Vini Tandon

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Invasive thymomas comprise 0.1%-0.2% of all malignancies in India. This report is an audit of 11 cases (10 males and 1 female) at a mean age of 36.6 years (range 25-52 years) of invasive thymoma accrued over an eight year period treated by combined modality treatment. Nine of these presented with myaesthenia gravis. All patients underwent initial surgery (3(More)
OBJECTIVE Primary Sjogren's syndrome (SS) is rarely reported from India. We have studied the clinical spectrum and immunological profile of patients with primary SS. METHODS A prospective analysis of patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome fulfilling San Francisco criteria, seen at our clinic in the last 10 years was carried out. RESULTS The study(More)
A prospective study to ascertain the incidence of normally calcified pineal gland, was carried out in 1000 consecutive patients from different parts of Uttar Pradesh (India), undergoing cranial computed tomography for reasons other than a pineal or parapineal pathology. A total of 167 (16.70%) patients were found to have calcified pineals. Of these 128 were(More)
Elizabethkingia meningoseptica is an infrequent cause of hospital-acquired infections. The clinical and microbiological profiles of infections due to E. meningoseptica over a seven-year period at a Level-I trauma centre are reported in this study. Medical records of patients from whose clinical samples E. meningoseptica was isolated on more than one(More)
Esthesioneuroblastoma (ENB) is a rare, malignant neoplasm arising from the olfactory epithelial cells, with only approximately 100 pediatric cases being reported in the literature since its original description in 1924. As a result of its origin high in the nasal cavity, most patients have non-specific symptoms, precluding early diagnosis and leading to the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate polymethyl methacrylate hydrogel microspheres (HMs) as an embolization material in the management of hypervascular craniofacial and spinal lesions. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sixty-nine patients with vascular lesions of the craniofacial and spinal regions underwent embolization with HM. The pathologies included craniofacial tumours (n=38),(More)
A case of pulmonary hydatid disease presenting with right supraclavicular cystic swelling is being reported. Radiologically, the cyst had an extension into the chest wall with bony involvement in the form of destruction and thinning of the first and second ribs on the right side. The patient responded to albendazole therapy.