Vishwanath Rangdhol

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Mucormycosis is a rare opportunistic aggressive and fatal infection caused by mucor fungus. Seven types of mucormycosis are identified based on the extension and involvement of the lesion, of which the rhino orbital mucormycosis is most common in the head and neck region. Although it is widely spread in nature, clinical cases are rare and observed only in(More)
Neurofibroma is a benign peripheral nerve sheath tumor and is the most frequent tumor of neural origin. Its presence is one of the clinical criteria for the diagnosis of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1; a common hereditary disease occurring in one out of every 3000 births). The diagnosis can sometimes be made at birth, while in others the diagnosis is made(More)
Sublingual hematoma secondary to anticoagulation is a rare fatal condition. Hemorrhagic complications of warfarin are well-known. This particular case is unique because the patient was on warfarin for the past 2 years but did not develop the sublingual hematoma. However, a trauma by an attrited sharp cusp triggered the episode of the sublingual hematoma in(More)
Background: Diabetes mellitus is a multifactorial genetic disorder, and studies have found that it affects the salivary gland function and levels of micronutrients. Objective: Objective of the study was to assess the Doppler ultrasonographic (USG) changes of major salivary glands in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus and to correlate it with the(More)
CONTEXT Recently, non-communicable diseases have snatched the lead from infectious diseases in causing mortality. Of these, oral cancer accounts for a significant proportion of deaths. Every year in India significant percentage of newly diagnosed malignancy is oral cancer attributed to various reasons. AIMS The aim of this study was to assess the extent(More)
To evaluate the buccal mucosa in healthy and oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) subjects by ultrasound and to compare these findings with the clinical and histopathological findings. A 7.5–9-MHz real B-mode ultrasound scanner was used to image the buccal mucosa in 10 healthy subjects (group I: control) and 30 patients divided into three clinical stages (group(More)
Lichen planus (LP) is a chronic autoimmune mucocutaneous disease that predominantly affects adults and occurs less frequently in the pediatric patients. Oral LP in childhood is a rare entity with very few cases cited in the literature. The objective of this paper is to contribute a clinically and histologically documented case of juvenile oral LP to the(More)
AIM To quantify the level of serum malondialdehyde and extent of DNA damage using comet assay in patients with oral submucous fibrosis (SMF) in comparison to normal individuals and to correlate the extent of DNA damage with MDA levels. METHODS Study included 30 cases of SMF (n = 30) and equal number of healthy volunteers. Serum malondialdehyde was(More)
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