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   1985| May-June  | Volume 51 | Issue 3  
 
 
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CASE REPORTS
Anaphylactic Reaction To Mantoux Test
K Pavithran
May-June 1985, 51(3):174-176
PMID:28164990
Anaphylactic reaction (type I hypersensitivity) following Mantoux test with purified protein derivative was observed in a 17 year old girl, who had no evidence tuberculosis in her. Repeated injections of the test antigen produced more and more severe hypersensitivity reactions.
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ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION
Psoriasis and Atopy
Paramjit Kaur, Gurmohan Singh, RK Singh
May-June 1985, 51(3):160-161
PMID:28164983
To study if psoriasis has any association with atopy, history of atopy in the patients and his relatives was elicited in 356 unselected cases of psoriasis and, comared with 1000 randomly collected patients- having other diseases. The study showed a negative and the personal history of atopy.
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CASE REPORTS
A Case of Tinea Nigra From South India
BM Hemashettar, CS Patil, B Siddaramappa, A Thammayya
May-June 1985, 51(3):164-166
PMID:28164985
Tinea nigra in the axillar-y region of a south Indian youth is reported. A KOH mount of the scrapings showed typical fungal elements and the culture yielded Exophiala Werneckii.
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Hypersensitivity To Tetanus Toxoid Injection
RS Bhatia
May-June 1985, 51(3):177-177
PMID:28164991
A case of anaphylactoid-reaction following tetanus toxoid injection is reported.
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ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION
Side Lab Diagnosis of Chromoblastomycosis
Vinod K Sharma, Bhushan Kumar, Inderjit Kaur, Surrinder Kaur
May-June 1985, 51(3):157-159
PMID:28164982
A 35 year old male having erythematous and verrucous plaques and scars on his right lower limb, diagnosed as a case of chromoblastomycosis is described. The importance of close scrutiny of lesions for brownish- black dots and their direct microscopic exarmination in 10% KOH for the causative fungus is highlighted. The causative fungus was identified as Cladosporium carrionni.
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Cutaneous Metastases in Bronchogenic Carcinoma (five Case Reports)
S Tharakaram, T Vyayalakshmi, AM Selvaraj
May-June 1985, 51(3):151-153
PMID:28164981
Five, cases of cutaneous metastases from bronchogenic car are reported for their rartty and clinical interest. In 3 cases the histopathology showed an adenocarcinomatous deposit; in the remaining 2 cases, the histopathology showed a squamous cell carcinomatous deposit. Only 1 of the 5 patients was a female.
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CASE REPORTS
Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
BR Garg, Mohammed Ameen Sait
May-June 1985, 51(3):162-163
PMID:28164984
A 29-year-old male developed dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans over the thigh. It was large, multi-nodular and asymptomatic.
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Plica Neuropathica
Ashok Kumar Khare
May-June 1985, 51(3):178-179
PMID:28164992
An adult female who developed plica neuropathica following prolonged mental
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Urticaria Pigmentosa
PK Saraswat, NN Laha
May-June 1985, 51(3):168-169
PMID:28164987
A case of urticaria pigmentosa with bullous lesions in a 2-year-old mile is presented. No systemic manifestation of mastocytosis was found.
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Vitiligoid Macules As Manifestation of Secondary Syphilis
K Pavithran, OK Sarauppani, C Gangadharan
May-June 1985, 51(3):170-171
PMID:28164988
A young man developed multiple, bilatera depigmented, vitihgoid macules on .his palm and soles. along with roseolar rashes on the trunk and generalize I as a anife tation of Ymthadenopathy secondary syphilis. There was no associated melanoderma. Blood VDRL was positive 1: 128 and histopathology was suggestive. AU the manifestations disappeared following treatment with penicillin.
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An Unusual Symmetrical Fixed Drug Eruption
VN Sehgal, OP Gangwani
May-June 1985, 51(3):172-173
PMID:28164989
An unusual case of fixed drug eruption with a symmetrical distribution on the hands and feets is reported.
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Giant Palmar Cutaneous Horns
Nirmal Kumar Bansal, Ashok Kumar Khare
May-June 1985, 51(3):180-180
PMID:28164993
A 50-year-old man developed two giant cutaneous horns measuring 4 cm and 1 cm respectively on his right palm.
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Cutaneous Metastasis In- Oesophagealcarcinoma
S Tharakaram, TV Kumar
May-June 1985, 51(3):167-167
PMID:28164986
A 67-year-old male having oesophageal carcinoma had several discrete firms to hard cutaneous nodules distributed all over the body. Biopsy confirmed these nodules to be metastatic deposits from the oesophageal carcinoma.
