Srikanth Krishnamoorthy

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BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) is a critical enzyme in folate metabolism and involved in DNA synthesis, DNA repair and DNA methylation. The two common functional polymorphisms of MTHFR, 677 C-->T and 1298 A-->C have shown to impact several diseases including cancer. This case-control study was undertaken to analyse the(More)
BACKGROUND Recent research using serum high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) has evidenced existence of low grade systemic inflammation in asthmatics whose correlation with various clinical indices is not fully studied. OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between systemic inflammation and various clinical and treatment characteristics of(More)
A 35-year-old male presented with left loin pain. On evaluation, he was diagnosed to have a left renal lower polar mass. He underwent partial nephrectomy. The histopathological examination was suggestive of teratoma of the kidney. We present this case, as intrarenal teratomas in adults are extremely rare and only a very few cases are reported in literature.
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