Amrinder J Kanwar

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ocular abnormalities in atopic dermatitis in Indian patients
    Radhika Kaujalgi
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 75:148-51. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Lichen planus in childhood: report of 100 cases
    A J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Exp Dermatol 35:257-62. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Acroangiodermatitis of Mali in a patient with congenital myopathy
    Rashmi Jindal
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Dermatol Online J 16:4. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of age at onset on disease characteristics in vitiligo
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Cutan Med Surg 17:253-8. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Low-dose oral mini-pulse dexamethasone therapy in progressive unstable vitiligo
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Cutan Med Surg 17:259-68. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Reactive arthritis in India: a dermatologists' perspective
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education, Chandigarh, India
    J Cutan Med Surg 17:180-8. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of rituximab treatment in Indian pemphigus patients
    A J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 27:e17-23. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Pemphigus in India
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 77:439-49. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Lichen planus in children
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical, Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160 012, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 76:366-72. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Psoriasis: what is new in nonbiologic systemic therapy in the era of biologics?
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 76:622-33. 2010

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Ocular abnormalities in atopic dermatitis in Indian patients
    Radhika Kaujalgi
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 75:148-51. 2009
    ..The knowledge of the frequency and significance of these ocular complications may allow their early diagnosis and treatment. The present study assesses the ocular complications in Indian children suffering from AD...
  2. doi request reprint Lichen planus in childhood: report of 100 cases
    A J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Exp Dermatol 35:257-62. 2010
    ..Lichen planus (LP) is uncommon in children, and there have been few large studies on LP in this patient group. Most of the literature on childhood LP has appeared as case reports or isolated case series...
  3. ncbi request reprint Acroangiodermatitis of Mali in a patient with congenital myopathy
    Rashmi Jindal
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Dermatol Online J 16:4. 2010
    ..Most important distinction is from Kaposi sarcoma and this is mainly histopathological. Here we report a case of acroangiodermatitis in a patient with congenital myopathy and have also discussed its pathogenesis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of age at onset on disease characteristics in vitiligo
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Cutan Med Surg 17:253-8. 2013
    ..Vitiligo is a multifactorial disease in which genetic, immunologic, and environmental factors play an important part. Late-onset vitiligo is a poorly defined entity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Low-dose oral mini-pulse dexamethasone therapy in progressive unstable vitiligo
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Cutan Med Surg 17:259-68. 2013
    ..The present study was planned to assess the efficacy of low-dose dexamethasone oral mini-pulse therapy in progressive unstable vitiligo...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reactive arthritis in India: a dermatologists' perspective
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education, Chandigarh, India
    J Cutan Med Surg 17:180-8. 2013
    ..The mucocutaneous lesions in Reiter syndrome (RS) or reactive arthritis are seen quite frequently...
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of rituximab treatment in Indian pemphigus patients
    A J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 27:e17-23. 2013
    ..Various treatment modalities have been described to treat pemphigus. In cases where the disease fails to respond to conventional therapy, rituximab has been shown to be effective...
  8. doi request reprint Pemphigus in India
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 77:439-49. 2011
    ..In this article, we review various aspects of literature on pemphigus in India, on Indians abroad, or literature from other countries that are considered relevant to the topic...
  9. doi request reprint Lichen planus in children
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical, Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160 012, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 76:366-72. 2010
    ..We review here the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnosis, management and prognosis pertaining to lichen planus in children with emphasis on studies published from India...
  10. doi request reprint Psoriasis: what is new in nonbiologic systemic therapy in the era of biologics?
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 76:622-33. 2010
    ..In this article, we have reviewed the current developments and new found role of the conventional drugs as well as the newer nonbiologic systemic drugs in the treatment of psoriasis...
  11. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of 20% azelaic acid cream monotherapy versus a sequential therapy in the treatment of melasma in dark-skinned patients
    Rashmi Sarkar
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India
    Dermatology 205:249-54. 2002
    ..Azelaic acid (AZA) 20% is considered efficacious in the treatment of melasma, although the response is rather slow. It has also been combined synergistically with topical retinoic acid, where the results were satisfactory...
  12. doi request reprint Assessment of the therapeutic benefit of dexamethasone cyclophosphamide pulse versus only oral cyclophosphamide in phase II of the dexamethasone cyclophosphamide pulse therapy: a preliminary prospective randomized controlled study
    Nisha V Parmar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 79:70-6. 2013
    ..Dexamethasone cyclophosphamide pulse (DCP) therapy is an established mode of treatment for pemphigus in India...
  13. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic palmar pits: clinical evaluation of six cases and review of the literature
    Dipankar De
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Cutan Med Surg 12:198-202. 2008
    ..Palmar pits are intriguing and are found in association with diverse dermatologic conditions. Some are innocuous, whereas others have sinister implications...
  14. ncbi request reprint Erythema annulare centrifugum following pancreatico-biliary surgery
    Gurvinder P Thami
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 29:347-9. 2002
    ..Its probable association with surgical trauma is discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint An open trial of calcium dobesilate in patients with venous ulcers and stasis dermatitis
    Charandeep Kaur
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 42:147-52. 2003
    ..Hence, there has been a renewal of interest in the medical management of varicose veins and ulcers. Calcium dobesilate, a capillotropic agent, has been found to be beneficial in the treatment of varicose veins...
  16. ncbi request reprint Trichotillomania
    Mala Bhalla
    Department of Dermatology, Government Medical College Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh 160 047, India
    Indian Pediatr 40:52-6. 2003
    ..All were referred to the child guidance clinic and they all showed improvement with behavior therapy. A close liasion between the dermatologist, psychiatrist and parents would go a long way in preventing this alopecia..
