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Bishan Dass Radotra, M.D., Ph.D.
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research
Department of Histopathology
Chandigarh - 160 012   
Phone: +91-172-2747585, Extn. 5138, 2710596
Positions Held:
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Research Summary:
Angiogenesis in human astrocytic tumours and its relationship to major angiogenic growth factors
Ultrastructural changes in microvasculature in gliomas
Ageing brain changes in northern Indian population
c-erb B-2 and c-erb B-4 expression in medulloblastoma and its correlation with prognosis
Histopathological changes in biopsies of patients of leprosy following anti-leprosy treatment with and without mycobacterial vaccine
Rabies encephalomyelitis- immunohistochemisty and rabies viral antigen in extracranial organs
1. Sen, R. K., Tripathy, S. K., Gill, S. S., Verma, N., Singh, P. and Radotra, B. D.  Prediction of posttraumatic femoral head osteonecrosis by quantitative intraosseous aspirate and core biopsy analysis: a prospective study. Acta Orthopaedica Belgica. 2010.  76, 486-492. [PubMed]
2. Solanki, A., Radotra, B. D. and Vasishta, R. K.  Correlation of cytokine expression with rabies virus distribution in rabies encephalitis. Journal of Neuroimmunology. 2009.  217, 85-89. [PubMed]
3. Majumdar, K., Radotra, B. D., Vasishta, R. K. and Pathak, A.  Platelet-derived growth factor expression correlates with tumor grade and proliferative activity in human oligodendrogliomas. Surgical Neurology. 2009.  72, 54-60. [PubMed]
4. Bhansali, A., Walia, R., Rana, S. S., Dutta, P., Radotra, B. D., Khandelwal, N. and Bhadada, S. K.  Ectopic Cushing's syndrome: experience from a tertiary care centre. The Indian Journal of Medical Research. 2009.  129, 33-41. [PubMed]
5. Narang, T., Dogra, S., Handa, S. and Dass, R.  Nodule in the nasolabial fold. Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology. 2008.  74, 299. [PubMed]
6. Bal, A., Joshi, K., Logasundaram, R., Radotra, B. D. and Singh, R.  Expression of nm23 in the spectrum of pre-invasive, invasive and metastatic breast lesions. Diagnostic Pathology. 2008.  3, 23. [PubMed]
7. Sachdeva, M. U., Vankalakunti, M., Rangan, A., Radotra, B. D., Chhabra, R. and Vasishta, R. K.  The role of immunohistochemistry in medullomyoblastoma--a case series highlighting divergent differentiation. Diagnostic Pathology. 2008.  3, 18. [PubMed]
8. Vankalakunti, M., Vasishta, R. K., Das, R. and Khosla, V. K.  MIB-1 immunolabeling: a valuable marker in prediction of benign recurring meningiomas. Neuropathology. 2007.  27, 407-412. [PubMed]
9. Gupta, K., Radotra, B. D., Gupta, V. and Wanchu, A.  Concurrent presence of cryptococcal meningitis and primary central nervous system (CNS) non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in a non-HIV patient. Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology. 2008.  34, 241-244. [PubMed]
10. Vankalakunti, M., Joshi, K., Jain, S., Nada, R., Radotra, B. D. and Varma, S.  Polyarteritis nodosa in hairy cell leukaemia: an autopsy report. Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2007.  60, 1181-1182. [PubMed]
11. Sodhi, K. S., Kumar, R., Radotra, B. D., Kaman, L. and Khandelwal, N.  Editor's quiz: abdominal distention in a 36-year-old with a gastric ulcer. Gut. 2007.  56, 575, 592. [PubMed]
12. Narang, T., Kanwar, A. J., Dogra, S. and Dass, R.  A blistering plaque on the palm of an infant. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology. 2007.  32, 469-470. [PubMed]
13. Goyal, R., Gupta, R. and Radotra, B. D.  Plasmacytoma of the clivus: a case report. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 2006.  49, 568-570. [PubMed]
14. Kakkar, N., Menon, S. and Radotra, B. D.  Histomorphology of renal dysplasia--an autopsy study. Fetal and Pediatric Pathology. 2006.  25, 73-86. [PubMed]
15. Ajith, C., Dogra, S., Radotra, B. D., Chakrabarti, A. and Kumar, B.  Primary cutaneous aspergillosis in an immunocompetent individual. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 2006.  20, 738-739. [PubMed]
