Pratistadevi K Ramdial

Professor Pratistadevi K Ramdial

Person

Professor Pratistadevi K Ramdial

MBChB(Natal), FCPath(Anat)SA, AdvUnivDipAdEd , MMed(Anat Path)

Telephone

+27 31 2402695/4

Email

ramdial@ukzn.ac.za

Campus

IALCH

Designation

Head of Department

Academic Qualifications

Prof PK Ramdial graduated in 1986 from the University of Natal (MBChB). She undertook her Internship at King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban, Kwazulu Natal in 1987. She subsequently worked for 6 months as a Medical Officer in Department of Paediatrics at King Edward VIII Hospital. She joined the Department of Anatomical Pathology as a Registrar in July 1998 and obtained her FFPath(Anat)SA: College of Pathology of South Africa Qualification in May 1993. She was appointed as a Specialist / Lecturer in July 1993 and was promoted to Senior Specialist / Lecturer in July 1996.

In 1997 she obtained an Advanced University Diploma in Adult Education: University of Natal and in 1999 obtained her MMed(Anat Path) cum laude for her thesis entitled: ”A histopathological and immunohistochemical evaluation of aggressive basal cell carcinomas”.

In May 2003 Professor Ramdial was appointed as Head of Discipline of Anatomical Pathology: Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine / National Health Laboratory Services.

 List of Publications

2004:

  1. Govender D, Ramdial PK, Clarke B, Chetty R.  Clear cell (glycogen-rich) gastric adenocarcinoma.  Ann Diagn Pathol 2004; 8: 69-73
  2. Nathoo N, Nadvi SS, Royston D, Rana M, Gathiram P, Ramdial PK, van Dellen JR.  Evaluation of the behaviour of a thermal diffusion sensor in a high field strength magnetic resonance system: an experimental study.  J Clin Neurosci 2004; 11: 61-5.

2005:

  1. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Singh B.  Metaplastic synovial cyst in male breast.  Ann Diagn Pathol 2005; 9: 219-22.
  2. Singh B, Ramdial PK, Royeppen E, Moodley J, Chetty R.  Isolated splenic tuberculosis.  Trop Doct 2005; 35: 48-9
  3. Bekker A, Hoosen EGM, Madliwa A, Chrystal V.  Sinus of valsalva aneurysms in a Paediatric patient with systemic tuberculosis.  SAMJ 2005; 95: 817

2006:

  1. Ramdial PK, Chetty R, Singh B, Singh R, Aboobaker J.  Lymphedematous HIV-associated Kaposi’s sarcoma.  J Cutan Pathol 2006; 33: 474-481.
  2. Han TM, Naicker S, Ramdial PK, Assounga AG.  A cross-sectional study of HIV-seropositive patients with varying degrees of proteinuria in South Africa.  Kidney Int 2006; 69: 2243-2250.
  3. Mosam A, Moodley V, Ramdial PK.  Persistent pyrexia and plaques: a perplexing puzzle.  Lancet 2006; 368: 551

2007:

  1. Ramdial PK, Calonje E, Sing B, Bagratee JS, Singh SM, Sydney C.  Amebiasis cutis revisited.  J Cutan Pathol 2007; 34: 620-8
  2. Sing Y, Ramdial PK.  Cryptococcal inflammatory pseudotumors.  Am J Surg Pathol 2007; 31: 1521-7
  3. Ramdial PK, Calonje E, Sydney C, Subrayan S, Meyiwa PS, Aboobaker J.  Tuberculids as sentinel lesions of tuberculous epididymo-orchitis.  J Cutan Pathol 2007; 34: 830-6
  4. Luzar B, Antony F, Ramdial PK, Calonje E.  Intravascular Kaposi’s sarcoma – a hitherto unrecognized phenomenon.  J Cutan Pathol 2007; 34: 861-4
  5. Naidoo M, Sing B, Ramdial PK, Moodley J, Allopi L, Lester B.  Lymphoepithelial lesions of the parotid gland in the HIV era-a South African experience.  S Afr J Surg 2007; 45: 136-8
  6. Sing Y, Ramdial PK, Ibrahim T.  Cryptococcosis masquerading as a tubo-ovarian abscess.  Int J Gynecol Pathol 2008; 27: 37-40
  7. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Chotey NA, Bagratee JS.  Concomitant malacoplakia and granuloma inguinale of the cervix in acquired immune deficiency syndrome.  Int J Gynecol Pathol 2008; 27: 282-7

 2008:

