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Pachydermoperiostosis in childhood.
We report a family with pachydermoperiostosis (idiopathic hypertrophic osteoarthropathy) spanning four generations with 10 affected individuals, four of whom are children althoughExpand
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Comparison of three treatment regimens with liposomal amphotericin B (AmBisome) for visceral leishmaniasis in India: a randomized dose-finding study.
The efficacy and safety of 3 regimens of liposomal amphotericin B (AmBisome) in the treatment of Indian visceral leishmaniasis were compared in a prospective open randomized trial. ThirtyExpand
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Do the diminishing efficacy and increasing toxicity of sodium stibogluconate in the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis in Bihar, India, justify its continued use as a first-line drug? An
Eighty parasitologically confirmed cases of visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) in Bihar, India, were treated daily with 20 mg sodium stibogluconate/kg for 30 days, to assess the current efficacy andExpand
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A prospective randomized, comparative, open-label trial of the safety and efficacy of paromomycin (aminosidine) plus sodium stibogluconate versus sodium stibogluconate alone for the treatment of
Response to treatment with organic pentavalent antimonials, the standard first-line treatment for visceral leishmaniasis (VL), has been decreasing since their introduction into India. CombiningExpand
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Evaluation of amphotericin B as a first line drug in comparison to sodium stibogluconate in the treatment of fresh cases of kala-azar.
A total of 150 patients of kala-azar matched for age and sex and parasitologically proved were randomly allocated to two equal treatment groups. Patients in one group received amphotericin B(AMB) inExpand
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A world key to Cryptothecia and Myriostigma ( Arthoniaceae ), with new species and new records from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
A world key to the genera Cryptothecia and Myriostigma is presented. Four species of Cryptothecia : C. albomaculans, C. elata, C. elongata and C. superphyllinica , and a Myriostigma : M. nicobaricumExpand
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Additional Lichen Records from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands–5
Ten species of lichens: Badimia cateilea (Vain.) Lucking, Lumbsch and Elix, Byssoloma catarinense L.I. Ferraro and Lucking, B. vanderystii Serus., Coenogonium barbatum Lucking,m Aptroot and Umana,Expand
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Amphotericin B in resistant kala-azar in Bihar.
BACKGROUND During the recent epidemic of kala-azar in Bihar, we identified a group of patients who were unresponsive to the two commonly used drugs--sodium stibogluconate and pentamidine. WeExpand
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Reactive arthritis complicating cryptosporidial infection.
Two cases of reactive arthritis in association with cryptosporidial enteritis in childhood are reported. Oocysts of cryptosporidium should be sought when arthritis complicates diarrhoeal illnesses.
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