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Alveolar soft-part sarcoma is a clinically and morphologically distinct soft-tissue sarcoma of adolescent and young adult patients. Though immunohistochemical stains implicate a myogenic origin, the histogenesis of this tumor has not yet been established. Its high vascular nature leads to dissemination of the tumor cells into the bloodstream and metastasis.(More)
To correlate CD 4 counts with albuminuria and glomerular lesions in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), we studied 104 HIV positive patients (68 males, 36 females) of whom 100 patients were infected by heterosexual contact, 3 by transfusion, and 1 by i.v. drug abuse. We screened over nine months for albuminuria by urine dip stick(More)
Oncocytic tumours of adrenal gland are rare lesions with approximately twenty-five cases being documented in literature. A majority of them are nonfunctional and benign. We report a case of adrenal oncocytoma in a 44-year-old male, who underwent a laparotomy for a large mass in the abdomen, which was located above the left kidney. Routine histopathological(More)
Liver X receptors (LXRs) alpha and beta are ligand-induced transcription factors that regulate transcription of genes encoding key regulators of cholesterol metabolism and transport, and of lipogenesis. Despite their high similarity, LXRalpha is the functionally dominant LXR isotype in the liver. The function of nuclear proteins can be affected by their(More)
A sixty-year-old previously healthy male patient presented with anuric renal failure of sudden onset. He was detected to have Aspergillus fumigatus fungal balls in the renal pelvis, ureters and bladder which were removed and his renal function improved. He was treated with itraconazole and sent home. Three weeks later he again presented with anuria and(More)
A 38 years insulin-dependent diabetic male, with nephropathy on antituberculous treatment presented with painless frank hematuria followed by anuria for a day which was associated with fever. Ultrasonogram of the abdomen showed bilateral hydroureteronephrosis. Necrotic papillae were retrieved after ureteroscopy which on histopathological examination and(More)