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BACKGROUND The association of intraspinal neural anomalies with scoliosis is known for more than six decades. However, there are no studies documenting the incidence of association of intraspinal anomalies in scoliotic patients in the Indian population. The guide lines to obtain an magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan to rule out neuro-axial abnormalities(More)
Excessive breast hypertrophy or gigantomastia (>2000 g excision of tissue per breast) has traditionally been approached with breast amputation and free nipple grafting during reduction mammaplasty procedures. Disadvantages of free nipple grafts include loss of sensation, poor projection, uneven nipple-areolar complex pigmentation, and loss of lactation. We(More)
Kidney involvement secondary to psoriasis is a controversial issue. In this study, we evaluated the prevalence of urinary abnormalities in patients with psoriasis. Forty-five psoriasis patients (28 women, 17 men, mean age 44 ± 14 years) and 45 age- and gender-matched control subjects without hypertension or diabetes were enrolled in the study. Psoriasis(More)
Angioma serpiginosum, which is characterized by multiple, minute, angiomatous puncta, is mainly located on the lower extremities of girls under the age of 16. Although any region of the body may be involved, lesions located on the palms and soles have never been reported. The lesions occur in groups, forming serpiginous patterns and rarely follow Blaschko's(More)
CONTEXT Behçet's disease (BD) is a multisystemic inflammatory disorder with unknown etiology. Many immunological changes were reported in BD previously and these changes may affect the frequency of contact sensitivity in these patients. OBJECTIVE We aimed to identify whether there is an interaction between contact sensitivity and BD. METHODS The(More)
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