Rakesh Ranjan

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Clear cell meningioma is a rare subtype of meningioma seen mainly in pediatric patients. Supratentorial location is an unusual site of occurrence and its natural history and prognosis are not well described in the literature. We present a unique case of a left-sided frontoparietal tumor in a 15-year-old child who was managed successfully with gross total(More)
BACKGROUND Free-living amoebae are known to cause fatal granulomatous encephalitis in immunocompromised individuals. They are also known to present as multifocal parenchymal lesions, pseudotumoral lesions, meningeal exudates, hemorrhagic infarcts, and necrosis in the brain. However, Acanthamoeba infection in an intracranial ependymal cyst has not been(More)
Spinal intradural extramedullary ependymal cyst is a very rare entity with only few cases reported in the literature. Its association with congenital dermal sinus has not been described so far. We present a unique report of a 3-year-old male child who presented with spastic quadriparesis with a trophic ulcer in the right great toe of 1-year duration. He(More)
Neurofibromas are relatively common tumours of the nervous system, but only a few cases involving the external ear have been reported. We are reporting here a case of a 20-year-old female with neurofibroma of the external ear. The primary complaint was cosmetic deformity. There was partial occlusion of the external auditory canal. The swelling was excised(More)
The common sites of metastasis from a urinary bladder carcinoma include lymph nodes, bones, lung, liver, and peritoneum. Only a few cases of small bowel metastasis from urinary bladder malignancy have been reported in the English literature. Only one of these cases presented with bowel intussusception. We report a case of an adult small bowel(More)
Rhinoplasty in atrophic rhinitis is a difficult surgery because the dorsal skin is adherent to the underlying structures. There is also more chance of postoperative injection. Our experience of various types of rhinoplasly in 25 atrophic rhinitis patients are presented here. The patients were from the age group 16 to 35 years. Most of the operations were(More)
Twenty patients in the age group of 45-55 years with carcinoma of larynx underwent tracheostomy for acute upper airway obstruction. Tracheostomy tubes (no. 36) commonly available in the market have varying angle of curvatures ranging from 120° to 130°. In respect of different curvatures of the tracheostomy tubes, the various complaints of the patients were(More)
This interesting case deals with the possible origin of pituitary tumor from cell rests located outside the pituitary gland. In the present case we found an elderly lady presenting with a suspected mass lesion of the sphenoidal sinus, clinically suspected to be either an infective granuloma or a chordoma which finally turned out to be an adenoma of the(More)
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