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Cutaneous Abscess: An Isolated Manifestation of Disseminated Anaplastic Large-cell Lymphoma in a Child.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):83-84

Division of Pediatric Hemato Oncology, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_514_16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340234PMC
February 2019

Primary Mucinous Adenocarcinoma of Skin in Axilla: A Case Report and Review of Literature.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):80-83

Department of Pathology, ESIPGIMSR, MIDC, Andheri (East), Maharashtra, India. E-mail:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_320_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340242PMC
February 2019

Exacerbation of Psoriasis with Pustulation by Sorafenib in a Patient with Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):75-77

Department of Dermatology, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan. E-mail:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_16_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340229PMC
February 2019

An Unusual Case of Erythropoietic Protoporphyria Mimicking Lipoid Proteinosis.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):74-75

Private Dermatologist, Dr V.K Jain Skin Care Center, Rohtak, Haryana, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_441_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340227PMC
February 2019

The Curious Cases of Burn by Fig Tree Leaves.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):71-73

Cardiac Anesthesia Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

Phytophotodermatitis is a condition which is caused by contact with some plants containing furocoumarins. Furocoumarins in sap of fig tree are the main cause of its irritability when come in contact with the skin. The main symptoms are burning sensation and pain, itchy erythema, and edema, which usually begin 24 h after exposure. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_442_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340245PMC
February 2019
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Systemic Retinoids and Scar Dehiscence.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):68-70

Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Aksaray University, Aksaray, Turkey.

Systemic retinoids such as isotretinoin and acitretin are associated with numerous side effects but are therapeutically valuable in dermatological practice. Several studies have reported the wound-healing effects of treatment with concurrent systemic retinoids in addition to surgical treatments. Herein, we describe two patients with scar dehiscence that developed after initiation of systemic retinoid treatment following cutaneous surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_148_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340230PMC
February 2019

Giant and Extensive Localized Xanthoma Associated with Primary Lymphedema.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):65-67

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Lymphedema is extravasation of lymphatic fluid into extracellular spaces and may be primary or secondary. Primary lymphedema may be caused by truncular lymphatic malformation. Long-standing lymphedema may result in various complications due to increased porosity of lymphatics, defective valves, and increased lymphatic pressure. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_150_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340231PMC
February 2019

Linear Lichen Nitidus with Onychodystrophy in a Child.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):62-64

Department of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India.

Lichen nitidus is a common dermatosis described classically as shiny, skin-colored, nonfollicular, flat-topped papules. A number of variants have been described in literature including localized, generalized, actinic, vesicular, perforating, hemorrhagic, palmar/plantar, purpuric, and linear forms. Here, we report an unusual case of linear lichen nitidus in an 11-year-old boy mimicking lichen striatus along the left thumb with isolated nail involvement of the affected digit. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_754_16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340236PMC
February 2019

Generalized Livedo Reticularis: A Rare Variety.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):59-61

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India.

Livedo reticularis can present with progressive ischemia and diffuse cutaneous involvement with or without any evidence of systemic diseases. Livedo reticularis (LR) is a livedoid discoloration of the skin in a reticular pattern. We report the case of a 30-year-old male who presented with an asymptomatic, red-colored, net-like rash all over the body for 4 years. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_246_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340240PMC
February 2019

Acquired Localized Cutis Laxa: A Case Report and the Role of Plastic Surgery.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):55-58

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Cutis laxa is an uncommon connective tissue disorder affecting the elastin fibers leading to lax and pendulous skin and in generalized form can present with systemic involvement. Congenital cutis laxa is common in comparison to acquired cutis laxa and has varied inheritance patterns. Treatment is chiefly observation in congenital cutis laxa, and there is a paucity of literature on surgical management in acquired cutis laxa. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_14_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340237PMC
February 2019

A Study of the Histopathological Features of Alopecias on Transverse Sections of Scalp Biopsies.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):47-54

Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Background: Transverse sections of scalp biopsies are performed for the assessment of alopecias and are considered advantageous over vertical sections.

Aim: The aim was to study the histopathological features of alopecias on transverse sections of scalp biopsies.

