Vanmalini Tewari

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BACKGROUND Patients with oral cancer often present late to the doctor making treatment difficult, expensive and sometimes unsuccessful. Delay in presentation may be considered to be a health risk-taking behaviour. The present study analyses the psychosocial factors related to delay in presentation of oral cancer patients through the Triandis' model of(More)
Acanthamoeba species are free-living amoebae that are the causative agents of chronic granulomatous meningoencephalitis, amoebic keratitis, pulmonary lesions, cutaneous lesions and sinusitis. Immunocompromised individuals are particularly susceptible to infections with Acanthamoeba, which can be disseminated at times. We herewith report the autopsy findings(More)
Diagnosis of Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection can be a challenge. The key to a timely diagnosis is to have a high index of suspicion. We present a rare case of a 36-year-old human immunodeficiency virus negative male patient, who was on multidrug therapy for lepromatous leprosy and was treated for type 2 lepra reactions with steroids in the past.(More)
PURPOSE Posterior sagittal approach was used for the repair of 11 cases of rectourethral fistula between 1992 and 1998. METHODS All these patients had rectourethral fistula as a result of perineal procedure performed for imperforate anus at the time of birth. In addition to the fistula repair, an associated anorectal stenosis (3 cases) and urethral(More)
Nephrogenic adenoma is a rare benign tumour-like lesion within the urothelial mucosa of the urinary tract. It may be an incidental finding in bladder of a patient presenting with haematuria, dysuria and bladder growth after renal allograft transplant. Clinically it mimics bladder neoplasm. Definite diagnosis is established by histological examination of(More)
Paget's disease of bone is a chronic bone remodeling disorder. Although most patients are asymptomatic, a variety of symptoms and complications may develop directly from bone involvement or secondarily due to compression by the expanded bone. It is usually diagnosed from radiological and biochemical abnormalities or in advanced cases it becomes clinically(More)