Sethurajan Balasubramanian

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Schwannomas are benign tumors of neurogenic origin arising from the Schwann cells of peripheral, cranial, and autonomic nerves. Schwannomas in spite of constituting 25-40% of head and neck tumors the percentage of intraoral schwannomas is merely 1%. Among the intraoral schwannoma the occurrence of the variant "ancient schwannoma of the infratemporal fossa(More)
OBJECTIVE The authors' aim was to review the clinical features and estimate the long-term survival of patients with colorectal carcinoma complicating Crohn's disease. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Recent studies have demonstrated a significantly increased risk of colorectal carcinoma in patients with Crohns disease. METHODS The authors reviewed(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the frequency and outcome of carcinoid tumors in a large series of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). METHODS Eleven patients with carcinoid tumors associated with IBD were admitted or readmitted to The Mount Sinai Hospital between 1960 and 1995. These cases were derived from two sources, seven from our clinical series(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the natural history and outcome of varicella infection developing in steroid treated inflammatory bowel disease. BACKGROUND Varicella infection occurring in immunosuppressed or immunocompromised patients is a common problem with a significant mortality. Varicella infection during the course of inflammatory bowel disease has been(More)
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