  17. ncbi request reprint Atrophic sarcoidosis: an unusual presentation of cutaneous sarcoidosis
    Sunil Dogra
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Skinmed 8:59-60. 2010
    ..There is history of exertional dyspnea, which has been related to her cardiologic ailment. She is not a known diabetic and has no other significant medical history...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acrodermatitis enteropathica in a full-term breast-fed infant
    Sukhjot Kaur
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 69:631-3. 2002
    ..A child with typical acral rash, zinc deficiency and low breast milk zinc levels is described. The importance of awareness of this entity in breast-fed infants along with differential diagnosis is being emphasized...
  19. ncbi request reprint Uncommon flexural presentation of Darier disease
    Dipankar De
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Cutan Med Surg 12:249-52. 2008
    ..Several clinical variants of Darier disease have been described. Predominant flexural distribution of lesions in Darier disease is uncommon...
  20. ncbi request reprint Bullous eruption in a patient infected with the human immunodeficiency virus
    Dipankar De
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Skinmed 7:98-101. 2008
    ..The patient did well without any recurrence of lesions, thus virtually excluding HAART as the cause of the bullous pemphigoid-like eruptions. Subsequently, he did not return for follow-up...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pentazocine-induced leg ulcers and fibrous papules
    Dipankar De
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 73:112-3. 2007
    ..With subsequent counseling, it was found that he continued to abuse pentazocine at times even after surgery leading to the non-healing of ulcers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Plica neuropathica in a 2-year-old boy
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 46:410-1. 2007
    ..However, it has not been previously reported in patients as young as 2 years of age, and consequently this fact warranted reporting...
  23. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic skin coloured plaques over the lower limbs
    Muthu S Kumaran
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 71:373-4, 377. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint Recalcitrant scrofuloderma due to rib tuberculosis
    Sukhjot Kaur
    Department of Dermatology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:309-12. 2003
    ..Surgical resection of the affected rib led to complete resolution. Early diagnosis of TB of this rare site and the role of surgical intervention in such cases is emphasized...
  25. ncbi request reprint Extensive fixed drug eruption to nimesulide with cross-sensitivity to sulfonamides in a child
    Rashmi Sarkar
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Dermatol 19:553-4. 2002
    ..Rarely purpura and fixed drug eruptions have also been observed in adults. We present herein a case of nimesulide-induced fixed drug eruption in a 10-year-old boy. The lesions were extensive and showed cross-sensitivity to sulfonamides...
  26. ncbi request reprint Surgical Pearl: Enucleation of milia with a disposable hypodermic needle
    Gurvinder P Thami
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:602-3. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint Severe angioedema induced by angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors: role of precipitating factors
    Sukhjot Kaur
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 29:336-8. 2002
    ..We present two cases of severe angioedema induced by enalapril and ramipril along with possible precipitating factors observed in these patients. The importance of prompt recognition and early management of such cases is emphasized...
  28. doi request reprint Combination of low-dose isotretinoin and pulsed oral azithromycin in the management of moderate to severe acne: a preliminary open-label, prospective, non-comparative, single-centre study
    Dipankar De
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Drug Investig 31:599-604. 2011
    ..Low-dose isotretinoin has been used successfully in mild to moderate papulopustular acne. Although isotretinoin acts against all mechanisms of acne formation, it has no significant direct antimicrobial effect...
  29. ncbi request reprint Autologous melanocyte transfer via epidermal grafts for lip vitiligo
    Somesh Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 45:747-50. 2006
    ..The transfer of melanocytes or melanocyte-bearing skin by a surgical procedure may repigment this condition. Only a few surgical modalities have been successful in this "difficult to treat" site...
  30. doi request reprint Anagen effluvium
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 79:604-12. 2013
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Acantholysis revisited: back to basics
    Divya Seshadri
    Department of Dermatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 79:120-6. 2013
    ..We have focused on various distinguishing points in different disorders for an easy grasp of the topic...
  32. doi request reprint Childhood pemphigus vulgaris successfully treated with rituximab
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 78:632-4. 2012
    ..Herein, we report an 11-year-old boy of childhood pemphigus vulgaris who failed to respond to dexamethasone pulse therapy and was subsequently treated with rituximab and achieved complete remission...
  33. ncbi request reprint The combination of glycolic acid peels with a topical regimen in the treatment of melasma in dark-skinned patients: a comparative study
    Rashmi Sarkar
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Dermatol Surg 28:828-32; discussion 832. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Pemphigus in North India
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Cutan Med Surg 10:21-5. 2006
    ..The epidemiology of the disease varies in different countries. In India, pemphigus is relatively common, with considerable interstate variation...
  35. ncbi request reprint Degos disease with dermatomyositis-like phenomenon: a diagnostic dilemma and a therapeutic challenge
    Suruchi Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Cutan Med Surg 15:162-6. 2011
    ..Owing to the rarity of the condition, the diagnosis is often a challenge; consequently, management is even more difficult owing to the paucity of experience and literature for the effective treatment of this entity...
  36. doi request reprint Cutaneous vasculitides: clinico-pathological correlation
    Suruchi Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 75:356-62. 2009
    ..Cutaneous vasculitis presents as a mosaic of clinical and histological findings. Its pathogenic mechanisms and clinical manifestations are varied...
  37. pmc Epidemiology and clinical features of atopic dermatitis in India
    Amrinder J Kanwar
    Department of Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol 56:471-5. 2011
    ..Indian literature on AD is limited, probably due to lower prevalence, and milder disease. In this review, we have discussed the Indian literature on epidemiology and clinical features of AD...
  38. ncbi request reprint Co-existence of variants of porokeratosis: a case report and a review of the literature
    Sukhjot Kaur
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 29:305-9. 2002
    ..Genetic linkage between different variants and the basis for their association is discussed...