  1. Deonarain J, Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Calonje E, Singh B.  Subcutaneous palisading granulomatous pseudocysts of Echinococcus granulosus origin.  J Cutan Pathol 2008; 36; 240-245.
  2. Ramdial PK, Calonje E, Sing Y, Chotey NA, Aboobaker J.  Molluscum-like cutaneous cryptococcosis: a histopathological and pathogenetic appraisal.  J Cutan Pathol 2008; 35: 1007-1013.
  3. Mahlakwane MS, Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Calonje E, Biyana S.  Otic pneumocystosis in acquired immune deficiency syndrome.  Am J Surg Pathol 2008; 32: 1038-1043.
  4. Deonarain J, Ramdial PK, Singh B.  Bilateral lipomastia in men: a side effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy.  Int J Surg Pathol 2008; 16: 171-175.
  5. Pillay N, Ramdial PK, Cooper K, Batuule D.  Mucinous tubular and spindle cell carcinoma with aggressive histomorphology – a sarcomatoid variant.  Hum Pathol 2008; 39: 966-969.
  6. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Chotey NA, Bagratee JS.  Concomitant malacoplakia and granuloma inguinale of the cervix in acquired immune deficiency syndrome.  Int J Gynecol Pathol 2008; 27: 282-287.
  7. Sing Y, Ramdial PK, Ibrahim T.  Cryptococcosis masquerading as a tubo-ovarian abscess.  Int J Gynecol Pathol 2008; 27: 37-40.

 2009:

  1. Wiersma R, Ramdial PK.  The gonads of 111 South African patients with ovotesticular disorder of sex differentiation.  J Pediatr Surg 2009; 44: 556-60.
  2. Ramdial PK, Naidoo DK.  Drug-induced skin pathology.  J Clin Pathol, 2009; 62: 493-504.
  3. Ramdial PK, Calonje E, Singh B, Sing Y, Govender P.  Extra-anogenital bilharziasis cutanea tarda revisited.  J Cutan Pathol 2009; 36: 766-71.
  4. Deonarain J, Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Calonje E, Singh B.  Subcutaneous palisading granulomatous pseudocysts of Echinococcus granulosus origin.  J Cutan Pathol 2009; 36: 240-5.
  5. Sing Y, Govender D.  Infections in the HIV-infected child.  Diagn Histopathol 2009; 15: 251-263.
  6. Haddow LJ, Mahlakwane MS, Ramdial PK, Moosa MYS.  Histopathology of Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection during immune reconstitution in an HIV-infected patient.  AIDS 2009; 23: 1609-11.
  7. Ebrahim S, Singh B, Moodley J, Ramdial PK.  Kaposi’s sarcoma, lymphoedema and gangrene in AIDS – a therapeutic challenge.  S Afr J Surg 2009; 47: 62-3.
  8. Maharaj R, Parboosing R, Moodley M, Naicker S, Ramdial PK.  An unusual hypertropic genital mass lesion – a diagnostic and treatment dilemma.  J Clin Virol 2009; 46: 304-6.

 2010:

  1. Ramdial PK.  Dermatopathological challenges in the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome era.  Histopathology 2010; 56: 39-56.
  2. Ramdial PK, Hadley GP, Sing Y.  Spinal cord compression in children with Wilms’ tumour.  Pediatr Surg Int 2010; 26: 349-353.
  3. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Subrayan S, Calonje E, Aboobaker J, Sydney C, Sookhdeo D, Ramburan A, Madiba TE.  Granulomas in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated cutaneous Kaposi sarcoma: evidence for a role for Mycobacterium tuberculosis.  J Cutan Pathol 2010; 37: 827-834.
  4. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Hadley GP, Chotey NA, Mahlakwane MS, Singh B.  Pediatric intussusception caused by acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated Kaposi sarcoma.  Pediatr Surg Int 2010; 26: 783-787.
  5. Sing Y, Subrayan S, Mqadi B, Ramdial PK, Reddy J, Moodley MS, Bux S.  Gastric plexiform angiomyxoid myofibroblastic tumor.  Pathol Int 2010; 60: 621-625.
  6. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Subrayan S, Calonje E.  Cutaneous colesional acquired immunodeficiency síndrome associated Kaposi sarcoma and cryptococcosis.  Am J Dermatopathol 2010; 32: 780-786.

 2011:

  1. Dayrit JF, Wang WL, Goh SGN, Ramdial PK, Lazar AJF, Calonje E.  T-cell-rich angiomatoid polypoid pseudolymphoma of the skin: a clinicopathologic study of 17 cases and a proposed nomenclature.  J Cutan Pathol 2011; 38: 475-482.
  2. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Naicker S, Calonje E, Sewram V, Singh B.  Langerhans cells in anaplastic Kaposi sarcoma with a paucivascular phenotype:  A potential diagnostic pitfall.  Pathol Int 2011; 61: 221-227.
  3. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Deonarain J, Hadley GP, Singh B.  Dermal Epstein Barr Virus-Associated Leiomyosarcoma: Tocsin of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome in two children.  Am J Dermatopathol 2011; 33: 392-396.
  4. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Deonarain J, Singh B, Allopi L, Moodley P.  Periampullary Epstein-Barr virus-associated myopericytoma.  Human Pathol 2011; 42: 1348-54.
  5. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Deonarain J, Bhimma R, Chotey NA, Sewram V.  Pediatric renal cryptococcosis:  Novel manifestations in the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome era.  Int J Surg Pathol 2011; 19: 386-392.
  6. Ntloko S, Gounden A, Naidoo M, Madiba TE, Sing Y, Ramdial PK, Hadley GP.  Intestinal inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour.  SAJS 2011; 49: 190-193.
  7. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Deonarain J, Vaubell JI, Naicker S, Sydney C, Hadley GP, Singh B, Kiratu E, Gundry B, Sewram V.  Extra-uterine myoid tumours in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome:  a clinicopathological re-appraisal.  Histopathol 2011; 59: 1122-1134.

