[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology characterized by neutrophilic infiltration of the dermis and destruction of tissue. PG is diagnosed after excluding more commonly occurring condition presenting with similar manifestation. Though PG has been reported to occur over the genitalia, it rarely presents with concurrent involvement of the groin. Herein, we present a case of PG masquerading as Donovanosis.
No preview · Article · Sep 2015 · Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Antioxidants neutralize free radicals produced by various environmental insults such as ultraviolet radiation, cigarette smoke and air pollutants, thereby preventing cellular damage. The role of oxidative stress and antioxidants is known in diseases like obesity, atherosclerosis, and Alzheimer's disease. Herein we discuss the effects of oxidative stress on the skin and role of antioxidants in dermatology.
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Fixed drug eruption (FDE) is mainly characterized by skin lesions that recur at the same anatomic sites upon repeated exposures to an offending agent. It represents the most common cutaneous adverse drug reaction pattern in Indian patients. Here, we report an FDE to fluconazole.
No preview · Article · Sep 2012 · Indian Journal of Pharmacology
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Phagedenic ulcer is usually associated with infections due to staphylococcus, pseudomonas, streptococcus or fusospirochete in immunocompromised individuals. We report, for the first time, two cases of phagedenic ulcers in infants caused by Klebsiella pneumonia species.
No preview · Article · Jul 2012 · Pediatric Dermatology
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Inherited palmoplantar keratoderma are a rare group of disorder affecting the palm and sole characterised by hyperkeratosis resulting in severe disability and deformities.
To report a rare case of punctate palmoplantar keratoderma.
A case attending our OPD is reported.
This case is reported for its unique presentation and rarity.
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Graham Little-Piccardi-Lassueur syndrome is a type of lichen planopilaris (follicular lichen planus) characterized by the triad of patchy cicatricial alopecia of the scalp, noncicatricial alopecia of the axilla and groin, and a follicular spinous papule on the body, scalp, or both. It is four times more common in females in the age group of 30-70 years. Only a few cases have been reported in literature wherein the disease has affected males. Herein we report a young male who presented with features of Graham Little-Piccardi-Lassueur syndrome.
No preview · Article · Jan 2011 · International Journal of Trichology