Dr Thirunavukarasu Kumanan, MBBS MD FRCP FACP - University Medical Unit - consultant physician and senior lecturer

Dr Thirunavukarasu Kumanan

MBBS MD FRCP FACP

University Medical Unit

consultant physician and senior lecturer

Jaffna, Northern | Sri Lanka

Main Specialties: Internal Medicine

Additional Specialties: Internal Medicine

ORCID logohttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5735-4713


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Dr Thirunavukarasu Kumanan, MBBS MD FRCP FACP - University Medical Unit - consultant physician and senior lecturer

Dr Thirunavukarasu Kumanan

MBBS MD FRCP FACP

Introduction

At present serve as Honarary Consultant Physician at Teaching Hospital Jaffna Sri Lanka. Senior Lecturer in the department of Medicine, University of Jaffna, Sri lanka. A member of the Ceylon College of Physicians (CCP) and Fellow of the Royal college of physicians Edinburgh, American college of physicians (ACP).Research interest include clinical medicine, tropical infectious diseases and hypertension.

Primary Affiliation: University Medical Unit - Jaffna, Northern , Sri Lanka

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Education

American College of Physicians
FACP
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
FRCP
University of Jaffna
MBBS
University of Colombo
MD

Experience

Sep 2010
University of Jaffna
Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Physician
Medicine

Publications

31Publications

917Reads

495Profile Views

13PubMed Central Citations

The clinical profile, hematological parameters and liver transaminases of dengue NS1 Ag positive patients admitted to Jaffna Teaching Hospital, Sri Lanka.

BMC Res Notes 2019 Sep 23;12(1):604. Epub 2019 Sep 23.

Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, 40000, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-019-4655-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6755686PMC
September 2019
4 Reads

New hypertension guidance has major implications for countries with low resources.

BMJ 2019 05 29;365:l2296. Epub 2019 May 29.

Department of Medicine, University of Jaffna, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l2296DOI Listing
May 2019
2 Reads

Blistering skin lesion: A new observation of (white scorpion) sting.

SAGE Open Med Case Rep 2019 26;7:2050313X19834187. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

University Medical Unit, Teaching Hospital, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2050313X19834187DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6393814PMC
February 2019
8 Reads

Tension hydropneumocephalus.

J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2018 Dec;48(4):334-335

University Medical Unit, Teaching Hospital-Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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https://www.rcpe.ac.uk/sites/default/files/jrcpe_48_4_kumana
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4997/JRCPE.2018.411DOI Listing
December 2018
22 Reads

Acinetobacter Prevertebral Abscess: Presenting as Dysphagia in a Diabetic Patient.

Case Rep Infect Dis 2018 4;2018:6051641. Epub 2018 Sep 4.

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/6051641DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6142755PMC
September 2018
15 Reads

Amoebic Liver Abscess and Indigenous Alcoholic Beverages in the Tropics.

J Trop Med 2018 10;2018:6901751. Epub 2018 Jul 10.

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/6901751DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6077556PMC
July 2018
168 Reads

Cheilitis: An unusual presentation of Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis.

Clin Case Rep 2018 Jul 28;6(7):1383-1384. Epub 2018 May 28.

Teaching Hospital-Jaffna Jaffna Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.1609DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6028403PMC
July 2018
15 Reads

Cardiogenic Shock: An Unusual Initial Presentation of Churg-Strauss Syndrome.

Case Rep Rheumatol 2018 1;2018:2076837. Epub 2018 Apr 1.

Teaching Hospital Jaffna, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/2076837DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5901818PMC
April 2018
14 Reads

Blood group AB is associated with severe forms of dengue virus infection.

Virusdisease 2018 Mar 9;29(1):103-105. Epub 2018 Feb 9.

2Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13337-018-0426-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5877852PMC
March 2018
22 Reads

Mechanisms Involving Myocardial Injury in Tropical Stings and Bites.

Case Rep Emerg Med 2017 2;2017:4960505. Epub 2017 Nov 2.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/4960505DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5688371PMC
November 2017
14 Reads

A Study on Knowledge, Awareness, and Medication Adherence in Patients with Hypertension from a Tertiary Care Centre from Northern Sri Lanka.

Int J Hypertens 2017 2;2017:9656450. Epub 2017 Nov 2.

Teaching Hospital Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/9656450DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5688346PMC
November 2017
157 Reads
1 Citation

Interrupted Aortic Arch in an adult.

