Mishri Lal Khatri

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BACKGROUND Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is widespread in Yemen, but not fully documented. OBJECTIVE To study the clinicoepidemiologic profile of CL in the northwestern region of Yemen Republic and to identify the responsible Leishmania species by molecular methods. METHODS All 265 CL cases (176 males and 89 females) were subjected to detailed analysis.(More)
BACKGROUND A preliminary study of 24 cases of xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) was presented in 1990 and later published in 1992. Since then we have seen 18 further cases. OBJECTIVE To study the clinical profile of Libyan cases of XP. METHODS With the help of a special protocol, all 42 cases (23 girls and 19 boys from 29 families) treated and followed between(More)
BACKGROUND Mycetoma is widespread in Yemen, but has not been fully documented. METHODS A prospective study of 70 patients (53 male, 17 female; from different regions of Yemen) was performed. The clinical profile of the cases was recorded in a special protocol. The diagnosis was based on clinical features, examination of grains, roentgenographic studies,(More)
OBJECTIVE Incidence of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma seems to be relatively high in Yemen but not well documented. The purpose of this study is to analyze the clinical profile of the Yemeni patients of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck and to evaluate the possible relationship to kath chewing. METHODS With the help of a special(More)
Three Libyan patients with epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) had adult onset of the disease with tense vesiculo-bullous lesions on the sites of pressure and trauma, healing with atrophic scars and milia formation. None of the patients had family history of epidermolysis bullosa. The 'diagnosis was based on clinical and histopathogical features snowing(More)
A 26-year-old Libyan woman presented with asymptomatic nodulo-ulcerative skin lesions present for 1 year. Three years prior to presentation, she had experienced a nasal discharge followed by the development of a nodule in the nasal cavity and a plaque on the hard palate. These lesions had gradually increased in size and ulcerated, resulting in perforation(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the clinicoepidemiologic profile of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in Yemen (Hajjah and adjacent regions) and to identify the Leishmania species responsible. METHODS All 136 cases [96 (70.6%) males and 40 (29.4%) females] were subjected to detailed analysis. The diagnosis was based on positive slit skin smear and histopathologic studies(More)
Three cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis with unusual presentation seen at Central Hospital Tripoli, Libya are described. Case No. 1 and 2 had 102 and 109 noduloulcerative lesions with generalized almost bilaterally symmetrical distribution, suggestive of dissemination. Case No. 3 had large verrucous carcinoma but histopathology suggested lupoid (chronic(More)
BACKGROUND Despite a high incidence of xeroderma pigmentosum, there is no previous publication from Libya. OBJECTIVE The purpose was to study the clinical profile of Libyan cases of xeroderma pigmentosum. METHODS With the help of a special protocol, 24 cases of xeroderma pigmentosum treated between 1981 and 1990 were subjected to detailed analysis. (More)