Dr. Arundhathi. S

Dr. Arundhathi. S

Additional Professor, PATHOLOGY

Designation : Additional Professor

Qualification :

MBBS (2006) from Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore, Rajiv Gandhi University of health sciences, Karnataka

MD in Pathology (2012) from M. S. Ramaiah Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University of health sciences, Karnataka

Email :arund.patho@aiimsmangalagiri.edu.in

Area of Interest

    1. Medical education & research
    2. Oncopathology
    3. Hematology


  • Life member of Karnataka Chapter of Indian Association of Pathology And Microbiology

Honors / Awards

  1. Reviewer Certificate from Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research.
  2. Assistant Editor of Pathology Update: Tropical Journal of Pathology and Microbiology.
  3. National Editorial Board Member: Indian Journal of Pathology: Research and Practice.
  4. Editorial board member of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
  5. Reviewer for APLAM.
  6. Reviewer for International journal of case reports.
  7. Trained internal auditor from National Accreditation Board of Laboratory.
  8. Completed online course on Introduction to bioethics for healthcare professionals with an Indian perspective offered by national network of UNESCO Chair in bioethics (Haifa)

Books / Chapters

  1. Contributor for Target JIPMER May 2019 (supplement)
  2. Contributor for Target NEET PG 2019
  3. Arundhathi. S. Pathology. T. Arun Babu, ed. TARGET JIPMER, New Delhi. PEEPEE; May 2019. Pg 52-75.
  4. Arundhathi. S. Pathology. Teja Kantamani, T. Arun Babu, eds.  TARGET NEET PG 2019, New Delhi. PEEPEE; 2019. Pg 122-165.
  5. Arundhathi. S. Pathology. T. Arun Babu, ed. TARGET JIPMER, New Delhi. PEEPEE; December 2019. Pg 52-61.
  6. Arundhathi. S. Pathology. T. Arun Babu, eds.  TARGET NEET PG (Review of NEET-PG 2020 paper), New Delhi. PEEPEE; Pg 79-118.
  7. Te Linde’s operative gynaecology as faculty reviewer



