Dilip K Das

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Secretory activity in medullary thyroid carcinoma: a cytomorphological and immunocytochemical study
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:329-37. 2007
  2. doi request reprint T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia (T-PLL) with overlapping cytomorphological features with T-CLL and T-ALL: a case initially diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration cytology and immunocytochemistry
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat 13110, Kuwait Cytology Unit, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Hawalli area, Jabriya, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 41:360-5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease in fine-needle aspiration smears: a clinico-cytologic study of 76 cases of KFD and 684 cases of reactive hyperplasia of the lymph node
    Dilip K Das
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Kuwait University, Kuwait Cytology Unit, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 41:288-95. 2013
  4. doi request reprint T-cell-rich B-cell lymphoma (TCRBCL): limitations in fine-needle aspiration cytodiagnosis
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:956-63. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Cytoplasmic colloid inclusions in thyroid lesions: a cytomorphological study based on fine needle aspiration
    D K Das
    Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Cytopathology 16:233-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology diagnosis of small round cell tumors: value and limitations
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 47:309-18. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Marginal vacuoles (fire-flare appearance) in fine needle aspiration smears of thyroid lesions: does it represent diffusing out of thyroid hormones at the base of follicular cells?
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 34:277-83. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Cytomorphological and immunocytochemical study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in pleural effusion and ascitic fluid
    D K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Cytopathology 18:157-67. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Morphologic changes in fibroadenoma of breast due to chickenpox: a case report with suspicious cytology in fine needle aspiration smears
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Acta Cytol 52:337-43. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Papillary thyroid carcinoma: evidence for intracytoplasmic formation of precursor substance for calcification and its release from well-preserved neoplastic cells
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 36:809-12. 2008

Collaborators

  • K Kapila
  • Mehraj Sheikh
  • Pranab Dey
  • J George
  • J T Anim
  • Ibtisam Al-Bader
  • Indranil Chakraborty
  • Akhil Bandhu Biswas
  • Bahiyah E Haji
  • Mrinmay K Mallik
  • Shahed K Pathan
  • Tapas Kumar Sen
  • Rabindra Nath Roy
  • Tanmoy Karak
  • Zafar A Sheikh
  • Usha K Luthra
  • Sara G George
  • Bushra Al-Ayadhy
  • Suad M Abdeen
  • Punnaih Manickam
  • Sanjay Kumar Kunti
  • Indranil Chakrabarty
  • Ramachandran Ramakrishnan
  • Sarbajit Ray
  • Yvan Hutin
  • Debtanu Maiti
  • Debdatta Ghosh
  • Uttam Kumar Singh
  • Kaninika Mitra
  • Raghunath Misra
  • Moh d S Omar
  • Anupama A Mallik
  • Mahmoud S Ahmed
  • Kahvic Mirza
  • Sarah S George
  • T A Junaid
  • Khalida Khalid Al-Bishi
  • John P Madda
  • Asha Prasad
  • Issam M Francis
  • Parsotam R Hira
  • Azza Abdul Aziz
  • Jayasri Mitra
  • Mrinmay Kumar Mallik
  • Fatma Abdul Karim
  • Mariam Chishti
  • Sil Vipat Jolly
  • Sara Shirly George
  • Saswati Nandy
  • T N Sugathan
  • M Tareq Ajrawi
  • Ahlam al-Juwaiser
  • Mohamed Abdulla
  • Srabani Biswas
  • Shaheed Khan

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Secretory activity in medullary thyroid carcinoma: a cytomorphological and immunocytochemical study
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:329-37. 2007
    ..Thus, our study highlighted the morphological manifestations of secretory activity in MTC and the nature of secretory material as calcitonin, supported by immunocytochemical staining and serum calcitonin level...
  2. doi request reprint T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia (T-PLL) with overlapping cytomorphological features with T-CLL and T-ALL: a case initially diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration cytology and immunocytochemistry
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat 13110, Kuwait Cytology Unit, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Hawalli area, Jabriya, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 41:360-5. 2013
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this T-CLL/T-PLL which was diagnosed initially by FNA cytology with immunocytochemical support is first of its kind to be reported...
