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   1996| November-December  | Volume 62 | Issue 6  
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Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei
Dinesh Gupta, SP Dewan, Amarjit Kaur, SK Malhotra
November-December 1996, 62(6):371-372
Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei also known as acne agminata is a rare disease affecting face in adults. Previously, it was thought to be a tuberculid; and its relation with rosacea is undefined. We report a case who had multiple yellowish brown to erythematous small papular lesions and many pitted atrophic scars on the face of 8 months duration. Investigations for tuberculosis were negative. Histopathology revealed tuberculoid granuloma.
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Gottron's papules with raised CPK level without other manifestations of dermatomyositis
Sanjay Singh, SS Pandey
November-December 1996, 62(6):394-395
Dermatomyositis without myositis has been reported rarely and has been given several names such as dermatomyositis sine myositis and amyopathic dermatomyositis. We report a 19-year-old male patient with Gottron's papules and raised CPK level. The patient has been followed for 10 months and has not developed other features of myositis.
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Topical ketoconazole therapy in a recalcitrant case of seborrhoeic dermatitis
BR Baishya
November-December 1996, 62(6):402-403
Ketoconazole 2% cream and 2% shampoo were found to be effective in controlling seborrhoeic dermatitis in a recalcitrant case. This topical ketoconazole therapy seems to be better than other conventional topical preparations prescribed in seborrhoeic dermatitis.
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Recurrent post-herpetic erythema multiforme, herpes labialis and secondary vitiligo in siblings
RR Mittal, RLS Walia, Seema Gupta, Jastinder Kaur
November-December 1996, 62(6):399-400
Presence of recurrent herpes labialis with resultant secondary vitiligo associated with recurrent erythema multiforme further leading to depigmentation of skin in relation to target shaped maculopapular lesions in two real sisters was observed as a unique phenomenon which probably has not been reported earlier.
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Non-healing diabetic ulcer treated by biobeam 660
Bipin Deshpande
November-December 1996, 62(6):396-398
A case of 75-year-old male patient with a non-healing ulcer over left sole is reported. Patient was a known diabetic with CCF. The ulcer was not healing for one month with routine treatment. The patient was given BIOBEAM 660 therapy every alternate days for a month which led to complete healing of the ulcer without complications.
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Vulval lichen planus leading to urethral stenosis
M Mishra, S Mishra, PC Singh, LK Sahu
November-December 1996, 62(6):404-405
An 8-year-old female child presented with difficulty in micturition preceded by some vulval lesions. She had itching around vulva associated with burning sensation and gradually developed a whitish patch. Histology was compatible with lichen planus.
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Ichthyosis linearis circumflexa
Subrata Malakar, Koushik Lahiri, SR Sengupta
November-December 1996, 62(6):379-380
A case of ichthyosis linearis circumflexa in a 9-year old boy is reported here for its rarity.
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Congenital bilateral sensory neural deafness, postaxial polydactyly, scrotal tongue and recurrent pyogenic infections
Puneet Bhargava, CM Kuldeep, Kailash Kumar, Mathur
November-December 1996, 62(6):367-368
A case report of a 40-year-old male with congenital bilateral sensory neural deafness, postaxial polydactyly involving hands and feet, scrotal tongue and recurrent pyogenic infections is described.
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Indeterminate hansen's disease in a patient with hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy
K Muhammed, K Latheef Abdul
November-December 1996, 62(6):373-374
Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy (HSAN) is a group of rare hereditary diseases. A young female with Type I HSAN with indeterminate Hansen's disease (HD) is reported which is a rare association.
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Patch testing in contact dermatitis of hands and feet
MM Huda, UK Paul
November-December 1996, 62(6):361-362
Eighty clinically diagnosed cases of allergic contact dermatitis of hands and feet when subjected to patch testing, Seventy four (92.5%) cases showed positive patch test reactions to different suspected antigens. Maximum number of cases belonged to housewives and tea garden workers which showed positive patch test reaction to vegetables and soaps and detergents and pesticides, respectively.
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Treament of bechcet's disease
LK Kamat, MFM Miranda, VL Rege
November-December 1996, 62(6):386-387
A case of Behcet's disease treated initially wiht corticosteroids to which dapsone was added subsequently and being kept in remission with dapsone alone is presented. High maintenance dose of corticosteroids necessitated the substitution with dapsone.
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Steatocystoma multiplex
V Kumar Jagannath, K Siddappa, Sujoy Ghosh
November-December 1996, 62(6):369-370
A case of steatocystoma multiplex in a 45-year-old male is reported. The diagnosis was based on clinical as well as histopathological findings.
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Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma with paraproteinaemia
S Criton, PU Asokan, Sheela Pailey, SS Kuttappan
November-December 1996, 62(6):383-385
Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma is a subset of inflammatory form of normolipaemic xanthomas. Because of its characteristic clinical and histopathological findings necrobiotic xanthogranuloma may be regarded as a specific marker of paraproteinaemia.
