Dr. William Ting, Board-Certified Dermatologist
at California Dermatology Care

2262 Camino Ramon, San Ramon, CA 94583
Tel: 925-328-0255
Email: staff@CalDermCare.com


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Dr. William Ting has expertise in treating the entire spectrum of medical dermatology, with emphasis in preventive medicine and personalized recommendations. He enjoys taking care of patients with acne, eczema, hair and nail disorders, rashes, psoriasis and skin cancers.

He is at the forefront of medical dermatology and dermatologic research. He continues to publish articles in peer-reviewed dermatology journals. He is an early pioneer of photodynamic therapy (PDT) and one of the most experienced practitioners of PDT in the Bay Area. He is the first dermatologist in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California to introduce Lutronic Spectra Laser for melasma, acne, scar revision, pore size reduction as well as the Cutera GenesisPlus laser for advanced nail fungus laser treatment, keloid and hypertrophic scar, warts and scar revision.

Dr. Ting is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). He is a member of the National Psoriasis Foundation and International Hyperhidrosis Society.

Innovative Therapeutic Approach to Common Skin Conditions

Acne

Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Hair and Nail disorders

  • Maximize therapeutic synergy and efficacy by utilizing both prescription-strength and over-the counter products when available
  • Comprehensive workup including bloodwork and biopsy if necessary
  • Systemic oral hormonal therapy for women and men when indicated

Psoriasis 

Rosacea

  • Multi-prong approach to minimize redness
  • Low-dose 'non-antibiotic' anti-inflammatory oral medication for long-term remission 
  • Emphasis on prevention
  • Fotofacial/IPL laser utilizing Cynosure XPL/Elite MPX
  • Cutera GenesisPlus Laser with or without combination with IPL 
  • Diode laser for facial veins
  • VBeam Pulse Dye Laser, the new gold standard for rosacea and facial redness

Skin Cancer 

  • Emphasis on prophylactic treatments with topical 5-FU, imiquimod, diclofenac, ingenol mebutate and oral chemopreventive therapy such as Soriatane.
  • Reduce future risks of skin cancer with photodynamic therapy, TCA chemical peels and/or fractional CO2 resurfacing laser  
  • Mohs Surgery to achieve highest cure rate and tissue sparing
  • Close colloboration with plastic surgeon(s) as needed  

Sweating Disorder (Hyperhidrosis) 

Vitiligo

Warts 


ABCD of Mole Check

 

 

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Oct 30, 2014 07:40PM

New concepts in cutaneous allergy

Summary Allergic contact dermatitis affects a worrying proportion of the general population. The mechanisms underlying this chemical?triggered delayed?type hypersensitivity are still not fully understood. In recent years, basic research has shown that the immune system reacts to contact allergens by activation of signalling pathways that are usually used to fight infections. Ongoing work is aimed at the elucidation of the path that leads from the chemistry of contact allergens to the inflammatory skin disease. The cellular players and their complex interactions are being characterized. Proteins are being identified whose chemical modification by contact allergens results in the activation of signalling pathways involved in pathogenesis. Pathway identification is supported by genomic an...

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Oct 30, 2014 04:00PM

The metastasis promoting protein S100A4 levels associate with disease activity rather than cancer development in patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies

IntroductionTo evaluate S100A4 protein as a biomarker of disease activity and potential cancer development in patients with myositis. Methods: Serum levels of S100A4 were determined in 43 dermatomyositis (DM), 39 polymyositis (PM) and 22 cancer associated myositis (CAM) patients as well as in 77 healthy controls. The associations between S100A4 levels, inflammation, disease activity, muscle strength and cancer development were evaluated. Results: All myositis patients had significantly higher serum levels of S100A4 protein compared to healthy controls (median (IQR): 31.5 (17.4 to 59.5) versus 23.8 (14.5 to 33.7) ng/ml, P (Source: BioMed Central)

Oct 30, 2014 04:00PM

Bullous Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Review and Update to Diagnosis and Treatment

Abstract Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus (BSLE) is a rare cutaneous complication of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). It is a heterogeneous disease that is caused by autoantibodies to the dermoepidermal junction, mainly type VII collagen. Similarities in histology and immunopathology exist between BSLE and other primary bullous dermatoses, namely dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) and epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA), respectively. EBA and BSLE commonly share the same autoantibody to type VII collagen and heterogeneous clinical presentations, creating a diagnostic challenge. However, clinical presentation combined with histology, immunological testing, and concomitant diagnosis of SLE distinguish this entity from other similar dermatoses. Diagnosis of this disease is import...

Oct 30, 2014 03:30PM

What is the impact of tumour size on dermoscopic diagnosis of BCC?

ConclusionsDespite determined differences in vascular features and multiple erosions between the small and large BCCs, the results of further investigation within the specific groups indicate that dermoscopy is reliable for the diagnosis of BCC regardless of its size. (Source: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology)

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Oct 30, 2014 03:23PM

A new target for squamous cell skin cancer?

