Abhilasha Williams

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Progressive nodular histiocytosis (PNH) is a rare normolipemic macrophage disorder and belongs to a subgroup of non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCHs) which is characterized by a progressive course with no sign of spontaneous resolution but without systemic involvement. We report a 30-year-old gentleman who presented with skin lesions all over the body(More)
Terbinafine is an allylamine antifungal agent which is widely used for the treatment of fungal infections. Cutaneous side effects have been reported in 2% of the patients on terbinafine therapy with many morphological patterns. We report a case of terbinafine induced pityriasis rosea, a very rare side effect of terbinafine. This report emphasizes the(More)
Incontinentia pigmenti (IP) is a rare X-linked dominant disorder, in which skin lesions distributed along Blaschko's lines appear shortly after birth. Early lesions which are erythematous/bullous evolve over time into warty lesions, hyperpigmented swirls/macules, and atrophic hypopigmented streaks. Clinical features are heterogeneous. Abnormalities of the(More)
serum immunoglobulins and IgG led us to suspect the auto-immune nature of the problem. The immune-mediated hearing loss can present as a solitary event or as a part of a more generalised auto-immune disorder. It is usually bilateral and symmetrical; vertigo and tinnitus may or may not be present. Since there is no characteristic presentation, such a(More)
A 23 year old man presented to the casualty department with right periorbital oedema. A diagnosis of urticaria was made, antihistamines were prescribed, and he was discharged home. Within 24 hours he returned complaining of increased facial swelling and dysphagia, and a medical opinion was sought. He denied recent facial trauma, or insect stings. Further(More)
INTRODUCTION The importance of dermatology inpatient consultation is of significant importance yet is not well documented. AIM To retrospectively analyse the spectrum of dermatology inpatient consultations from the various departments and to document the most commonly occurring dermatological disorders from each speciality. MATERIALS AND METHODS This(More)
BACKGROUND A number of dermatological conditions present with features of systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS). This study evaluated the incidence and outcome of SIRS in patients with dermatological diseases. STUDY DESIGN Prospective cohort study. RESULTS Patients admitted to a university hospital with a skin disease and fulfilling at least(More)
A 23 year old man presented to the casualty department with right periorbital oedema. A diagnosis of urticaria was made, antihistamines were prescribed, and he was discharged home. Within 24 hours he returned complaining of increased facial swelling and dysphagia, and a medical opinion was sought. He denied recent facial trauma, or insect stings. Further(More)
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