Methods: It was a descriptive study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_477_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340243PMC
February 2019
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Expression of Cluster of Differentiation 1a-Positive Langerhans Cells in Oral Lichen Planus.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):41-46

Department of Oral Pathology, Madha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Background/purpose: Lichen planus is a T-cell-mediated mucocutaneous disorder characterized histopathologically by a band of chronic inflammatory cells in the subepithelial zone and degeneration of basal layer. The present study was aimed to evaluate the distribution and quantitative assessment of cluster of differentiation 1a (CD1a)-positive Langerhans cells (LCs) in oral lichen planus (OLP), thus to determine the role of LCs pertaining to the changes occurring in OLP.

Materials And Methods: Five cases of normal oral mucosa and 20 cases of OLP were immunostained with CD1a antibody; the positive cells were counted manually in the photomicrographs and statistically analyzed using -test, Mann-Whitney test, and Wilcoxon signed-rank test. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_350_16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340233PMC
February 2019

Evaluation of Peripheral Blood Eosinophilia in Adolescent and Adult Patients Suffering from Atopic Dermatitis and the Relation to the Occurrence of Allergy to Aeroallergens.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):34-40

Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Faculty Hospital and Medical Faculty of Charles University, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic.

Background: Eosinophils play an important pathogenic role in atopic dermatitis (AD), but its exact function remains to be determined.

Aims And Objectives: The aim of this study was to correlate the eosinophil count with the manifestations such as asthma bronchiale, rhinitis, level of total IgE, sensitization to mites, animal dander, bird feather, dust, mixture of grass, mixture of trees, mixture of fungi, duration of lesions (persistent or occasional during last year), family history about atopy, and onset of AD (under or above 5 year of age).

Materials And Methods: Two hundred and seventy-two patients suffering from AD at the age of 14 year or older were examined - 100 men and 172 women with the average age of 26. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_509_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340239PMC
February 2019
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Clinicopathological Study of Primary Cutaneous Amyloidosis in a Tertiary Care Center of Eastern India Reveals Insignificant Association with Friction, Scrubbing, and Photo-Exposure: How valid is the "Keratinocyte Hypothesis"?

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):28-33

Department of Dermatology, IPGMER, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Introduction: Primary cutaneous amyloidosis (PCA) can be classified into four principal categories: macular amyloidosis, lichen amyloidosis, biphasic, and nodular amyloidosis. Some unusual variants such as widespread diffuse hyperpigmentation without papules, poikiloderma like involvement, lesions following Blaschko's line, etc., have also been reported. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_149_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340246PMC
February 2019
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The Association of Metabolic Syndrome and Insulin Resistance in Early-Onset Androgenetic Alopecia in Males: A Case-Control Study.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):23-27

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Mandya, Karnataka, India.

Background: Men with premature androgenetic alopecia (AGA) are found to be susceptible to cardiovascular diseases, metabolic syndrome (MS), diabetes mellitus and hypertension, and also premature baldness can have a definite negative impact on self-image and self-esteem in these patients. The aim of this study was to assess the strength of association between MS and/or insulin resistance (IR) in males with early-onset AGA.

Methods: A total of 50 male patients with premature AGA and equal number of age-matched controls were enrolled in the study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_724_16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340235PMC
February 2019
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Clinical Profile of Androgenic Alopecia and Its Association with Cardiovascular Risk Factors.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):19-22

Department of Skin and VD, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India.

Context: Androgenic alopecia (AGA) is a hereditary androgen-dependent disorder, characterized by gradual conversion of terminal hair into miniaturized hair and defined by various patterns. Common age group affected is between 30 and 50 years. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of cardiovascular risk factors that include diabetes and prediabetes, abdominal obesity, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_526_16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340244PMC
February 2019
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Assessment of Metabolic Profile and Ischemia-modified Albumin Level in Patients with Alopecia Areata: A Case-Control Study.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):12-18

Department of Medical Biochemistry, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Background: Alopecia areata (AA) is an autoimmune-mediated hair follicle disorder. In the literature, there is no study evaluating metabolic syndrome and levels of ischemia-modified albumin (IMA) which is proposed as an oxidative stress biomarker in patients with AA.