This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: Experimental Dermatology)

Oct 30, 2014 03:17PM

Case of malignant melanoma with a clinically obvious bulla in a Japanese patient

(Source: The Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 30, 2014 02:43PM

RheumShorts: Complications of Dermatomyositis (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Fatal infections can result in severe cases. (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)

Oct 30, 2014 01:25PM

Contact allergy induced by bisphenol A diglycidyl ether leachables from aluminium tubes for pharmaceutical use

ConclusionsElevated BADGE concentrations in ER?coated aluminium tubes pose a risk of developing contact dermatitis to patients sensitized to ER based on BADGE. Quality standards are deemed necessary for the production of ER?coated aluminium tubes intended for pharmaceutical use and should consider the results of the present ROAT study.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: Allergy)

Oct 30, 2014 08:26AM

Highmark insurance to cover Iagnosis web-based dermatologist vists

Iagnosis, parent company of virtual visit skin care company DermatologistOnCall, announced that starting in 2015, health insurance company Highmark will cover web-based dermatologist visits for its commercial members in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Delaware. “We need to make sure our members get the right care in the right setting, and telemedicine is a key tool to help make […] (Source: mobihealthnews)

Oct 30, 2014 07:59AM

Why Does Scratching Make You Itch More? Science Has An Answer

From dry skin to mosquito bites, there are a million little reasons why we itch. But sometimes, scratching an itch can make you feel, well, itchier -- and a group of scientists has a possible explanation for why this happens. On Wednesday, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis published a study which found that scratching an itch can cause minor pain, leading the brain to release serotonin -- the "happy" chemical that helps regulate mood -- which can sometimes make an itch feel more intense. "The problem is that when the brain gets those pain signals, it responds by producing the neurotransmitter serotonin to help control that pain,? senior investigator Zhou-Feng Chen, PhD, who's also the director of Washington University?s Center for the Study of Itch...

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Oct 30, 2014 07:30AM

Highmark to cover teledermatology visits Jan. 1

Health insurer Highmark Inc. will begin covering web-based dermatology visits offered by Canonsburg-based teledermatology company Iagnosis Inc. The "visits" will be a covered benefit for Highmark's commercial insurance members in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Delaware starting Jan. 1. The company has created a network of board certified dermatologists who specialize in providing online skin care. Doctors can treat more than 3,000 skin problems, including acne, shingles, hair loss and poison ivy.? (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)

Oct 30, 2014 06:26AM

Telemedicine eczema care just as effective as office visits

(Reuters Health) - After a year of emailing photos of their skin and communicating with their dermatologists online, eczema patients showed just as much improvement as people who saw their own doctors in person, according to a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)

Oct 30, 2014 04:43AM

Cystic Pulmonary Parenchymal Disorders: Expanding Differential Considerations

Birt-Hogg-Dubé (BHD) syndrome is a rare, autosomal dominant genodermatosis resulting from mutations in the folliculin (FLCN) tumor suppressor gene coding for the protein FLCN. BHD syndrome usually presents in adulthood and is characterized by the development of skin lesions, renal tumors, and pulmonary cysts, the latter of which may predispose to spontaneous pneumothorax, which may be the presenting feature of this disorder. Although the pulmonary cysts of BHD syndrome may resemble a number of other diffuse pulmonary cystic diseases at thoracic computed tomography, particularly lymphangioleiomyomatosis and lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia, several morphologic features of the pulmonary cysts in BHD patients may suggest the diagnosis of this disorder at thoracic computed tomography, which...

Oct 29, 2014 11:00PM

Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study

Title: Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/29/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/30/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Scalp psoriasis vs. seborrheic dermatitis: What's the difference?

(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)

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Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis Presenting with Cutaneous Involvement: A Case Report with Review of the Literature

We present a case of lymphomatoid granulomatosis initially presenting with cutaneous lesions, with an accompanying review of the literature. (Source: Journal of Cutaneous Pathology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Associations of Maternal Atopic Diseases with Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: a National Cohort Study

ConclusionsWe confirmed the previously reported association of maternal asthma with increased risk for preterm birth. Unexpectedly, maternal atopic dermatitis and allergic rhinoconjunctivitis were associated with decreased risk of preterm birth and stillbirth. Mechanisms for these protective associations are unclear, and our findings require confirmation in further studies. (Source: Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study

Universities should ban them because of skin cancer risk, researchers say (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Anti-BP180-type mucous membrane pemphigoid: report of two cases

In conclusion, appropriate clinical examination and cooperation among medical specialists are important for the early diagnosis and treatment of patients with recurrent and chronic stomatitis and for their good prognosis. (Source: Odontology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Rapidly evolving painful ulcerated plaque on the hand

(Source: JDDG)

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Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Immunological response in Stevens?Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis

Abstract Stevens?Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are life?threatening cutaneous adverse drug reactions that induce widespread epidermal necrosis. Recent advances in pharmacogenomic studies have provided evidence of genetic predispositions to SJS/TEN. Several concepts have been proposed to explain the pathogenesis of severe cutaneous adverse drug reactions. In the hapten concept, small molecules called haptens elicit an immune response only when attached to proteins. The ?p?i? concept postulates that the causative drugs can stimulate cells by binding directly and reversibly to immune receptors. In addition, there is the idea that drugs alter the antigen by binding to the human leukocyte antigen pocket. With regard to keratinocyte death, several cell dea...

