Kishore Kumar

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A benign pruritic rash occurs in 10%-15% of persons treated with carbamazepine. A small fraction of them may experience life-threatening dermatological syndromes such as exfoliative dermatitis, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN). The case of an 18-year-old female suffering from bipolar affective disorder(More)
Purpose: The aim of the present study was to investigate the wound healing activity of the selected Indian medicinal plant Quercus infectoria. Method: Ethanol extract of the shade-dried leaves of Quercus infectoria was studied for its effect on wound healing in rats, using incision, excision and dead-space wound models, at two different dose levels of 400(More)
This study reports the standardisation of a multiple choice questionnaire (MCQ) for evaluating the the training of primary care physicians in psychiatry. An item pool of 104 multiple-choice questions of the ‘single best response’ type was written. This item pool along with an ‘MCQ assessment sheet’ was mailed to 90 psychiatrists with a request to evaluate(More)
The poor solubility, poor biocompatibility and disposal issues make fluorescent quantum dots such as CdSe, CdS, ZnS, InP, InAs, etc. impractical for imaging tissues or intercellular structures. As calcium phosphate is the main inorganic component of human bone and teeth, hydroxyapatite (Ca10(PO4)6(OH)2, HAp) is highly biocompatible and bioactive. Since HAp(More)
Sir, A 35 year male, indoor patient was referred by a physician for poor cooperation for diet, self care, impaired sleep, tightness of extremities and reduced mobility. Past history of vague fever and abnormal behaviour for which he changed different physicians and psychiatrists without improvement, reported treatment with antipsychotics, chloroquine,(More)
Folie à deux is defined as an identical or similar mental disorder affecting two or more individuals, usually the members of a close family. Two case reports of this condition are presented with a brief review of the literature. Prompt recognition of this condition is an essential step in the management. The majority of patients with folie à deux require(More)
Spermatogenesis is a complex process that involves stem-cell renewal, genome reorganization and genome repackaging, and that culminates in the production of motile gametes. Problems at all stages of spermatogenesis contribute to human infertility. Male infertility, is characterized by hypogonadism, decreased semen quality or ejaculatory dysfunction,(More)
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