16. Gupta, S. K., Mohindra, S., Radotra, B. D. and Khosla, V. K.  Giant calvarial hyperostosis with biparasagittal en plaque meningioma. Neurology India. 2006.  54, 210-212. [PubMed]
17. Kakkar, N., Menon, S. and Radotra, B. D.  Spectrum of pediatric developmental and genetic renal lesions and associated congenital malformations--an autopsy study from north India. Fetal and Pediatric Pathology. 2006.  25, 35-49. [PubMed]
18. Bhattacharya, A., Mittal, B. R., Bhansali, A., Radotra, B. D. and Behera, A.  Cervical paraganglioma mimicking a parathyroid adenoma on Tc-99m sestamibi scintigraphy. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2006.  31, 234-236. [PubMed]
19. Ajith, C., Dogra, S., Radotra, B. D. and Handa, S.  Granulomatous rosacea mimicking eyelid dermatitis. Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology. 2005.  71, 366-365. [PubMed]
20. Kumar, B., Narang, T., Radotra, B. D. and Gupta, S.  Mondor's disease of penis: a forgotten disease. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2005.  81, 480-482. [PubMed]
21. Goyal, R., Pattari, S. K., Kakkar, N., Radotra, B. D. and Narang, A.  Pathology teach and tell: neonatal hemochromatosis with massive hepatic necrosis. Fetal and Pediatric Pathology. 2004.  23, 345-350. [PubMed]
22. Ajith, C., Gupta, S., Bhansali, A., Radotra, B. D., Kanwar, A. J. and Kumar, B.  Alopecia areata associated with idiopathic primary hypophysitis. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology. 2005.  30, 250-252. [PubMed]
23. Malhotra, P., Aggarwal, R., Aggarwal, A. N., Jindal, S. K., Awasthi, A. and Radotra, B. D.  Coeliac disease as a cause of unusually severe anaemia in a young man with idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis. Respiratory Medicine. 2005.  99, 451-453. [PubMed]
24. Gupta, A., Singh, S., Minz, R. W., Radotra, B. D., Ahluwalia, J. and Grover, A.  Lupus myocarditis in children. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 2004.  63, 745-746. [PubMed]
25. Gupta, S., Radotra, B. D., Javaheri, S. M. and Kumar, B.  Lymphangioma circumscriptum of the penis mimicking venereal lesions. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology . 2003.  17, 598-600. [PubMed]
26. Narasimhan, K. L., Samujh, R., Bhansali, A., Marwaha, R. K., Chowdhary, S. K., Radotra, B. D. and Rao, K. L.  Adrenocortical tumors in childhood. Pediatric Surgery International. 2003.  19, 432-435. [PubMed]
27. Chhabra, R., Bansal, S., Radotra, B. D. and Mathuriya, S. N.  Recurrent intramedullary cervical ependymal cyst. Neurology India. 2003.  51, 111-113. [PubMed]
28. Handa, S., Saraswat, A., Radotra, B. D. and Kumar, B.  Chronic macrocheilia: a clinico-pathological study of 28 patients. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology. 2003.  28, 245-250. [PubMed]
29. Jogai, S., Radotra, B. D. and Banerjee, A. K.  Rabies viral antigen in extracranial organs: a post-mortem study. Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology. 2002.  28, 334-338. [PubMed]
30. Pandhi, R., Jain, R., Radotra, B. D. and Kumar, B.  Purpura annularis telangiectoides with vasculitic ulcers treated with colchicine. International Journal of Dermatology. 2002.  41, 388-389. [PubMed]
31. Radotra B. D.  Pure non-gestational choriocarcinoma of ovary a case report with autopsy findings. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 2001.  44, 503-505. [PubMed]
32. Sahoo, B., Kaur, I., Radotra, B. D. and Kumar, B.  Cutaneous leishmaniasis in hilly areas of Himachal Pradesh. The Journal of Dermatology. 2002.  29, 248-249. [PubMed]
33. Sarvanan, K., Bapuraj, J. R., Sharma, S. C., Radotra, B. D., Khandelwal, N. and Suri, S.  Computed tomography and ultrasonographic evaluation of metastatic cervical lymph nodes with surgicoclinicopathologic correlation. The Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 2002.  116, 194-199. [PubMed]
