Dr Ranjini Kudva


Department of Pathology


    Dr Ranjini Kudva teaches and trains undergraduate and postgraduate students.


    • Conducts examinations.
    • Mentor students.
    • Guides postgraduate students for dissertation.
    • Attends faculty orientation, development and other meetings as required by the university.
    • Is involved in the diagnostics; reporting histopathology and cytology samples, Immunohistochemistry and Immuno-fluorescence.
    • Attends workshop and conferences regularly to update knowledge.
    • Organizes continuing medical educations programs at Manipal.
    • Coordinator for Integrated teaching for II MBBS, KMC, Manipal.

    She is the Chairperson, Board of Studies for Pathology.


Subject Subject code Semester / Year
Pathology MBBS 3rd, 4th and 5th semester
Pathology MD
Pathology DCP


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Pathology Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 1993
MBBS Calicut Medical College 1987


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Professor 25/04/06 till date
Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Deputy Registrar 01/2010 to 03/2012
KMC. Manipal Associate Professor 31/08/1999 to 24/04/2006
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 01/01/1995 to 30/08/1999
KMC, Manipal Tutor 20/09/1993 to 31/12/1994


Area of Interest

Surgical pathology, Teaching

Area of Expertise

Surgical pathology and cytopathology

Area of Research

Surgical pathology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of IAPM, 2008.
  • Member of IAP-ID, 2008.

Extra skeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma of the chest wall masquerading as a breast tumour- A case report


Acta Cytologica, 2002, 46(2) 417-21.

Sclerosing stromal tumour of the ovary


The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India, 2000, 50 (4)127-28.

Primary anal Malignant Melanoma


The Internet Journal of Surgery, 2003, 4 (1).

Tuberculosis mastitis masquerading as carcinoma breast


The Internet Journal of Third World Medicine, 2004, 1 (2).

Primary papillary carcinoma of thyroglossal duct cyst


The Indian Journal of pathology and Microbiology, 2005, 48 (2) 228-230.

Multiple painful nodules


Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol, 2005, 71:449-51.

A case of ovarian metastasis of gall bladder carcinoma simulating primary ovarian neoplasm


Diagnostic pitfalls and review of literature, International Journal of Gynaecological Cancer, 2006, 16 (1) 319-321.

Ulcer proliferative growth on heel-epithelioma cuniculatum


Dermatol Online Journal, 2006, 12 (4) 8.

Cytomegalovirus urethritis-an unreported cause of haematuria in an immuno-compromised individual


J Microbiol Immunol Infect, 2007, 40.450-451.

Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney disease diagnosed in foetus


Indian Journal of Urology, 2007,23.328-9

Primary small cell carcinoma of the esophagus – An eight year retrospective study

2015-01-01 Nayal B Vasudevan G Rao ACK Kudva R Valiathan M Mathew M Rao L

Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 9 (5). EC04-EC06. ISSN 0973-709X

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis: A correlation of cytolomorphology with clinical, biochemical & radiological findings

2015-01-01 Kudva R Kishore M

International Journal of Science and Research, 4 (2). pp. 1771-1774. ISSN 2319-7064

Masquerading Mammary Hamartomas

2015-01-01 Shivamurthy A Valiathan M Vasudevan G Kudva R Rao ACK Pai K Monappa V Jaiprakash P

Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences, 4 (44). pp. 7658-7663. ISSN 2278-4802

Unusual variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma: Cribriform morular variant: A clue to underlying intestinal polyposis

2015-01-01 Pai K Sharma S Kudva R

British Biomedical Bulletin, 3 (1). 066-070. ISSN 2347-5447

Sinonasal – Type Hemangiopericytoma of Nasal Cavity: A Rare Neoplasm- Case Report with a Brief Review of Literature

2014-01-01 Kudva R Sharma S Gurijala R Nayak DR

Research and Reviews: Journal of Medical and Health Sciences 2014;3(3):31-36

Mucorrmycosis of Intestine in an Immunocompetent Individual

2014-01-03 Kudva R Kudva A

IJSRP, Vol.4, Issue 3, March 2014

Pure Testicular Teratomapresenting as a Metastatic germ cell Tumour

2014-01-03 Kudva R Kudva A

IJSRP Vol.4, Issue 3, March 2014

Histomorphometric analysis of Dermal Collagen and elastic fibres in skin tissue taken perpendicular to each other from Head and Neck Region

2014-01-01 Naveen K Pramod K Keerthana P Satheesha NB Ranjini K Raghuveer CV

Journal of Surgical Academia, 2014, 4(1), 30-36

Image guided biopsy of the pleura: a useful diagnostic tool even when fluid is minimal

