Retraction: Profile of dermatophytosis in a tertiary care center in Kerala, India
Indian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(5):421-421 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: research

A rare nonvenereal presentation of oral condyloma acuminatum
Sankaran Sudhakar, Balasubramani Senthil, Shreenivas SundarIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(5):419-420 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Sankaran Sudhakar Balasubramani Senthil Shreenivas Sundar Source Type: research

Platelet-rich plasma therapy for androgenetic alopecia
Vinod K Sharma, Neetu Bhari, Suman Patra, Anita Singh PariharIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(5):417-419 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Vinod K Sharma Neetu Bhari Suman Patra Anita Singh Parihar Source Type: research

Adult onset langerhans cell histiocytosis limited to the skin
Ishwor Gurung, Yan Gao, Kai Han, Xue-Biao PengIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(5):414-416 Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a proliferative disease commonly seen in the pediatric population but rarely encountered in the adult population. The exact etiology remains unclear. It has various clinical features and is very likely to be misdiagnosed. Histopathology and immunohistochemistry are very important for the diagnosis of LCH. Treatment protocols remain controversial. Herein, we report a rare adult onset LCH, which is confined to the skin. A 50-year-old Chinese man presented with a nodule with itchy rashes on th...
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Ishwor Gurung Yan Gao Kai Han Xue-Biao Peng Source Type: research

Zosteriform lymphangitic metastases of eccrine porocarcinoma
Yunfang Zhang, Ming Zhang, Weiwei Wu, Jiejie LuIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(5):411-413 Eccrine porocarcinoma (EPC) is a rare malignant neoplasm which originates from the intraepidermal portion of eccrine sweat glands or acrosyringium. Here, we report a unique case of cutaneous metastases of EPC presenting with an erosive plaque on the left thumb and multiple nodules on left forearm. The histopathological examination of the wrist lesion revealed islands of basaloid tumor cells with eosinophilic cytoplasm, downward infiltrating growths, ductal differentiation, and intracytoplasmic lumen formations and focally conne...
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Yunfang Zhang Ming Zhang Weiwei Wu Jiejie Lu Source Type: research

Lower lip plexiform schwannoma: Report of a rare case and a literature review
Reza Yaghoobi, Nader PazyarIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(5):407-410 Plexiform schwannoma is an uncommon benign neoplasm of the neural sheath characterized grossly and microscopically by multinodular growth. It is typically presented as a mobile, solitary, smooth-surfaced, and nontender mass. Histologically, schwannomas are classified into the following seven types: classical (Verocay), plexiform, cellular, cranial nerve, melanotic, degenerated (ancient), and granular cell schwannomas. In spite of the fact that plexiform schwannoma commonly occurs in the head-and-neck region, the involvement of the lip is considere...
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Reza Yaghoobi Nader Pazyar Source Type: research

Disseminate and recurrent infundibulofolliculitis
We report this case due to its rarity, especially in the Indian population in which less than five case reports have been published. We also report a specific pattern of lesions along the neck skin creases which can serve as an aid to increase the index of suspicion for diagnosing this entity. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: S Rekha Vineet Kumar Pankaj Rao Dilip Kachhawa Source Type: research

Blau syndrome associated with nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain containing 2 mutation in a baby from Malaysia
This report further reaffirms the ubiquitousness of the disease and recurrency of p. R334W mutation. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Kin Fon Leong Reiko Sato Glenda Guek Khim Oh Uttam Surana Zacharias Aloysius Dwi Pramono Source Type: research

The spectrum of underlying causes of iatrogenic Kaposi & #39;s sarcoma in a large series: A retrospective study
Conclusions: Our study revealed one of the highest rates for iatrogenic KS (27%) reported in the literature. Besides well-known causes, relatively frequent association with MG was remarkable. Usage of different forms of TCs was the cause of KS in a few cases. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Can Baykal Tugba Atci Nesimi Buyukbabani Armagan Kutlay Source Type: research

Knowledge, belief, and perception among youths with acne vulgaris
Conclusion: There are several misconceptions and a gross lack of knowledge about acne amongst our younger population, that needs to be addressed. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Afzaa Nizar Machiwala Ganesh Kamath Tanvi Pradeep Vaidya Source Type: research

Leprosy scenario in Ahmedabad District (Gujarat)
Conclusions: Leprosy still prevails and adequate knowledge and clinical skills, sensitive diagnostic tools and proper supply of medicines from the medical end and early reporting of symptoms, compliance regarding medicine intake, and social awareness to null social stigma associated with it from the patient's end may bring the country as a whole to the target of leprosy elimination. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Deepika Uikey Rima Joshi Bela J Shah Nikhil Verma Source Type: research

