Swapnendu Misra

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Background Asthma is a serious global health problem. Global prevalence of asthma ranges from 1% to 18% of population in different countries. In India, prevalence of asthma is 3% of the population. Major depressive disorder is the most common mood disorder often found to be higher among people with chronic health conditions like asthma. Presence of(More)
Association between progressive systemic sclerosis (PSS) and lung malignancy is rare yet well recognised. In order of frequency bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC) is most common followed by squamous cell carcinoma, oat cell carcinoma, anaplastic carcinoma of lung. We present a 55 year old non-smoker male patient with PSS, who presented to us with(More)
Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma, a large cell carcinoma with pronounced lymphocyte infiltration, is a rare entity mostly seen in the nasopharynx. But primary pulmonary LELC in children & adolescents is extremely rare. Here we present a 13 year old girl with chief complaint of fever, cough, shortness of breath and heaviness in the left side of chest. She(More)
A young female patient presenting with recurrent hemoptysis, neck swelling, and mediastinal mass mimicking lymphadenopathy was admitted to the Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research and SSKM hospital, Kolkata, India. Clinical features, radiological studies, fibre optic bronchoscopy, and fine needle aspiration cytology from the neck(More)
BACKGROUND Bronchial asthma is a serious global health problem. Depression, the most common mood disorder, is often found to be higher among people with chronic health conditions like bronchial asthma. METHODS Patients with newly diagnosed to have bronchial asthma (n = 100) who fulfilled the study criteria were evaluated for depression with Beck(More)
Schwannomas arising from vagus nerve sheath are rare mediastinal neurogenic tumours. Schwannomas usually arise from left hemithorax. Unlike a hamartoma, radiologically, calcification is rarely seen in schwannomas. We present the rare case of an ancient schwannoma arising from vagus nerve sheath from the right hemithorax presenting with gross calcification.
We report a case of a 42-year-old patient who presented with Wegener's granulomatosis complicated by pulmonary renal syndrome, i.e., diffuse alveolar haemorrhage and rapidly progressive crescentic glomerulonephritis. The patient was treated with plasmapheresis and immunosuppressive drugs--intravenous cyclophosphamide and methyl prednisolone. The clinical,(More)
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