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  • 26 May 2017
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Dermatological Manifestations of Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease is a progressive loss of renal function over a period of months or years , and characterized by abnormally low and deteriorating glomerular filtration rate (1). Individuals with glomerular filtration rate<60 ml/min/1.73 m2 for three monthsare classified as having chronic renal disease.End stage renal disease has highest prevalence of dermatological manifestations (50-100 …

  • 25 May 2017
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DERMASCOPE -IS IT WORTH THE INVESTMENT?

Introduction The term “dermoscopy,” first coined by Friedman is also known as dermatoscopy, epiluminescence microscopy, or surface microscopy. It is a simple, noninvasive and practical technique in which a dermoscope, a handheld device with 10x magnification, is used to examine skin. Aptly called as “The dermatologist’s stethoscope”, it is a relatively young, dynamic and exciting field. …

  • 24 May 2017
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Clinical Guidelines    

The lack of awareness of PCOS among patients and health care professionals made 70% of women with PCOS remain undiagnosed- Australian study1 Introduction Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinological abnormality in patients with acne with an incidence of 5–10%, Around 30% of all patients with PCOS show clinical features of acne together …

  • 23 May 2017
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Pediculosis Corporis: Really a Disease of the Dirty?

Pediculosis corporis, also known as Pediculosis vestimenti and Vagabond’s disease is a cutaneous condition caused by body lice (Pediculus corporis) that lay their eggs in the seams of clothing.   Pediculosis pubis is usually sexually transmitted, and can extend beyond the pubic area to involve other areas of the body, including the eyelashes (pediculosis ciliaris). …

  • 22 May 2017
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DISSEMINATED Histoplasmosis in an Immunocompetent Female

Case Report: A 40year old housewife presented with the complaints of recurrent episodes of high grade fever from 3 months and asymptomatic skin colored papular eruptions over the central face for last 1 and 1/2 month. Subsequently, the similar papules had appeared over chest, abdomen, back and upper limbs. There was no history of breathlessness, …

  • 21 May 2017
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Ochronosis a Rising Concern for Dermatologists

Exogenous Ochronosis (EO) is avoidable dermatitis, on the rise cause of unjustified use of topical hydroquinone; it is mainly encountered in melasma patients on triple therapy and is turning out to be a menace cause of difficulty in its treatment. Phenol is also known to a cause the condition. Pathologically, a microscopic deposition of yellow (ocher-colored) …