S Handa

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  1. pmc Airborne contact dermatitis - current perspectives in etiopathogenesis and management
    Sanjeev Handa
    Departments of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol 56:700-6. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Hand eczema: correlation of morphologic patterns, atopy, contact sensitization and disease severity
    Sanjeev Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 78:153-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Chronic macrocheilia: a clinico-pathological study of 28 patients
    S Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Exp Dermatol 28:245-50. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of childhood vitiligo: a study of 625 patients from north India
    Sanjeev Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:207-10. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparative efficacy of cetirizine and fexofenadine in the treatment of chronic idiopathic urticaria
    S Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatolog Treat 15:55-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Metal sensitivity in a patient with a total knee replacement
    Sanjeev Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Contact Dermatitis 49:259-60. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Dermatologic immune restoration syndrome: report of five cases from a tertiary care center in north India
    Sanjeev Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Cutan Med Surg 12:126-32. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Newer trends in the management of psoriasis at difficult to treat locations: scalp, palmoplantar disease and nails
    Sanjeev Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 76:634-44. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood lichen planus: a study of 87 cases
    Sanjeev Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Int J Dermatol 41:423-7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Detection of high-risk human papillomavirus type 16/18 in cutaneous warts in immunocompetent patients, using polymerase chain reaction
    R Payal
    Department of Immunopathology and Pathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Dermatol Online J 12:1. 2006

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  1. pmc Airborne contact dermatitis - current perspectives in etiopathogenesis and management
    Sanjeev Handa
    Departments of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol 56:700-6. 2011
    ..The recognition of the contactant may be difficult to ascertain and the treatment may be even more difficult. The present review focuses on the epidemiological, clinical and therapeutic issues in airborne contact dermatitis...
  2. doi request reprint Hand eczema: correlation of morphologic patterns, atopy, contact sensitization and disease severity
    Sanjeev Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 78:153-8. 2012
    ..Hand eczema is a common distressing condition aggravated by a number of endogenous and exogenous factors. Various morphological forms of hand eczema have been described, but categorization into one of them is not always possible...
  3. ncbi request reprint Chronic macrocheilia: a clinico-pathological study of 28 patients
    S Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Exp Dermatol 28:245-50. 2003
    ..More such studies from other centres will help physicians to make an accurate aetiological diagnosis and treat this uncommon but disfiguring condition with confidence...
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of childhood vitiligo: a study of 625 patients from north India
    Sanjeev Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:207-10. 2003
    ..3%) had an associated autoimmune disease. These associated disorders were alopecia areata in two patients, and diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease, Addison disease, polyglandular syndrome, and pemphigus vulgaris in one patient each...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparative efficacy of cetirizine and fexofenadine in the treatment of chronic idiopathic urticaria
    S Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatolog Treat 15:55-7. 2004
    ..The present study was designed considering the lack of reports comparing the efficacy and safety of commonly prescribed cetirizine and fexofenadine in the treatment of CIU...
  6. ncbi request reprint Metal sensitivity in a patient with a total knee replacement
    Sanjeev Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Contact Dermatitis 49:259-60. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Dermatologic immune restoration syndrome: report of five cases from a tertiary care center in north India
    Sanjeev Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Cutan Med Surg 12:126-32. 2008
    ..At this point, they have a dominant T helper 2 immunologic response. After the initiation of antiretroviral therapy, the T helper 1 response is restored, and some skin problems, paradoxically, make their appearance then...
  8. doi request reprint Newer trends in the management of psoriasis at difficult to treat locations: scalp, palmoplantar disease and nails
    Sanjeev Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 76:634-44. 2010
    ..These sites have been referred to as the difficult locations in literature. This article covers the management of psoriasis limited to these special areas...
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood lichen planus: a study of 87 cases
    Sanjeev Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Int J Dermatol 41:423-7. 2002
    ..We undertook this study to analyze the clinical profile of childhood lichen planus (LP) prevailing in north India, and to highlight differences from and similarities with adult LP...
  10. ncbi request reprint Detection of high-risk human papillomavirus type 16/18 in cutaneous warts in immunocompetent patients, using polymerase chain reaction
    R Payal
    Department of Immunopathology and Pathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Dermatol Online J 12:1. 2006
    ..It remains of critical interest to determine whether these types are specifically associated with the development of malignant lesions analogous to those seen in anogenital cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Oral hyposensitization in patients with contact dermatitis from Parthenium hysterophorus
    S Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Contact Dermatitis 44:279-82. 2001
    ..Patients tolerated therapy well and no significant side-effects were seen, except for abdominal pain, 'heartburn' and cheilitis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity in vitiligo and psoriasis: a comparative study from India
    S K Mattoo
    Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigrah, India
    J Dermatol 28:424-32. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint A study of 124 Indian patients with lichen planus pigmentosus
    A J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Exp Dermatol 28:481-5. 2003
    ..Lichen planus pigmentosus, a distinct clinical entity commonly encountered in the Indian population, should be considered in the spectrum of lichenoid disorders as a variant of lichen planus...
