Raman Kataria

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Tribals are the most marginalised social category in the country and there is little and scattered information on the actual burden and pattern of illnesses they suffer from. This study provides information on burden and pattern of diseases among tribals, and whether these can be linked to their nutritional status, especially in particularly vulnerable(More)
Dentinogenic ghost cell tumors (DGCT) are very rare tumors considered as solid variants of calcifying epithelial odontogenic cysts (CEOC). They are locally invasive neoplasms and their main characteristic features are ameloblastoma like odontogenic epithelial proliferation, an aberrant keratinization in the form of ghost cells and dysplastic dentin. DGCT(More)
Lymphangiomas and lymphangiomyomas are benign abnormal collections of lymphatic vessels which form a cystic mass. The mediastinum is an uncommon location for these hamartomas in children, but may be life-threatening. We report herein the case of a 23-month-old boy who presented with stridor and a history of recurrent respiratory tract infections. Soon after(More)
We report herein the cases of two patients in whom the unusual association of a diaphragmatic hernia with eventration of the diaphragm on the same side were confirmed. Although various recognized patterns of malformations have been described in children with diaphragmatic defects or eventration, to the best of our knowledge, this association has never been(More)
Under-nutrition is a known risk factor for TB and can adversely affect treatment outcomes. However, data from India are sparse, despite the high burden of TB as well as malnutrition in India. We assessed the nutritional status at the time of diagnosis and completion of therapy, and its association with deaths during TB treatment, in a consecutive cohort of(More)
Persistent Müllerian duct syndrome is a rare condition occasionally encountered in men with normal phenotype but with presence of Müllerian duct structures. In India, owing to neglect and lack of facilities, we encounter this condition in adult males. We encountered on the same day in the operation theatre two phenotypic males aged 40 years and 10 months(More)
Rural physicians have been practising the technique of emergency bleeding and transfusion called Unbanked Directed (to a specific recipient) Blood Transfusion (UDBT), which has been declared illegal, to meet the need for blood in rural and inaccessible areas. As a result, a crisis has emerged in the availability of blood. Is UDBT a second rate technology(More)
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