Tenali Gnana Sagar

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BACKGROUND Improved survival after childhood cancer is attributed to intensive, aggressive therapy, adverse sequelae of which can manifest months to years after completion of treatment. There is little information about the late adverse effects of both childhood cancer and its therapy in survivors in India. AIM To determine the long-term sequelae(More)
There are no reported cases in the literature of primary renal synovial sarcoma in pediatric patients. The management of renal synovial sarcoma has been extrapolated from the management of soft tissue sarcomas at other sites. We present a 4-year-old female who was suspected to have Wilms' tumor. The patient underwent guided biopsy as she did not respond to(More)
BACKGROUND Antifungal prophylaxis (AFP) reduces the incidence of invasive fungal infections (IFIs) during induction therapy of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Posaconazole is considered the standard of care. Voriconazole, a generic cheaper alternative is a newer generation azole with broad anti-fungal activity. There is limited data on the use of voriconazole(More)
BACKGROUND There is a paucity of data on the outcome following the treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) from developing countries. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two hundred and thirty-eight consecutive patients with ALL <30 years of age diagnosed between January 2005 and December 2011 were analyzed retrospectively. Patients were treated modified(More)
To the editor: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a malignant proliferation and accumulation of abnormal mature lymphocytes. Though extranodal involvement is common, vulovaginal involvement by CLL is extremely uncommon, especially as the primary presentation. This case is presented for its rarity and to highlight the importance of exact pathologic(More)
AIM This study was designed to retrospectively review our experience with the multimodality management of hepatoblastomas (HB). MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirteen patients were treated for HB between 2000 and 2007. The clinical presentations, chemotherapy tolerance and response, surgical procedure undertaken, and complications were analysed. RESULTS Median(More)
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