  14. ncbi request reprint Vitiligo: a retrospective comparative analysis of treatment modalities in 500 patients
    S Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 28:461-6. 2001
    ..For the generalised form of the disease, we concluded that all the systemic modalities, oral steroids, PUVASOL and PUVA, are equally efficacious over a period of one year. Phototoxic reactions were, however, more common with PUVASOL...
  15. ncbi request reprint Multiple linear eccrine spiradenomas with eyelid involvement
    S Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 15:163-6. 2001
    ..The review of reported cases suggests that arrangement of tumours in a linear/zosteriform pattern is an important diagnostic clue for multiple (naevoid) spiradenomas...
  16. ncbi request reprint Bilateral en coup de sabre-a rare entity
    R Rai
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Dermatol 17:222-4. 2000
    ..We report a case which to the best of our knowledge is only the fifth instance of this subset of localized morphea occurring in a bilateral distribution. We believe that the rarity of this presentation warrants a report...
  17. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of glycolic acid facial peel in Indian women with melasma
    S M Javaheri
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 40:354-7. 2001
    ..05). CONCLUSIONS: The prepeel program followed by 50% glycolic acid facial peel once per month for three consecutive months proved to be an effective treatment modality in Indian patients without any significant side-effects...
  18. ncbi request reprint Conventional cold excision combined with dermabrasion for rhinophyma
    S Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 27:116-20. 2000
    ..Conventional surgery is time-tested, and it does not require expensive equipment or special training...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lichen planus in childhood: a report of 17 patients
    A J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Dermatol 8:288-91. 1991
    ..The classic form of the disease as seen in adults was the most common in these children; unlike adults, however, mucosal and nail involvement was uncommon. The natural history of the disease was similar to that in adults...
  20. ncbi request reprint Methotrexate in childhood psoriasis
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Dermatol 11:271-3. 1994
    ..4 and 16.8 weeks (mean 15.5 wks). Follow-up after withdrawal of MTX was 16 to 28 weeks (mean 22.3 wks). Total cumulative MTX dose ranged from 390 to 960 mg (mean 683.6 mg). Side effects were nausea and vomiting in three patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of electrosurgery and excision in treating patients with multiple apocrine hidrocystomas
    S Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Government Medical College, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Dermatol Surg 27:382-4. 2001
    ..They typically occur as solitary lesions, though rarely may occur as multiple lesions. Management of multiple hidrocystomas can be difficult, particularly if they are large. Surgical modalities may be required for effective therapy...
  22. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of systemic methotrexate vs. acitretin in psoriasis patients with significant palmoplantar involvement: a prospective, randomized study
    A B Janagond
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 27:e384-9. 2013
    ..Treatment protocol was continued for a period till patient achieved 75% reduction in m-PPPASI from baseline or 12 weeks whichever was earlier...
  23. ncbi request reprint Tuberous sclerosis with macrodactyly
    B Sahoo
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Dermatol 17:463-5. 2000
    ..A skin biopsy specimen from the dorsum of the left hand revealed dense collagenization in the dermis. Radiographs showed marked irregular thickening of the cortex of the metacarpals and phalanges of the left index and middle fingers...
  24. ncbi request reprint CO2 laser therapy for Milia en plaque
    K Sandhu
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India 160012
    J Dermatolog Treat 14:253-5. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Association of hypersensitivity and carriage of dermatophytes in clinically normal sites in patients with Tinea cruris
    A Chakrabarti
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Mycopathologia 131:71-4. 1995
    ..Therefore in persistent or recurrent Tinea cruris infection, besides potential carriage in clinically normal sites, hypersensitivity to antigens of dermatophytes possibly plays an important role in pathogenicity...