Ceylon Med J 2016 Sept;61(3):135-136

University Medical Unit, Teaching Hospital Jaffna, Jaffna,Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v61i3.8353DOI Listing
June 2017
10 Reads

Euglycaemic ketoacidosis in a non-diabetic primigravida following an appendicectomy.

SAGE Open Med Case Rep 2017 22;5:2050313X17700743. Epub 2017 Mar 22.

Consultant Anaesthetist, Department of Anaesthesiology, Teaching Hospital, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2050313X17700743DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5433656PMC
March 2017
67 Reads

Amoebic liver abscess in northern Sri Lanka: first report of immunological and molecular confirmation of aetiology.

Parasit Vectors 2017 01 7;10(1):14. Epub 2017 Jan 7.

International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13071-016-1950-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5219765PMC
January 2017
89 Reads
2 Citations
3.430 Impact Factor

Amoebic liver abscess: an unusual cause for a right iliac fossa mass: a case report.

BMC Infect Dis 2016 Dec 8;16(1):741. Epub 2016 Dec 8.

Division of Parasitology, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-2093-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5146851PMC
December 2016
105 Reads
2.613 Impact Factor

Unilateral retinal racemose haemangioma with cataract.

J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2016 12;46(4):247

T Kumanan, University Medical Unit Teaching Hospital, Jaffna, Sri Lanka. E-mail

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December 2016
8 Reads

Acute myocardial injury after scorpion (Hottentotta tamulus) sting.

Ceylon Med J 2016 Jun;61(2):86-7

University Medical Unit, Teaching Hospital, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v61i2.8293DOI Listing
June 2016
12 Reads

Etoricoxib- induced pleural effusion: A case for rational use of analgesics.

J Pharmacol Pharmacother 2015 Oct-Dec;6(4):231-2

Department of Medicine, University Medical Unit, Teaching Hospital Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0976-500X.171876DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4714395PMC
January 2016
16 Reads

Microscopic haematuria: A rare presentation of typhoid fever.

Trop Doct 2015 Apr 15;45(2):151-2. Epub 2014 Dec 15.

Consultant Chest Physician, University Medical Unit, Teaching Hospital Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0049475514561349DOI Listing
April 2015
26 Reads
0.530 Impact Factor

Myocardial injury following multiple bee stings.

Trop Doct 2014 Oct 25;44(4):233-4. Epub 2014 Feb 25.

Consultant physician, University Medical Unit, Teaching Hospital Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0049475514525606DOI Listing
October 2014
19 Reads
1 Citation
0.530 Impact Factor

Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus among nurses in a tertiary care hospital in northern Sri Lanka.

Ceylon Med J 2014 Jun;59(2):63-5

Department of Allied Health Sciences,Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v59i2.7067DOI Listing
June 2014
24 Reads
2 Citations

A rare cause of septic arthritis: melioidosis.

Trop Doct 2013 Oct 25;43(4):164-6. Epub 2013 Sep 25.

Jaffna Teaching Hospital, 7/111 Temple Lane, Temple Road, Maharagama, Colombo 10280, Sri Lanka.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0049475513505091DOI Listing
October 2013
19 Reads
7 Citations
0.530 Impact Factor

An incidental finding of congenital methaemoglobinaemia in a patient with an allergy.

Ceylon Med J 2013 Jun;58(2):91-2

University Medical Unit, Teaching Hospital, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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June 2013
12 Reads

The role of cell-mediated immunity in infectious diseases of cattle?

Authors:
R D Schultz

Adv Exp Med Biol 1981 ;137:57-90

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April 1982

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Nadarajah Rajeshkannan
Nadarajah Rajeshkannan

University of Jaffna

4
Balasingam Nisahan
Balasingam Nisahan

Teaching Hospital Jaffna

4
Kumanan Thirunavukarasu
Kumanan Thirunavukarasu

University Medical Unit

4
Vathulan Sujanitha
Vathulan Sujanitha

Teaching Hospital

3
Gowry Selvaratnam
Gowry Selvaratnam

University Medical Unit

2
Vithiya Ratnasamy
Vithiya Ratnasamy

University Medical Unit

2
Lisa J McReynolds
Lisa J McReynolds

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

1
Kopalasuntharam Muhunthan
Kopalasuntharam Muhunthan

University of Jaffna

1
Casey L Dagnall
Casey L Dagnall

Cancer Genomics Research Laboratory

1