Shilpi Karmakar

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Kerosene ingested, intentionally or accidentally, is toxic. Data is scarce on complications and outcomes of hydrocarbon poisoning following kerosene aspiration in adults and there has been no known case of bilateral hemorrhagic effusion occurring due to it in literature. We, hereby, report a case of a bilateral hemorrhagic pleural effusion secondary to(More)
Paradoxical response occurring in a patient of tuberculosis leading to the development of new lesions is a well known phenomenon. However pericardial effusion occurring due to paradoxical response in an immunocompetant patient is a rare phenomenon. We report a case of paradoxical response in a 19 year old girl who was on anti-tuberculosis treatment for(More)
The war against cancer has seen a proliferation in armamentarium over the last decades. A new antineoplastic agent, trastuzumab, was synthesized in 1991 and gained United States Food and Drug Administration approval in 1998 for treatment of metastatic breast cancer. Cardiotoxicity manifesting as dilated cardiomyopathy is a rarely reported adverse effect of(More)
Although gallbladder cancer is a rare disease worldwide, north India has one of the highest incidences of this disease. We report a case of asymptomatic gall bladder cancer with brain metastasis. The patient presented with a scalp lump as the sole presenting feature, with no symptoms attributable to abdominal malignancy. Previously, the lump had been(More)
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