Shilpa R Shah

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BACKGROUND Our aim was to study the clinical profile of pediatric patients admitted with HIV infection. METHODS The prospective study was conducted from January 2000 to October 2001 at a tertiary care referral teaching hospital in Mumbai, India. Admitted in-patients (aged 1 month to 12 years) detected to be HIV-positive (on triple ELISA test) were(More)
Premature infants are a population prone to nutrient deficiencies. Because the early diet of these infants is entirely amenable to intervention, understanding the pathophysiology behind these deficiencies is important for both the neonatologists who care for them acutely and for pediatricians who are responsible for their care through childhood. This(More)
Development of a somatic-type malignancy from a mixed germ cell tumor is a rare but recognized event and typically represented by sarcoma or, less commonly, by carcinoma. This phenomenon is generally believed to result from progression of a teratomatous component. In many cases, because of intermingling of other germ cell tumor components, the diagnosis is(More)
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