Ranjani Chakravarthy

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to analyze the clinicopathological and immunohistochemical features of primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) cases occurring in Indian patients and also study the utility of the crush smear preparation in intraoperative diagnosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS The immune status, clinical, radiological details,(More)
Well Differentiated Papillary Mesothelioma (WDPM) is an uncommon tumor occurring predominantly in the peritoneum of young women with no history of asbestos exposure. In this report, we present a case of 48 year old male patient presenting with indirect inguinal hernia and incidental finding of a WDPM in the hernial sac during surgery. The unusual site of(More)
Increase in glycolytic pathway, forms one of the major adaptations in various cancer types. This can be imaged using (18)F-fluoro-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG PET). The intensity of FDG avidity is an indirect marker of the grade of the tumor. We present a case where FDG PET demonstrated a known chondrosarcoma and two(More)
Dear Editor, In response to the article by Lindh et al. [1] in which they have discussed the utility of Smoothelin and have concluded that Smoothelin should be used cautiously, we would like to share our experience on the usefulness of Smoothelin staining. We performed a study assessing the utility of Smoothelin immunostaining in distinguishing muscularis(More)
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