A cross-sectional study to analyze the social, sexual, and reproductive challenges among serodiscordant couples
Conclusion: The unique requirements of serodiscordant couples in terms of providing them safer sexual and reproductive options to prevent the transmission of HIV to the seronegative partner or the child during pregnancy need to be addressed for better patient management. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Neerja Saraswat Ajay Chopra Sushil Kumar Reetu Agarwal Debdeep Mitra Parul Kamboj Source Type: research

Bacteriological profile of aerobic and anaerobic isolates of trophic ulcer in leprosy: A study from Eastern India
Conclusion: Secondary bacterial infection is quite common in leprosy trophic ulcers. The most common organism was Staphylococcus aureus. Isolates were mostly sensitive to amikacin and linezolid and resistant to cotrimoxazole and coamoxiclav. Anaerobic isolates were not uncommon, with Peptococcus being the most common among them. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Revanta Saha Somenath Sarkar Monalisa Majumder Gautam Banerjee Source Type: research

A study of risk factors of chronic venous insufficiency and its association with features suggestive of preceding or present deep venous thrombosis
Conclusions: Clinical or subclinical DVT, an important cause of CVI, may not always be seen on ultrasound, especially after resolution. However, they may have the presence of blood parameters (Factor V and hyperhomocysteinemia) suggestive of DVT; these can be used as proxy markers for the current or previous DVT. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Ram H Malkani Rusina Karia Sneh Thadani Source Type: research

A cross-sectional study on the dermatoses in postmenopausal patients at a rural-based tertiary health care center
Conclusion: This study is useful in understanding the various clinical patterns of postmenopausal dermatoses and thereby help the physician, dermatologist, and gynecologist to effectively manage the conditions. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Kira Pariath Pragya A Nair Source Type: research

Atopic dermatitis in adults and irritable bowel syndrome: A cross-sectional study
Conclusions: This is a rather uncultivated area in the field of AD. We observed that IBS was more common in AD group. Also, supporting findings like abnormal stool form, abdominal distension, feeling of incomplete evacuation, and straining were found more frequently in AD patients. These results may indicate the association between AD and IBS. In our opinion, patients with atopic dermatitis should be questioned in terms of IBS. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Z Gizem Kaya & #304;slamo & #487;lu Mehmet Unal Adem K & #252; & #231; & #252;k Source Type: research

The occurrence of food hypersensitivity reactions and the relation to the sensitization to grass and trees in atopic dermatitis patients 14 years of age and older
Conclusion: The significant relation was found between the reactions to peanuts and walnuts and sensitization to grass and trees, another significant relation was found between the sensitization to grass and celery and between the sensitization to trees and apple. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Jarmila Celakovsk & #225; Josef Bukac Karel Ettler Jaroslava Vaneckova Irena Krcmova Kvetuse Ettlerova Jan Krejsek Source Type: research

Role of dermoscopy in the diagnosis of hypertrophic lichen planus and prurigo nodularis
Conclusion: Dermoscopy is useful in differentiating HLP and PN. Blue-gray globules, comedo-like openings, and follicular plugging were specific for HLP. Pearly white areas with white starburst pattern and red dots and globules were the specific findings in PN. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - September 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Bangaru Hanumaiah Joice Maria Joseph Source Type: research

Profile of dermatophytosis in a tertiary care center in Kerala, India
Conclusion: Chronicity in dermatophytosis is due to various factors such as topical steroid application, noncompliance, and change in predominant species. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Mary Vineetha S Sheeja MI Celine MS Sadeep Seena Palackal PE Shanimole S Saranya Das Source Type: research

Squamous cell carcinoma versus malignant proliferating trichilemmal tumor: A histopathological dilemma with review of literature
Charu Agarwal, Mukta Pujani, Sujata Raychaudhuri, Sheetal Arora, Deepshikha Rana, Varsha ChauhanIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(4):339-339 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Charu Agarwal Mukta Pujani Sujata Raychaudhuri Sheetal Arora Deepshikha Rana Varsha Chauhan Source Type: research

Eruptive blue nevi of the scalp in a patient with Mayer & #8211;Rokitansky & #8211;K & #252;ster & #8211;Hauser syndrome during isotretinoin therapy
Nevena Skroza, Ilaria Proietti, Ersilia Tolino, Nicoletta Bernardini, Veronica Balduzzi, Anna Marchesiello, Alessia Anzalone, Daniela Colapietra, Simone Michelini, Alessandra Mambrin, Natale Porta, Vincenzo Petrozza, Concetta PotenzaIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(4):339-339 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Nevena Skroza Ilaria Proietti Ersilia Tolino Nicoletta Bernardini Veronica Balduzzi Anna Marchesiello Alessia Anzalone Daniela Colapietra Simone Michelini Alessandra Mambrin Natale Porta Vincenzo Petrozza Concetta Potenza Source Type: research

