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LETTER TO EDITOR
Year : 2004  |  Volume : 70  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 317-318

Response by the author


Dept. of Skin & STD, KMC Hospital, Mangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
Dept of Skin and STD, K M C Hospital, Attavar, Mangalore, India
drupadya@hotmail.com



How to cite this article:
Rao GS. Response by the author. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2004;70:317-8


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Rao GS. Response by the author. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 2004 [cited 2020 Feb 24];70:317-8. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2004/70/5/317/12851


Sir,

I appreciate the keen interest shown by the reader in my article "Cutaneous changes in chronic alcoholics". I thank the reader for sharing his knowledge about the topic. However, changes like spontaneous skin necrosis were not seen in our patients as none of them were in liver cell failure or having cirrhosis. Even though eczema was found in both the study and control groups, it was less evident in study group. Finally none of our patients had any skin disease (psoriasis) exacerbated by alcohol intake.  

 

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