Aims: The aim was to investigate the presence of metabolic syndrome and the levels of IMA, small dense low-density lipoprotein (sd-LDL), and visfatin levels in AA patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_238_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340238PMC
February 2019
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Alopecia Areata Different View; Heavy Metals.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):7-11

Department of Dermatology, Yuzuncu Yil University, Faculty of Medicine, Van, Turkey.

Background: Alopecia areata (AA) is a noncicatricial alopecia affecting any hair-bearing area. Although AA is considered to be an autoimmune disease, oxidative stress has been shown to be an important factor in the etiology of AA. Trace elements are highly essential for humans since they form the building blocks of large molecules, function as the cofactors of enzymes, and have some key biological functions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_137_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340228PMC
February 2019

Pathogenesis of Alopecia Areata Based on Bioinformatics Analysis.

Indian J Dermatol 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):1-6

Department of Toxicology, School of Public Health, Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xi'an, China.

Background: Alopecia areata (AA) describes a sudden localized patchy alopecia. The cause of AA is not completely clear and its incidence may be related to genetic, autoimmune, and environmental factors.

Aim: To explore the possible mechanisms of AA and to provide a basis for the early diagnosis and treatment of AA. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_68_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340232PMC
February 2019

Genitocrural Plane-Topped Papules in a Young Female.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):527-529

Department of Pathology, AIIMS, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_198_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233041PMC
December 2018
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Atypical Adult-Onset Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris in an HIV-Positive Adult Male.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):522-524

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, Gujarat, India. E-mail:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_141_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233044PMC
December 2018
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Dowling-Degos Disease Localized on Vulva Mimicking Condyloma Acuminata.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):521-522

Department of Dermatology, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_10_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233035PMC
December 2018
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Bladder Carcinoma Presenting as Paget's Disease of Vulva: An Uncommon Entity.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):518-520

Departments of Laboratory Services, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center, New Delhi, India.

Paget's disease of the vulva is a rare intraepithelial neoplasm, accounting for <5% of all vulvar lesions. The underlying mechanisms of this disease are still poorly understood, however, diagnosing a Pagetoid lesion early is of prime importance as it may forewarn an underlying systemic malignancy. We discuss the case of an elderly female who was being conservatively treated for infectious lesion of the lower urinary tract and vulva for months. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_126_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233051PMC
December 2018
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Propolis for the Treatment of Onychomycosis.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):515-517

Department of Clinical Analysis and Biomedicine, State University of Maringá, Paraná, Brazil.

Onychomycosis is a fungal nail infection, considered as a public health problem because it is contagious and it interferes with the quality of life. It has long and difficult treatment, with many side effects and high cost. Propolis extract (PE) is a potential alternative to conventional antifungal agents because it has low cost, accessibility, and low toxicity. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_365_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233048PMC
December 2018

A Case of Ostraceous Psoriasis with Psoriatic Arthritis in an AIDS Patient.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):512-514

Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Dankook University, Cheonan, Korea.

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection may present with severe and atypical cutaneous diseases. Psoriasis also can develop in HIV patients associated with immune dysfunction and be presented as more severe and atypical manifestation. Furthermore, treatment of psoriasis in HIV patients can be complex and challenging. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_157_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233033PMC
December 2018
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Epidermotropism in Nodular Secondary Syphilis.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):509-511

Department of Dermatology, Consorcio Hospital General Universitario de Valencia, Valencia, Spain.

Nodular secondary syphilis results from the hematogenous and lymphatic dissemination of spirochetes. Clinically, the lesions appear as partially infiltrated plaques or red-violaceous nodules, which can be solitary or multiple. Several hypotheses have been put forward to explain the formation of these infiltrated or granulomatous lesions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_232_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233049PMC
December 2018
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Acral and Multicentric Pigmented Bowen's Disease in HIV-Positive Patients: Report on Two Unusual Cases.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):506-508

Centro De Investigación En Enfermedades Infecciosas, Instituto Nacional De Enfermedades Respiratorias, Ismael Cosío Villegas, México City, México.

