Anjum Kanjee

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Actinomycosis is a chronic granulomatous disease caused mainly by Actinomyces israelii. It is characterized by formation of multiple draining sinuses with discharge of characteristic yellow sulphur granules. There am five clinical types depending on the primary site of infection, namely cervicofacial, thoracic,, abdominal, primary cutaneous and pelvic.(More)
Of 100 cases of diabetes mellitus examined for cutaneous findings 82% showed cutaneous lesions. Infection (49%) was the most common finding followed by involvement of foot (30%). High incidence of vitiligo (10%) and localized anogenital pruritus (19%) was an unusual feature. Some of the cutaneous markers of diabetes mellitus like necrobiosis lipoidica(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the pattern of clinical presentation of cutaneous tuberculosis. METHODS All patients with clinical suspicion of cutaneous tuberculosis, visiting outpatient department of Dermatology Unit, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi were included in this study. Total number of the patients enrolled were 74. The lesions were then(More)
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