Dr. Mukul Vij

Dr. Mukul Vij

MBBS, MD (Pathology), PDCC

Clinical Laboratory

Director, Clinical Laboratory ; Senior Consultant Histopathology

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Brief Profile

Dr. Mukul Vij is the Director, Clinical Laboratories and Senior Consultant Pathologist at Dr. Rela Hospital. He has 12 years of experience in Pathology and has completed an MD in Pathology and a Post- Doctoral certificate course in renal and transplant pathology from SGPGIMS in Lucknow. He has published 95 articles in indexed international and Indian journals. He is a member of the International Society of Liver Transplant (ILTS), European Society of Pathology (ESP), Indian Society of Pathology and Microbiology (IAPM), Indian Society of Renal and Transplant Pathology (ISTRP) and Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry Chapter of IAPM – TNPCIAPM. He is also the executive committee member of TNPCIAPM.

Educational Qualifications

  • MBBS, King George Medical University (KGMU), 2004, Lucknow.
  • M.D Pathology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), 2008, Lucknow.
  • P.D.C.C (Renal & Transplant Pathology), Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), 2009 Lucknow.

Honors and Awards


  • Honour in Pathology, Microbiology, Honours in Surgery, Obst/ Gynae, Pediatrics.
  • Poster Prize in international Liver Path CME held at GB PANT Hospital, New Delhi India for Paper, Indian Childhood cirrhosis, A clinicopathological study of five cases, 28th & 29th of January, 2012.
  • He was selected for the Best paper award session for the 57th annual conference of IAPM (APCOM) from 16th to 18th December in 2008 for the following paper: Mukul Vij, Ashok Kumar, Rakesh Pandey. Prognostic factors in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (GISTs). A clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of 121 cases after primary resection. He presented a podium presentation in a plenary session.
  • He was a co-author of the award paper in UP-Pathcon 2010 with Ram Naval Rao, Mukul Vij, Vinita Agarwal, Ashok Kumar, Rakesh Pandey. Malignant Extra-Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (EGIST) of the pancreas: An extremely rare entity with a brief review of literature: UP-Pathcon 22th to 24th October 2010, Gorakhpur, (India)

Editorial Work and Reviewer

Editorial Board Member

  • World journal of clinical cases
  • Hepatoma Research


  • Hepatology
  • Annals of hepatology
  • E Biomedicine
  • Transplantation
  • BMC Medical Imaging
  • World journal of gastroenterology
  • World Journal of Hepatology
  • World journal of clinical cases
  • Diagnostics
  • Medicine
  • Journal of gastrointestinal cancer
  • Journal of diagnostic research
  • Indian journal of gastroenterology
  • Virchow’s Archives
  • Saudi journal of kidney disease and transplantation.
  • Canadian Journal of neurosciences
  • Cytopathology
  • Journal of clinical and experimental hepatology
  • Indian journal of pathology and microbiology

Research and Publication

Publications (95 published articles in indexed International and Indian journals)