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Congenital ?self?healing? Langerhans cell histiocytosis (Hashimoto?Pritzker disease): A report of two cases with the same cutaneous manifestations but different clinical course

We describe two cases of congenital self?healing Langerhans cell histiocytosis with widespread and very similar cutaneous manifestations but different clinical course. The first patient had multisystemic disease (with lymph nodes, bones, liver and lungs affected) that required systemic therapy. The second patient had cutaneous and bony lesions that resolved spontaneously. We think that the adjective ?self?healing? is misleading and should be abandoned. We stress the importance of a complete systemic evaluation and the necessity of a long?term follow?up. (Source: The Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Primary breast carcinoma en cuirasse derived from invasive lobular carcinoma: The first case report

(Source: The Journal of Dermatology)

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Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Secukinumab efficacy and safety in Japanese patients with moderate?to?severe plaque psoriasis: Subanalysis from ERASURE, a randomized, placebo?controlled, phase 3 study

Abstract Secukinumab, a fully human anti?IL?17A monoclonal antibody, neutralizes IL?17A, a key cytokine in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. Efficacy and safety of secukinumab was evaluated in Japanese patients with moderate?to?severe plaque psoriasis as part of a large Phase 3 global study (ERASURE). In this 52?week, double?blind study (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01365455, JapicCTI?111529), 87 patients from Japan (11.8% of 738 patients randomized in the overall study population) were equally randomized to receive secukinumab 300 mg or 150 mg, or placebo once weekly at baseline and at Weeks 1, 2, 3 and 4, then every 4 weeks. Co?primary endpoints (Week 12) were ?75% improvement in psoriasis area?and?severity index (PASI 75) from baseline and a score of 0 (clea...

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Changes in biophysical properties of the skin following radiotherapy for breast cancer

In conclusion, radiation therapy for breast cancer induces measurable and significant changes in biophysical properties of the skin including hydration, pH, pigmentation, and blood flow. These findings give us a greater understanding of the effects of ionizing radiation on skin physiology, and provide non?invasive and objective methods to assess radiation dermatitis. (Source: The Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Metastatic tuberculous abscess as a manifestation of miliary tuberculosis

(Source: The Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Oral lichen planus with antibodies to desmogleins 1 and 3

We report a case with intractable painful oral lesions. ELISA indices for DSG1 and 3 antibodies were increased by 49 and 36, respectively. Histopathological analysis revealed irregular acanthosis and band?like infiltration of lymphocytes at the dermal?epidermal interface. Direct immunofluorescence revealed negative deposits of immunoglobulin G and C3 in intracellular spaces of the epidermis. Indirect immunofluorescence of normal skin also did not detect any antibodies. Consequently, we made a final diagnosis of oral LP. The previous two LP cases with positive ELISA for DSG antibodies and our case manifested the erosive form, the most advanced oral LP. Therefore, it is a possibility that severe damage of keratinocytes may induce generation of DSG antibodies. However, negative results of...

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

The value of in vivo Reflectance Confocal Microscopy in monitoring and diagnosis of inflammatory and infectious skin diseases ? A Systematic Review

This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: British Journal of Dermatology)

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Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Myopathy in hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer in an extended family

This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: British Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

IL6 ?174G>C polymorphism is associated with an increased risk of psoriasis but not response to treatment

This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: Experimental Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Balance of Treg versus T?effector cells during systemic treatment with adalimumab and topical treatment with calcipotriol?betamethasone dipropionate (CBD) ointment

This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: Experimental Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Novel medical strategies combating nonmelanoma skin cancer

Prasan R Bhandari, Varadraj V PaiIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):531-546The incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) continues to rise, partly because of aging, the frequency of early childhood sunburns, and sporadic extreme recreational sun exposure. A nonsurgical approach to selected cutaneous malignancy could possibly reduce the cost as well as morbidity of surgical treatment for NMSC. There has been growing interest in isolating compounds that could suppress or reverse the biochemical changes necessary for cutaneous malignancies to progress by pharmacologic intervention. By targeting diverse pathways recognized as important in the pathogenesis of nonmelanoma skin cancers, a combination approach with multiple agents or addition of chemopreventative agents to topical sunscree...

