Shatavisha Das Gupta

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INTRODUCTION Gastrointestinal polyps commonly affect the pediatric population. The commoner variety amongst these is the solitary rectal polyp. Juvenile polyposis coli (JPC) is rare, characterized by multiple polyps occurring throughout the gut. AIM The role of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) has been implicated in gastrointestinal tumorigenesis. We aimed to(More)
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor occurring at intra-abdominal sites in children can be confused with malignancy because of its large size and location. It is a tumor classified as 'intermediate' between benign and malignant, but usually benign, with a strong tendency for recurrence. Treatment is surgical excision. Here, we present a brief outline of three(More)
Teratomas are the most common congenital tumors, but teratomas of the nasopharynx are rare in neonates. The present report is about an 18-day-old girl child with a nasopharyngeal teratoma protruding from the oral cavity. The tumor almost completely obstructed the airways and necessitated immediate intervention. The tumor was successfully removed by the(More)
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