  • Patil V, Jothimani D, Harika K, Hakeem AR, Sachan D, Vij M, Rela M. The versatility of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid-Induced Hepatotoxicity. J Clin Exp Hepatol. 2022 Jan-Feb;12(1):216-221. doi: 10.1016/j.jceh.2021.03.003. Epub 2021 Mar 11. PMID: 35068803; PMCID: PMC8766528.
  • Shanmugam N, Menon J, Vij M, Rammohan A, Rajalingam R, Rela M. Total InternalBiliary Diversion for Post-Liver Transplant PFIC-1-Related Allograft Injury. JClin Exp Hepatol. 2022 Jan-Feb;12(1):212-215. doi: 10.1016/j.jceh.2021.03.008. Epub 2021 Mar 30. PMID: 35068802; PMCID: PMC8766534.
  • Vij M, Sankaranarayanan S. Biallelic Mutations in Ubiquitin-Specific Peptidase 53 (USP53) Causing Progressive Intrahepatic Cholestasis. Report of a Case With Review of Literature. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2021 Nov22:10935266211051175. doi: 10.1177/10935266211051175. Epub ahead of print. PMID:34809518.
  • Puri Y, Rammohan A, Sachan D, Vij M, Rela M. ABO-Incompatible Living DonorLiver Transplant From a Blood Type A2 Donor to a Type B Recipient: A Note ofCaution. Exp Clin Transplant. 2022 Jan;20(1):100-103. doi:10.6002/ect.2021.0203. Epub 2021 Oct 19. PMID: 34763633.
  • Vij M, Sivasankaran M, Jayaraman D, Sankaranarayanan S, Kumar V, MunirathnamD, Scott J. CARMIL2 Immunodeficiency with Epstein Barr Virus Associated SmoothMuscle Tumor (EBV-SMT). Report of a Case with Comprehensive Review of Literature. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2021 Nov 5:1-12. doi:10.1080/15513815.2021.2000533. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34738861.
  • Hakeem AR, Rammohan A, Vij M, Rela M. Reply. Hepatology. 2022 Jan;75(1):232-233. doi: 10.1002/hep.32127. Epub 2021 Dec 7. PMID: 34449910.
  • Menon J, Shanmugam N, Valamparampil JJ, Hakeem A, Vij M, Jalan A, Reddy MS, Rela M. Liver Transplantation: A Safe and Definitive Alternative to LifelongNitisinone for Tyrosinemia Type 1. Indian J Pediatr. 2021 Aug 16. doi: 10.1007/s12098-021-03826-1. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34398413.
  • Vij M, Shah V. Compound Heterozygous Myosin 5B (Myo5b) Mutation with Early Onset Progressive Cholestasis and No Intestinal Failure. Fetal Pediatr Pathol.2021 Aug 2:1-7. doi: 10.1080/15513815.2021.1959690. Epub ahead of print. PMID:34338607.
  • Menon J, Vij M, Hakeem AR, Gopi KR, Bibi A, Shanmugam N, Reddy MS, Rela M. Late-Onset Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma Not Otherwise Specified in a Liver Transplant Recipient: A Rare Subtype of Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder. J Clin Exp Hepatol. 2021 Jul-Aug;11(4):511-514. doi:10.1016/j.jceh.2020.09.002. Epub 2020 Sep 29. PMID: 34276157; PMCID: PMC8267348.
  • Reddy MS, Rajakumar A, Mathew JS, Venkatakrishnan L, Jothimani D, SudhindranS, Jacob M, Narayanasamy K, Venugopal R, Mohanka R, Kaliamoorthy I, Varghese J,Panackel C, Mohamed Z, Vij M, Sachan D, Pillay VV, Saigal S, Dhiman R, Soin AS, Gupta S, Wendon J, Rela M, Sarin SK. Liver Transplantation Society of IndiaGuidelines for the Management of Acute Liver Injury Secondary to YellowPhosphorus-Containing Rodenticide Poisoning Using the Modified Delphi Technique of Consensus Development. J Clin Exp Hepatol. 2021 Jul-Aug;11(4):475-483. doi: 10.1016/j.jceh.2020.09.011. Epub 2020 Oct 6. PMID: 34276154; PMCID: PMC8267358.
  • Menon J, Shanmugam N, Vij M, Rammohan A, Rela M. A Child With ProlongedFever and Hepatosplenomegaly Caused by Calodium Hepaticum. J PediatrGastroenterol Nutr. 2021 Nov 1;73(5):e120. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000003228. PMID: 34238830.
  • Rela M, Jothimani D, Vij M, Rajakumar A, Rammohan A. Auto-immune hepatitis following COVID vaccination. J Autoimmun. 2021 Sep;123:102688. doi: 10.1016/j.jaut.2021.102688. Epub 2021 Jul 3. PMID: 34225251.
  • Menon J, Vij M, Sachan D, Rammohan A, Shanmugam N, Kaliamoorthy I, Rela M.Pediatric metabolic liver diseases: The evolving role of liver transplantation.World J Transplant. 2021 Jun 18;11(6):161-179. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v11.i6.161.PMID: 34164292; PMCID: PMC8218348.
  • Vij M, Calderaro J. Pathologic and molecular features of hepatocellular carcinoma: An update. World J Hepatol. 2021 Apr 27;13(4):393-410. doi:10.4254/wjh.v13.i4.393. PMID: 33959223; PMCID: PMC8080551.
  • Valamparampil JJ, Palaniappan K, Vij M, Shanmugam N, Ramachandran P, Ramachandran B, Rela M. Recurrent Intestinal Perforation After Cessation of immunosuppression in Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disease in Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipient. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2021 Sep;52(3):1165-1168.doi: 10.1007/s12029-021-00627-9. Epub 2021 Mar 22. PMID: 33751328.
  • Jothimani D, Vij M, Sanglodkar U, Patil V, Sachan D, Narasimhan G, Kaliamoorthy I, Rela M. Severe Jaundice in a COVID-19 Patient-Virus or Drug? JClin Exp Hepatol. 2021 May-Jun;11(3):407-408. doi: 10.1016/j.jceh.2021.02.006. Epub 2021 Feb 25. PMID: 33654344; PMCID: PMC7906515.
  • Rajakannu M, Vij M, Shaikh TMA, Rammohan A, Reddy MS, Rela M. Prognostic impact of incidentally detected hepatocellular carcinoma in explanted livers after living donor liver transplantation. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2021Feb;40(1):30-34. doi: 10.1007/s12664-020-01127-7. Epub 2021 Feb 6. PMID:33548018.
