Kunnummal Muhammed

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OBJECTIVES 1. To study and compare the clinical and histological features of Type 1 and Type 2 lepra reactions. 2. To document the histological patterns of Type 1 and Type 2 lepra reactions observed in the study population. DESIGN Two year cross sectional study. Patients attending the outpatient department of our tertiary care hospital, during the 2 year(More)
Chromoblastomycosis (CM), a chronic subcutaneous mycosis, is caused by several dematiaceous fungi, the most common being Fonsecaea pedrosoi. It usually occurs in the lower extremities following traumatic implantation of the organisms. We are reporting a case of chromoblastomycosis on the right lower limb in a sporotrichoid pattern caused by F. pedrosoi. The(More)
  • K Muhammed
  • 2005
Hyper IgE syndrome with recurrent infection (Job's syndrome) is a rare idiopathic primary immunodeficiency disease characterized by the triad of elevated serum IgE (>2000 IU/ml), recurrent cutaneous abscesses and recurrent sinopulmonary infections. The bacteria which commonly infect these patients are Staphylococcus aureus and Haemophilus influenzae.(More)
Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis is a rare autosomal recessive lipid storage disease characterized by widespread tissue deposition of two neutral sterols, cholestanol and cholesterol, resulting in tendinous xanthomas, juvenile cataracts, progressive neurological defects and premature death from arteriosclerosis. The primary biochemical defect is deficiency of(More)
BACKGROUND The data on the histology of cutaneous lesions of drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) is limited. AIMS To study the histopathology of cutaneous lesions of drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) and to identify any features with diagnostic or prognostic significance. METHODS All patients(More)
Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) is a severe adverse drug reaction that can affect any age group. We carried out a prospective study of the clinicoepidemiologic aspects of DRESS in children. We prospectively studied all patients ages 12 years and younger admitted to the departments of pediatrics and dermatology at a tertiary(More)
Introduction. Gallstone ileus (GSI) of the colon is an extremely rare entity with potentially serious complications including perforation. Case Presentation. An 88-year-old man presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain and distension. Clinical exam revealed signs of peritonism. Computed tomography (CT) revealed GSI of the transverse colon(More)
Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) and hypomelanosis of Ito (HI) are two uncommon neurocutaneous syndromes and their coexistence is extremely rare. An epileptic child presented with progressively increasing multiple hypopigmented macules arranged in a linear and whorled pattern along the lines of Blaschko over the trunk and limbs, characteristic of HI. He(More)
A 36-year-old woman presented with multiple yellowish cutaneous cysts of 5 years duration, over the scalp, trunk and upper limbs. She had pachyonychia, keratoderma of hands and feet, eyebrows which stood straight out and a single cafe-au-lait macule.