Familial speckled acral hypopigmentation
Hari Shivaram Pathave, Uday Sharadchandra KhopkarIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(4):338-338 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Hari Shivaram Pathave Uday Sharadchandra Khopkar Source Type: research

Erythema gyratum repens associated with diffuse b-cell lymphoma-report of a rare case
Angoori Gnaneshwar Rao, Syeda Saba Farheen, Kolli Amit, Uday Deshmukh Reddy, Karanam Aparna, Javadevapuram Kranthi, Ruhi HukkaniIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(4):338-338 Erythema gyratum repens (EGR) is a rare paraneoplastic dermatosis known to be associated with internal malignancy. Herein, we report a case of EGR with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in a young farmer who presented with generalized massive lymphadenopathy and wood-grain pattern dermatosis. Lymph node biopsy with immunohistochemistry established the diagnosis of DLBCL. He was managed by the oncologist with R-CHOP (rituximab, cyclophosphamide,...
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Angoori Gnaneshwar Rao Syeda Saba Farheen Kolli Amit Uday Deshmukh Reddy Karanam Aparna Javadevapuram Kranthi Ruhi Hukkani Source Type: research

Immunohistochemical expression of calmodulin in cutaneous lichen planus: A case & #8211;control study
Conclusion: CaM is upregulated in cutaneous lichen planus lesions suggesting a possible role in disease pathogenesis. Targeting CaM is expected to be a novel strategy for treatment of lichen planus. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Zeinab Abd El-Samad Ibrahim Amal Ahmad El-Ashmawy Yomna Mazid El-Hamd Neinaa Dareen Abd El-Aziz Mohammad Source Type: research

Immunohistochemistry for immunoglobulin G4 in the diagnosis of pemphigus
Conclusion: Immunohistochemical labeling for IgG4 on paraffin-embedded tissue provides a sensitive and specific test for diagnosing pemphigus in a situation when fresh frozen tissue is unavailable. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Mitra Heidarpour Parvin Rajabi Elnaz Babaei Pour Emad Fayyazi Source Type: research

Generalized bullous fixed drug eruption to fluconazole; with cross-reactivity to tinidazole
Hershada S Mithari, Prachi V Gole, Vidya D Kharkar, Sunanda A MahajanIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(4):335-337 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Hershada S Mithari Prachi V Gole Vidya D Kharkar Sunanda A Mahajan Source Type: research

Reflectance confocal microscopic features of skin lesions in a patient with disseminated penicilliosis
Qiao-Fei Li, Chu-Qiang Wang, Xiao-Ming Peng, Xu-Hua TangIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(4):333-335 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Qiao-Fei Li Chu-Qiang Wang Xiao-Ming Peng Xu-Hua Tang Source Type: research

Talaromycosis (Penicilliosis): A rare, opportunistic systemic fungal infection
Surajit Gorai, Mahimanjan Saha, Vaswatee Madhab, Sayeli MitraIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(4):331-333 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Surajit Gorai Mahimanjan Saha Vaswatee Madhab Sayeli Mitra Source Type: research

Authors & #39; reply - Antifungal resistance in dermatology
Varadraj Pai, Ajantha Ganavalli, KN NaveenIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(4):330-331 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Varadraj Pai Ajantha Ganavalli KN Naveen Source Type: research

Antifungal therapeutic failure & #8211; Need for a more comprehensive review
Sidharth SonthaliaIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(4):329-330 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Sidharth Sonthalia Source Type: research

Authors & #39; reply
Jigna K Padhiyar, Nayankumar H Patel, Trusha Gajjar, Bhagirath Patel, Aseem Chhibber, Mansi BuchIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(4):328-329 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Jigna K Padhiyar Nayankumar H Patel Trusha Gajjar Bhagirath Patel Aseem Chhibber Mansi Buch Source Type: research

Cutaneous dermatophytosis mimicking bullous pemphigoid or typical bullous pemphigoid and tinea incognito ?
Tirado-Sánchez Andrés, Bonifaz AlexandroIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(4):328-328 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Tirado-S & #225;nchez Andr & #233;s Bonifaz Alexandro Source Type: research