squamous cell carcinoma of the skin (SCCis or Bowen's disease) is a common intraepidermal cutaneous malignancy with a low invasive potential. Acral Bowen's disease is usually solitary, but multiple acral SCCis have been reported. Pigmented Bowen's disease is typically unilesional and characterized by a hyperpigmented plaque with a velvety of keratotic surface, which can eventually simulate melanoma clinically. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_47_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233036PMC
December 2018
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Disease Pattern among Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic Attendees: A Hospital-Based Study.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):502-505

Department of Pediatrics, Base Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Background: Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have a definite role in the facilitation of HIV infection, which, in turn, also increases susceptibility to other STIs. Further, the social stigma and secrecy surrounding STIs create difficulty in estimating its true incidence and prevalence.

Objective: The objective of this study was to know the pattern of diseases including different clinical presentations and final diagnosis among the STI clinic attendees. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_640_16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233043PMC
December 2018
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Epidemiology of Subcutaneous Mycoses in Northeast India: A Retrospective Study.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):496-501

Department of Dermatology and STD, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, Meghalaya, India.

Background: Subcutaneous mycoses, although rare, are frequently reported from northeast India. Their spectrum varies with geographic region.

Materials And Methods: We evaluated clinical records and histopathological features of subcutaneous mycoses cases seen during April 2013 to March 2017. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_16_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233045PMC
December 2018
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Profile of Dermatophytosis in a Tertiary Care Center.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):490-495

Department of Dermatology, Government Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

Background: The incidence of dermatophytosis is increasing over the last few years and there are many cases which are recurrent and chronic.

Aim: The aim was to study the host and pathogen factors in dermatophytosis, to identify the species responsible, and to study the histopathological features of chronic dermatophytosis.

Materials And Methods: It was a descriptive study conducted in the Department of Dermatology for a period of 1 year and all patients who were clinically diagnosed as dermatophytosis were included. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_177_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233031PMC
December 2018
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Etiology of Vaginal/Cervical Discharge Syndrome: Analysis of Data from a Referral Laboratory in Eastern India.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):484-489

Department of VD Serology and Department of STD, Institute of Serology, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Context: Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and reproductive tract infections (RTIs) constitute important public health problem worldwide. Syndromic diagnosis of vaginal/cervical discharge (VCD) is often inaccurate leading to over- or under-treatment.

Aims: This study aimed to ascertain the laboratory-confirmed diagnosis of VCD and their relative frequency in a group of patients presenting to a STI clinic in eastern India and to determine the sensitivity and specificity of clinical diagnosis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_296_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233047PMC
December 2018
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Evaluation of Hemagglutination Assay among Varying Titers of the Venereal Disease Research Laboratory Test.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):479-483

Department of Microbiology, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Background And Objective: Syphilis, besides being a significant cause of perinatal morbidity and mortality, is a substantial cause of adult morbidity. A discordant serological result can present a diagnostic challenge; hence, a fundamental knowledge about the diagnostic limitations or interpretation of these assays becomes imperative for the clinicians to avoid management dilemma. The study was proposed to see the usefulness and correlation of hemagglutination assay (TPHA) with varying titers of Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) test. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_595_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233038PMC
December 2018
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Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2 in Herpes Genitalis: A Polymerase Chain Reaction-Based Study from Kerala.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):475-478

National Institute of Virology, Kerala Unit, Palakkad, Kerala, India.

Background: Herpes genitalis is an ulcerating sexually transmitted infection, the clinical importance of which lies in its ability to produce painful and recurrent disease in addition to its potential role as a cofactor in acquisition and transmission of human immunodeficiency virus. In recent years, there are increasing reports of genital herpes due to herpes simplex virus (HSV)-1 from various parts of the world. Molecular diagnostic methods such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) have got both diagnostic and prognostic significance in genital herpes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_187_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233037PMC
December 2018
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Stigma Associated with Sexually Transmitted Infections among Patients Attending Suraksha Clinic at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Northern India.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):469-474

Department of Psychiatry, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Context: Illnesses affecting sexual organs and its correlation with improper sexual behavior lead to a negative attitude and discriminating behavior towards people affected by such disorders.

