distance (OICD) in a normal Indian population aged 3-80 years and to find whether the difference between the values of these parameters is statistically significant. We also aimed to compute a(More)