Doctors treated a rare skin cancer Syrigocystadenoma paplliferum


Bangalore Cytecare doctors treated a rare skin cancer - "Syrigocystadenoma paplliferum" first time in this world. Patient is a Nigerian medical student, Amina abubakar, aged 34 years suffering from skin cancer. "There are no cases reported for this occurrence in the world sofar" said Dr.Anthony V Pais, Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Clinical Director, Catecare Cancer Hospital, Yelahanka, Bangalore.


"Skin cancer, which is about 7% of all kinds of cancers are largely of two kinds, melanomas and non melanomas. Non melanomas are about 90%-95%, on 1%-2% are known to be 'adnexal skin tumors', which are mostly present in scalp, neck or groin. The rarity of finding these in the breast and being malignant is severely high" Dr.Anthony Said.

"Her problem started with a wart. It was found very close to her birth mark, Which is technically called nevus. Her primary diagnosis was breast cancer and her suggested treatment plan included chemotherapy, her test report made me feel the need for further diagnosis. With deeper drive in to her reports we were able to eliminate breast cancer, in her case and diagnosed skin cancer in breast " Dr.Anthony added.

"Those who living places closer to the equator/sun, and more expose to ultraviolet rays, sun and heat, they will have more chances to get skin cancer, there is no scientific  evidence for it being genetic. One-third of the reported cases have had proximity to birth mark or nevus." He said,
"the size of the tumor is 20cmX20cm " he added.

"I didn't want to go out to take medication, the weight of tumor is so heavy, not able to stand also, by the time I came here every time they had taken me on structure in ambulance and by flight. Today I am very happy, because i am standing, walking, its only twenty days after my surgery" Amina Abubajar said.

multiple eye complications through a single intervention - first time its kind of surgery

A unique successful surgery done by Dr Agarval's hospitals team in Bangalore. A 75 years old mr qasem from Yemen suffering from a damaged and subluxated natural lens along with an injury to iris. " he was diagnosed four different eye complications at the same time,it's a rare occurrence" Dr Bindhya said.

Quasem abbdhulbari abdul kareem 75 years old from Yemen, got a stone injury on his left eye, he visited local Yemen hospitals but nothing improved. One of his friend suggested to India for advanced treatment to his eye. He approched Dr Agarwal's hospital in Bangalore. their he was examined that his natural eye lens and iris ware damaged also diagnosed with cataract,  because of injury he started developing glaucoma (high pressure in the eye). He was given medication for glaucoma, his injury and cataract was left untreated this led to qasem gradually losing his vision. within nine months, he could not see anything beyond one foot. Dr Bindiya and team advised performing Glued IOL surgery, Glued IOL.

 Glued IOL is an advanced treatment techinque that involves fixing an intra-ocular lens (IOL) in to the eye using biological (fibrin) glue, invented by Dr, Amar agarwal, chairman & MD, Dr Agarwal's Grouyp of Eye Hospitals.