Follicular graft-versus-host disease: A rare manifestation in a patient with the overlap subtype of chronic graft-versus-host disease
We report a case of a patient with multiple myeloma who developed extensive hyperkeratotic, lichenoid folliculocentric papules with perifollicular erythema on day 53 following an allogeneic HSCT. The overall clinical and histological findings were consistent with the overlap subtype of chronic follicular GVHD. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Yi-Hsin Ho Yun-Wen Chiu Han-Nan Liu Source Type: research

Pompholyx-like eruptions induced by penicillamine in a patient with wilson & #39;s disease
Diana Elizabeth Devassy, Sujata Raj Harshad, Harshad DevarbhaiIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(4):321-323 Wilson's disease is an inherited disorder of copper metabolism that results in excessive accumulation of copper in various organs, with liver being the primary site of involvement. D-penicillamine (DPA) as a chelating agent forms the mainstay of therapy; however, it can cause a myriad of adverse effects on long-term use. The major adverse effects reported with DPA include disorders of collagen synthesis, such as pseudoxanthoma elasticum-like lesions, autoimmune blistering diseases, and urticarial lesions. Her...
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Diana Elizabeth Devassy Sujata Raj Harshad Harshad Devarbhai Source Type: research

Zygomycosis of the scalp caused by Rhizopus oryzae presenting as kerion in an immunocompetent child
Angoori Gnaneshwar Rao, Vangali Srikanth Reddy, Karnam Aparna, Ruhi Haqqani, Kranthi Jagadevapuram, Sneha Gupta, Kousar Fathima, M Tejal, Divyaparimala MuppiralaIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(4):318-320 Deep mycosis of the scalp caused by Rhizopus oryzae mimicking kerion is rare. Herein, we report a case of such infection in a 5-year-old immunocompetent boy who presented with multiple painful boggy swellings with discharging sinuses on the scalp of 4 months' duration. Purulent discharge from the swelling cultured on Sabouraud's dextrose agar yielded R. oryzae species which was confirmed by molecular analysi...
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Angoori Gnaneshwar Rao Vangali Srikanth Reddy Karnam Aparna Ruhi Haqqani Kranthi Jagadevapuram Sneha Gupta Kousar Fathima M Tejal Divyaparimala Muppirala Source Type: research

Subcutaneous scedosporiosis with dissemination
C Chandrakala, Gurusami Karuvelan ThariniIndian Journal of Dermatology 2019 64(4):315-317 Disseminated infection with Scedosporium apiospermum is an emerging opportunistic infection in immunocompromised individuals. A 41-year-old male farmer presented with a diffuse swelling in the right foot with discharge of whitish material from the swelling for 1 year. He also had multiple cystic swellings of varying sizes in the right ankle, left leg, left foot, and right forearm for 6 months. There was a history of diabetes and steroid therapy for joint pain which had increased the risk of dissemination of fungi in our patient. Earl...
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: C Chandrakala Gurusami Karuvelan Tharini Source Type: research

A novel contrast stain for the rapid diagnosis of dermatophytoses: A cross-sectional comparative study of chicago sky blue 6b stain, potassium hydroxide mount and culture
Conclusion: CSB stain is a simple, rapid, sensitive, accurate, and inexpensive office-based method with qualitatively superior demonstration of dermatophytes compared to KOH mount. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Kavya Baddireddy Shital Poojary Source Type: research

Metabolic syndrome and dyslipidemia among Nigerians with lichen planus: A cross-sectional study
Conclusions: LP has an insignificant association with MetS and a significant association with dyslipidemia among Nigerians. The family history of DM is an independent predictor of MetS in LP patients. LP patients should be routinely screened for MetS and its components. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Ifeanyi Chibuzor Okpala Adeolu Oladayo Akinboro Ifeanyi Ogochukwu Ezejoifor Abel N Onunu Benson Uchechukwu Okwara Source Type: research

Eruptive lichen planus, a marker of metabolic syndrome
Conclusion: Eruptive LP showed significant association with MS. Further studies with large sample size in each variant and control group are needed to confirm it which are the limitations in our study. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Gopalan Geetharani Sundararaj Sumithra Sendurpandian Devaprabha Rajagopalan Kothandaramasamy Source Type: research

Weekly azathioprine pulse versus betamethasone oral mini-pulse in the treatment of moderate-to-severe alopecia areata
Conclusion: WAP and betamethasone therapy, both appear to be effective in the treatment of AA. However, betamethasone caused several side effects; therefore, WAP can be used as a better alternative to corticosteroids in AA. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Prashant Gupta Kaushal K Verma Sujay Khandpur Neetu Bhari Source Type: research

