OBJECTIVE The present study was conducted to evaluate the clinical and electrophysiological profile of vitamin B12 deficiency syndrome and whether a correlation exists between the disease process and the various electrophysiological parameters. METHODS 40 patients with vitamin B12 deficiency neurological syndromes with low serum vitamin B12 and high… (More)
Detection of carbamylated haemoglobin, measured as valine hydantoin per g haemoglobin (VH/g Hb), may be useful in differentiating between patients with acute or chronic renal failure. To assess this test, we measured carbamylated haemoglobin prospectively in 42 consecutive patients referred to the regional renal unit with a serum creatinine in excess of 500… (More)
BACKGROUND The occurrence of an extrarenal Wilms tumor in the lumbosacral region is an extremely uncommon condition. CASE REPORT We report a case of Wilms tumor in the lumbosacral region that was associated with diastematomyelia and occult spina bifida. An 18-month-old girl presented with a swelling over the lower back with a tuft of hair on it, which she… (More)
A case of left cerebral hemispheric anaplastic astrocytoma with metastasis to the cerebrospinal fluid in a 50-day-old male child diagnosed on cytology and later confirmed by histological examination is reported.