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   1982| September-October  | Volume 48 | Issue 5  
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Contact Dermatitis Due to Plants
AK Bajaj, CC Govil, SN Bhargava
September-October 1982, 48(5):268-270
Forty-seven cases of suspected plant dermatitis were patch tested with extracts of various plants. Twenty-six showed positive patch tests to one or more plant antigens. Parthenium sensitivity was observed in nine cases. Trianthema monogyna, Carissa, carandus, Amaranthus viridis, Amaranthus spinosus, Euphorbia hirta, Euphorbia thymibolia, Salvia plebia, lantana camera and pennisetum typhoides were other important plants founds to be responsible for contact sensitivity. Majority of the patients were from rural areas and most of them showed exacerbation of the dermatitis during rainy season. Males and females were equally affected.
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Naevus Lipomatosus Cutaneous Superficialis
K Siddappa, OA Mahipal, HR Chandrasekhar
September-October 1982, 48(5):282-286
A case of naevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficilis on the left sacro gluteo-coxal area in a 25 year old male is reported because of its rarity. The clinical features and hisoopathological changes of this condition are described. The possible factors regarding its predilection to the pelvic girdle region, the various theories regarding, its pathogensis and its differentiation from focal dermal. hypoplasia syndrome and grouped lesions of macular atrophy are discussed.
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Self-Assessment Programme

September-October 1982, 48(5):301-303
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Book Review

September-October 1982, 48(5):304-304
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September-October 1982, 48(5):305-305
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Association News & Notes

September-October 1982, 48(5):306-308
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Porokeratosis of Mibelli (review of Literature and Reporte of 6 Cases)
B. S. N. Reddy, Gurmohan Singh
September-October 1982, 48(5):287-294
Porokeratosis of Mibelli is a rare hereditary disorder of the skin, The salient features in 6 cases are described with a brief review of the relevant literature. Involvement of the mucous membranes was noted in 2 cases. The clinical picture was quite variable and some of the lesions resembled tinea corporis warts and neurodermatitis. Histologically cornoid lamella was the pathognomonic feature. An attempt is made to explain the relative rarity of this condtition in females on the basis of hormonal factors.
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Lipoid Proteinosis
RT Bagale
September-October 1982, 48(5):295-297
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Adenocarcinoma of the Sebaceous Gland
Keshav Bhagat
September-October 1982, 48(5):298-301
Two cases of sebaceous gland adenocarcinoma arising from the scalp have been described. It is a rare tumour and has to be differentiated from sebaceous metaplasia occurring in a basal or squamous cell carcinoma.
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Oculodentodlgital Dysplasia with Cutaneous Keratotic Papules
NL Sharma, RC Sharma, Asha Goyal, BK Goyal, KR Lakhanpal
September-October 1982, 48(5):271-273
A case of oculodentodigital dysplasia is described with, some unusual findings like cutaneous keratotic papules , and Duane's retraction syndrome, which have not been documented earlier.
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Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Resembling Lupus Vulgaris
KB Das, S Mishra, SM Haque
September-October 1982, 48(5):274-275
A case of discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) in a 20 year old female patient is presented. The, case clinically resembled lupus causing bilateral ectropion and exposure keratitis in both eyes.
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Localized Scleroderma (case Report of 23 Cases)
B.S.N Reddy, Gurmohan Singh
September-October 1982, 48(5):276-281
Localized scleroderma is an uncommon disorder. The clinical and histological features in 23 cases of localized scleroderma are presented. A rare familial instance of encoupde sabre is described. The concurrent lesions on en coupde sabre and discoid lupus erythematous in a 16 years female is reported. It is felt important to differentiate between the facial hemiatrophy associated with en coup de, sabre and Romberg's syndrome (progressive facial hemiatrophy).
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Epilating Halo Nevus
K Pavithran
September-October 1982, 48(5):245-246
A case of Sutton's nevus in a young man is reported. The hairs in the halo also were shed spontaneously along with the depigmentation.
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Study of Neurodermatitis Circumscripta Patients with Psychological Tests
Bhushan Kumar, Gurmohan Singh, AN Jaiswal
September-October 1982, 48(5):247-253
2.54 percent of patients attending the dermatology clinic were found to have neurodermatitis circumscripta. Twenty adult male patients with the disease who were p educated at least u to high school were p subjected to detailed psychological testing. They were administered 10 cards of TAT Sinha's anxiety scale,- self-rating depression scale of Zung and Wechsler adult intelligence scale tests. AU the patients were found to have high IO levels. Anxiety of a very high degree was observed in 55.8 percent of the patients. Anxiety levels were high in patients who were eldest in the family. Sixty five per cent of patients showed high degree of depression, which was more apparent in the younger age group. Patients with first and second ordinal position were more depressed. No relationship was found between the disease and the financial and cdcational status, duration and extent of disease and 1.Q., anxiety or depression levels. Need (n) affifiation and (n) achievement were the two most dominant needs expressed.
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Dermatophytoses in Davangere
K Siddappa, OA Mahipal
September-October 1982, 48(5):254-259
A clwco- mycological study of 130 cases of dermatophytoses undertaken during a period of I year is reported. The age and sex incidence, the clinical varieties. land the seasonal variations are analysed. The infection was predominantly seen in the age group of 11-50 years. Men were more commonly affected. Tinea glabrosa (89.249o) was the commonest clinical type encountered, followed by tinea capitis (6.93%). AR the cases were positive by direct microscopic examination and the different species of dermatophytes isolated from 66 out of 130 patients by culture, are analysed. Trichophyton rubrum was the predominant species (81.820/o) isolated and the other species isolated were E.floccosum (9.09%). T violaceum (4.54%), M. audouini (3.03%) and T.mantagrophytes (1.51%).
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Acne Vulgaris
Ashok Ghorpade, B.S.N Reddy
September-October 1982, 48(5):260-267
Acne vulgaris causes much emotional trauma, social embarrassment and cosmetic disfiguration in teenage girls and boys. The multifactorial etiology, pathogenesis and clinical features of this condition are narrated. The mechanism of comedo formation is briefly discussed. Recent concepts in the management of this chronic malady are critically reviewed.
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