34. Jindal, B., Joshi, K., Radotra, B. D. and Banerjee, A. K.  Fatal complications of systemic lupus erythematosus--an autopsy study from north India. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 2000.  43, 311-317. [PubMed]
35. Jogai, S., Radotra, B. D. and Banerjee, A. K.  Immunohistochemical study of human rabies. Neuropathology. 2000.  20, 197-203. [PubMed]
36. Gupta, S., Radotra, B. D., Kumar, B., Pandhi, R. and Rai, R.  Multiple, large, polypoid infundibular (epidermoid) cysts in a cyclosporin-treated renal transplant recipient. Dermatology. 2000.  201, 78. [PubMed]
37. Desai, R. V., Jain, V., Singh, P., Singhi, S. and Radotra, B. D.  Radiculomyelitic rabies: can MR imaging help?. AJNR. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2002.  23, 632-634. [PubMed]
38. Gupta, S., Radotra, B. D. and Kumar, B.  Multiple, genital lobular capillary haemangioma (pyogenic granuloma) in a young woman: a diagnostic puzzle. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2000.  76, 51-52. [PubMed]
39. Muralidharan, J., Kakkar, N. and Radotra, B. D.  A neonate with bilateral renal masses. Indian Pediatrics. 1999.  36, 681-690. [PubMed]
40. Gupta, S., Kumar, B., Radotra, B. D. and Rai, R.  Majocchi's granuloma trichophyticum in an immunocompromised patient. International Journal of Dermatology. 2000.  39, 140-141. [PubMed]
41. Kumar, B., Sharma, R., Rajagopalan, M. and Radotra, B. D.  Plasma cell balanitis: clinical and histopathological features--response to circumcision. Genitourinary Medicine. 1995.  71, 32-34. [PubMed]
42. Singh, S. and Radotra, B.  Young girl with painful joints and failing kidneys. Indian Pediatrics. 1996.  33, 932-943. [PubMed]
43. Radotra, B. D., Joshi, K., Kak, V. K. and Banerjee, A. K.  Choroid plexus tumours--an immunohistochemical analysis with review of literature. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 1994.  37, 9-19. [PubMed]
44. Thapa, B. R., Radotra, B. D. and Mehta, S.  Hepatic hemangioendothelioma and neonatal hepatitis. Indian Pediatrics. 1991.  28, 668-671. [PubMed]
45. Radotra, B. D. and Chopra, J. S.  Non-infectious granulomatous angiitis of central nervous system--an autopsy report. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 1992.  35, 365-369. [PubMed]
46. Kumar, S., Singh, S.K., Acharya, N., Radotra, B.D., Krishna Kishore, A.V., Mandal, A.K. Renal Preservation In A Giant Retroperitoneal Perinephric Schwannoma Mimicking An Adrenal Tumor And Posing Threat To Kidney. The Internet Journal of Urology. 2007. 4.
47. Sandhu, M.S., Kalra, N., Singh, D.P., Radotra, B.D., Jain, M., Suri, S. Case report: Extraskeletal Ewing's sarcoma of the parotid gland. Indian Jounal of Radiology and Imaging. 2000. 10, 227-228.
48. Rijuneeta, Panda, N. K., Bambery, P., Radotra, B.D. Nasal Polyposis in Wegener's Granulomatosis: A rare presentation. The Internet Journal of Otorhinolaryngology. 2006. 4.


Grant Support:
Project Title Role Funding Agency Sanction Number Sanction Date
Angiogenesis in human astrocytic tumours and its relationship to major angiogenic growth factors Indian Council of Medical Research


M.D. in Pathology
Honors and Awards
1995, First Harold Miller Memorial Prize for best scientific paper by a trainee in Irish Neurological Association Conference in at Cork, Republic of Ireland
1992, Commonwealth Scholarship for Cancer Research Award and Deputed to the Institute of Pathology, School of Clinical Medicine, The Queens University of Belfast, UK
Fellowship of Indian College of Pathologists
National Academy of Medical Sciences
Fellow, Dermatopathology Society of India
Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists
Neurological Society of India
Indian Association for Cancer Research
International Academy of Pathologists (Indian Division)
Type of Neoplasms
Head and Neck
Central nervous system
Endocrine system
Hypothalamus, Thyroid gland, Adrenal gland, Pituitary gland, Parathyroid gland
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