  3. doi request reprint Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease in fine-needle aspiration smears: a clinico-cytologic study of 76 cases of KFD and 684 cases of reactive hyperplasia of the lymph node
    Dilip K Das
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Kuwait University, Kuwait Cytology Unit, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 41:288-95. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint T-cell-rich B-cell lymphoma (TCRBCL): limitations in fine-needle aspiration cytodiagnosis
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:956-63. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Cytoplasmic colloid inclusions in thyroid lesions: a cytomorphological study based on fine needle aspiration
    D K Das
    Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Cytopathology 16:233-9. 2005
    ..Further, an attempt was made to find out the significance of CIs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology diagnosis of small round cell tumors: value and limitations
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 47:309-18. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Marginal vacuoles (fire-flare appearance) in fine needle aspiration smears of thyroid lesions: does it represent diffusing out of thyroid hormones at the base of follicular cells?
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 34:277-83. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Cytomorphological and immunocytochemical study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in pleural effusion and ascitic fluid
    D K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Cytopathology 18:157-67. 2007
    ..Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) is often complicated by pleural effusion and ascites. The present study is an attempt to categorize the lymphomatous effusions according to the WHO classification, using archival material...
  9. ncbi request reprint Morphologic changes in fibroadenoma of breast due to chickenpox: a case report with suspicious cytology in fine needle aspiration smears
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Acta Cytol 52:337-43. 2008
    ..Fibroadenomas with stromal giant cell reaction have been described in the literature, but cytologic atypia including giant cell reaction due to chickenpox giving rise to suspicious cytology has not been reported...
  10. doi request reprint Papillary thyroid carcinoma: evidence for intracytoplasmic formation of precursor substance for calcification and its release from well-preserved neoplastic cells
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 36:809-12. 2008
    ..We suggest that the calcification in PTC may not necessarily be taking place over nonviable and dying cells...
  11. doi request reprint Hodgkin's lymphoma: diagnostic difficulties in fine-needle aspiration cytology
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University, Jabriya, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 37:564-73. 2009
    ..It is suggested that proper interpretation of cytologic features, together with use of immunocytochemical parameters can help in reducing the margin of error in cytodiagnosis of HL...
  12. doi request reprint Psammoma body: a product of dystrophic calcification or of a biologically active process that aims at limiting the growth and spread of tumor?
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 37:534-41. 2009
    ..It may also serve as a barrier against the spread of neoplasm...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma in fine needle aspiration smears: factors that affect decision making
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Safat, Kuwait
    Acta Cytol 53:497-506. 2009
    ..To investigate into the limitations in decision making in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) in fine needle aspiration smears...
  14. ncbi request reprint Infarction in a thyroid nodule after fine needle aspiration: report of 2 cases with a discussion of the cause of pitfalls in the histopathologic diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Acta Cytol 53:571-5. 2009
    ..We report 2 such cases...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sarcoidosis diagnosed on transbronchial fine needle aspiration smears: a case report with new information on asteroid bodies
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University
    Acta Cytol 54:225-8. 2010
    ..Both the cytologic and histopathologic diagnoses were sarcoidosis This case report highlights the presence of asteroid bodies in epithelioid histiocytes for the first time in a case of sarcoidosis...
  16. doi request reprint Tubulolobular carcinoma of the breast with grooved and cerebriform nuclei: failure to identify this specific subtype in a case during routine fine needle aspiration cytology and histopathological diagnosis
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 39:54-9. 2011
    ..Review of FNA smears and paraffin sections led to the diagnosis of TLC, which was supported by positive immunohistochemical stainings for markers like e-cadherin and β-catein...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nucleolar positivity for CD20: a diagnostic aid in neoplasms of T-cell lineage?
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Acta Cytol 49:365-72. 2005
    ..In FNA smears of NHL, the 2 most commonly used antibodies for immunocytochemical staining were CD3 (29 cases) and CD20 (33 cases). A case was considered positive if > or = 50% of cells showed a positive reaction...
  18. ncbi request reprint Metastatic neuroendocrine carcinoma with cytologic features suggestive of secretory activity: a study by fine-needle aspiration and immunocytochemistry
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 33:173-5. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Role of fine needle aspiration cytology in the diagnosis of swellings in the salivary gland regions: a study of 712 cases
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 13:95-106. 2004
    ..The present study describes the utility of fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology in the diagnosis of these lesions...
  20. doi request reprint Papillary thyroid carcinoma: how much should the surgeon read from fine needle aspiration cytology reports?