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Can systemically generated reactive oxygen species help to monitor disease activity in generalized vitiligo? A pilot study

Conclusion: A long-term study based on these findings can be conducted to further validate the potential role of ROS in monitoring disease activity vitiligo. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

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Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

A clinical and statistical survey of cutaneous changes in the first 120 hours of life

Conclusion: Despite observing a statistically significant correlation of eight cutaneous changes with three maternal and/or three neonatal factors, more extensive studies in neonatal dermatology are required for validation of these unique statistical correlations. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Altered serum uric acid level in lichen planus patients

Conclusions: The results of our study suggest that LP is associated with decrease of UA levels in serum. UA may be a potential, useful biomarker of antioxidant status in LP for elaboration of treatment strategy and monitoring. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Serum prolactin levels in psoriasis and its association with disease activity: A case-control study

Conclusion: PRL may have a role to play in the etiopathogenesis of psoriasis. However, further studies with large sample size should be carried out so as to validate this hypothesis. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Margins in skin excision biopsies: Principles and guidelines

Richa Ranjan, Lavleen Singh, Sudheer K Arava, Manoj Kumar SinghIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):567-570Skin biopsies are usually undertaken to confirm a clinical diagnosis, to remove a lesion, and to determine the adequacy of excised tissue margin. A surgical margin is technically defined as the "edge" of the tissue removed. The term is especially pertinent when the tissue excised is suspected of being involved by a malignant process. One of the most important predictive and prognostic factors of a malignant lesion is whether the margins of the resected specimen are involved by the tumor or not. The purpose of this review is to provide an insight into grossing of a skin biopsy specimen with emphasis on techniques and reporting of excision biopsy margins. (Source: Indian J...

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Skip areas of retained melanin: A clue to the histopathological diagnosis of idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis

Rajiv JoshiIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):571-574Biopsy findings in 55 cases of idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis (IGH) are reported. Most cases had a flat epidermis with loss of the rete pattern and a thickened orthokeratotic basket weave stratum corneum. The epidermis had markedly decreased to absent melanin in the basal layer and reduced numbers of melanocytes at the dermoepidermal junction. One-third of patients had a sparse perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate, whereas the rest had no significant dermal inflammation. These findings are in concordance with current literature.However, small foci of retained melanin in the basal layer (skip areas) alternating with larger areas of melanin loss were present in almost 80% of cases. This finding has not been reported earlier a...

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Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Successful treatment of giant basal cell carcinoma with topical imiquimod 5% cream with long term follow-up

We present our experience in the treatment of two giant tumors (6 × 8 cm 2 , 5.2 × 4.2 cm 2 ) of BCC on the face with Imiquimod 5% cream, 2 to 3 days/week for 12 weeks. Both the tumors were cured with clinical and pathological evidence, one with 6-year follow-up and the other with 3.5-year follow-up. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

An open label prospective randomized trial to compare the efficacy of coal tar-salicylic acid ointment versus calcipotriol/betamethasone dipropionate ointment in the treatment of limited chronic plaque psoriasis

Conclusion: Topical nightly application of calcipotriol/betamethasone dipropionate ointment leads to an initial, more rapid reduction in disease severity, but the overall outcome parameters are comparable in the two treatment groups. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Portal hypertension and an atypical reactive arthritis like presentation in a patient infected with hepatitis C virus genotype 3

Conclusions: Our case is unlike classical ReA because the patient is older, HLA B27 negative, and without florid urethritis. Admitted for fever and lower urinary tract symptoms, along with respiratory distress, the primary objective of the emergency doctors was to prevent the patient from progressing to organ failure. The diagnosis of underlying atypical/incomplete ReA could easily have been missed without adequate awareness, dermatological consultation, and a skin biopsy. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Concurrent hand-foot skin reaction and hair depigmentation with sunitinib: Report of a case and literature review of kinase inhibitors and blocking antibodies

Shuchi Bansal, Kabir Sardana, Kishore Singh, Vijay K GargIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):588-591Kinase inhibitors have revolutionized cancer therapy by becoming the first-line agents for advanced solid malignancies replacing the traditional chemotherapeutic agents. Cutaneous side-effects with these drugs are common, but owing to their infrequent use in Indian patients, our current knowledge of toxicity is scanty and primarily based on the western literature. Cutaneous reactions can adversely affect patients' quality of life (QoL) and can lead to dose modifications and treatment interruptions. The report discusses concurrent hand-foot skin reaction (HFSR) and hair depigmentation in an Indian patient being treated with sunitinib for advanced renal cell carcinoma. The pathogen...

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Nodular erythema elevatum diutinum mimicking Kaposi's sarcoma in a human immunodeficiency virus infected patient

We describe a case of EED simulating Kaposi's sarcoma in a 52-year-old HIV infected female patient with no previous opportunistic infections and CD4+ count of 164/mm 3 . Therapy with oral dapsone (100 mg/day) for two weeks resulted in resolution of some lesions. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

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Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Borrelial lymphocytoma cutis: A diagnostic dilemma

Rajat Kandhari, Sanjiv Kandhari, Sudhir JainIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):595-597Lymphocytoma cutis (LC) is one of the most common types of cutaneous B cell pseudolymphoma. Borrelial LC occurs most commonly in areas endemic for Ixodes ricinus tick in Europe, and it is rare in North America. The disease is rarely seen in India and may cause diagnostic difficulties for dermatologist residing in parts of the world that are not endemic for Lyme disease. The diagnosis is critical as LC may present as the only early manifestation of Lyme disease. Herein, we have presented a case of borrelial LC in an 11-year-old boy of German descent, residing in India. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Multiple hamartoma syndrome: Clinicoradiological evaluation and histopathological correlation with brief review of literature

Emma Monga, Prashant K Gupta, Avinash Munshi, Sudhi AgarwalIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):598-601Cowden syndrome (CS) or multiple hamartoma syndromes (MHSs) is an uncommon condition and characterized by mucocutaneous lesions which may be associated with the lesions of breast, thyroid, gastrointestinal tract, skin, and often of central nervous system. A thorough evaluation of Cowden's disease is essential due to increased risk of malignancy in an organ or system of the affected patients. We are reporting a case of female patient who presented with multiple mucocutaneous papilloma associated with involvement of multiple organs and systems. The diagnosis was confirmed by multimodality diagnostic approach. This rare entity has not being reviewed in Indian literature till date....

