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 Semester / Year
Pathology 3rd, 4th and 5th semester


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