Hydatid disease, caused by Echinococcus granulosus, is a common parasitic infection of the liver. Disseminated intra-abdominal hydatid disease may occur following rupture of the hydatid cyst into the peritoneal cavity, producing secondary echinococcosis. Rarely cyst may develop de-novo in the peritoneal cavity without involvement of any other… (More)
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic appendicectomy though widely practiced has not gained universal approval. Laparoscopic appendicectomy in India is relatively new and the literature is scant. This study was aimed to compare laparoscopic with open appendicectomy and ascertain the therapeutic benefit, if any, in the overall management of acute appendicitis. MATERIALS… (More)
The most common benign salivary gland tumor is pleomorphic adenoma. They can attain giant proportions and weigh several kilograms. They can cause facial disfigurement and, if untreated, could lead malignant transformation. This image depicts a 7.5 kg pleomorphic adenoma of right submandibular gland with malignant change in a 55-year-old male.
This paper attempts to examine the level of cointegration among various nations across continents with respect to their globalisation. An approach is also made to analyse the nature of inter-and intra-continental globalisation and its variation over time. The proximity and convergence over time, in terms of the growth of globalisation is examined by using a… (More)
GIST is the commonest mesenchymal tumour of the gastrointestinal tract. Jejunal GIST is rare and spontaneous perforation of asymptomatic jejunal GIST is unique. A review of the English literature reveals only fifteen cases of perforated GIST till date. Pre-operative diagnosis is difficult. Diagnosis is confirmed on histopathology and immuno-histochemistry.… (More)
Breast cancer (BC) is the most common malignancy (75-80%) among women. Options for management of BC are multivariate. Available modalities include surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and hormone therapy. Despite availability of improved therapeutic adjuncts, mortality from BC is 40%. Vaccination strategies against BC are emerging as a viable alternative.… (More)
Head and neck cancers are common among men in developing countries. Among head and neck cancers in the United States, supraglottic laryngeal cancer accounts for 12,500 new cases per year. It responds favorably to radiotherapy with or without chemotherapy depending on the stage of disease. Recurrence is local or locoregional. We report a unique case of… (More)