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Report of two cases of recurrent scalp dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans and literature review

Long Liansheng, Li Xialiang, Zhao Yaodong, Xue Yajun, Lou MeiqingIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):602-605Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) are rare malignant skin tumor, and scalp DFSP is even lesser than 5% of all DFSP, therefore, being seldom reported. We recently treated two cases of recurrent scalp DFSPs. One was a 38-year-old male, who accept lumpectomy for the first time; however, it recurred 9 months later. We then performed a wide excision resulting in no recurrence in the subsequent 4 years. Another patient was a 26-year-old female, who accept an in situ tumorectomy for the first time, and 2 years later; the recurrent mass became 9 × 9 cm in size. We gave her another operation, but only 3 months later local recurrence appeared. For the both cases, w...

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Chromoblastomycosis from a non-endemic area and response to itraconazole

Asit Mittal, Nidheesh Agarwal, Lalit Kumar Gupta, Ashok Kumar KhareIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):606-608Chromoblastomycosis belongs to the heterogeneous group of subcutaneous mycoses. It is caused by various pigmented (dematiaceous) fungi, which gain entry into the skin via traumatic implantation. We would like to share a case report of chromoblastomycosis in a 32-year-old male, who presented to us with 3 years history of slowly progressive, itchy, verrucous, crusted lesions over right forearm and arm. He is being treated with itraconazole 100 mg twice daily. The case is of interest because it has so far not been reported from our region- the northwest arid zone of India. The patient showed favorable response to itraconazole. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Multiarticular tophaceous gout with severe joint destruction: A pictorial overview with a twist

Shyam Verma, Piyush Bhargav, Tushar Toprani, Vishal ShahIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):609-611Tophi are the visible dermatological signs of gout. A case of tophaceous gout in a middle-aged man with no other metabolic derangement is being presented with multiple tophi on the hands and feet overlying joints as well as on the fingers and toes. We thought it to be of educational value to demonstrate needle-like crystals of urate by polarizing microscopy. X-rays of hands and feet showed dramatic destructive changes. The patient presented with mottled hypopigmentation on anterior and posterior knees and dorsa of hands and feet where he applied hot "aankda" leaves and covered them with bandage resulting in irritant dermatitis with postinflammatory hypopigmentation. This proved...

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Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

D. Hominis or another species?

Veena Chandran, Sujith P KumarasingheIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):612-612 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Selective localization or sparing of skin disorders in neurologically injured areas: An underestimated Connubium

Vincenzo Piccolo, Teresa Russo, Eleonora Ruocco, Adone BaroniIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):612-613 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Author's reply

BC Ravikumar, P SinhasanIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):613-614 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Cutaneous leucocytoclastic vasculitis and pulmonary tuberculosis: An uncommon association

Vibhu Mendiratta, Niti Gaur, Ritika Sud, Soumya Agarwal, Ram ChanderIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):614-615 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Paraneoplastic dermatomyositis associated with gallbladder carcinoma: A case report and mini-review of the published work

Takahiro Sawada, Noriaki Nakai, Koji Masuda, Norito KatohIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):615-616 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

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Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Ulcerative cutaneous nodule as a presenting feature of recurrent thyroid carcinoma

Arvind Krishnamurthy, Vijayalakshmi RamshankarIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):616-618 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

"Busting" urticaria with a "burst" of steroids

Kiran Godse, Aayushi Bagadia, Sharmila Patil, Nitin Nadkarni, Manjyot GautamIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):618-619 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Vohwinkel's syndrome: A rare disorder of keratinization

Nidhi Choudhary, Rahul Ahar, Abhishek De, Projna BiswasIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):619-621 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Grover's disease with acrosyringeal acantholysis: A rare histological presentation of an uncommon disease

Rajiv Joshi, Atul TanejaIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):621-623 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Undiagnosed hirsutism associated Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome in dermatology OPD

Sandeep Arora, SPS Kochar, Gulhima Arora, D DiwakarIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):623-625 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

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Systemic sarcoidosis diagnosed by panniculitis mimicking olecranon bursitis associated to fingertip calcinosis cutis

Alejandro Martin-Gorgojo, Vicent Alonso-Usero, Maria Gavrilova, Carlos Monteagudo-CastroIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):625-626 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Asymptomatic black papule over abdomen

Nidhi Singh, Laxmisha Chandrashekar, Biswanath Behera, Devinder Mohan Thappa, Rakhee KarIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):627-627 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Retraction

Indian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):629-629 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Titanium allergy: A literature review

Manish Goutam, Chandu Giriyapura, Sunil Kumar Mishra, Siddharth GuptaIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):630-630Titanium has gained immense popularity and has successfully established itself as the material of choice for dental implants. In both medical and dental fields, titanium and its alloys have demonstrated success as biomedical devices. Owing to its high resistance to corrosion in a physiological environment and the excellent biocompatibility that gives it a passive, stable oxide film, titanium is considered the material of choice for intraosseous use. There are certain studies which show titanium as an allergen but the resources to diagnose titanium sensivity are very limited. Attention is needed towards the development of new and precise method for early diagnosis of titanium...

