Sudhi Agarwal

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Cowden syndrome (CS) or multiple hamartoma syndromes (MHSs) is an uncommon condition and characterized by mucocutaneous lesions which may be associated with the lesions of breast, thyroid, gastrointestinal tract, skin, and often of central nervous system. A thorough evaluation of Cowden's disease is essential due to increased risk of malignancy in an organ(More)
Huge goiters are common in iodine-deficient endemic regions. They are of concern to the surgeons because of the anticipated risk of difficult dissection and increased chances of surgical complications. Similarly, they are of concern to the anesthesiologists because of anticipated intubation-related difficulties and post-thyroidectomy tracheomalacia. In the(More)
We read with interest the article by Alesina et al. [1] and we congratulate the authors for their contribution to the of management of Cushing’s syndrome, which is frequently encountered by endocrine surgeons. Because of severe obesity and associated co-morbid conditions, surgical excision of tumor by the conventional transperitoneal procedure, via either(More)
Lymphatic metastasis in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is eminent; however, the extent of central compartment lymph nodes dissection (CCD) is controversial and requires the knowledge of pattern and risk factors for central compartment lymph nodes metastasis (CCM). We did a prospective study of 47 cases with PTC who underwent total thyroidectomy (TT) with(More)
As the article by Neuhold et al. indicates, the management of micropapillary carcinoma, particularly that which is incidentally detected, has always been controversial. The study of the natural course of the disease would be helpful in deciding the aggressiveness of the initial treatment. This information can be obtained from studies with lengthy follow-up(More)
Patients presenting with long standing huge multinodular goiters may present with multiple nodules in the lateral neck, sometime it is very difficult to differentiate thyroid nodules from cervical lymphadenopathy on clinical, radiological and histological evaluation. If patients present with recurrence after surgery for benign thyroid nodules, very rarely(More)
Multiple endocrine neoplasia 2a (MEN2a) syndrome is one of the rare genetic disorder where prophylactic thyroidectomy is recommended for RET mutation carriers due to increased risk for developing MTC during lifetime. We present a case report of prophylactic total thyroidectomy in a family based on genetic screening that proved to be MTC on histopathology.(More)
We read with interest the article by Farrag et al. [1] published in the August 2009 issue and want to congratulate them for their highly informative effort. Spinal accessory nerve (SAN) injury been addressed by various thyroid and cancer surgeons [2], as it may lead to shoulder syndrome, which has a profound effect on the patient’s quality of life. It is(More)
We read the article by Dixon et al. [1] with interest and congratulate the authors for their novel method of treating hematomas following thyroid and parathyroid surgery under local anesthesia and also for sharing their challenges in managing these hematomas. Hematomas following thyroid and parathyroid surgeries are at times ephemeral instead of obvious,(More)