  • Vij M, Sankaranarayanan S. Accidental ingestion of zinc phosphide leading to paediatric acute liver failure. Liver Int. 2021 Apr;41(4):863-864. doi:10.1111/liv.14793. Epub 2021 Feb 2. PMID: 33448599.
  • Menon J, Miraje B, Patel K, Vij M, Hakeem A, Devarajan V, Shanmugam N, Srinivas Reddy M, Rela M. Primary tuberculosis of the graft masqueradingpyogenic liver abscess in a pediatric liver recipient. Transpl Infect Dis. 2021Jun;23(3):e13533. doi: 10.1111/tid.13533. Epub 2020 Dec 6. PMID: 33280197.
  • Jothimani D, Venugopal R, Vij M, Rela M. Post liver transplant recurrent and de novo viral infections. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2020 Jun-Aug;46-47:101689. doi: 10.1016/j.bpg.2020.101689. Epub 2020 Sep 26. PMID:33158469; PMCID: PMC7519014.
  • Jasper S, Hakeem AR, Vij M, Sachan D, Rajakumar A, Jothimani D, KaliamoorthyI, Reddy MS, Rela M. A Report of Toxin-Induced Graft Injury Following LiverTransplantation for Yellow Phosphorus Poisoning. Hepatology. 2021 May;73(5):2071-2074. doi: 10.1002/hep.31553. Epub 2021 Mar 16. PMID: 32935865.
  • Vij M, Patil V, Hakeem A, Reddy MS, Kaliamoorthy I, Rela M. SinusoidalHepatic Angiosarcoma on a Background of Non-cirrhotic Portal Hypertension and nodular Regenerative Hyperplasia Masquerading as Acute on Chronic Liver Failure.J Gastrointest Cancer. 2021 Jun;52(2):766-770. doi: 10.1007/s12029-020-00466-0.PMID: 32880042.
  • Vij M, Rela M. Biliary atresia: pathology, etiology and pathogenesis. FutureSci OA. 2020 Mar 17;6(5):FSO466. doi: 10.2144/fsoa-2019-0153. PMID: 32518681;PMCID: PMC7273417.
  • Menon J, Shanmugham N, Vij M, Srinivas S, Reddy S, Rela M. PeribiliaryPseudotumor Like Presentation of IgG4 Related Disease. Indian J Pediatr. 2020Oct;87(10):875-876. doi: 10.1007/s12098-020-03328-6. Epub 2020 May 18. PMID:32419100.
  • Valamparampil JJ, Shanmugam N, Vij M, Reddy MS, Rela M. HepatocellularCarcinoma in Paediatric Patients with Alagille Syndrome: Case Series and Review of Literature. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2020 Sep;51(3):1047-1052. doi:10.1007/s12029-020-00391-2. PMID: 32180165.
  • Jain M, Venkataraman J, Varghese J, Vij M, Reddy MS, Rela M. Explant liver evaluation decodes the mystery of cryptogenic cirrhosis! JGH Open. 2019 May30;4(1):39-43. doi: 10.1002/jgh3.12200. PMID: 32055695; PMCID: PMC7008160.
  • Gowripriya G, Sridhar K, Vij M. Intracranial Myoepithelioma: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Neurol India. 2019 Sep-Oct;67(5):1347-1351. doi:10.4103/0028-3886.271273. PMID: 31744974.
  • Menon J, Shanmugam N, Vij M, Reddy MS, Rela M. Cutaneous LeishmaniasisPresenting as Macrocheilitis in a Postliver Transplant Pediatric Patient. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 Jul;71(1):e46. doi:10.1097/MPG.0000000000002545. PMID: 31688701.
  • Ramachandran P, Safwan M, Tamizhvanan V, Balaji MS, Unny AK, Vij M, Rela M.Age Is Not a Criterion in Patient Selection for Kasai portoenterostomy. J IndianAssoc Pediatr Surg. 2019 Oct-Dec;24(4):271-274. doi: 10.4103/jiaps.JIAPS_182_18.PMID: 31571758; PMCID: PMC6752066.
  • Valamparampil JJ, Reddy MS, Shanmugam N, Vij M, Kanagavelu RG, Rela M.Living donor liver transplantation in Alagille syndrome-Single center experience from south Asia. Pediatr Transplant. 2019 Dec;23(8):e13579. doi:10.1111/petr.13579. Epub 2019 Sep 30. PMID: 31571364.
  • Ramachandran P, Balamurali D, Peter JJ, Kumar MM, Safwan M, Vij M, Rela M, Mahalingam S. RNA-seq reveals outcome-specific gene expression of MMP7 and PCK1in biliary atresia. Mol Biol Rep. 2019 Oct;46(5):5123-5130. doi:10.1007/s11033-019-04969-3. Epub 2019 Jul 24. PMID: 31342296.
  • Shanmugam N, Valamparampil JJ, Vij M, Reddy MS, Rela M. Ischemic Cholangiopathy: Insight From an Explant Liver Allograft Affected by Severe Post-transplant Hypoxemia Due to Hepatopulmonary Syndrome: A Case Report. TransplantProc. 2019 Apr;51(3):1002-1005. doi:10.1016/j.transproceed.2018.11.009. Epub2019 Jan 9. PMID: 30979439.
  • Ramachandran P, Unny AK, Vij M, Safwan M, Balaji MS, Rela M. α-Smooth muscle actin expression predicts the outcome of Kasai portoenterostomy in biliary atresia. Saudi J Gastroenterol. 2019 Mar-Apr;25(2):101-105. doi:10.4103/sjg.SJG_242_18. PMID: 30381493; PMCID: PMC6457180.
  • Vij M, Valamparampil J, Shanmugam N, Reddy SM, Rajindrajith S, Rela M.Paucity of Interlobular Bile Ducts in Multidrug-Resistant P-Glycoprotein 3 (MDR3) Deficiency. Int J Surg Pathol. 2019 May;27(3):343-347. doi:10.1177/1066896918799941. Epub 2018 Sep 16. PMID: 30222019.
  • Cherukuru R, Govil S, Vij M, Rela M. Vein resection in patients with adenocarcinoma of the head of the pancreas adherent to the portomesenteric venous axis is beneficial despite a high rate of R1 resection. Ann HepatobiliaryPancreat Surg. 2018 Aug;22(3):261-268. doi: 10.14701/ahbps.2018.22.3.261. Epub 2018 Aug 31. PMID: 30215048; PMCID: PMC6125268.
  • Sridhar K, Vij M. Melanotic intracranial epidermoid: Case report and description of a new subtype. Neurol India. 2018 May-Jun;66(3):763-766. doi:10.4103/0028-3886.232336. PMID: 29766940.
  • Vij M, Bachina P. Liver histology in cholesteryl ester storage disease.Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2018 Apr-Jun;61(2):302-304. doi: 10.4103/IJPM.IJPM_260_17. PMID: 29676388.
  • Bawane P, Jain M, Balkrishnan M, Ravi R, Varghese J, Venkataraman J, Vij M, Rela M. A rare cause of gastrointestinal bleeding in the post-transplant setting. Clin Exp Hepatol. 2017 Dec;3(4):215-217. doi: 10.5114/ceh.2017.71447.Epub 2017 Nov 14. PMID: 29255810; PMCID: PMC5731430.
