Gandikota Raghu Rama Rao

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The importance of onychomycosis is often underestimated. Far more than being a simple cosmetic problem, infected nails serve as a chronic reservoir of infection which can give rise to repeated mycotic infections of the skin. 448 patients with nail abnormalities attending Skin O. P. D of King George Hospital, Visakhapatnam during a 1 (one) year period(More)
  • A Sharma, D G Saple, +5 authors V Baliga
  • Mycoses
  • 2011
Sertaconazole is a new antifungal agent. To compare the efficacy and tolerability of sertaconazole and miconazole cream in cutaneous dermatophytosis, this prospective, randomized, multicentric comparative, phase 4 study was undertaken in 260 patients with cutaneous dermatophytosis after approvals from Institutional Ethics Committees. Patients were assigned(More)
Rao, G. Ramananda (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India), M. Sirsi, and T. Ramakrishnan. Enzymes in Candida albicans. II. Tricarboxylic acid cycle and related enzymes. J. Bacteriol. 84:778-783. 1962.-Evidence is presented to show the operation of the tricarboxylic acid cycle in Candida albicans, by studies with whole cells, cell-free preparations,(More)
A case is presented of Aspergillus fumigatus granuloma involving the sphenoid sinus, sella turcica, cavernous sinus, and the internal carotid artery. The diagnosis was established by a transsphenoidal biopsy. The infection proved difficult to treat and finally remitted after chemotherapy with a combination of amphotericin B, rifampin (rifampicin), and(More)
Tumors of the choroid plexus are rare, and included among the list of such tumors is metastasis. We report a case of lung carcinoma metastasizing to the choroid plexus of the lateral ventricle. This mass was isodense on unenhanced CT and demonstrated moderate to marked enhancement after intravenous contrast medium administration. Follow-up studies over the(More)
BACKGROUND Very few studies have been performed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of narrow-band ultraviolet B (NBUVB) therapy in Indian patients with vitiligo and are of small sample size. AIMS The purpose of this study is to know the efficacy and safety of NBUVB in 150 vitiligo patients of various age groups. METHODS One hundred fifty patients (69(More)
BACKGROUND Vitiligo is an acquired disorder characterized by circumscribed depigmented macules devoid of identifiable melanocytes. Complex genetic, immunological, neural and self destructive mechanisms interplay in its pathogenesis. According to autocytotoxic hypothesis, oxidative stress has been suggested to be the initial pathogenic event in melanocyte(More)
BACKGROUND Anthrax is a disease of herbivorous animals, and humans incidentally acquire the disease by handling infected dead animals and their products. Sporadic cases of human anthrax have been reported from Southern India. METHODS Five tribal men presented with painless ulcers with vesiculation and edema of the surrounding skin on the extremities(More)