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ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION
Renal Involvement in Leprosy
NK Chopra, RS Pande
May-June 1985, 51(3):144-147
PMID:28164979
Renal involvement in 20 lepromatous leprosy (LL) and 5 non- lepromatous patients was assessed by (a) biochemical analysis of blood and urine, (b) renal functional tests, and (c) histopathological examination of renal biopsies. Ten age-matched healthy normals formed the control group. LL patients had a varying degree of renal involvement as indicated by the presence of pus cells, granular, hyaline and red cell casts, reversal of albumin/globulin ratio and lowered creatinine clearance rates. Renal biopsies showed significant histopathological lesions in 50% of lepromatous as compared to 20% of the non-lepromatous patients. The pathological changes were predominantly of chronic glomerulonephritis followed by chronic pyelonephritis and interstitial nephritis. Surprisingly none of the patients studied showed granulomas, acid-fast bacilli or amyloid in the kidney.
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Histopathlogic Spectrum of Lichen Striatus
EM Abdul Razack
May-June 1985, 51(3):134-138
PMID:28164976
Out of 67 patients with classical lichen striatus, consisting of discrete linchenoid paules or plaques in a linear fashion, occurring mostly on the extremities and followed up for over 3,1/2 years, the. skin lesions on 49 subjects were biopsied and studied. The different histopathologic changes could be classified into 3 groups. Perivascular dermatitis (51%) was the commonest pattern, followed by perivascular and periappendageal dermatitis (26.5%) and lichenoid dermatitis (22.5%). Three specimens showed m addition, islands of epithelioids cells.
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Cicatrising Alopecias
Salil K Pauja, AK Jaiswal
May-June 1985, 51(3):139-143
PMID:28164977
An attempt was made to study the distinguishing clinical features, histopathological findings especially the elastic tissue stain and examination of the plucked hairs in 30 cases of cicatrical alopecia. Clinically, pseudopelade had irregular areas of atrophy with tufts of normal hairs arising from the bald scarred areas. Folliculitis decalvans had a history or presence of inflammatory papules and pustules with atrophy extending to the temporal areas. DLE showed features of cutaneous DLE at least in some places. A smooth, slightly violaceous atrophic patch with spinous lesions in other areas suggested lichen planopilaris. Morphoea presented with a sclerosed plaque which was linear in some cases. Most of the plucked hairs in cicatrising alopecias showed anagen hairs which were easily plucked, in contrast to the telogen hairs of alopecia areata. Histopathologically accumulation of elastic fibres around the vertical fibrous column and loss of elastic tissue in the papillary dermis were diaagnostic of pseudopelade. In folliculitis decalvans, fibrosis was irregular with many dilated blood vessels even in the late state of the disease. Appearances suggestive of solar elastosis were characteristic of advanced lesions of DLE. Irregular atrophy with scanty fragmented elastic fibres were found in the scarring stage of lichen planopilaris. Morphoea showed thickened and closely packed collagen bundles and fragmented elastic fibres. On the basis of its characteristic clinical and histopathological features, not found even in the late stages of other scarring alopecias, it is suggested that pseudopelade is an autonomous disease.
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Contact Dermatitis to Metals in Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
NL Sharma, RC Sharma
May-June 1985, 51(3):148-150
PMID:28164980
Metal dermatitis accounted for 13% of the total contact dermatitis cases and about 0.17% of the total outpatient attendance. Nickel was the commonest sensitizer (34.90%). Cobalt, copper, aluminum and iron sensitivity was seen in 13.6%, 6.8%, 2.3% and 4.5% cases respectively. There was a complete absence of chromate sensitivity.
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CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
Adverse reactions to drugs (diagnosis and management)
JS Comaish
May-June 1985, 51(3):127-133
PMID:28164975
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ARTICLES
Book Review

May-June 1985, 51(3):186-186
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Abstracts From Current Literature

May-June 1985, 51(3):181-185
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A Double Blind Comparative Evaluation of Ointment and Cream Bases Containing Corticosteroids
PK Singh, Gurmohan Singh
May-June 1985, 51(3):143-145
PMID:28164978
Efficacy of two corticosteroid Preparations (Halcinonide (0.1%) and fluocinglone acetonide (0.0125%) in two different bases (ointment and creams) was evaluated on ten healthy volunteers using the wheal suppression technique in a double blind manner. The ointment preparations were more potent than the cream preparations of the same corticosteroid, in the same concentration These differences were highly significant.
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