  • Kumar V, Angappan D, Scott J, Munirathnam D, Vij M, Shanmugam N. Extensivenail changes in a toddler with multisystemic Langerhans cell histiocytosis.Pediatr Dermatol. 2017 Nov;34(6):732-734. doi: 10.1111/pde.13310. Epub 2017 Oct17. PMID: 29044633.
  • Vij M, Shanmugam NP, Reddy MS, Sankaranarayanan S, Rela M. Paediatrichepatocellular carcinoma in tight junction protein 2 (TJP2) deficiency. VirchowsArch. 2017 Nov;471(5):679-683. doi: 10.1007/s00428-017-2204-1. Epub 2017 Jul 21.PMID: 28733884.
  • Shanmugam N, Valamparampil JJ, Scott JX, Vij M, Narasimhan G, Reddy MS, RelaM. Complete remission of refractory hepatoblastoma after liver transplantation in a child with sorafenib monotherapy: A new hope? Pediatr blood cancer. 2017Dec;64(12). doi: 10.1002/pbc.26701. Epub 2017 Jul 11. PMID: 28696063.
  • Rajasekaran J, Tripathy J, Vij M, Scott JX. Unusual cause for testicular swelling in a child. BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Apr 26;2017:bcr2016217656. doi:10.1136/bcr-2016-217656. PMID: 28446480; PMCID: PMC5534657.
  • Pavan H, Varghese J, Harika K, Vij M, Jayanthi V, Rela M. Malignant HepaticEpithelioid Hemangioendothelioma with Villaret Syndrome. J Clin Exp Hepatol.2017 Mar;7(1):68-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jceh.2016.09.006. Epub 2016 Sep 15. PMID:28348474; PMCID: PMC5357698.
  • Vij M, Shanmugam NP, Reddy MS, Govil S, Rela M. Hepatocarcinogenesis in multidrug-resistant P-glycoprotein 3 deficiency. Pediatr Transplant. 2017May;21(3). doi: 10.1111/petr.12889. Epub 2017 Jan 27. PMID: 28127842.
  • Solmuthu Azhagan S, Srinivasan A, Rajendran S, Ravinder D, Yadav R, Ramachandran P, Vij M, Xavier Scott J. A Rare Case of Perinatal IntrarenalNeuroblastoma. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2017 May;39(4):e216-e218. doi:10.1097/MPH.0000000000000775. PMID: 28085745.
  • Shanmugam N, Scott JX, Kumar V, Vij M, Ramachandran P, Narasimhan G, ReddyMS, Kota V, Munirathnam D, Kelgeri C, Sundaram K, Rela M. Multidisciplinarymanagement of hepatoblastoma in children: Experience from a developing country.Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Mar;64(3). doi: 10.1002/pbc.26249. Epub 2016 Oct 26.PMID: 27781375.
  • Palaniappan K, Borkar VV, Safwan M, Vij M, Govil S, Shanmugam N, Rela M.Pediatric hepatocellular carcinoma in a developing country: Is the etiologychanging? Pediatr Transplant. 2016 Nov;20(7):898-903. doi: 10.1111/petr.12754. Epub 2016 Jul 8. PMID: 27392999.
  • Selvan O, Vij M, Narasiman G, Venkatkrishnan L, Bharathan A, Rela M. Sarcoidosis mimicking primary biliary cirrhosis–A clinicopathological description. Trop Gastroenterol. 2015 Jul-Sep;36(3):207-9. doi: 10.7869/tg.290.PMID: 27522747.
  • Ramachandran P, Safwan M, Srinivas S, Shanmugam N, Vij M, Rela M. The extended Kasai portoenterostomy for biliary atresia: A preliminary report. Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg. 2016 Apr-Jun;21(2):66-71. doi: 10.4103/0971-9261.176941. PMID: 27046977; PMCID: PMC4790131.
  • Vij M, Agrawal V, Kumar A, Pandey R. Evaluation of biologic potential risk stratification for predicting disease-free survival after resection primary gastrointestinal stromal tumour: A multivariate clinicopathological study. Indian J Cancer. 2015 Jul-Sep;52(3):351-7. doi: 10.4103/0019-509X.176689.PMID: 26905135.
  • Safwan M, Ramachandran P, Vij M, Shanmugam N, Rela M. Impact of ductal plate malformation on survival with native liver in children with biliary atresia.Pediatr Surg Int. 2015 Sep;31(9):837-43. doi: 10.1007/s00383-015-3728-6. Epub2015 Jul 4. PMID: 26140838.
  • Vij M, Safwan M, Shanmugam NP, Rela M. Liver pathology in severe multidrug-resistant 3 protein deficiency: a series of 10 pediatric cases. Ann DiagnPathol. 2015 Oct;19(5):277-82. doi: 10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2015.06.002. Epub 2015Jun 9. PMID: 26117383.
  • Vij M, Bachina P, Safwan M. Portal Plate with Hyaline Cartilage in BiliaryAtresia. Indian J Pediatr. 2016 Feb;83(2):185-6. doi: 10.1007/s12098-015-1805-4.Epub 2015 Jun 9. PMID: 26051879.
  • Safwan M, Vij M, Narasimhan G, Shanmugam N, Rela M. Caroli’s Syndrome with incidental Fibrolamellar Carcinoma on Liver Explant. Indian J Pediatr. 2016Jan;83(1):85-6. doi: 10.1007/s12098-015-1772-9. Epub 2015 May 21. PMID:25990596.
  • Safwan M, Vij M, Govil S, Rela M. Well-differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumour of the Extrahepatic Bile Duct: a Case Report with Review of Literature. JGastrointest Cancer. 2016 Mar;47(1):93-9. doi: 10.1007/s12029-015-9726-z. PMID:25935586.
  • Patra S, Vij M, Kapoor D, Rela M. Unsuspected hepatic schistosomiasis in the liver explant. Trop Gastroenterol. 2014 Jan-Mar;35(1):53-4. doi: 10.7869/tg.167.PMID: 25276910.
  • Patra S, Vij M, Chirla DK, Kumar N, Samal SC. Unsuspected mixed invasive intestinal mycosis in an infant with a metabolic disorder. Trop Gastroenterol.2013 Oct-Dec;34(4):283-5. PMID: 25046899.
  • Patra S, Vij M, Kancharla R, Lingappa L, Rela M. Systemic Wangiella dermatitidis infection presenting as liver mass and obstructive cholangiopathy.Trop Gastroenterol. 2013 Oct-Dec;34(4):277-9. doi: 10.7869/tg.151. PMID:25046897.
  • Vij M, Agrawal V, Jain M. Scleroderma renal crisis in a case of mixed connective tissue disease. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2014 Jul;25(4):844-8.doi: 10.4103/1319-2442.135177. PMID: 24969199.
