Jayasri Das

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BACKGROUND Plantar ulcers commonly occur in leprosy patients, which usually recur and cause morbidity in such cases. AIMS The aim of the study is to find out the bacteriological profile of these ulcers and to find out the antibiotic susceptibility of the isolates so that appropriate drugs may be chosen for treatment and for prevention of recurrence. (More)
The study was undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of cyclophosphamide in primary localised cutaneous amyloidosis. Thirty-six patients of primary localised cutaneous amyloidosis were treated with cyclophosphamide 50 mg. tablets orally daily for a period of six months. Most of the patients following the therapy showed marked improvement in respect of itching,(More)
BACKGROUND Seborrheic dermatitis (SD) is an inflammatory skin disorder in which colonies of Malassezia furfur have been found in affected areas. AIM The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of itraconazole in the treatment of severe SD. MATERIALS AND METHODS Itraconazole was given to 30 patients of SD in a dose of 100 mg twice daily for 1 week(More)
BACKGROUND The epidemiological association of lichen planus (LP) with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection has been recorded from some countries and HCV RNA3 has been isolated from lesional skin in patients with LP and chronic HCV infection. The observed geographical differences regarding HCV infection and LP could be immuno-genetically related. AIM To(More)
170 J Postgrad Med April 2008 Vol 54 Issue 2 lower lobes of the lungs, especially if it is in contact with the diaphragm, along with primary lung, pleural and diaphragmatic neoplasms as well as metastases and other non-neoplastic causes. A noninvasive imaging modality such as a CT scan with FNAC should establish the correct diagnosis and more invasive(More)
  • Jayasri Das
  • Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and…
  • 1996
A 17 years old boy presented clinically with typical lesions of pustular posriasis. Although his pus culture from the pocket of pus did not reveal any organism, his blood culture reports showed growth of Diplococci pneumoniae, which was sensitive to gentamycin. The patient was completely cured of the lesion after gentamycin therapy.
Sixty cases of drug eruptions were observed during the period of one year. The incidence of drug eruption was 0.47% amongst all Dermatology O.P.D. attendances. Male to female ratio was 7:3. The highest number of cases were seen in the age group of 21-30 years. Fixed drug eruptions were the most frequent (58.3%), followed by urticaria and angioedema (20%).(More)
Kindler's syndrome is a very rare genodermatosis characterized by acral blistering starting in infancy, photosensitivity, progressive poikiloderma, cutaneous atrophy, and various forms of mucosal involvement. A large number of other cutaneous and extracutaneous features have also been described. We report here three cases of Kindler's syndrome from eastern(More)
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