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A case of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH) is reported in 1½ years old boy. He had seborrhoeic dermatitis like condition of scalp, papular lesions with purpura typical of Letterer-Siwe disease associated with constitutional symptoms, hepatosplenomegaly, jaundice, anaemia and thrombocytopenia. Peripheral blood film and bone marrow examination showed… (More)
gamma-Glutamyltransferase (GGT), an enzyme not found in normal adult epidermis, was detected in most skin papillomas larger than 13 mm in diameter and in all squamous carcinomas induced by 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene initiation and 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol 13-acetate promotion in noninbred Sencar mice. Furthermore, these GGT-positive lesions were also… (More)
A 26-year-old male patient suffering from Type 1 diabetes mellitus got admitted with abdominal pain and high blood sugars. On further evaluation, he was found to have normal anion gap metabolic acidosis without ketonuria and urinary pH was alkaline. The patient was diagnosed as Type 1 renal tubular acidosis (RTA) (distal RTA) and was managed by alkali… (More)
A 15-year-old boy developed bilateral Becker's naevus over scapular region without any associated abnormality.
Infection is the commonest cause of death in pemphigus and the commonest infection is Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. In present study bacterial culture and sensitivity from the lesion was done in 25 patients of pemphigus vulgaris and accordingly antibiotics were given along with other treatment of pemphigus i.e. steroid, immunosuppressive drug etc. Most… (More)