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Decreased vitamin B 12 and folic acid concentrations in acne patients after isotretinoin therapy: A controlled study

Conclusion: Vitamin B 12 /folic acid treatment should be given under medical surveillance before and during isotretinoin therapy. Supplementation of these vitamins should be recommended in cases of their deficiency, so as to decrease the risks of neuropsychiatric and occlusive vascular diseases. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

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Hepcidin expression in psoriasis patients

Conclusions: We think that studies on hepcidin expression in psoriatic plaques will contribute to our understanding the role of iron and hepcidin in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Evaluation of serum homocysteine, high-sensitivity CRP, and RBC folate in patients with alopecia areata

Conclusion: Patients with alopecia areata have lower level of RBC folate which is in negative correlation with both severity and extension of AA. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Histopathologic study of pathergy test in behçet's disease

Conclusion: This is an exceptional study since it is the first study that determines subcutaneous tissue findings of positive pathergy reaction in Behçet patients. In our study, uveitis was found to be statistically significant in the patients who had vasculitis in dermis. It can be a clue for prediction of disease severity and course. Further, studies that include wide number of patients will better illuminate the correlation between subcutaneous tissue findings and disease severity and clinical course. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Amelanotic melanoma masquerading as a superficial small round cell tumor: A diagnostic challenge

We present a case of a 73-year-old lady, with a large superficial ulcerative nodular mass on the flexor aspect of the right upper arm. On fine needle aspiration poorly differentiated round cell tumor was suggested, with histopathology also supporting the same diagnosis. A final diagnosis of amelanotic melanoma was given following immunohistochemical work-up using a panel of relevant markers. We are presenting this case, not only for its rare clinical presentation, but also for the diagnostic difficulties encountered by us in cytology and histopathology to reach the final diagnosis. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Efficacy of intralesional amphotericin B for the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis

Conclusion: Weekly intralesional injection of amphotericin B looks promising, considering the fact that most of the patients in this study were resistant to antimoniates. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

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Steroid unresponsive case of ulcerative Mucha-habermann disease (Febrile Ulcernecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease) treated with methotrexate

Deepam J Shah, Rajeev Dhir, Harsh Shah, Naveen ChawlaIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):631-631A 20 year old male presented with fever associated with eruption of papules, plaques and vesiculobullous lesions on the chest, back, extremities, palms, soles, and genital mucosa of 20 days duration. Histopathological examination revealed epidermal clefts, edema and vacuolar degeneration of keratinocytes, basal cell degeneration, and dermal perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate. On the basis of clinical features and histology, a diagnosis of febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease (FUMHD) was made. Treatment with doxycycline (100 mg BD for 4 weeks) and oral prednisolone 60 mg/day tapered to 25 mg in 4 weeks led to initial response that was followed by a relapse on tapering steroid. Add...

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Animals eponyms in dermatology

Nidhi Jindal, Pooja Jindal, Jeevan Kumar, Sanjeev Gupta, VK JainIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):631-631The world of Dermatology is flooded with inflexions among clinical conditions and signs and syndromes; making it interesting, but a tougher subject to remember. Signs and syndromes have always fascinated residents, but simultaneously burdened their minds, as these attractive names are difficult to remember. This work was undertaken to review dermatological conditions and signs based on commonly encountered daily words and objects like animals, etc. Fifty dermatological conditions were found to be based on animal eponyms. For example, the usage of animal terminology in dermatology like leonine facies is present in leprosy, sarcoidosis, mycosis fungoides (MF), and airborne contact ...

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Remission of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis during bevacizumab therapy for renal cell cancer

In this report, we describe a patient with metastatic renal cell cancer, psoriasis and PsA, who experienced a complete remission of psoriasis and PsA during bevacizumab therapy without any other management for psoriasis and PsA. We also found a flare up of his psoriatic disease after switching to other kinase inhibitors like sorafenib or sunitinib. This suggests that bevacizumab might have a promising future in the treatment of psoriasis and PsA. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Cutaneous angiosarcoma of head and neck

We presented here a case of 80 years old male, with multiple nontender grouped purple to red hemorrhagic vesicular and bullous lesions over left lower cheek and upper neck area, with bilateral cervical lymph nodes since 1 month. Computed tomography thorax showed nodular opacities in the right upper and midzones. Excisional biopsy showed characterstic "dissection of collagen" with mild nuclear atypia. Immunohistochemistry showed tumor cell positive for CD-31 and Fli-1. Patient died within 1 month of presentation. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Bullous lesions, sweat gland necrosis and rhabdomyolysis in alcoholic coma

