Raj Pal Singh Punia

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The abdominal cocoon is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction that is usually diagnosed at the time of laparotomy. It is usually of unknown origin, although at times, it may be seen secondary to a variety of conditions. Tuberculosis is an infrequently implicated cause of abdominal cocoon, and has only occasionally been reported previously in the(More)
Primary splenic angiosarcomas are rare neoplasms. They have aggressive behavior that frequently present with hematological abnormalities and metastatic disease. The diagnosis can only be made at surgery. Prognosis of this disease is poor. We present a rare case of primary splenic angiosarcoma with metastases in liver.
Squamous cell carcinoma of the prostate is rare, accounting for 0.5-1% of all prostatic cancers. It is highly aggressive and responds poorly to any mode of therapy. We present a case of squamous cell carcinoma of the prostate that developed in a patient with prostatic adenocarcinoma following radiation therapy.
BACKGROUND Granulomatous prostatitis is an unusual benign inflammatory process of the prostate. Clinically, it mimics prostatic carcinoma, thus requiring pathological examination for diagnosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Histopathological records of 1353 prostate specimens received in the Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India,(More)
AIM To determine the causative agents of fungal keratitis and study the predisposing factors over a period of ten years in a single tertiary care hospital. METHODS A retrospective analysis of fungal corneal ulcers was done from 2003-2012. Patients' clinical data were noted from the file records. Correlation of histopathological diagnosis was done with the(More)
CONTEXT Neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreatic ampulla are uncommon. The final diagnosis is based on histology, and at times, it may be difficult to diagnose them pre-operatively since they present with a similar clinical picture to adenocarcinomas of this region. OBJECTIVE To identify neuroendocrine tumors of the ampulla, as well as their presentation(More)
Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis (IPH) is characterized by the triad of iron deficiency anemia, pulmonary infiltrates and haemoptysis with no recognizable cause. Since the first description of its association with Celiac Disease (CD) by Lane and Hamilton in 1971, only a few isolated cases have been reported in literature. Although it has been considered(More)
A total of 12 cases of angiolipomas were received over a period of 2 years and comprised 13% of all lipomatous tumors. There were eleven males and one female. Pain/tenderness was the presenting feature in 11 of the cases and in all the cases, the tumors were located on upper extremities or trunk. Grossly, the tumors were encapsulated and histologic(More)
BACKGROUND Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (IPEH), previously known as 'Masson's hemangioma', is a reactive endothelial proliferation that occurs most commonly in the vessels of the head, neck, and extremities. The cytologic findings of the lesion are varied and depend on the age of the lesion. CASES Case 1 is a 61-year-old man who(More)