Samita Singal

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ABSTRACT Ureteric aspergilloma is a rare cause of ureteric colic and obstruction. We are presenting a rare entity in a 58-year old man who had complained of pain abdomen. It is a case of unilateral ureteric aspergilloma in a middle aged diabetic male. He was diagnosed as a case of ureteric calculi on ultrasound and X-ray KUB. On ureteroscopy yellow pus like(More)
In females, the most common cancer is breast carcinoma in which squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a rare type of malignancy. Histologically, infiltrating ductal carcinoma is the most common type and lobular, mucinous, and medullary types have lower incidence. Pure SCC of the breast can originate from the skin, nipple, or epithelium of a deep-seated dermoid(More)
Hydatid cyst (HC) is a parasitic infection caused by Echinococcus granulosus. It occurs frequently in liver and lungs. Hydatid cyst of neck is extremely rare occurrence, and here, we report it with this unusual location. A 25-year-old male nonhypertensive and nondiabetic presented with slowly growing painless swelling in right side of neck for 4-5 years.(More)
Background: Intestinal obstruction is responsible for approximately 20% of surgical admissions for acute abdominal conditions. Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) plays an important role in revealing the site, level, and cause of obstruction and demonstrating threatening signs of bowel inviability. Materials and Methods: This was a prospective study(More)
The foramen of Huschke, or foramen tympanicum, is a developmental defect in the bony part of the external auditory canal (EAC) due to a defect in ossification of normal bone in the first 5 years of life. Seen in the anteroinferior part of the EAC, it can be asymptomatic or present with salivary discharge into the EAC during mastication or as soft tissue(More)
INTRODUCTION Polymastia and polythelia may be asymptomatic or cause pain, restriction of arm movement, milk discharge, cosmetic problems or anxiety. Cosmesis is the main indication for surgical excision of accessory breasts in axilla. In addition it also confirms the diagnosis and allays the patient's fear of harbouring a malignancy. AIM To evaluate the(More)
BACKGROUND Laparoscopy is widely practiced and offers realistic benefits over conventional surgery. Port closure is important after a laparoscopic procedure to prevent port site incisional hernia. Larger port size and increasing numbers of ports needed to perform more complex laparoscopic procedures are likely to increase the incidence of port site hernias(More)
BACKGROUND Amongst the numerous causes of intestinal obstruction listed in the literature, sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis also called Abdominal Cocoon (AC) is one of the rarest entities. Its characteristic feature is a thick fibrotic membrane encasing varying lengths of the small and large gut in a cocoon. In India, there is an increasing incidence of(More)
Annular pancreas is a developmental anomaly that can be associated with other conditions such as Down syndrome, duodenal atresia, and Hirschsprung disease. A band of pancreatic tissue, in continuity with the pancreatic head, completely or incompletely encircles the descending duodenum, sometimes assuming a "crocodile jaw" configuration. We present the case(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This study aims to evaluate the efficacy of tamsulosin and alfuzosin for the distal ureteral stone. This study assessed the spontaneous passage and expulsion of the stone. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was conducted in the Department of Surgery at Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Mullana, Ambala,(More)
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