  26. ncbi request reprint Spinal dysraphism presenting as acro-osteolysis: report of four cases
    G Sethuraman
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Dermatol 18:97-101. 2001
    ..Hyperhidrosis in the affected limb was seen in three patients. One patient had leg pain, the others had no sensory or motor deficits. Magnetic resonance imaging showed spinal dysraphism in all four patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Ehlers-Danlos syndrome with bladder diverticula
    S Handa
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Br J Dermatol 144:1084-5. 2001
    ..We describe an Indian man with the unusual association of classical cutaneous features of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a marfanoid habitus, bladder diverticula and multiple emphysematous bullae...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comparative efficacy of Hanifin and Rajka's criteria and the UK working party's diagnostic criteria in diagnosis of atopic dermatitis in a hospital setting in North India
    D De
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:853-9. 2006
    ..Validation studies of the criteria showed widely variable results, probably due to different clinical settings and ethnicity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Localized erythema multiforme-like contact dermatitis from laundry bar soap
    C Ajith
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, Punjab, India
    Contact Dermatitis 52:112-3. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint Eczema herpeticum complicating Parthenium dermatitis
    Ajith C Prabhakar
    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Dermatitis 16:78-9, quiz 55-6. 2005
    ..We report a case of eczema herpeticum in association with Parthenium dermatitis. Because Parthenium dermatitis is a common condition in this region, one should be aware of this complication so that appropriate treatment is not delayed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Chronic bullous dermatosis of childhood in north India
    A J Kanwar
    Pediatr Dermatol 21:610-2. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint Granulomatous rosacea mimicking eyelid dermatitis
    C Ajith
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 71:366-5. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint Anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia with palmoplantar keratoderma: an unusual presentation
    Kamaldeep Sandhu
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 46:631-3. 2007
    ..2) Palmoplantar keratoderma is classically a component of hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia; however, we report herein two brothers who had classical manifestations of AED along with palmoplantar keratoderma...
  34. ncbi request reprint A mixed longitudinal study of physical growth in children with atopic dermatitis
    Aparna Palit
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, BLDEA s SBMP Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Bijapur, Karnataka, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 73:171-5. 2007
    ..Atopic dermatitis is a chronic, relapsing disorder associated with significant morbidity. Growth retardation is known to occur in children affected with atopic dermatitis. However, there is not enough Indian data for this disorder...
  35. ncbi request reprint Nodule in the nasolabial fold
    Tarun Narang
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 74:299. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint Woolly hair nevus
    Sendhil Kumaran
    Pediatr Dermatol 21:609-10. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint KID syndrome: response to acitretin
    Bijaylaxmi Sahoo
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 29:499-502. 2002
    ..She was diagnosed with KID syndrome. Treatment with acitretin cleared the hyperkeratotic ichthyotic lesions with little effect on the cornea or hearing. Acitretin seems to be a promising new treatment in KID syndrome...
  38. ncbi request reprint Leukoderma punctatum following systemic PUVA therapy
    Sunil Dogra
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 41:922-3. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Familial lichen planus
    Kamaldeep Sandhu
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:186. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Hot topics in leprosy
    Sanjeev Handa
    Lepr Rev 74:87-8. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint Coexistence of vitiligo and pemphigus vulgaris in an indian patient
    Rajesh Jain
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:369-70. 2003
  42. ncbi request reprint A young boy with lip swelling and wrinkled eyelids
    Sunil Dogra
    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Arch Dermatol 139:1075-80. 2003
  43. ncbi request reprint Extensive pityriasis alba in a child with atopic dermatitis
    Kamaldeep Sandhu
    Pediatr Dermatol 21:275-6. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic pyoderma gangrenosum in a child
    Kamldeep Sandhu
    Pediatr Dermatol 21:276-7. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint Dexamethasone pulse therapy for scleredema
    Sunil Dogra
    Pediatr Dermatol 21:280-1. 2004
  46. ncbi request reprint Bullous necrotizing fixed drug eruption in an infant
    Sunil Dogra
    Pediatr Dermatol 21:281-2. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Granuloma multiforme
    Kamaldeep Sandhu
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Int J Dermatol 43:441-3. 2004
    ..Histopathology of the skin from the edge of the lesion showed multiple areas of histiocytic granulomas with focal necrobiosis and prominent multinucleated giant cells, findings consistent with granuloma multiforme...
  48. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of childhood psoriasis: a study of 419 patients from northern India
    Bhushan Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 43:654-8. 2004
    ..We undertook this study in order to determine the pattern and prevalence of childhood psoriasis in northern India and to highlight the differences and similarities with previous studies...
  49. ncbi request reprint Excessive drowsiness with low-dose methotrexate
    Sanjeev Handa
    Int J Dermatol 43:701-2. 2004
  50. ncbi request reprint Late onset vitiligo: a study of 182 patients
    Sunil Dogra
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Int J Dermatol 44:193-6. 2005
    ..Associated autoimmune autoimmune/endocrine disorders were present in 39 (21.4%) of the patients. Differences in disease characteristics compared with vitiligo in children and young adults are discussed...