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Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma is a rare, chronic, progressive granulomatous disorder which manifests as yellowish plaques and nodules, most commonly in the periorbital region. The exact aetiology is not known. It is commonly associated with monoclonal gammopathy. Various treatment modalities used include chemotherapy, intralesional and systemic steroids,… (More)
Epidermal cell suspensions are being increasingly used in the surgical management of vitiligo. The procedure suffers from several drawbacks such as high cost of the procedure, difficulty of procuring the reagents etc. We hereby describe modifications which allow the use of cheaper, more commonly available alternatives.
BACKGROUND Although leukotrichia in vitiligo is troublesome, no study has been performed with a large number of patients undergoing surgical or medical vitiligo treatment giving importance to its improvement. OBJECTIVE To evaluate retrospectively the improvement of leukotrichia after a modified procedure of autologous noncultured epidermal suspension… (More)
BACKGROUND Vitiligo is a disfiguring condition that can cause considerable psychological distress to patients. Vitiligo lesions on acral areas and joints are considered difficult to treat, and they are unsuitable for surgical treatment because of their poor response. There are few studies on the management of those lesions with noncultured epidermal cell… (More)
Vitiligo is a common pigmentary disorder which causes immense psychosocial impact on the patients. This condition is still an enigma in terms of its pathogenesis and management. Although there are various treatment modalities, till date none of it takes care of the cause. Surgical management has evolved significantly and given a ray of hope in stable… (More)