  • Olithselvan A, Rajagopala S, Vij M, Shanmugam V, Shanmugam N, Rela M.Tuberculosis in liver transplant recipients: experience of a South Indian liver transplant center. Liver Transpl. 2014 Aug;20(8):960-6. doi: 10.1002/lt.23903.PMID: 24789170.
  • Ramachandran P, Shanmugam NP, Vij M, Rela M. Surgical management of hepatiarterioportal fistula in a neonate. Pediatr Surg Int. 2014 May;30(5):557-9. doi:10.1007/s00383-014-3472-3. Epub 2014 Jan 22. PMID: 24448912.
  • Vij M, Patra S, Rela M. Hepatic metastasis with heterologous rhabdomyoblastic differentiation in a patient with gastrointestinal stromal tumour treated with imatinib. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2013 Jul-Sep;56(3):291-3. doi: 10.4103/0377-4929.120402. PMID: 24152514.
  • Vij M, Perumalla R, Srivastava M, Rajalingam R, Bharathan A, Periasami S, Rela M. Liver metastasis of extremity pleomorphic liposarcoma treated with hepatic resection. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2014 Dec;45 Suppl 1:51-4. doi:10.1007/s12029-013-9539-x. PMID: 23959373.
  • Patra S, Vij M, Kota V, Kancherla R, Rela M. Pigmented perivascular epithelioid cell tumour of the liver: report of a rare case with a brief review of the literature. J Cancer Res Ther. 2013 Apr-Jun;9(2):305-7. doi: 10.4103/0973-1482.113401. PMID: 23771383.
  • Jaiswal S, Vij M, Mehrotra A, Kumar B, Nair A, Jaiswal AK, Behari S, JainVK. Choroid plexus tumours: A clinicopathological and neuro-radiological study of 23 cases. Asian J Neurosurg. 2013 Jan;8(1):29-35. doi:10.4103/1793-5482.110277. PMID: 23741260; PMCID: PMC3667458.
  • Vij M, Agrawal V, Kumar A, Pandey R. Cytomorphology of gastrointestinal stromal tumours and extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumours: A comprehensive morphologic study. J Cytol. 2013 Jan;30(1):8-12. doi: 10.4103/0970-9371.107505.PMID: 23661933; PMCID: PMC3643373.
  • Jaiswal S, Chand G, Lal H, Vij M, Pandey R. Microfilaria in association with adrenal lymphoma diagnosed on cytology: an extremely rare case report. Turk pathology Derg. 2013;29(2):143-5. doi: 10.5146/tjpath.2013.01166. PMID: 23661353.
  • Vij M, Patra S, Rela M. Pigmented hepatocellular adenoma with complete CD34immunostaining pattern: a diagnostic dilemma. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2012 Oct-Dec;55(4):528-30. doi: 10.4103/0377-4929.107801. PMID: 23455796.
  • Patra S, Vij M, Sukanya B, Kapoor D. Mycophenolate mofetil-induced colitis with graft versus host disease-like features in a liver transplant recipient.Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2012 Oct-Dec;55(4):506-8. doi: 10.4103/0377-4929.107792. PMID: 23455789.
  • Vij M, Jaiswal S, Agrawal V, Jaiswal A, Behari S. Nerve sheath myxoma(neurothekeoma) of cerebellopontine angle with a case report of a rare tumour with a brief review of the literature. Turk Neurosurg. 2013;23(1):113-6. doi: 10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.4255-11.1. PMID: 23344878.
  • Patra S, Vij M, Kancherala R, Samal SC. Is Indian childhood cirrhosis an extinct disease now?–An observational study? Indian J Pediatr. 2013 Aug;80(8):651-4. doi: 10.1007/s12098-012-0935-1. Epub 2012 Dec 22. PMID: 23263972.
  • Patra S, Vij M, Chirla DK, Kumar N, Samal SC. Unsuspected invasive neonatal gastrointestinal mucormycosis: A clinicopathological study of six cases from a tertiary care hospital. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg. 2012 Oct;17(4):153-6. doi:10.4103/0971-9261.102329. PMID: 23243366; PMCID: PMC3518992.
  • Jaiswal S, Vij M, Jaiswal AK, Behari S. Squash cytomorphology of central neurocytoma: a study of five cases. Diagn Cytopathol. 2012 Aug;40(8):678-83.doi: 10.1002/dc.21593. Epub 2010 Dec 31. PMID: 22807382.
  • Patra S, Vij M, Varghese JS, Rela M. Aggressive primary hyperoxaluria involving the liver in an adult. Liver Int. 2012 Nov;32(10):1564. doi: 10.1111/j.1478-3231.2012.02845.x. Epub 2012 Jul 12. PMID: 22784009.
  • Patra S, Vij M, Venugopal K, Rela M. Hepatic solitary fibrous tumour: report of a rare case. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2012 Apr-Jun;55(2):236-8. doi:10.4103/0377-4929.97892. PMID: 22771653.
  • Vij M, Jaiswal S, Jaiswal AK, Kumar S, Behari S. Meningioma with hemorrhagic onset: two case reports. J Cancer Res Ther. 2012 Jan-Mar;8(1):145-7. doi:10.4103/0973-1482.95198. PMID: 22531537.
  • Jaiswal S, Vij M, Jaiswal AK, Srivastava AK, Behari S. Squash cytology of subependymal giant cell astrocytoma: report of four cases with a brief review of the literature. Diagn Cytopathol. 2012 Apr;40(4):333-6. doi: 10.1002/dc.21543. Epub2010 Nov 15. PMID: 22431322.
  • Jaiswal S, Vij M, Jaiswal AK, Chand G, Behari S, Kumarjain V. Ossifying pituitary adenoma co-existing with astrocytoma and pituitary adenoma associated with gangliocytoma: two unusual conditions. Turk Neurosurg. 2012;22(1):127-33. doi: 10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.3398-10.0. PMID: 22274987.
  • Jaiswal S, Vij M, Jaiswal AK, Behari S. Intraoperative squash cytology of central nervous system lesions: a single-centre study of 326 cases. DiagnCytopathol. 2012 Feb;40(2):104-12. doi: 10.1002/dc.21506. Epub 2010 Nov 2. PMID:22246925.
  • Vij M, Jaiswal S, Jaiswal AK, Behari S. Coexisting intramedullary schwannoma with intramedullary cysticercus: report of an unusual collision. Indian J PatholMicrobiol. 2011 Oct-Dec;54(4):866-7. doi: 10.4103/0377-4929.91541. PMID:22234147.
