Veena G Naidu

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Occurence of gastroenteric fistulae in non-surgically treated peptic ulcer disease is rare as suggested by only 26 cases published in the literature so far. We had the opportunity to care for 3 patients with this problem in a period of one year. At our institution, a search of the medical records dating back to 1955 yielded one additional case. Most of our(More)
An unusual case of bihormonal activity by squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus is presented. It is a rare presentation of esophagus carcinoma because of the following reasons: 1. Synthesis of cortisteroids by esophageal carcinoma. 2. Pseudohyperparathyroidism caused by the same tumor. 3. Presentation of hypokalemic alkalosis as the initial manifestation(More)
The use of endoscopic ultrasound in staging non-small cell lung cancer is well known. Its role in diagnosing non-malignant conditions that cause mediastinal adenopathy is still not well established. We diagnosed Coccidioides immitis and Mycobacterium tuberculosis in two patients using endoscopic ultrasound. To our knowledge this is the first case of(More)
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