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Penile haemangioma
Kailash Kumar, Puneet Bhargava, CM Kuldeep, Mathur
November-December 1996, 62(6):401-401
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Pedunculated digitate papillomatosis around rectum
Kalyan Banerjee, Raghubir Banerjee, AK Dutta, Seng
November-December 1996, 62(6):406-407
This is a report on unusual case of proliferation of dermal and epidermal components having finger-like projection around rectum with extension towards natal cleft in a patient suffering from Hansen's infection.
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Erythema annulare centrifugum

November-December 1996, 62(6):377-378
A 45-year old female presented with recurrent eruption of polycyclic erythematous lesion for nearly 2 years. During this period of observation no cause could be determined. Biopsy report was consistent with diagnosis of erythema annulare centrifugum.
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Self-healing juvenile cutaneous mucinosis
V Usha, K Yogirajan, Cynthia Papali, AV Remadevi
November-December 1996, 62(6):392-393
The clinical evolution and histological features of skin lesions in a 14-year-old boy were characteristic of self-healing juvenile cutaneous mucinosis. They were (a) early age of onset with fever, (b) plaque lesion over the nape of the neck and thigh, (c) nodular lesions over the scalp, face and periarticular regions and (d) spontaneous resolution.
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Primary cutaneous phaeohyphomycosis
VK Somani, Fatima Razvi, VK Sharma, VNVL Sita, Suc
November-December 1996, 62(6):363-364
A rare case of phaeohyphomycosis presenting with a solitary nodule on right lower leg of 2 years duration is being reported. The disease showed marked response to oral fluconazole.
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Verrucous haemangioma
H Hanumanthappa
November-December 1996, 62(6):381-382
A case of verrucous haemangioma in a 25-year-old male is reported for its rarity and not to be confused with any other verrucous naevi or infective conditions.
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Serum immunoglobulin estimation in 30 cases of cutaneous vasculitis
RR Mittal, Adarsh Chopra, Kiranjeet Kaur, Kiranjot
November-December 1996, 62(6):359-360
Clinically diagnosed and histopathologically proved 30 cases of cutaneous vasculitis (CV) were collected from Dermatovenereology department. Serum immunoglobulins (Igs) estimation was done in all cases. Nineteen cases showed increased levels of Igs, 4 had decreased levels, while in 7 cases Igs levels remained normal. Seventeen had increase in IgG, 17 cases had in IgA and 10 in IgM and decrease in levels of IgM was seen in 3, and IgA in 2 cases. But the fluctuation in levels of Igs was statistically insignificant.
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Unilateral darier's disease
Sanjay Singh, SS Pandey
November-December 1996, 62(6):390-391
Various variations of Darier's disease have been mentioned in the literature. Here we describe a young male with unilateral involvement with clinical and histopathological features typical of Darier's disease.
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Pigmentary stage of incontinentia pigmenti : is it a distinct entity?
SR Narahari
November-December 1996, 62(6):408-408
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Capillary haemangioma
Kalyan Chakravarty
November-December 1996, 62(6):365-366
A 16-year-old boy presented with a hyperpigmented, velvety, not compressible, plaque on the medial side of right leg just below the knee for the last 10 years. Biopsy report revealed the lesion was nothing but capillary haemangioma. The case is presented here due to unusual presentation with a tendency to persist.
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PKDL mimicking post-inflammatory changes of pityriasis rosea
Sanjay Singh, SS Pandey
November-December 1996, 62(6):410-411
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Lipoid proteinosis
RC Rawal, Bilimoria
November-December 1996, 62(6):375-376
A 20-year old male presented with hoarseness of voice since birth, beaded papular lesions on both eyelids, multiple hypopigmented atrophic scars on trunk and extremities and yellowish infiltrated plaques on tongue, palate and buccal mucosae. Patient was diagnosed clinically as a case of lipoid proteinosis. It was confirmed by mucosal biopsy.
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Monilethrix in pedigree
RC Raval, FE Bilimoria
November-December 1996, 62(6):388-389
A 30-year-old female patient presented with tiny papular scalp lesions with sparse, very short, curly hair of only 8 to 12 mm. Microscopic examination of hair revealed typical beaded or moniliform appearance. She also had typical lesions of psoriasis for past 2 months. Her father, 2 sisters and her 6-year-old daughter had similar types of beaded scalp hair.
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Terfenadine precipitating erythroderma in psoriasis
M Jayaraman, P Devakar Yesudian, VR Janaki
November-December 1996, 62(6):409-410
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Fixed duration MDT in leprosy
Mohan Gharpuray, Vinay Kulkarni
November-December 1996, 62(6):411-412
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