  • Verma R, Vij M, Pal L. Gall bladder tuberculosis masquerading as carcinoma: dilemma resolved by aspiration cytology. Diagn Cytopathol. 2012;40(1):91-3.doi: 10.1002/dc.21604. Epub 2010 Dec 30. PMID: 22180243.
  • Nair P, Srivastava AK, Kumar R, Jain K, Sahu RN, Vij M, Jain M. Giant primary intraosseous calvarial hemangioma of the occipital bone. Neurol India.2011 Sep-Oct;59(5):775-6. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.86568. PMID: 22019676.
  • Verma R, Vij M. Microfilariae of Wuchereria bancrofti in urine: an uncommon finding. Diagn Cytopathol. 2011 Nov;39(11):847-8. doi:10.1002/dc.21562. Epub2011 Feb 9. PMID: 21994197.
  • Vij M, Krishnani N, Agrawal V, Jaiswal S, Kumari N, Jaiswal AK, Behari S.Cytomorphology of intraparenchymal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma in the frontal lobe: report of a case. Diagn Cytopathol. 2011 Nov;39(11):837-42. doi:10.1002/dc.21554. Epub 2010 Oct 26. PMID: 21994195.
  • Vij M, Jaiswal S, Jaiswal AK, Jain M, Behari S. Chordoid glioma of the third ventricle: a case report with review of literature. Neurol India. 2011 May-Jun;59(3):469-71. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.82740. PMID: 21743188.
  • Jaiswal S, Vij M, Tungria A, Jaiswal AK, Srivastava AK, Behari S. Primary melanocytic tumors of the central nervous system: a neuroradiological clinicopathological study of five cases and brief review of the literature. Neurol India. 2011 May-Jun;59(3):413-9. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.82758. PMID: 21743173.
  • Jaiswal S, Vij M, Mehrotra A, Jaiswal AK, Srivastava AK, Behari S. A clinicopathological and neuroradiological study of paediatric meningioma from a single centre. J Clin Neurosci. 2011 Aug;18(8):1084-9. doi:10.1016/j.jocn.2010.11.036. Epub 2011 Jun 30. PMID: 21719288.
  • Vij M, Kumari N, Krishnani N. Microfilaria in liver aspiration cytology: an extremely rare finding. Diagn Cytopathol. 2011 Jul;39(7):521-2. doi: 10.1002/dc.21483. Epub 2010 Nov 2. PMID: 21695804.
  • Rao RN, Vij M, Singla N, Kumar A. Malignant pancreatic extra- gastrointestinal stromal tumour diagnosed by ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology. A case report with a review of the literature. JOP. 2011May 6;12(3):283-6. PMID: 21546710.
  • Vij M, Agrawal V, Pandey R. Malignant extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the pancreas. A case report and review of the literature. JOP. 2011 Mar9;12(2):200-4. PMID: 21386653.
  • Jaiswal S, Vij M, Prasad N, Kaul A, Marak RS, Pandey R. Diagnostic pitfalls in cytological diagnosis of subcutaneous fungal infection in renal transplant recipients. Diagn Cytopathol. 2012 Mar;40(3):255-61. doi:10.1002/dc.21626. Epub2011 Mar 4. PMID: 21381226.
  • Jaiswal AK, Mehrotra A, Kumar B, Jaiswal S, Vij M, Behari S, Pal L. Lipomatous meningioma: a study of five cases with a brief review of the literature.Neurol India. 2011 Jan-Feb;59(1):87-91. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.76876. PMID:21339670.
  • Jaiswal S, Vij M, Jaiswal AK, Srivastava AK, Behari S, Pandey R. Cytomorphology of giant cell glioblastoma: Report of a case and brief review of the literature. Diagn Cytopathol. 2012 May;40(5):440-3. doi: 10.1002/dc.21648. Epub2011 Feb 13. PMID: 21319330.
  • Vij M, Agrawal V, Kumar A, Pandey R. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of 121 cases. Indian JGastroenterol. 2010 Nov;29(6):231-6. doi: 10.1007/s12664-010-0079-z. Epub 2011Jan 11. PMID: 21221881.
  • Kumari N, Vij M. Adenomyoma of ampulla: a rare cause of obstructive jaundice. J Surg Case Rep. 2011 Aug 1;2011(8):6. doi: 10.1093/jscr/2011.8.6.PMID: 24950397; PMCID: PMC3649290.
  • Vij M, Jaiswal S, Jaiswal AK, Behari S. Primary spinal melanoma of the cervical leptomeninges: report of a case with a brief review of the literature. Neurol India. 2010 Sep-Oct;58(5):781-3. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.72209. PMID: 21045512.
  • Vij M, Dhir B, Verma R, Agrawal V, Agarwal V, Jaiswal S, Pandey R. Cytomorphology of ALK+ anaplastic large cell lymphoma displaying spindle cells mimicking a sarcomatous tumour: report of a case. Diagn Cytopathol. 201Oct;39(10):775-9. doi: 10.1002/dc.21552. Epub 2010 Oct 1. PMID: 20890996.
  • Jaiswal S, Vij M, Rajput D, Mehrotra A, Jaiswal AK, Srivastava AK, Behari S,Krishnani N. A clinicopathological, immunohistochemical and neuroradiological study of eight patients with central neurocytoma. J Clin Neurosci. 2011Mar;18(3):334-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2010.05.031. Epub 2010 Sep 24. PMID:20869874.
  • Jaiswal S, Agrawal V, Vij M, Sahu RN, Jaiswal AK, Behari S. Glioblastomawith melanotic differentiation. Clin Neuropathol. 2010 Sep-Oct;29(5):330-3. doi:10.5414/npp29330. PMID: 20860897.
  • Jaiswal S, Vij M, Chand G, Misra R, Pandey R. Diagnosis of adrenal histoplasmosis by fine-needle aspiration cytology: an analysis based on five cases. Cytopathology. 2011 Oct;22(5):323-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2303.2010.00803.x. Epub 2010 Sep 2. PMID: 20825451.
  • Rajendran P, Karmegaraj B, Vij M, Scott JX. Unusual cause for gum hypertrophy and skin nodules in a child. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Dec 18;2015:bcr2015211506. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-211506. PMID: 26682835; PMCID:PMC4691940.
  • Valamparampil J, Kelgeri C, Vij M, Rammohan A, Shanmugam N, Rela M.Porphyria Mimic: A Note of Caution. Indian J Pediatr. 2021 Dec;88(12):1267. doi:10.1007/s12098-021-03898-z. Epub 2021 Aug 13. PMID: 34387829.

