Vishwanath V. Shindholimath

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We report a case of cutaneous angiomyolipoma (AML) found on the anterior abdominal wall of a 3-year-old female child. Histologic examination showed a well-circumscribed nodule in the dermis composed of an intimate mixture of convoluted thick-walled blood vessels, smooth muscle, and mature fat. This lesion differs from renal AML in terms of a lack of(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the feasibility and outcome of laparoscopic surgery for the management of large ovarian cysts at a rural hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifteen patients from March 2004 to February 2007, with large ovarian cysts, with diameter >10 cm, were managed laparoscopically. The masses were cystic and were not associated with ascites or(More)
Although risk factors for wound infection following conventional open cholecystectomy have been extensively studied in the literature, for laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) these have not been evaluated thoroughly. We studied factors that influence wound infection following LC. The aim of our study was to evaluate the incidence of wound infection following(More)
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic appendectomy is becoming the preferred technique for treating acute appendicitis. However, its role in the treatment of complicated appendicitis is controversial. This study was undertaken to assess the feasibility of laparoscopic appendectomy for appendicular mass. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective review was performed of all(More)
Primary mesenteric fibromatosis is a rare condition. The aggressive nature of these tumors and the potential for major morbidity secondary to resection makes it a challenging disease for the surgeon. We report a case of mesenteric fibromatosis with involvement of small bowel.
Tubo-ovarian abscess usually results from ascending infection of the lower genital tract. In few cases, it can occur as a result of direct contamination at the time of tubal sterilization. We describe two rare cases of "tubo-ovarian stitch abscess" after post-partum tubal sterilization and managed successfully by laparoscopy at a tertiary care teaching(More)
Mammary sclerosing lobular hyperplasia (SLH) is a rare, benign, fibroproliferative tumour-like lesion of adolescent and young women often of African-American heritage. Fine-needle aspiration cytology of mammary SLH shows characteristic features that include an absence of stromal fragments. We report a 45-year-old woman who presented with a gradually(More)
Background: Adolescence is a transitional phase linking childhood to adulthood. Among adolescents, girls are especially vulnerable and more susceptible biologically to reproductive tract infections. In rural India, health education given to these girls, builds knowledge, motivates them to improve and maintain their health, prevent disease and reduce risky(More)
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