Antonio A. T. Chuh

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  • Vijay Zawar, Pravin Bharatia, Antonio Chuh
  • 2014
IMPORTANCE Recognition of different clinical presentations of viral and virally triggered ("paraviral") exanthems is necessary for patients to be appropriately diagnosed and counseled. OBSERVATIONS Nine children presented with eruptions of hypopigmented macules following coryzal symptoms. Other diagnostic considerations, such as pityriasis alba,(More)
The 2009 pandemic of H1N1 influenza, compounded with seasonal influenza, posed a global challenge. Despite the announcement of post-pandemic period on 10 August 2010 by the WHO, H1N1 (2009) virus would continue to circulate as a seasonal virus for some years and national health authorities should remain vigilant due to unpredictable behaviour of the virus.(More)
BACKGROUND The diagnosis of pityriasis rosea (PR) is generally clinical. Previous studies usually recruited relatively small numbers of patients and control subjects, leading to low power of study results. Systematic reviews and meta-analyses cannot be readily performed, as the inclusion and exclusion criteria of these studies were not uniform. We have(More)
Many clinical and laboratory-based studies have been reported for skin rashes which may be due to viral infections, namely pityriasis rosea (PR), Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS), asymmetric periflexural exanthem/unilateral laterothoracic exanthem (APE/ULE), papular-purpuric gloves and socks syndrome (PPGSS), and eruptive pseudo-angiomatosis (EP). Eruptive(More)
BACKGROUND The socioeconomic inequalities in child health continue to widen despite improved economy. OBJECTIVE To investigate the correlation between socio-economic factors and health risk behaviors and psychosocial well-being of children in Hong Kong. HYPOTHESIS The null hypothesis is that for this particular developed region, there exists little or(More)
Sir, Pseudoepitheliomatous, keratotic and micaceous bala-nitis (PKMB) is a rare, acquired disease of elderly men mainly involving the glans penis. It is characterized by progressive thick crusts and sheets of mica-like scales often leading to phimosis. It was first described by Lortat-Jacob and Civatte in 1961 (1). The exact aetiology is unknown. The(More)
Dear editor I read with admiration an article published in your prestigious journal on the rare adverse effects of clozapine (CLZ). 1 I write to address a specific issue in this article. In the second paragraph of the section " Dermatological adverse effects " , it was stated that a 54-year-old patient with schizophrenia treated for 28 days with CLZ(More)
Several exanthems including Gianotti-Crosti syndrome, pityriasis rosea, asymmetrical periflexural exanthem, eruptive pseudoangiomatosis, and papular-purpuric gloves and socks syndrome are suspected to be caused by viruses. These viruses are potentially dangerous. Gianotti-Crosti syndrome is related to hepatitis B virus infection which is the commonest cause(More)
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