Talks as faculty in various meetings

  • International Transplant Pathology CME 2021
  • APCON 2021
  • EPIC 2021 international Conference Meeting
  • LTSICON 2021
  • INASL 2021
  • ISOT 2021
  • 4th International Pediatric and Perinatal Pathology conference 2020
  • ISOT 2018: Experience with liver explants
  • HFF 2018: Pathology of rejection
  • APASL 2018: Early liver allograft dysfunction
  • TN ISGCON 2018: Approach to liver pathology
  • MCLD 2018: Liver injury patterns
  • ISOT 2017: Allograft pathology
  • Stanley path fest 2017: Approach to non-neoplastic liver pathology
  • MCLD 2017: Histopathology of Acute liver failure
  • Liver clinics 2016, Chennai
  • Pediatric pathology CME 2017, Chennai: Pediatric liver pathology
  • MCLD 2016: Liver case discussions
  • ISOT 2015: Liver allograft rejection, Oct 2015
  • Liver talk in metropolis Mumbai on approach to liver pathology, Non-2015
  • Approach to post-transplant liver pathology (MCLD, 2014)
  • Approach to renal disease in plasma cell dyscrasia (SGPGIMS 2013)
  • Pediatric liver pathology (MCLD, 2012)
  • Hepatocellular neoplasia (2011, MCLD)

Abstracts published (International)

  • UICC CANCER CONGRESS 2010 held on 18-21 August 2010 – Shenzhen, China
  • Mukul Vij, Vinita. Agrawal, Ashok Kumar, Rakesh Pandey. Evaluation Of Malignant Potential And Risk Stratification In Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (Gist) For Predicting Disease-Free Survival After Primary Resection Poster presentation at UICC CANCER CONGRESS 2010 held on 18-21 August 2010 – Shenzhen, China (Abstract published in International journal of cancer supplement)
  • Ashok Kumar, Mukul Vij, Vinita. Agrawal, Rakesh Pandey. Extra-Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (Exist): A Clinicopathologic and Immunohistochemical Study Of 12 Cases With Risk Stratification. Poster Presentation at Uicc Cancer Congress 2010 Held In 18-21 August 2010 – Shenzhen, China (Abstract published in International journal of cancer supplement).
  • 36th European Congress of Cytology Istanbul, Turkey on 22-25 September 2011.
  • Mukul vij, Vinita. Agrawal, Rakesh Pandey. Cytomorphology of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors And Extra-Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors. A comprehensive Morphologic Study with Emphasis on Malignant Cytologic Features”. Accepted as Oral Presentation for 36th European Congress of Cytology held in Istanbul, Turkey on 22-25 September 2011. (Abstract published in cytopathology).

Conference Paper

  • Immune and Target Cell C5AR1 Expression Differentiate Clinical Stages in Biliary Atresia. Priya Ramachandran1, Mukul Vij, Mohamed Safwan, Mohamed Rela. Pranavkumar Shivakumar. ILTS 2016, Seoul
  • PREDICTING FATTY LIVER DISEASE IN HEALTHY POTENTIAL LIVER DONORS. D. Jothimani · S. Govil · M. Vij · D. Sheridan · M. Cramp · M. Rela, International liver congress 2016, Spain
  • C5aR targets immune and epithelial cell compartments in experimental and human biliary atresia Priya Ramachandran, Mukul Vij, Mohamed Safwan, Mohamed Rela. Pranavkumar Shivakumar4 AASLD 2015
  • Kumar Palaniappan, Mukul Vij, Gomathy Narashiman, Vivekanandan Shanmugam, Rajashekar Perumalla, Srinivas Reddy, Thomas Cherian, Ilankumaran Kaliamoorthy, and Mohammed Rela Global Hospitals & Health City, Chennai, India. Neuroendocrine tumours of gallbladder & extrahepatic biliary tract. HPB journal 6 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/hpb.
  • Kumar Palaniappan, Gomathy Narashiman, Vivekanandan Shanmugam, Rajashekar Perumalla, Srinivas Reddy, Thomas Cherian, Ilankumaran Kaliamoorthy, Mukul Vij, and Mohammed Rela. Living donor liver transplantation for mixed hepatocellular and cholangiocarcinoma – outcomes. Global Hospitals & Health City, Chennai, India. HPB journal 6 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/hpb.
  • Priya ramchandran, Mukul Vij, Naresh Shanmugun and Mohammed Rela. Study of Biliary Atresia liver explants. Global Hospitals & Health City, Chennai, India. Liver transplantation. April 2014 for Joint International Congress of ILTS, ELITA & LICAGE

Paper presentation (National)

