Shobana Subramanyam

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"Mycetoma" means a fungal tumor. Mycetoma is a chronic, granulomatous, subcutaneous tissue infection caused by both bacteria (actinomycetoma) and fungi (eumycetoma). This chronic infection was termed Madura foot and eventually mycetoma, owing to its etiology. Inoculation commonly follows minor trauma, predominantly to the foot and hence is seen more among(More)
Generalized peritonitis in patients over the age of 50 years is a common surgical emergency. This is a retrospective analysis of 98 cases managed surgically. Duodenal ulcer perforations, necrotizing enteritis, acute cholecystitis with perforation and small bowel perforations were the common causes. Most of them presented late, and many had associated(More)
Necrotising fasciitis is insidiously advancing soft tissue infection, characterized by widespread fascial necrosis. One of the most common conditions encountered in the clinical practice and which required clinical suspicion in patients who have less resistance to these infections. Especially in diabetic patients who are more prone for such infection due to(More)
Rosai Dorfman Disease is a rare disease presenting mainly as painless enlargement of cervical lymph nodes. It is a benign disorder showing unique histological features characterized by reactive proliferation of sinus histiocytes. In 40% of cases, extranodal sites may be involved. The condition has to be differentiated from certain types of B cell lymphoma(More)
Cutaneous epithelioid angiosarcoma is a rare malignant vascular tumor, most commonly affecting elderly men, and is usually located on the extremities. We report a case of an 81-year-old lady who presented with two ulcerated plaques over the right temporal and parietal scalp of 1 year duration. The right submaxillary and submandibular lymph nodes were(More)