Sarkar Chitra

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Intra-operative electrocorticography (ECoG) is useful in epilepsy surgery to delineate margins of epileptogenic zone, guide resection and evaluate completeness of resection in surgically remediable intractable epilepsies. The study evaluated 157 cases (2000-2008). The preoperative evaluation also included ictal SPECT (122) and PET in 32 cases. All were(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Metabolic disorders, oral precancerous conditions and oral cancer are accompanied by alterations in the concentration of one or more trace elements like copper, iron, zinc, magnesium etc., in some body fluids, especially blood serum or plasma, which can help not only in the early diagnosis and treatment but also in prognosis. The(More)
BACKGROUND Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) is a chronic debilitating disease and a well-recognized, potentially malignant condition of the oral cavity associated with betel quid chewing. Betel quid chewing is a popular oral habit in India and shows strong association in the incidence of OSMF. The objective of the study was to determine the levels of trace(More)
A 42-year-old lady, a known diabetic presented with generalized body ache, severe burning sensation over her lower limbs, loss of weight (approximately 8 kg), loss of appetite, nausea, frequent vomiting, and altered bowel habits without history of fever or pain abdomen. Symmetrical wasting was noted in all limbs with bilateral proximal muscle weakness,(More)
INTRODUCTION Tuberculosis is the most common cause of Addison's disease in India. The exact status of adrenal reserve in tuberculosis is still an enigma and recovery of adrenal function is unpredictable. OBJECTIVE We report a case with a pre-Addisonian state and unchanged adrenal size after 1 year treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS A 31-year patient with(More)
BACKGROUND A 10-year-old boy presented with genital ambiguity, poor linear growth, and delayed milestones. The aim and to highlight that although rare but congenital, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism may rarely present as ambiguity. MATERIALS AND METHODS The patient was found to have bilateral cryptorchidism with proximal penile hypospadias, microphallus(More)
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