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Center for Research, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 53:686-91. 2010
    ..Since these diagnostic labels are likely to put the clinicians in a difficult situation while planning the management, this study aims to find out how much the surgeon should read from these reports...
  21. ncbi request reprint Myoepithelioma of the parotid gland initially diagnosed by fine needle aspiration cytology and immunocytochemistry: a case report
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Acta Cytol 49:65-70. 2005
    ..Although the cytologic features of myoepithelioma are documented in a few case reports, it has rarely been diagnosed preoperatively by fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytology...
  22. ncbi request reprint Psammoma body and its precursors in papillary thyroid carcinoma: a study by fine-needle aspiration cytology
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 31:380-6. 2004
    ..0% of cases with PB/irregular calcifications as opposed to 22.7% in cases without them (P=0.0012). Our observations suggest that LHGs, SHGs, and BHCs are precursors of PBs and IHDs serve as a nidus for irregular calcification...
  23. ncbi request reprint Age of patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma: is it a key factor in the development of variants?
    Dilip Kumar Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Gerontology 51:149-54. 2005
    ..The tall cell variant (TCV) of PTC, which tends to occur in elderly patients, is the most common among the aggressive variants and the most aggressive of all variants...
  24. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspiration cytology: its origin, development, and present status with special reference to a developing country, India
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 28:345-51. 2003
    ..5% centers. Of the 772 publications from the developing world during 1987-2002, India alone contributed to 374 (48.4%). During 1975-2002, 154 articles on FNA were published in 15 indexed Indian journals...
  25. ncbi request reprint Intranuclear cytoplasmic inclusions and nuclear grooves in fine needle aspiration smears of papillary thyroid carcinoma and its variants: advantage of the count under an oil-immersion objective over a high-power objective
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, and Health Sciences Computer Center, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Anal Quant Cytol Histol 27:83-94. 2005
    ..To determine the advantage of examining fine needle aspiration (FNA) smears of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) under a 100 x oil-immersion objective, which is capable of optically sectioning the cells...
  26. ncbi request reprint Papillary thyroid carcinoma and its variants in fine needle aspiration smears. A cytomorphologic study with special reference to tall cell variant
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Acta Cytol 48:325-36. 2004
    ..To study the fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytologic features of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) with special reference to its tall cell variant (TCV), which is the most aggressive of the variants...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pleomorphic adenoma of salivary gland: to what extent does fine needle aspiration cytology reflect histopathological features?
    D K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Cytopathology 16:65-70. 2005
    ..The present study based on 25 histologically confirmed pleomorphic adenoma cases attempts to find out to what extent FNA cytology reflects the histopathological features...
  28. ncbi request reprint Intranuclear cytoplasmic inclusions in fine-needle aspiration smears of papillary thyroid carcinoma: a study of its morphological forms, association with nuclear grooves, and mode of formation
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University
    Diagn Cytopathol 32:264-8. 2005
    ..For the first time in this study, the various morphological forms of INCIs, and the extent of their coexistence with nuclear grooves, (have been highlighted) and showed their mode of formation shown at a light microscopic level...
  29. ncbi request reprint Fine needle aspiration cytology of the thyroid in children and adolescents: experience with 792 aspirates
    Kusum Kapila
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University
    Acta Cytol 54:569-74. 2010
    ..To determine the distribution of thyroid lesions in pediatric and adolescent patients in Kuwait...
  30. ncbi request reprint Papillary thyroid carcinoma with an adenoid cystic pattern: report of a case with fine-needle aspiration cytology and immunocytochemistry
    Bahiyah E Haji
    Department of Cytology, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Hawally, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 30:418-21. 2004
    ..Thus, FNA cytology was useful in diagnosing an unusual variant of PTC...
  31. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspiration cytologic features of four special types of breast cancers: mucinous, medullary, apocrine, and papillary
    Bahiyah E Haji
    Cytology Unit, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:408-16. 2007
    ..However, differentiating features between papillary carcinoma and benign papillary lesions were very few in this study...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dark and pale cerebriform nuclei in FNA smears of usual papillary thyroid carcinoma and its variants
    Mrinmay K Mallik
    Department of Cytopathology, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 30:187-92. 2004
    ..7%) of 19 papillary carcinomas. Thus, the dark and pale cerebriform nuclei can be regarded as useful cytomorphological parameters in the diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma...
  33. ncbi request reprint Fine needle aspiration cytologic diagnosis of toxoplasma lymphadenitis. A case report with detection of a Toxoplasma bradycyst in a Papanicolaou-stained smear
    Shahed K Pathan
    Cytopathology Unit, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Kuwait
    Acta Cytol 47:299-303. 2003
    ..Fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytologic diagnosis of toxoplasmic lymphadenitis with demonstration of a tissue cyst containing bradyzoites has been very rarely reported...
  34. ncbi request reprint Changing spectrum of squamous cell abnormalities observed on papanicolaou smears in Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital, Kuwait, over a 13-year period
    Kusum Kapila
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University
    Med Princ Pract 15:253-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of squamous cell abnormalities in cervical cytology in Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital, Kuwait, and to document any change in the pattern of these lesions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Serous effusions in malignant lymphomas: a review
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Diagn Cytopathol 34:335-47. 2006
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease in fine needle aspiration smears: a clinico-cytologic study of 18 pediatric cases and correlation with 68 adult patients
    Dilip K Das
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 55:333-8. 2012
    ..There are only a few studies on pediatric KFD patients and their fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytodiagnosis. We report a series of pediatric KFD patients diagnosed by FNA cytology and compare them with adults...
  37. ncbi request reprint Performance of monolayered cervical smears in a gynecology outpatient setting in Kuwait
    Usha K Luthra
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Acta Cytol 46:303-10. 2002
    ..To compare ThinPrep (TP) Papanicolaou smears (Cytyc Corp., Box-borough, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) with matching conventional Papanicolaou (CP) smears for specimen adequacy, cytologic quality, diagnostic accuracy and screening time...
  38. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and treatment seeking behavior among adolescent girls in a rural area of North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal
    Dilip Kumar Das
    Community Medicine, R G Kar Medical College
    Indian J Public Health 50:242-3. 2006
    ..7% from Government health facilities. Non- availability of medicine (34%), long distance (24%) and poor quality of treatment (10%) were the main reasons for non-utilization of Government health facilities...
  39. ncbi request reprint Persistence of iodine deficiency in Gangetic flood-prone area, West Bengal, India
    Tapas Kumar Sen
    Department of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of West Bengal, India
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:528-32. 2006
    ..However, the persistence of non-iodised salt consumption indicates that an intensification of universal salt iodisation program is needed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Assessment of iodine deficiency disorders in Purulia district, West Bengal, India
    Akhil Bandhu Biswas
    R G Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    J Trop Pediatr 52:288-92. 2006
    ..Intensified information, education and communication activities along with sustained monitoring are urgently required...
  41. ncbi request reprint Iodine deficiency disorders among school children of Malda, West Bengal, India
    Akhil Bandhu Biswas
    R G Kar Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 20:180-3. 2002
    ..The finding of 11.3% of total goitre rate but with no evidence of current iodine deficiency (median UIE 15 mcg/dL) indicates that the Malda district is in the transition phase from iodine-deficient to iodine-sufficient...
  42. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status of adolescent girls in a rural area of North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal
    Dilip Kumar Das
    R G Kar Medical College corrected Kolkata
    Indian J Public Health 49:18-21. 2005
    ..05) of thinness or stunting with per capita monthly family income and literacy status of parents. Common nutritional deficiency disorders were anaemia (44.8%), dental caries (25.9%), angular stomatitis (15.4%) etc...
  43. ncbi request reprint Influence of pH on soil charge characteristics and cadmium sorption in some noncontaminated soils of Indian subtropics
    Tanmoy Karak
    Department of Soil and Water Sciences, College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100094, P R China
    ScientificWorldJournal 5:183-94. 2005
    ..The relationships of Cd with those parameters were found to be consistent and the results concluded that Cd sorption in soils is strongly affected by the soil characteristics...
  44. ncbi request reprint Availability and use of emergency obstetric care services in four districts of West Bengal, India
    Akhil Bandhu Biswas
    Department of Community Medicine, R G Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata 700 004, West Bengal, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 23:266-74. 2005
    ..Certain priority measures, such as making facilities fully functional, effective referral and monitoring system, skill-based training, etc., are to be emphasized to improve the situation...