Ramesh Kandel

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Fifty-six long-term survivors of bone marrow allografts were followed for a minimum of 40 months after bone marrow transplantation (BMT) to determine the frequency of secondary malignancies. The 56 patients included ten with severe aplastic anemia (SAA), 16 with acute myeloblastic leukemia (AML), 11 with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and 19 with(More)
In 1986, the authors reported the CT imaging findings which were specific for the diagnosis of schwannoma of the intrasternomastoid portion of the spinal accessory nerve. This successful imaging diagnosis led to appropriate surgical management with preservation of motor nerve function. In this manuscript, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was utilized to(More)
Invasive aspergillosis causing orbital apex syndrome (OAS) in an immune-competent individual is a very rare phenomenon, scarcely reported in medical literature. A 68-year-old male presented with progressive loss of vision in the right eye, starting after a cataract surgery. Neurological examination suggested OAS. Imaging was suggestive of mass lesion(More)
Amyloid enhancing factor (AEF) is an operational term applied to poorly defined extracts of amyloidotic or preamyloidotic tissues capable of shortening the induction time of amyloid deposition in recipient mice from 1 to 2 weeks to 48 to 72 hours. Its derivation has always left open the question of whether activity was dependent on the presence of amyloid(More)
Amphotericin-B, a broad spectrum antifungal agent, has been known to cause adverse effects such as nephrotoxicity and infusion-related side effects such as fever, chills, rigor, and arthralgias. However, ototoxicity as an adverse effect of Amphotericin-B has not yet been reported in medical literature. We here report a case of a reversible form of(More)
Tuberculous liver abscess is an extremely rare condition, even in tuberculosis endemic countries. A 68-year-old male presented with 2 months of fever, significant weight loss, and hepatomegaly. Ultrasonography revealed a right hepatic lobe abscess. Guided aspiration of the fluid showed tubercular bacilli. He had no evidence of active Tuberculosis elsewhere.
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