Revathi Rajagopal

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Review of the management of 6 young girls with vaginal yolk sac tumor over 25 years showed that the α-fetoprotein levels normalized in 5/6 within 4 cycles of primary cisplatin, bleomycin, etoposide (PEB)/carboplatin, etoposide, bleomycin (JEB)/cisplatin, vinblastine, bleomycin (PVB) chemotherapy. Radioimaging revealed residual tissue but viable tumor was(More)
PURPOSE Pediatric medulloblastoma (MB) treatment has evolved over the past few decades; however, treating children in countries with limited resources remains challenging. Until now, the literature regarding childhood MB in Malaysia has been nonexistent. Our objectives were to review the demographics and outcome of pediatric MB treated at the University(More)
A 3-year-old boy was referred for management of severe symptomatic hypercalcaemia. His parents reported increasing lower limb pain and weakness over the preceding 4 months. Examination indicated a bedbound, pale, irritable child with generalized bony tenderness and peripheral lymphadenopathy; there were no palpable abdominal masses. The serum calcium was 5(More)
The incidence of preterm thromboembolism has been increasing due to advances in diagnostic imaging which allow better detection of thrombi in sick preterm infants. At the same time, improvement in neonatal intensive care unit supportive care has increased the number of surviving and living preterm infants with thromboembolic risk factors. Disruption in the(More)
Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) in paediatrics is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Although there have been several recent advances in the pathophysiology of DIC, most of these studies were done in adults. Since the haemostatic system is very different in early life and changes dramatically with age, creating a variety of(More)
The initial clinical and hematologic presentation of infantile malignant osteopetrosis may be indistinguishable from that of juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia in infants. Timely radiographic imaging, however, allows straightforward delineation of these 2 severe diseases and facilitates immediate initiation of appropriate therapy.
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