Virendra Pratap Singh

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Wohlfahrtia magnifica larvae cause myiasis in mammals, mainly in sheep and rarely in human. In human it may infest the ear, eye, mouth or nose, damaging living tissues. We report a case of ocular myiasis in 1.5 years old child belonging to urban slum after history of minor injury on left upper lid due to fall from bed. The purpose of reporting this case is(More)
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder contributed by the combination of age, genetic and environmental factors. Several studies have clearly shown increase in the incidences of PD in the rural environments and hypothesized the involvement of pesticides such as paraquat and maneb in neurodegeneration. These studies have(More)
Cytochrome P450 1B1 (CYP1B1) and catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) enzymes play critical roles in estrogen metabolism. Alterations in the catalytic activity of CYP1B1 and COMT enzymes have been found associated with altered breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women in many populations. The substitution of leucine (Leu) to valine (Val) at codon 432(More)
75 the right side. All the findings favoured diagnosis of Dyke-David-Masson syndrome. Significant contrasting feature in our patient than the patient described in the journal was the presence of left sided cerebellar atrophy (Figure 1). Dyke-Davidoff-Masson syndrome associated with crossed cerebellar atrophy (CCA) has been previously described in some(More)
BACKGROUND Amoebic Liver abscess although fairly common in developing countries, yet, there is limited data on the clinical presentation to the emergency department. A retrospective analysis of 86 indoor cases of Amoebic Liver Abscess presenting to the emergency department over a 5-year period was carried out. FINDINGS The mean age of patients was 40.5(More)
Mucormycosis is an opportunistic fulminant fungal infection caused by zygomycetes. This fungus can cause a variety of infections in human beings, particularly in the uncontrolled diabetes mellitus. Zygomycetes impinge into the vascular network, resulting in thrombosis and necrosis of the surrounding hard and soft tissues. The infection begins in the nose(More)
Palliative care means providing support and care for patients with life-threatening or debilitating illness so that they can live their life as comfortably as possible. The fact that cure is no longer a reality does not mean that care cannot be made available. Partial maxillectomy defect presents a prosthodontic challenge in terms of re-establishing(More)
BACKGROUND It is thought that price increase in tobacco products leads to reduced consumption. Though many studies have substantiated this concept, it has not been well studied in India. Recently, price of tobacco products was increased due to ban on plastic sachets of chewing tobacco and increased tax in Rajasthan. This study was designed to evaluate the(More)
Syncope is a sudden transient loss of consciousness and motor control accompanied by loss of postural tone and followed by spontaneous recovery. A wide variety of cardiovascular disorders can cause an abrupt fall in cerebral perfusion that may manifest as recurrent or isolated episodes of syncope and presyncope, which is a feeling of lightheadedness or(More)