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We are presenting two cases of Sirenomelia (Mermaid Syndrome), which is an extreme example of the caudal regression syndrome. It invariably presents with lower limb fusion, sacral and pelvic bony anomalies, absent external genitalia, imperforate anus, and renal agenesis or dysgenesis. There are approximately 300 cases reported in the literature, 15% of(More)
Peptic ulcer owes its pathological features to disregulated oxido-nitrosative and necrotic changes in gastrointestinal mucosa. Xanthium strumarium L. is a ubiquitous, abundant herb possessing an array of pharmacological properties. In view of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity of Xanthium strumarium L., the present investigation was designed to(More)
Pachyonychia congenita (PC) is a rare autosomal dominant genodermatosis characterized by hyperkeratosis affecting the nails and palmoplantar areas, oral leucokeratosis, and cystic lesions. It is classically subdivided into two major variants, PC-1 (Jadassohn-Lewandowski syndrome) and PC-2 (Jackson-Lawler syndrome), according to the localization of the(More)
CONTEXT Pityriasis versicolor is a superficial, chronically recurring fungal infection caused by Malassezia species. Recently it has been revised taxanomically into 14 species, in that only 7 species have been well studied in relation to pityriasis versicolor. AIMS To identify Malassezia species isolated from patients with pityriasis versicolor and to(More)
A number of genetic, congenital and acquired dermatoses have been known to follow Blaschko's lines. A common disorder like lichen planus can very rarely present with pruritic lesions in atypical patterns such as unilateral distribution, painful eruptions and along Blaschko's lines. Various triggering factors varying from viral infections and vaccinations to(More)
The motivation for extracting the content of information is the accessibility problem. A problem that is even more relevant for dynamic multimedia data, which also have to be searched and retrieved. While content extraction techniques are reasonably developed for text, video data still is essentially opaque. Its richness and complexity suggests that there(More)
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