Supriya Sarkar

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Plasmodium (P.) vivax malaria is rarely associated with severe complications like acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). We report three cases of ARDS, which occurred as a complication of vivax malaria, from the city of Kolkata. A middle aged man who developed ARDS along with hepatic and renal dysfunction on the day 7 after completion of antimalarial(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE There is scarcity of clinical data regarding hydatid lung disease from Indian subcontinent. In this retrospective study we analyzed the cumulative data over five year's period from two tertiary care hospitals of Kolkata to determine the presentation, treatment and outcome of hydatid disease of lung. METHOD We analyzed 106 patients(More)
In this retrospective analysis, all patients (n=714; male=590; female=124 and female male ratio = 1: 4.76) came to Pulsar, a sleep laboratory of Kolkata, for polysomnography during ten years period were analyzed. More than half (62.46%) cases were between 41-60 years and 14.43% cases between 61-80 years age group. Fifty-two percent cases were referred by(More)
Sarcoidosis is a multi-system disorder characterized by non-caseating granulomas. Depressed cellular immunity predisposes patients to infections with certain intracellular organisms, mostly fungi, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and Nocardia species. Isolated liver tuberculosis is a rare condition, and atypical clinical presentation challenges the clinical(More)
Rhupus syndrome, the overlap of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), is an extremely uncommon condition. Organ damages found due to SLE are usually mild in rhupus. Lupus pneumonitis in rhupus syndrome has not been reported worldwide. We are reporting a 23-year-old female with bilateral symmetric erosive arthritis, oral ulcer,(More)
To evaluate the role of proliferative marker, proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) and microvessel density (MVD) as prognostic markers in renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and to see their relationship with the clinical stage and nuclear grades, we studied 30 cases of RCC for nuclear grading (Fuhrman's nuclear grade), MVD (using anti CD-34 antibody), and PCNA(More)
In this prospective, hospital-based two year study, we comparatively evaluated clinicopathologic features of Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL, n = 48) and Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL, n = 76) in an Indian rural medical institution. A lower median age of onset (28.1 versus 39.9 years) and and higher male to female ratio (3.8:1 versus 3.2:1) were noted for HL compared(More)
An eco-friendly and cost effective technique- phytoremediation was used to remediate contaminants from waste water. This study demonstrated that phytoremediation ability of duckweed (Lemna minor L.) to remove chloride, sulphate from Biological Oxygen Treatment (BOT) waste water of coke oven plant. The BOT water quality was assessed by analyzing(More)
Pleural effusion in case of multiple myeloma is usually multifactorial but effusion due to myelomatous deposition of pleura is extremely uncommon. We are reporting a unique case of unsuspected multiple myeloma presenting as left sided massive pleural effusion due to myelomatous deposit in pleura and a rare M-band in the alpha-2 region in serum protein(More)
Although bone marrow micrometastasis may remain silent, its detection changes the staging and management of lung cancer. In the present study conducted in West Bengal, India, 74 diagnosed bronchogenic carcinoma cases (28 squamous cell carcinomas, 20 adenocarcinomas, 9 small cell carcinomas, 4 large cell carcinomas, 13 unclassified) in early stages (stage I,(More)