Bincy Varghese

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Airway hemangiomas can be difficult to manage and cause anxiety in both the parents and the treating physician. Propranolol, a nonselective beta-blocker, has recently been used for treating proliferating infantile hemangiomas. We report successful management of a proliferating, large, mixed infantile hemangioma with subglottic extension in an Indian infant(More)
Congenital Hemidysplasia with Ichthyosiform Nevus and Limb Defects (CHILD) is a very rare entity inherited as an X-linked trait. The cutaneous lesions are characteristic and usually involve the right side of the body. We report a case of CHILD syndrome in an Indian child affecting the left side with various other associations not yet described in the(More)
Pachydermoperiostosis is a primary form of hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, which presents with pachydermia, digital clubbing, and radiologic periostosis. Pachydermoperiostosis occurs owing to mutations of the gene encoding for 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase (15HPGD). Clinical manifestations of PDP are thought to relate to excessive collagen formation(More)
Linear porokeratosis is a rare disorder of keratinization that usually presents at birth. We report a 17-year-old male with generalized linear porokeratosis, a very rare variant of porokeratosis, with extensive involvement of the trunk and extremities along with nail and genital involvement. The patient was treated with oral acitretin with excellent(More)
UNLABELLED Dorfman-Chanarin syndrome (DCS) is a very rare disorder of lipid metabolism that exhibits an autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance. Besides ichthyosis, systemic manifestations may be present. We report two female siblings with DCS who presented with non-bullous ichthyosiform erythroderma (NBIE). A peripheral blood smear demonstrated Jordan(More)
BACKGROUND Crush injuries of the foot often result in complex tissue loss with exposed bones and tendons. These three-dimensional defects ideally require flexible well-perfused flaps to fill the space, afford resistance to infections, and to provide supple, durable weight- and pressure-bearing surfaces. Free muscle flaps with split thickness skin graft(More)
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