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The cases of 740 adult males with vivax and/or falciparum malaria managed in a military hospital in north-eastern India during the period from June 1978 to March 1981 were analysed. Four hundred and nine (55.3%) were infected with Plasmodium falciparum, 237 (32.0%) with P. vivax and the remaining 94 (12.7%) with both P. vivax and P. falciparum. The majority… (More)
Records of 560 male patients with Plasmodium vivax and P. falciparum infection, who were admitted to a military hospital in the northeastern sector of India during the period from June, 1978, to June, 1980, have been analysed to establish the prevalence of pernicious syndromes. One hundred and seventy-eight patients (31.8%) had P. vivax malaria, 309 (55.1%)… (More)
Pleural disease in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma is well documented and commonly presents with pleural effusion in 20% of patients. However, solid pleural involvement is less common and is usually a secondary event. Primary pleural lymphomas are extremely rare. Hereby we report a rare case of primary pleural lymphoma presenting as chylothorax.
The present concepts of tropical eosinophilia are discussed on the basis of 50 cases observed in a service hospital, and with particular reference to earlier Indian studies. The importance of early diagnosis and therapy before irreversible damage develops is stressed. Further controlled studies in the aetiopathogenesis and clinical immunology are needed for… (More)