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Chemical examination of Cleome gynandra (whole plant excluding seeds) led to the isolation and identification of a novel (20S, 24S)-epoxy-19,25-dihydroxydammarane-3-one hemiketal (1). The structure of the new compound, designated cleogynol, was determined using spectral and chemical methods.
BACKGROUND The treatment of chilblains remains unsatisfactory. Nifedipine in higher doses remains the mainstay of treatment. AIMS To compare the efficacy of diltiazem with that of nifedipine, and to determine the efficacy of nifedipine in lower doses, 36 chilblains cases were studied. MATERIAL AND METHODS Group A (12 patients) was treated with diltiazem… (More)
Two hundred and sixty-seven patients from the ages between 17 to 70 years with breast lumps attending the Cytology Clinic of the Out-patients Department and Cytology Section of the Department of Pathology, M.K.C.G. Medical College, Berhampur (Orissa), were subjected to Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC). Sixty-four patients were discarded from study… (More)
BACKGROUND BCG vaccine is considered to have immunoprophylactic potential in leprosy. However controversy exists about the extent of prophylaxis it provides. In view of this, a study was undertaken to see the evolution of disease in established cases of leprosy who were already vaccinated with BCG and to compare it with the cases of leprosy who were not… (More)
A case of recurrent vesiculobullous eruptions over shins, clinically diagnosed as epidermolysis bullosa of pretibial variety confirmed by electron microscope is reported here as a rare variety of localised epidermolysis bullosa (EB).
A case of BT leprosy in reaction with lesions over uncommon (immune) sites like palm and sole has been reported.
INTRODUCTION Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is characterized by miniaturization of the hair follicle, leading to vellus transformation of the terminal hair follicle. It is caused by interactions between androgens, several genes, and environmental factors with hair follicles. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is highly prevalent among elderly men but… (More)