Neelakandhan Asokan, Vayappurath Gangadharan Binesh, Andrews Mekkattukunnel Andrews, Pattomthadathil Sankaran JayalakshmiIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):632-632A 42-year-old male developed hemorrhagic bullae and erosions while in alcohol induced coma. The lesions were limited to areas of the body in prolonged contact with the ground in the comatose state. He developed rhabdomyolysis, progressing to acute renal failure (ARF). Histopathological examination of the skin showed spongiosis, intraepidermal vesicles, and necrosis of eccrine sweat glands with denudation of secretory epithelial lining cells. With supportive treatment and hemodialysis, the patient recovered in 3 weeks time. This is the first reported case of bullous lesions and sweat gland necrosis occurring in alcohol-induc...

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Basaloid squamous carcinoma of skin associated with xeroderma pigmentosum in an 8-year-old child: A rare entity

We report an extremely rare case of 8-year-old child with XP along with basaloidsquamous carcinoma of skin; and review of literature related to it. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Aquagenic syringeal acrokeratoderma

We present the case of a 21-year-old woman who used spironolactone for polycystic ovary syndrome and had similar clinical features 2 weeks later, after withdrawing the drug. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Rabson-mendenhall syndrome

Iffat Hassan, Hinah Altaf, Atiya YaseenIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):633-633Rabson-Mendenhall syndrome (RMS) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by growth retardation, dysmorphisms, lack of subcutaneous fat, acanthosis nigricans, enlarged genitalia, hirsutism, dysplastic dentition, coarse facial features, abnormal glucose homeostasis, hyperinsulinemia and pineal hyperplasia. Herein, we describe a 13-year-old girl with physical features of RMS who presented to us on account of acanthosis nigricans. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Senile hemangioma of the lips

We describe a 46 year-old male who presented with this clinical picture on the lower lip. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

A familial poikiloderma-like cutaneous amyloidosis

Mahesh Unni, Balachandra Ankad, Varna Naidu, KM Sudakar RaoIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):633-633Familial poikiloderma-like cutaneous amyloidosis(FPLCA) is a rare, generalized but genetic dyschromic skin disorder characterized by amyloid deposits in dermis due to defective DNA repair secondary to sunlight damage. Clinically, it presents with diffuse brownish pigmentation with hypo-pigmented macules and many brownish scattered lichenoid papules with normal developmental milestones. The condition is autosomal dominant with incomplete penetrance. We are here reporting a rare familial case of FPLCA with a review of the literature (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

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Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

An innocent giant

Lakhan Singh Solanki, Mandeep Dhingra, Gunjan Raghubanshi, Gurvinder Pal ThamiIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):633-633A cutaneous horn (cornu cutaneum) is a protrusion from the skin composed of a cornified material. It may be associated with a benign, premalignant, or malignant lesion at the base, masking numerous dermatoses. In a 24-year-old female, a giant cutaneous horn arising from a seborrheic keratosis located on the leg is presented. This case has been reported to emphasize that a giant cutaneous horn may also occur in young patients, even in photoprotected areas, and are not always associated with malignancy. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Retiform hemangioendothelioma: An uncommon pediatric vascular neoplasm

Swaroop M Ranga, Nischal C Kuchangi, Vijay S Shankar, K Amita, Basavaraj B Haleuoor, Sathyanarayana D BelagolaIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):633-633Retiform hemangioendothelioma is considered as a low grade angiosarcoma, commonly seen in 2 nd -4 th decade of life. The youngest patient reported is of 9 years of age. A 9-year-old boy was presented with an asymptomatic red patch on the chest since 1 year. There was an erythematous patch with nodule of about 5 mm near the distal margin. Biopsy from the nodule revealed numerous thin-walled branching vessels in dermis resembling rete testis, suggestive of retiform hemangioendothelioma. We, hereby, report this case for its rarity and uncommon clinical presentation in childhood period. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Radiation-induced temporary alopecia after embolization of cerebral aneurysm

Shyam Verma, CR Srinivas, Maria ThomasIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):633-633A 47-year-old Indian woman with dark hair developed dramatic alopecia of the occipito-vertical area two weeks after a fluoroscopically-guided endovascular procedure for treatment of cerebral aneurysm. There was spontaneous repopulation of hair in 14 weeks. Neuro-radiological intervention procedures are becoming commoner by the day in India, and the rare but documented possibility of such reactions occurring in patients should be kept in mind by the treating surgeon as well as dermatologist. Necessary counseling regarding this uncommon side-effect is of essence, especially when the radiation dose exceeds 3 Gy. We believe this is the first case ever reported in Indian dermatology literature. (Source: Indian...