A clinico-epidemiological study of scalp hair loss in children (0 & #8211;18 years) in Kota Region, South-East Rajasthan
Conclusion: This study showed that hair loss in children in our region is not an uncommon problem and results from a variety of causes. Early diagnosis and treatment are needed to prevent further hair loss and to avoid irreversible hair loss and scarring alopecia. As has been observed in this study, hair problem may be due to important nutritional deficiency. We should be aware of such presentation. These may be a clue to the diagnosis of systemic illness. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Manoj Kumar Sharma Savera Gupta Ramesh Kumar Anil Kumar Singhal Suresh Kumar Jain Mukul Sharma Source Type: research

A study of In vitro antifungal susceptibility patterns of dermatophytic fungi at a tertiary care center in Western India
Conclusions: This study indicates a rising proportion of T. mentagrophytes complex with increased proportion of granular form (T. mentagrophytes var. mentagrophytes). This study represents the current antifungal susceptibility profile of dermatophytic infections in a tertiary care medical center in western India with rising MICs to terbinafine and itraconazole. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Shital Poojary Autar Miskeen Jimish Bagadia Saurabh Jaiswal Priya Uppuluri Source Type: research

Clinicomycological and histopathological profile of onychomycosis: A cross-sectional study from South India
Conclusion: Our study implies the importance of laboratory diagnosis of OM as it can mimic diverse nail disorders. As the role of NDMs and yeasts is on the rise for etiology of OM, investigations such as KOH examination, culture, or nail biopsy becomes essential for correct diagnosis and management. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: K Chetana Roshni Menon Brinda G David MR Ramya Source Type: research

Profile of dermatophytosis in a tertiary care center in Kerala, India
Conclusion: Chronicity in dermatophytosis is due to various factors such as topical steroid application, noncompliance, and change in predominant species. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Mary Vineetha S Sheeja MI Celine MS Sadeep Seena Palackal PE Shanimole S Saranya Das Source Type: research

Changing trend of superficial mycoses with increasing nondermatophyte mold infection: A clinicomycological study at a tertiary referral center in Assam
Conclusion: The epidemiology of fungal infection and the causative fungi is seen to vary geographically and with time. This study reflects the changing trend of fungal infection in the north eastern region with a high rate of isolation of nondermatophyte moulds as the causative agent. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Debeeka Hazarika Nazneen Jahan Ajanta Sharma Source Type: research

A randomized, double-blind study of amorolfine 5 & #37; nail lacquer with oral fluconazole compared with oral fluconazole alone in the treatment of fingernail onychomycosis
Conclusion: The combination of amorolfine/fluconazole achieved a higher cure rate not only for sensitive fungus but also for those which were S-DD to fluconazole. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - July 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Somodyuti Chandra Karan Sancheti Indrashis Podder Anupam Das Tushar Kanti Sarkar Moitreyee Chowdhury Amrita Sil Susmita Bhattacharya Nilay Kanti Das Source Type: research

Primary cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma with diffuse expression of thyroid transcription factor-1: Report of two cases
In conclusion, there are increasing reports of TTF1+ CK20− skin lesions without signs of systemic disease which behave clinically and prognostically like a PCNC. The origin of these TTF1 tumors are, to date, unknown. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - May 20, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Jose Maria Ortiz Salvador Daniela Subiabre-Ferrer Victor Alegre de Miquel Source Type: research

Poikilodermatous mycosis fungoides with erosive lesions
We present one such rare case of poikilodermatous MF with erosive lesions in a 40-year-old male. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - May 20, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Anuradha A Bhide Poonam C Singh Mahendra M Kura Source Type: research

Nodular lesions on the upper trunk: An uncommon anatomical site of renal tumor metastases
We present a case of a 56-year-old male with a history of RCC, followed by the development of cutaneous metastases 4 years later with an uncommon clinical presentation. RCC is the most common genitourinary cancer to metastasize to the skin and accounts for 6.8% of cutaneous metastases. These patients have a poor prognosis. It is essential for these patients to perform a complete periodic dermatologic examination for proper restaging and treatment. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - May 20, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Nikolaos Kostopoulos Eftychia Platsidaki Vasiliki Tzanetakou Konstantina Petraki Maria Lekarakou Dimitrios Bafaloukos Irini Potouridou Source Type: research

The effect of interventional pain management on treating postherpetic neuralgia
Conclusion: The interventional mean of PRF combined with medication has a good effect on PHN. The effect of nerve block combined with medication on PHN seems to be the same as that of medication alone. Besides, a long period with high-quality randomized controlled trial should be done to verify the results. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - May 20, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: Suqian Guo Mengxi Shen Linlin Zhang Qi Zhao Chengcheng Song Wei Jia Guolin Wang Source Type: research