Subramanian Anuradha

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We report a case of systemic poisoning with para-phenylenediamine (PPD) presenting with characteristic features of severe angioneurotic edema, rhabdomyolysis and intravascular hemolysis with hemoglobinuria culminating in acute renal failure. Though rare in western countries, such poisoning is not uncommon in East Africa, Indian subcontinent and Middle East(More)
BACKGROUND A state of increased oxidative stress has been recognised in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). The present study was done to assess the effects of low dose omega-3 fatty acids substitution in patients with type 2 DM with special reference to oxidative stress. METHOD Sixty-five patients with type 2 DM of body mass index (BMI) < 27 kg/m2 and thirty(More)
BACKGROUND Intravenous iron therapy is now the standard modality of iron supplementation in hemodialysis patients, but its role in predialysis chronic renal failure patients is less well established. The efficacy and safety of intravenous iron dextran as a total dose infusion in predialysis chronic renal failure patients, not receiving erythropoietin was(More)
Tetanus is still widely prevalent in many parts of the world especially in the developing countries. This study was conducted to assess the demographic and clinical features, treatment and outcome of tetanus in adults with a special emphasis on identification of predictors of mortality. This was a retrospective study of all adult patients admitted with(More)
BACKGROUND Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is associated with a profound dysregulation of the immune system and alterations in the cytokine profile. Tuberculosis, a common opportunistic infection in HIV positive patients, leads to further immune suppression and a faster progression of the disease. This study was conducted to assess and compare(More)
Myofibroblastoma is a rare benign mesenchymal tumour of the breast commonly reported in males. It is a spindle cell neoplasm exhibiting myofibroblastic differentiation with characteristic immunohistochemical staining. Herein, we present a case of myofibroblastoma in a premenopausal female which was mimicking like malignancy clinically. Lump was growing(More)
OBJECTIVE The present study was done to evaluate the short-term prognostic significance of C-reactive protein (CRP) in unstable angina (UA) and to compare it with other known prognostic markers of UA, as there is a paucity of data from our country. METHODOLOGY This prospective study comprised of 44 UA patients (Braunwald Class II A, B) with age < 65(More)
We describe a 70-year-old woman who presented with watery diarrhea and was found to have gastric and colonic polyposis, cutaneous hyperpigmentation, alopecia and onychodystrophy (Cronkhite-Canada syndrome). Histology of a polyp from the stomach showed features of juvenile or retention type (hamartomatous) polyp. One colonic polyp revealed features of(More)