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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)
Many clinical variants of lichen nitidus (LN) have been reported. We describe two children with distribution of LN lesions on sun exposed areas with typical histological features of LN. We propose to add actinic LN as another clinical variant.
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)