Arun C Inamadar

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UNLABELLED BACKGROUND; Chikungunya fever is an Aedes mosquito-borne Arbo viral illness with significant morbidity. METHODS In a recent outbreak of the disease in south India, the dermatologic manifestations of 145 patients attending a tertiary care hospital were recorded. RESULTS All age groups were affected, including newborns. Some of the cutaneous(More)
BACKGROUND Primary cutaneous nocardiosis is an uncommon entity. It usually occurs among immunocompetent but occupationally predisposed individuals. AIM To study clinical profile of patients with primary cutaneous nocardiosis in a tertiary care hospital and to review the literature. METHODS The records of 10 cases of primary cutaneous nocardiosis were(More)
BACKGROUND The metabolic complications and pathologic changes that occur in diabetes mellitus (DM) influence the occurrence of various dermatoses. AIM To study the impact of control of diabetes on the pattern of cutaneous disorders. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional descriptive study of patients attending diabetic clinic in a tertiary care(More)
A girl presented with severely stunted growth, photosensitivity, and a characteristic facies. Cytogenetic studies were suggestive of Bloom syndrome. This disorder has not been previously documented in the literature in an Indian child. Minor variations in characteristics in this patient have been highlighted. Cytogenetically, she was found to be a low(More)
Familial dyskeratotic comedones (FDC) is a rare autosomal dominant inherited condition, characterized by widespread, symmetrically scattered, comedone-like, hyperkeratotic papules, which are cosmetically unappealing. These lesions appear around puberty and show a predilection to involve the trunk, arms and face. The lesions are asymptomatic and gradually(More)
The use of light and laser in the treatment of acne is increasing as these modalities are safe, effective, and associated with no or minimal complications when used appropriately. These light and laser sources are also being used in combination with pharmacological and/or physical measures to synergize their effects and optimize the therapeutic outcome.(More)
Use of immunohistochemical technique is increasing in diagnosing various diseases. In many situations it may not be possible to differentiate entities with overlapping clinical and histopathological features. Immunostaining of cellular antigens is immensely helpful in such cases. Immunohistochemistry (IHC) has also been in use for targeted cancer therapy.(More)
1. Fine line scars: Surgical scars 2. Wide (stretched) scars: These develop when fine line surgical scars gradually become stretched and widened. They are typically flat, pale, soft, symptomless scars. Abdominal striae of pregnancy can be considered as variants of these. 3. Atrophic scars: These are flat or depressed below the surrounding skin. They are(More)