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

A case of lamellar ichthyosis with rickets and carcinoma of the hypopharynx

We report here a case of LI associated with rickets and carcinoma of the hypopharynx. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Hereditary hypotrichosis simplex of the scalp

We describe a 26-years-old Persian girl suffering from hypotrichosis simplex of the scalp with trichorrhexis nodosa who had no ectodermal defects and systemic disease. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

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Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Becker nevus syndrome presented with ipsilateral breast hypoplasia

Suzan Demir Pektas, Gulsen Akoglu, Ahmet Metin, Nuran Sungu Adiyaman, Mustafa Erol DemirserenIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):634-634Becker nevus syndrome (BNS) is a rare epidermal nevus syndrome characterized with Becker nevus and ipsilateral breast gland hypoplasia or other skin, skeletal and/or muscle tissue disorders. A 24-year-old woman presented with brown, irregular bordered patch with a diameter of approximately 10 cm which consisted of several small macules on the left breast skin. The ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging revealed left breast hypoplasia. Histopathological examination demonstrated minimal acanthosis, papillomatosis, increase in basal layer melanin and hypertrophy of the erector pili muscle. Immunohistochemical staining was positive for androgen in...

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Asymptomatic solitary cutaneous mastocytoma: A rare presentation

Dhruv Gopal, Poonam Puri, Avninder Singh, V RameshIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):634-634A 50-day-old female child presented with asymptomatic skin colored raised lesion on the dorsal aspect of the left wrist since the age of 10 days. The diagnosis of cutaneous mastocytoma was made based upon clinical and histopathological features. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus presenting as erythroderma

Varadraj V Pai, KN Naveen, SB Athanikar, US Dinesh, Priyanka Reshme, RA DivyashreeIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):634-634Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE) is a type of lupus erythematosus having distinct characteristic clinical, serologic, and genetic features. Other than the commonly occurring papulosquamous and annular polycyclic lesion, rarely it may present as erythema multiformae, toxic epidermo necrolysis like lesion (Rowell syndrome), erythroderma, and generalized poikiloderma. Herein, we report a case of SCLE presenting as erythroderma. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Unusual presentation of cutaneous leiomyoma

Sapnashree Bhaskar, Ashok K Jaiswal, SM Madhu, KV SantoshIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):634-634Herein, we report a case of leiomyoma cutis because of its rarity and unusual presentation. The case presented with a solitary leiomyoma lesion which was painless. However, the adjacent normal appearing area was tender. A biopsy of the lesion as well as of a portion of the adjacent normal appearing area was taken, which confirmed the diagnosis of cutaneous leiomyoma. This may suggest the dormant nature of the disease which has not yet become apparent. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Fixed drug eruption due to ornidazole

Ramji GuptaIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):635-635A 56-year-old male developed an ulcer on his glans penis and mucosae of upper and lower lips 3 days after taking ofloxacin, cephalexin, and ornidazole. Clinically, a provisional diagnosis of fixed drug eruption was made. The causative drug was confirmed by an oral provocation test which triggered a reactivation of all lesions only with ornidazole. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

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Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Acantholytic variant of bowen's disease with micro-invasive squamous cell carcinoma: A case report of a unique variant

We present a case of unusual acantholytic variant of Bowen's disease with focus of micro-invasive carcinoma. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans at an uncommon site

Vidyadhar R Sardesai, Rohan M Patil, Trupti D AgarwalIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):635-635Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a locally aggressive, cutaneous, malignant tumor characterized by high propensity for local relapse and low metastatic potential. It is seen mainly in the age group of 6-65 years over the trunk and extremities. Immunohistochemically it diagnosed by marker human progenitor cell Ag CD 34. Herein, we present a 40-year-old male with DFSP over the pubic area and extending up to the proximal penile shaft. The biopsy revealed intervening bundles of spindle-shaped cells in the dermis and the diagnostic marker human progenitor cell Ag CD 34 was positive. The patient underwent wide local surgical resection. (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Late-onset tufted angioma with remarkable response to pulse dye laser

Reza M Robati, Somayeh Hejazi, Safoura Shakoei, Farahnaz BidariIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):635-635 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Lymph node metastasis of a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor without distant metastasis

Aya Morimoto, Jun Asai, Yusuke Wakabayashi, Saki Tashima, Makoto Wada, Saori Iida, Satoshi Komori, Keiji Hanada, Hideya Takenaka, Norito KatohIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):635-635 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Multiple fungal infection in a patient on chronic low dose corticotherapy

Shiho Yamazato, Noriaki Nakai, Norito KatohIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):636-636 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

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Bilateral linear location of condylomata acuminata in the groin: an uncommon presentation aggravated by topical steroids

Shyam VermaIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):636-636 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Correlation of C-reactive protein levels with severity of chronic urticaria

Samia Aleem, Qazi Masood, Iffat HassanIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):636-636 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

An asymptomatic whitish nodule on the cheek of an adult male: what is your diagnosis?

Aarti Sarda, Saumya PandaIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):636-636 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)

Oct 29, 2014 04:00PM

Annular lesions located on the right forearm

Alessandro Pileri, Vera Tengattini, Federico Bardazzi, Cosimo Misciali, Annalisa PatriziIndian Journal of Dermatology 2014 59(6):636-636 (Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology)