Lekha Pandit

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prevalence and patterns of demyelinating central nervous system disorders in urban Mangalore, South India
    Lekha Pandit
    KS Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, India
    Mult Scler 20:1651-3. 2014
  2. pmc Insights into the changing perspectives of multiple sclerosis in India
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore 575018, Karnataka, India
    Autoimmune Dis 2011:937586. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Association of Epstein-Barr virus infection with multiple sclerosis in India
    Lekha Pandit
    Center for Advanced Neurological Research, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    J Neurol Sci 325:86-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of the established non-MHC multiple sclerosis loci in an Indian population
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, India
    Mult Scler 17:139-43. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Transverse myelitis spectrum disorders
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, India
    Neurol India 57:126-33. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Autosomal recessive tubular aggregate myopathy in an Indian family
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 13:373-5. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Lymhomatosis cerebri--a rare cause of leukoencephalopathy
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurosciences, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    J Neurol Sci 293:122-4. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Mycophenolate mofetil in the treatment of multiple sclerosis: a preliminary report
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    Neurol India 62:646-8. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Association of vitamin D and multiple sclerosis in India
    Lekha Pandit
    Center for Advanced Neurological Research, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, India
    Mult Scler 19:1592-6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Approach to diagnosis and management of optic neuropathy
    Sharik Mustafa
    Department of Neurology, K S Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    Neurol India 62:599-605. 2014

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Prevalence and patterns of demyelinating central nervous system disorders in urban Mangalore, South India
    Lekha Pandit
    KS Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, India
    Mult Scler 20:1651-3. 2014
    ..9% of all demyelinating disorders, with a prevalence of 2.6/100,000. Larger studies with more refined survey methodologies are required to understand the true prevalence of demyelinating disorders in India. ..
  2. pmc Insights into the changing perspectives of multiple sclerosis in India
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore 575018, Karnataka, India
    Autoimmune Dis 2011:937586. 2011
    ..This review highlights some of the background information available on MS from India and so also some recent studies that unveiled the disease characteristics in Indian patients...
  3. doi request reprint Association of Epstein-Barr virus infection with multiple sclerosis in India
    Lekha Pandit
    Center for Advanced Neurological Research, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    J Neurol Sci 325:86-9. 2013
    ..Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) seroprevalence is high from early childhood in Indian populations, though multiple sclerosis (MS) is uncommon. The present study aims to evaluate the association of EBV infection with MS in Indian patients...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of the established non-MHC multiple sclerosis loci in an Indian population
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, India
    Mult Scler 17:139-43. 2011
    ..Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic demyelinating neurodegenerative disorder with a strong genetic component...
  5. doi request reprint Transverse myelitis spectrum disorders
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, India
    Neurol India 57:126-33. 2009
    ..Thus, ATM is a heterogeneous disorder with a varied clinical spectrum, etiology, and outcome...
  6. doi request reprint Autosomal recessive tubular aggregate myopathy in an Indian family
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 13:373-5. 2009
    ..We are reporting three affected members of an Indian family with autosomal recessive form of the disease, who in addition had varied clinical presentations of the same disease process...
  7. doi request reprint Lymhomatosis cerebri--a rare cause of leukoencephalopathy
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurosciences, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    J Neurol Sci 293:122-4. 2010
    ..Lymphomatosis cerebri is a rare variant of primary central nervous system lymphoma. Clinically it presents usually as rapidly progressive dementia and is accompanied by extensive white matter changes in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  8. doi request reprint Mycophenolate mofetil in the treatment of multiple sclerosis: a preliminary report
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    Neurol India 62:646-8. 2014
    ..Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) is an affordable and tolerable drug reported to be beneficial in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  9. doi request reprint Association of vitamin D and multiple sclerosis in India
    Lekha Pandit
    Center for Advanced Neurological Research, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, India
    Mult Scler 19:1592-6. 2013
    ..Vitamin D deficiency is widely prevalent in India. The association between vitamin D status and multiple sclerosis (MS) has not been previously studied in Indians...
  10. doi request reprint Approach to diagnosis and management of optic neuropathy
    Sharik Mustafa
    Department of Neurology, K S Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    Neurol India 62:599-605. 2014
    ..This article briefly describes the important causes of optic neuropathy in the Indian context and outlines a practical approach to management. ..
  11. doi request reprint Optic neuritis: experience from a south Indian demyelinating disease registry
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    Neurol India 60:470-5. 2012
    ..Natural history of optic neuritis (OPN) has not been studied in India...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular disorders in critical illness
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurology, KS Hedge Medical Academy, Deralakatte, Mangalore 575108, Karnataka, India
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 108:621-7. 2006
    ..This update focuses on neuromuscular disorders occurring in the critical care set up associated with diffuse and severe weakness...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of partially treated culture-negative bacterial meningitis using 16S rRNA universal primers and restriction endonuclease digestion
    Lekha Pandit
    Department of Neurology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte, Mangalore, India
    J Med Microbiol 54:539-42. 2005
    ..Only two meningitic CSF samples were culture-positive. In this study, PCR using bacterial 16S rDNA specific universal primers was found to be superior to conventional methods in the diagnosis of partially treated meningitis...