2012:

  1. Naidu TK, Naidoo SK, Ramdial PK.  Oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma metastasis to the submandibular gland.  J Laryngol Otol 2012; 126: 279-284. 
  2. Ramsuran D, Bhimma R, Ramdial PK, Naicker E, Adhikari M, Deonarain J, Sing Y, Naicker T.  The spectrum of HIV-related nephropathy in children.  Paediatr Nephrol 2012; 27: 821-827.
  3. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Ramburan A, Dlova NC, Bagratee JS, Eduardo Calonje.  Bartonella Quintana-induced Vulval Bacillary Angiomatosis.  Int J GynecolPathol 2012; 31: 390-394.
  4. Naidu TK, Ramdial PK, Naidoo SK.  Highly active antiretroviral therapy-associated flare of Oropharyngeal Kaposi sarcoma.  Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2012; 138: 762-764.
  5. Barr DA, Ramdial PK.  Clinicopathological correlates in HIV seropositive tuberculosis cases presenting with jaundice after initiating antiretroviral therapy with a structured review of the literature.  BMC Infect Dis 2012; 14: 12: 257 (ahead of print).
  6. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Ramburan A, Naidu TK, Samuel EY, Bagratee JS, Calonje E.  Infantile donovanosis presenting as external auditory canal polyps: a diagnostic trap.  Am J Dermatopathol 2012; 34: 818-821.

2013:

  1. Hadley GP, Mars M, Ramdial PK.  Bilateral Wilms’ tumour in a developing country:  a descriptive study.  Pediatr Surg Int 2013; 29: 419-23.
  2. Rasool MN, Singh S, Ramdial PK.  Leiomyoma of the calf muscle in a child with calcification and ossification.  A case report.  SA Orthopaedic J 2013; 12: 30-34.
  3. Friedland GH, Naidoo P, Abdool-Gafoor B, Moosa MYS, Ramdial PK, Gandhi RT.  Case 29-2013:  A 32 year old HIV-positive African man with dyspnea and skin lesions.  N Engl J Med 2013; 369: 1152-61.
  4. Ramakrishnan R, Chaudhry IH, Ramdial PK, Lazar A, MacMenamin M, Kazakov D, Brenn T, Calonje E.  Primary cutaneous adenoid cystic carcinoma:  A clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 27 cases.  Am J Surg Pathol 2013; 37: 1603-11.
  5. Bhimma R, Ramdial PK.  Mycophenolate Mofetil Therapy in Children with Idiopathic Membranous Nephropathy.  Clin Nephrol 2013; 80: 441-448.

2014:

  1. Vaubell JI, Sing Y, Ramburan A, Sewram V, Thejpal R, Rapiti N, Ramdial PK.  Pediatric Plasmablastic Lymphoma:  A clinicopathological study.  Int J Surg Pathol. (Ahead of print)

 In Press Articles:

Chotey NA, Ramdial PK, Pillay N, Mubaiwa L.  Pediatric nocardial brain abscesses in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.  Pediatr Dev Pathol

  1. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Ramburan A, Naidu TK, Samuel EY, Bagratee JS.  Lymph node involvement in donovanosis.  Pathol Int.
  2. Sing Y, Ramdial PK, Ramburan A, Sewram V.  Cytokeratin Expression in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors:  Morphology, Meaning, and Mimicry.  Ind J Pathol Microbiol
  3. Mewa KS, Ramdial PK, Maharaj K, Singh B, Govender M.  Primary esophageal sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with “tissue eosinophilia”.  World Journal of Gastroenterology.

 

Chapters in Books: PK Ramdial.  McKee’s Pathology of the Skin, Fourth Edition.

a)      Ramdial PK.  McKee’s Pathology of the Skin, Fourth Edition Chapter 2: Specialized Dermatopathological Techniques

b)      Ramdial PK.  McKee’s Pathology of the Skin, Fourth Edition Chapter 19: HIV Dermatoses

c)      Ramdial PK.  Vulvovaginal Infection.  In: Pathology of the Vulva and Vagina, Volume I in the Essentials of Diagnostic Gynecological Pathology series. http://www.tower.com/pathology-vulva-vagina-laurence-brown-hardcover/wapi/123431518#product_details  hardcopy on order


ABSTRACTS:

Manzini VT, Madiba TE, Sewram V, Ramdial PK.  Clinicopathological pattern of colorectal cancer in Durban, South Africa:  An update.  S Afr Med J 2007; 97: 612.