2014-01-01 Manu MK Prakashini K Mohapatra AK Kudva R

BMJ Case Report, 2014doi 10.1136/bcr2013-201754

Abdominopelvic Tuberculosis masquerading ovarian malignancy – Histopathology key to Management

2014-01-01 Bharthur S Ramkumar V Kudva R

Int. J. Med and Dent. Science 2014, 3(1) 335-338

Peripheral Primitive NeuroectodermalTumor (PNET) of the Paravaginal Tissue

2013-01-03 Kudva R Kudva A

International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications , March 2013 ,Volume 3, Issue 3,

Cystic Lymphangioma of mesentry – A case report

2013-01-03 Kudva R Kudva A

International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, April 2013 ,Volume 3, Issue 4.

Mullerianosis of the Urinary Bladder

2012-01-01 Kudva R Hegde P

Indian J Urol :2012 ; 28:206-7

Massive Degenerated Leiomyomas masquerading ovarian neoplasm

2011-01-01 Pandt D Priyadarshini P Feroz MS Roopa PS Kudva R Shetty J Ramkumar V

Srilankan Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2011; 33: 163-165

Giant Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the mesentery- A rare case

2011-01-09 Kudva R Monappa V Rao A

Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics- July-September 2011,Vol 7, (3).376-378

A comparative study of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) and Fine Needle Non –aspiration Cytology ( FNNAC) Technique in lesions of Thyroid gland.

2011-01-08 L Ramachandra Kudva R Rao BHA Agarwal S

Indian J Surg ( July-August 2011) 73 (4) : 287-290

Oro-facial aspects of leprosy: Report of two cases with literature review

2010-01-05 Ghosh S Gadda RB Vengal M Pai KM Rao BC Kudva R

Med Oral Pathol Oral Cir Bucal. 2010 May 1;15 (3):459-62

Placental Teratoma: A diagnostic dilemma with fetusacardius amorphous

2010-01-06 Kudva R Monappa V Rai l

Indian Journal of pathology & Microbiology April –June 2010,53( 2).

Blue nevus of the Prostate

2010-01-01 Kudva R Hegde P

Indian J Urol 2010; 26:301-2

Primaryepithelioidangiosarcoma of bone: A case report with immunohistochemical study

2010-01-01 Kudva R Perveen S Janardhana A

Indian J PatholMicrobiol 2010;53:811-3

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in a patient with hepatitis B induced type 1 membrano proliferative glomerulonephritis

2010-01-08 Sathynarayanan V Razak A Narayan G Prabhu M Ramachandran B Ranjini K Vidhya M Joshi K

Clin Exp Nephrol 2010, Aug 21 doi1007/s10157-010-0331-y

Intralobar pulmonary sequestration with aspergilloma in an adult

2010-01-01 Gowrinath K Kamath GS Rajagopal KV Kudva R

Respiratory Medicine CME 3 (2010) 142-145

Cystic Prostatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Report of a rare case

2009-01-01 Kudva R Monappa V Sharma S

The Internet journal of Urology. 2009 Volume 6 Number 1

Adult onset Urticaria Pigmetosa-A case report

2009-01-01 Prabhu S Rao R Sripathi H Kudva R

Journal of pakisthan association of dermatologists. Vol 19, 115-17, 2009

Multifocal fibrous dysplasia with enchondroma like areas ( Fibrocarti-laginous dysplasia )

2008-01-01 Monappa V Kudva R

Internet Journal of pathology 2008 volume 7, Number 1



Comparison of adequacy parameters between conventional and liquid based cytology with HPV testing

2011-01-01 Dr Swati Agarwal

Clinic pathological study of spectrum of pre neoplastic and non-neoplastic changes seen in association with different types of breast carcinoma


Dr Shephali

Histomorphological study of adult renal tumours

2009-01-01 Dr Sunaina

Accuracy of Pap smear predictions- Cyto-histologic correlation

2006-01-01 Dr Syed Abdul Rehman

Bcl-2 expression in nodal diffuse large B cell lymphoma and Follicular lymphomas

2005-01-01 Dr Mjil Anand

Cytological evaluation of a solitary thyroid nodule with clinical and histopathological correlation

2004-01-01 Dr Amit Pathak

Clinico-pathological profile in ulcerative colitis

2003-01-01 Dr Subashish

Histopathological profile of peri-menopausal endometrium- A prospective study of 150 cases

2002-01-01 Dr Pankaj Bansal

Fibre optic bronchoscopy in lung Ca- Comparison of bronchial brush ,wash and post bronchoscopy sputum


Clinico-pathological study of Hansen’s disease

2008-01-01 Dr Shaheen Parveen