  • Mukul Vij MD, PDCC, *Naresh P Shanmugam DCH, DNB, MRCPCH, FRCPCH., *Mettu Srinivas Reddy MS, FRCS, PhD *Sanjay Govil MS, FRCS *Mohamed Rela MS, FRCS, DSc. pediatric hepatocellular carcinoma in multidrug resistance p glycoprotein 3 (mdr3) deficiency. Report of two cases
  • Mukul Vij*, Gomathy Narasimhan, M. Srinivas Reddy, Vivekanandan Shanmugam, Rajasekar Perumalla, Naresh Shanmugam, Mohamed Rela. Pediatric hepatocellular carcinoma: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of 6 liver explants *Histopathology section, Institute of Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Global Health City, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
  • Mukul Vij, Sushma patra, Dharmesh Kapoor, Mohammad Rela. Indian childhood cirrhosis. A clinicopathological study of five cases. Presented as a Poster presentation at Liver Path CME, 28TH & 29TH January 2012, held GB PANT Hospital, New Delhi INDIA.
  • Mukul vij, Sivaselvam S, Dharmesh Kapoor, Joy Varghese, Olithselvan, Naresh Shanmugam, K Ramesh, Mohammed Rela. Morphological Spectrum of Hepatic Post Transplant Biopsies A Clinicopathological Study From South India. Presented as a Poster presentation at Liver Path CME, 28TH & 29TH January 2012, held GB PANT Hospital, New Delhi INDIA.
  • Mukul Vij, S. Sivaselvam, *Dharmesh Kapoor, #Mohammad Rela, $K Ravindranath. Hepatic Granulomas; A clinicopathological study of 52 cases from a tertiary care centre in South India. Presented as a Poster presentation at international Liver CME 2011, 1st& 2nd October, 2011 being held at PGIMER, Chandigarh (India).
  • Mukul Vij, Vinita Agrawal: Scleroderma Renal crisis in case of “Mixed connective tissue disease”. Presented as case presentación in Renal Pathology for the nephrologist 22nd & 23rd January 2011, GB Pant Hospital New Delhi, India.
  • Mukul Vij, Vinita Agrawal, Ashok Kumar, Rakesh Pandey. Extra-Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (EGISTs), a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of 13 cases with risk stratification and follow-up. Presented as a Poster presentation at international Pathology Update 19th to 21st February 2010 being held at PGIMER, Chandigarh (India).
  • Mukul Vij, Vinita Agrawal, Manoj Jain, Narayan Prasad. Histopathological spectrum of C4d positive renal allograft biopsies. Presented as a Poster presentation at International CME on Renal and Transplant Pathology 20-22nd February 2009 being held at PGIMER, Chandigarh (India).
  • Mukul Vij, Vinita Agrawal, Manoj Jain, Narayan Prasad. Significance of antibody-mediated rejection in renal allograft biopsies. A single-centre study from north India. Presented as a poster at 6th Asia Pacific Congress of International academy of pathology (APIAP) (20th -23rd August), 2009 held at Kochi, Kerala, (India).
  • Mukul Vij, Vinita Agrawal, Ashok Kumar, Rakesh Pandey. Prognostic factors in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GISTs), A clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of 121 cases after primary resection. Presented as podium presentation in plenary session in the annual conference of the association of pathologist and microbiologist (APCON) at Chennai (India) on December 16th to 18th 2008.
  • Mukul vij, Manoj jain, Rakesh Pandey. Parathyroid double adenoma, does it exist Case presentation in 9th postgraduate course in Endocrine surgery 12th to 15th November 2009, SGPGIMS, Lucknow
  • Mukul vij, Manoj jain, Rakesh Pandey. Pancreatic endocrine tumour (Insulinoma) of uncertain malignant potential. Case presentation in 9th postgraduate course in Endocrine surgery 12th to 15th November 2009, SGPGIMS, Lucknow.
  • Mukul Vij, Vinita Agrawal, Ashok Kumar, Rakesh Pandey. Cytomorphology of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST) and Extra-Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (EGIST). To be presented in Cytocme being held at era medical college, Lucknow, 2010.

Paper presentation (State)

  • Ram Naval Rao, Mukul Vij, Vinita Agrawal, Ashok Kumar, Rakesh Pandey. Malignant Extra-Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (EGIST) of the pancreas: An extremely rare entity with a brief review of literature: UP-Pathcon 22th to 24th October 2010, Gorakhpur, (India).
  • Mukul Vij, Manjula Murari, Rakesh Pandey. An interesting case in a patient with bone pain suspected to have multiple myeloma. An unusual presentation of metastatic osteosarcomatous component of malignant phyllodes tumour. Case presentation in 4th academic meet in transfusion medicine and immunohematology SGPGI 13th March 2010.
  • Mukul Vij, Sanjay Bihari Lily pal. Extracranial metastasis in a patient with cerebral glioblastoma. A case reports. Presented as a poster at UP-Pathcon 24th to 26th October 2009, Lucknow (India)
  • Pallav Gupta, Mukul Vij, Vinita Agrawal. Thymic neuroendocrine tumour in a patient of MEN 1 syndrome. An extremely rare entity. Presented as a poster at UP-Pathcon 24th to 26th October 2009, Lucknow (India)

Clinical Expertise

  • He is specialized in Liver and Renal Pathology (Primary disease and transplant pathology)
  • His Special interests: Pediatric liver pathology, Primary liver cancer and Liver transplant pathology
  • His other interests include Gastrointestinal, Cardiac and lung transplant pathology, Oncopathology and Neuropathology.


  • SGPGIMS, Lucknow, Senior Resident (Pathology), July 2009 to January 2011
  • CMC, Vellore, Assistant Professor (Histopathology), February 2011 to May 2011.
  • Kings college hospital, London, Visiting Histopathologist, June 2014.
  • Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, Senior Consultant Histopathologist and HOD, May 2011 to September 2018.
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