Satyendra Nath Chowdhury

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BACKGROUND Cutaneous adverse drug reactions (CADR) are the most frequent of all manifestations of drug sensitivity and manifest with varied and diverse morphology. AIMS To study the prevalence and clinical spectrum of CADR among patients attending outpatient department (OPD) in a tertiary care hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS An observational study was(More)
INTRODUCTION Appendageal skin tumors (ATs) are those neoplasms that differentiate toward/arise from pilosebaceous apparatus, apocrine, or eccrine sweat glands. Pilosebaceous apparatus are concentrated in head-neck area; thus it is expected that ATs would account for a major fraction of skin tumors over this site. AIMS This study aims at finding the(More)
Porokeratotic eccrine ostial and dermal duct nevus (PEODDN) is a rare nonhereditary malformation of the eccrine duct. A relationship with linear porokeratosis is not yet established; some consider it as a rare variant of porokeratosis involving the acrosyringium, whereas others consider it a separate entity based on distinctive clinical features and(More)
Palmo-plantar keratodermas (PPKD) are a diverse group of acquired and hereditary disorders, characterized by excessive thickening of the skin of palms and soles. Here, we report a case of Type I or Buschke-Fischer-Brauer variant of punctate palmo-plantar keratoderma, in a 66-year-old gentleman. The association of our case with Hodgkin's lymphoma along with(More)
Angiokeratomas are a group of vascular ectasias that involve the papillary dermis and may produce papillomatosis, acanthosis and hyperkeratosis of the epidermis. Angiokeratoma circumscriptum is the least common variant among many types. Angiokeratoma circumscriptum neviforme is a still rarer variety of angiokeratoma, which is classically seen at birth. We(More)
BACKGROUND Dermatology is primarily considered to be an outpatient-centered specialty. However, several inpatient admissions to other specialties require dermatologic consultation for optimum management. AIMS To analyze the causes of inpatient dermatology referrals, departments sending referrals, and impact of dermatology consultation on patient(More)