1 Applicability of on-site evaluation of cervical cytology smears stained with toluidine blue to reduce unsatisfactory results. Acta Cytologica (accepted)
2 Pilomatricoma- overshadowed by the shadow cells: A case report and review of literature. Indian Cancer Awareness Journal, 2022. (accepted)
3 A five- year cross- sectional retrospective analysis of discard of blood and its components in blood bank of a tertiary trauma centre. Asian Journal of Transfusion Science (accepted)
4 COVID-19 associated mucormycosis (CAM) in children: a systematic review of reported cases in the literature” to be published in Alexandria Journal of Pediatrics. (accepted)
5 Bullous Pilomatrixoma: Without a “shadow” of doubt- Role of ROSE & Cytology. Indian Dermatology Online Journal (accepted) 2022
6 S A, Rajagopal, Gopinath H, et al. (June 19, 2022) Follicular Dowling-Degos Disease Camouflaged as Comedones: A Case Report and Literature Review. Cureus 14(6): e26078. DOI 10.7759/cureus.26078
7 Shankaralingappa A, Anthony ML, Santosh T, Josephain K, Nagendran P, Gopinath H. Recurrent papulonecrotic tuberculid in an adolescent male: A diagnostic dilemma. J Dermatol Dermatol Surg 2022;26:51-3
8 Shankaralingappa, A., Tummidi, S. & Arun Babu, T. Diagnostic value of platelet indices in COVID 19 infection: a case-control study from a single tertiary care center. Egypt J Intern Med. 2022; 34, 35. https://doi.org/10.1186/s43162-022-00123-x
9 Babu T A, Rakesh P, Shankaralingappa A. Starting empirical iron therapy for children diagnosed clinically with anemia – a double-edged sword! Alex J Pediatr. 2021; 34:265–266.
10 Santosh, T. & Sindhura, Manda & Kumar, Jarang & S., Arundhathi & P, Naresh & Balakrishna, Pavithra. (2022). EXTRAOCULAR SEBACEOUS CARCINOMA – A RARE CASE REPORT. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology.
11 Arundhathi S. Pemphigus and its variants with direct immunofluorescence: Case series of 32 cases. J Med Sci Res. 2021; 9(3):173-177. DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17727/JMSR.2021/9- 25
12 Tummidi, S., Singh, H.K., Reddy, P.A. et al. ROSE in Rosai–Dorfman–Destombes (RDD) disease: a cytological diagnosis. Eur J Med Res 26, 34 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40001-021-00505-x
13 Shankaralingappa A, Thirunavukkarasu AB. Pathogenesis of COVID-19 and multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children. Int J Contemp Pediatr 2021; 8:777-81.
14 Tummidi S, Shankaralingappa A. Peripheral smear in COVID 19: a case report. Hematol Transfus Cell Ther. 2021 Oct-Dec;43(4):545-547. doi: 10.1016/j.htct.2021.02.011.
15 Santosh T, Shankaralingappa A, Pavithra B, Reddy PA, Kumar NP. Negative images of mycobacteria revisited in rapid on-site evaluation: a case report. Int J of clinicopathological correlation. 2021; Accepted in press.
16 Bhakta SK, Santosh T*, Shankaralingappa A, Jamir L.Incidental detection of malaria parasite in automated haematology 5-part analyser. Iraqi J of Hematology 2021.
17 Santosh Tummidi, Bitan Naik, Arundhathi Shankaralingappa, Pavithra Balakrishna,  Arati Ankushrao Bhadada and Navya Kosaraju. Phaeoacremonium species detected in fine needle aspiration: a rare case report. Diagnostic Pathology. 2020; 15:113-6.
18 Santosh Tummidi, Prabhakaran Nagendran, Swaroopa Gedela, Jami Rupa Ramani, Arundhathi Shankaralingappa. Degos disease:a case report and review of literature. Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2020; 14:204- 07.
19 Arundhathi S, Chidanand KJC. Case Control Study of Dyslipidemia in Rheumatoid Arthritis in Correlation with Rheumatoid Factor and C-Reactive Protein. Indian J Pathol Res Pract. 2020;9(1):29–33.
20 Shamanna P., Arundhathi S., Praveen Kumar R., Vanishree, A retrospective case-control hospital based study on the diagnostic utility of anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies in comparison with rheumatoid factor, C-reactive protein and erythrocyte sedimentation rate as a diagnostic inflammatory biomarker of rheumatoid arthritis. Pathology update: Trop J Path Micro. 2019; 5(7):437- 442.
21 Arundhathi S. Respiratory Epithelial Adenomatoid hamartoma: An Under- Reported Pathological Entity. Indian Pathol Res Pract.2019; 8 (2): 24-27.
22 Arundhathi. S, Shanthi Jyothi. K. A two years retrospective cross-sectional study of donor deferrals in voluntary blood donation camps in a tertiary trauma and orthopaedic centre.Pathology update: Trop J Path Micro 2019; 5(3):150-155.
23 Arundhathi. S, Sunitha S, Balumahendran K, Rajeev Gandham. A case- control study on hematological profile in thyroid dysfunction.  Indian journal of pathology: research and practice. 2018; 7(5): 592-94.
24 Prathibha. S, Arundhathi. S, Lakshmi. K. S, Praveen Kumar R. Primary actinomycosis of the right upper extremity – an unusual presentation.  Pathology update: Tropical journal of pathology and microbiology. 2018; 4 (1): 59- 62.
25 Lakshmi, K.S. & Gomathy, R. & S., Arundhathi & Prathibha, S. Myocardial Infarction with Alkaptonuria: A Case Report. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2018 12. BD01-BD02. 10.7860/JCDR/2018/14155.11039
26 Sunitha S., Arundhathi S., Anil Malleshi Betigeri.  Adenocarcinoma of intestinal type arising in mature cystic teratoma of ovary in a young female: An incidental finding.  Indian Journal of Pathology and Oncology, April-June 2017: 4(2):336-338.
27 Arundhathi S., Sunitha S., Rajeev Gandham.  Mean Platelet Volume in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus – A Marker of Cardiovascular Risk. International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research 2016; 7(2): 076-078.
28 Dr. Arundhathi. S, Dr. Sunitha. S, Dr. Anil Malleshi Betigeri. Methotrexate induced sprue- like disease in a psoriatic patient: A rare case report. Saudi J. Med. Pharm. Sci. 2016; 2 (11):312-314.
29 Akshatha C, Mysorekar V, Arundhathi S, Arul P, Raj A, Shetty S. Correlation of p53 overexpression with the clinicopathological prognostic factors in colorectal adenocarcinoma. J Clin Diagn Res. 2016; 10(12): 05-08.
30 Akshatha C, VijayaMysorekar, Arundhathi S, Arul P and Smitha.  Correlation of p53 over expression with the clinicopathological prognostic factors in gastric adenocarcinoma. International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research 2016; 7(7): 310-314.
31 Gomathy R, Suman Doddamani, Lakshmi K.S, Arundathi S, Prathibha S, Veni. Hyperbilirubinemia in patients with long bone fractures. International Journal of Innovations in Biological and Chemical Sciences. 2015;6: 45-47.
32 Arathi A Changavi, Arundhathi Shashikala, Ashwini S Ramji. Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Expression in Triple Negative and Nontriple Negative Breast Carcinomas.Journal of Laboratory Physicians.2015:7 (2): 79-83.
33 Arundhathi S., Lakshmi K. S. Incidental finding of esophageal inlet patch: A case report. IAIM, 2015; 2(4): 153-155.
34 Arundhathi. S, Sunitha. S. Retrospective analysis of tissue fixed immunoreactants from skin biopsies of immune vesiculobullous lesions maintained in Michel’s medium. Int J Pharm Bio Sci 2014 Oct; 5(4): 700 – 703.
35 Arundhathi S, Prabhudeva N, Arathi CA and Smriti Rathore. Mean Platelet Volume: A Cardio-vascular Marker in Type 2 Diabetes Patients. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. 2014; 5 (2): 1051- 1055.
36 Arathi. C. A, Arundhathi. S, Ashwini.S. Ramji and Prashanth. B. N. H. pylori negative gastritis: A tip of the iceberg. International Journal of Analytical, Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences.2014; 3 (2): 26-30.
37 C.A.Arathi, Prabhudeva.N and Arundhathi.S. Anemia in elderly: an aging process or a disease marker? Int J Pharm Bio Sci 2014 Oct; 5(4): 1153 – 1160.
38 Pavithra. P, Arundhathi.S, C. R. Kodandaswamy. Intra- articular synovial lipoma of the right tarsometatarsal joint- A rare case report. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2014; 8(7): 03- 04.
39 Arathi. C. A, Arundhathi S, Prashanth. B. N. Brunner’s gland hyperplasia: case report and review. Biomedicine, 2014; 34: 145-47.
40 Arundhathi S., RagunathaS.,MahadevaK.C. A Cross-sectional Study of Clinical, Histopathological and Direct Immunofluorescence Spectrum of Vesiculobullous Disorders. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2013;7(12): 2788-2792.
41 Sunitha S, Arundhathi S. Fine needle aspiration cytology of salivary gland-a review of 90 cases. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. 2013; 4 (3): 424-433.