Aim: The aim was to study the stigma associated with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among patients attending Suraksha clinic at a tertiary care hospital in northern India.

Settings And Design: This was a hospital-based cross-sectional study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_145_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233032PMC
December 2018

Clinico-Histological Correlation in Hansen's Disease: Three-year Experience at a Newly Established Tertiary Care Center in Central India.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):465-468

Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, AIIMS, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Background: Hansen's disease is a chronic infectious disease caused by . It is characterized by a wide range of clinical and histological manifestations. Ridley-Jopling criteria are widely used for classifying leprosy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_525_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233050PMC
December 2018
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Quality of Life of Persons Affected by Leprosy in an Endemic District, West Bengal, India.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):459-464

The Leprosy Mission Trust India, New Delhi, India.

Introduction: Leprosy still remains a public health problem in India. Stigma and associated psychosocial problems are common in leprosy and may affect the quality of life (QoL). This study aimed to assess the QoL of the person affected by leprosy living in Purulia district, West Bengal. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_324_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233046PMC
December 2018

Childhood Leprosy: A Retrospective Descriptive Study from Delhi.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):455-458

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India.

Background: Childhood leprosy is an important marker of the status of the ongoing leprosy control programme, as it is an indicator of active disease transmission in the community. Despite achievement of elimination status of leprosy in 2005, the reported prevalence of childhood cases continue to be high.

Method: A retrospective analysis of 11 year records of leprosy patients aged less than 15 years in a tertiary care hospital of central Delhi was carried out from 2005-2015. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijd.IJD_99_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6233040PMC
December 2018

Genomic Reduction at TTC Repeats in the Bacterial Genome of Treated Cases of Hansen's Disease: A Possible Survival Mechanism of .

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):449-454

Department of Biochemistry, IPGMER, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Introduction: has a small genome and a tendency of persisting as a very low-grade infection. The authors have shown earlier, that the changes in TTC repeats, in genome may contribute to the restriction of the pathogenicity of the bacterium and its survival strategy in case of pure neural Hansen's disease. We suspect, that a similar genomic reduction if happens in treated cases of Hansen's disease, can be a determining factor for developing persisters and relapse. Read More

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December 2018
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Accessible Diagnostic Methods to Differentiate between Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita and Other Subepidermal Autoimmune Bullous Diseases.

Authors:
Khalaf Kridin

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Sep-Oct;63(5):445-448

Department of Dermatology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel. E-mail:

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September 2018
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Three Sequential Lymphomatous Tumors in a Patient.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Sep-Oct;63(5):443-444

Division of Dermatology, University Medicine Cluster, Singapore. E-mail:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6124236PMC
September 2018
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The Usefulness of Dermoscopy in Extraocular Sebaceous Carcinoma.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Sep-Oct;63(5):440-442

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Pramukshwami Medical College, Karamsad, Gujarat, India. E-mail:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6124233PMC
September 2018
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Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans Secondary to a Decorative Tattoo: An Isotattootopic Response?

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Sep-Oct;63(5):439-440

Department of Surgery and Translational Medicine, Division of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy. E-mail:

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September 2018
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Bibliometric Evaluation of Global Productivity of Teledermatology Publications between 1975 and 2017 with a 3-Year Update.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Sep-Oct;63(5):437-439

Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Hitit University, Çorum, Turkey. E-mail:

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September 2018
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Use of an Anal Retractor Device for Excision in Patients with Perianal Extramammary Paget's Disease.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Sep-Oct;63(5):435-437

Department of Medicine of Sensory and Motor Organs, Division of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan. E-mail:

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September 2018

Kaposi's Varicelliform Eruption in a Patient with Darier's Disease.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Sep-Oct;63(5):434-435

Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Sevilla, Spain. E-mail:

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September 2018
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Cyclosporine in Generalized Bullous-Fixed Drug Eruption.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Sep-Oct;63(5):432-433

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, RNT Medical College, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. E-mail:

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September 2018
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Sweet's Syndrome Associated with and Infection Due to Anti-interferon-gamma Autoantibodies.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Sep-Oct;63(5):428-430

Department of Dermatology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region 530021, PR China.

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September 2018
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