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Neurocysticercosis is an important parasitic disease of the central nervous system and constitutes a public health challenge for most of the developing world. Radiological findings may be quite variable. A 50 year old man presented with recent onset generalized tonic-clonic seizures. CT scan revealed a lobulated cystic lesion in the right fronto-temporal(More)
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), infection has been linked to acute and chronic gastritis, non-ulcer-dyspepsia, peptic ulcer, gastric adenocarcinoma and gastric non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT). The epithelial changes in H. pylori colonized gastric mucosa are easy to recognize in routine Haematoxylin & Eosin stained(More)
A 26-year-old male resident of Uttaranchal had a single large, erythematous, indurated verrucous plaque on chin of 1 year duration. He had suffered from visceral leishmaniasis 4-years back for which he was treated with injection sodium antimony gluconate (SAG) i.m. OD for 20 days. He had never been to regions endemic for kala-czar (KA) or(More)
This hospital-based study seeks to find out the most common cancers amongst the patients attending Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences (HIMS), Dehradun, situated in Uttaranchal, which has inadequate health care facilities and low socio-economical status. In our study, of the 20,247 cases reported in the pathology department from July 1996 to Dec. 2003,(More)
Human cysticercosis is an infection by the larval stage of the tapeworm. We encountered a rare case of isolated cysticercosis of sternocleidomastoid muscle in a 25 year old female. She presented with 2.5 × 1.5 cm firm, dull aching swelling with ill defined margins in right upper part of neck. It appeared to arise in sternocleidomastoid muscle. The diagnosis(More)
Gall bladder tuberculosis is very rare and curable but, sometimes can be confused with the clinical diagnosis like carcinoma. A 32-year-old male presented with acute pain in right abdomen for one month and fever off and on for two months. CT scan (whole abdomen) showed features suggestive of lymphadenopathy although peroperatively no significant lymph node(More)
We report a case of aggressive pilomatrixoma (PMX) in a 25-year-old male who presented with swelling in left supraclavicular region of 2-month duration. A diagnosis of small round cell tumor was suggested on fine-needle aspiration cytology. He underwent wide excision of the mass. On histomorphological examination, a diagnosis of aggressive PMX was made. The(More)
OBJECTIVE To find the incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) in pregnant women and compare Pap smear with the HPV DNA test in detecting HPV infection. MATERIALS AND METHODS Hundred antenatal women, irrespective of gestational age, were enrolled as subjects in this prospective pilot study for blood(More)
Heterotopic pancreatic tissue in the gallbladder is a very uncommon lesion, which is an incidental finding in most cases. We report here, a case of an 18-year-old, post puerperal female, suffering from right upper quadrant abdominal pain with a clinical diagnosis of chronic cholecystitis, in whom heterotopic pancreatic tissue was found in the gall bladder.