Bhushan Kumar

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Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Mucocutaneous adverse effects of hydroxyurea: a prospective study of 30 psoriasis patients
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Exp Dermatol 27:8-13. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Palmoplantar lesions in psoriasis: a study of 3065 patients
    Bhushan Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Derm Venereol 82:192-5. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Calcipotriol versus coal tar: a prospective randomized study in stable plaque psoriasis
    Vikas Sharma
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 42:834-8. 2003
  5. pmc Iatrogenic swollen penis
    C Ajith
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, PGIMER, Chandigarh 12, India
    Sex Transm Infect 81:15-6. 2005
  6. pmc Leprosy--evolution of the path to eradication
    Sunil Dogra
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 137:15-35. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Childhood cutaneous tuberculosis: a study over 25 years from northern India
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 40:26-32. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint The acetowhite test in genital human papillomavirus infection in men: what does it add?
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 15:27-9. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Study of desmoglein 1 and 3 antibody levels in relation to disease severity in Indian patients with pemphigus
    Bhushan Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 72:203-6. 2006
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mucocutaneous adverse effects of hydroxyurea: a prospective study of 30 psoriasis patients
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Exp Dermatol 27:8-13. 2002
    ..Pigmentation of skin, nails and mucosa appears to be very common and occurs early. Serious dermatological side-effects probably do not occur with low dose (up to 1.5 g per day) hydroxyurea in patients with psoriasis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Palmoplantar lesions in psoriasis: a study of 3065 patients
    Bhushan Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Derm Venereol 82:192-5. 2002
    ..In our patients, the prevalence of plantar lesions was much higher than that of palmar lesions. The possible role of occupational trauma in lesion localization in Indian patients with palmoplantar psoriasis is discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Calcipotriol versus coal tar: a prospective randomized study in stable plaque psoriasis
    Vikas Sharma
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 42:834-8. 2003
    ..Very few trials comparing newer agents, such as 0.005% topical calcipotriol, with conventional modes of therapy, such as coal tar ointment, have been reported...
  5. pmc Iatrogenic swollen penis
    C Ajith
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, PGIMER, Chandigarh 12, India
    Sex Transm Infect 81:15-6. 2005
    ..We report what we think is the first case of localised angioedema of the glans penis as a result of contact allergy to prilocaine in EMLAP cream. We also propose a new term, contact angioedema for this condition...
  6. pmc Leprosy--evolution of the path to eradication
    Sunil Dogra
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 137:15-35. 2013
    ..It is hoped that with the efforts of all the stake holders and strong political will, the disease will be eradicated in the near future...
  7. ncbi request reprint Childhood cutaneous tuberculosis: a study over 25 years from northern India
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 40:26-32. 2001
    ..We undertook this study to analyse the pattern of childhood cutaneous tuberculosis prevailing in northern India over the past 25 years and to highlight differences from and similarities to adult tuberculosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint The acetowhite test in genital human papillomavirus infection in men: what does it add?
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 15:27-9. 2001
    ..Without reliable, and readily available diagnostic methods, no definite therapeutic approach can be recommended or followed. The acetowhite test has been recommended to help determine the extent of the affected area...
  9. ncbi request reprint Study of desmoglein 1 and 3 antibody levels in relation to disease severity in Indian patients with pemphigus
    Bhushan Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 72:203-6. 2006
    ..To conduct a cross-sectional study to compare Dsg1 and Dsg3 antibody levels independently with severity of disease activity in pemphigus vulgaris (PV) and pemphigus foliaceus (PF)...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pure neuritic leprosy in India: an appraisal
    Bhushan Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis 72:284-90. 2004
    ..Pure neuritic leprosy (PNL) constitutes a significant proportion of all cases in India, however, this form of disease has not been fully recognized and investigated and there is little information in the existing literature...
  12. ncbi request reprint Rediscovering hydroxyurea: its role in recalcitrant psoriasis
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Int J Dermatol 40:530-4. 2001
    ..Recent studies using hydroxyurea in patients with HIV infection and sickle cell anemia have rekindled interest in this old drug and have provided more data regarding safety and dosage...
  13. pmc Mondor's disease of penis: a forgotten disease
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Sex Transm Infect 81:480-2. 2005
    ..Although this disorder is almost always self limited, it is associated with considerable psychological stress and sexual disharmony...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clostridium difficile toxin assay in psoriatic patients
    Bhushan Kumar
    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012
    Trop Gastroenterol 25:164-7. 2004
    ..difficile to a variable degree in patients on methotrexate and mesalazine. However, no clear correlation of the gastrointestinal symptoms with either the presence of toxin or its titre could be established...
  15. ncbi request reprint Short-term methotrexate therapy in psoriasis: a study of 197 patients
    Bhushan Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Int J Dermatol 41:444-8. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint Erythema nodosum and antitubercular therapy
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Dermatolog Treat 15:218-21. 2004
    ..To establish the efficacy of antitubercular therapy in patients with erythema nodosum with a highly positive Mantoux test...
  17. ncbi request reprint Involvement of male genitalia in leprosy
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Lepr Rev 72:70-7. 2001
    ..Genital lesions were observed in 6.6% of all male cases of leprosy. They were seen most frequently in lepromatous leprosy (25.8%), followed by borderline lepromatous (13.3%) and borderline tuberculoid (1.4%) leprosy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological characteristics of leprosy reactions: 15 years experience from north India
    Bhushan Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis 72:125-33. 2004
    ..Although it is hoped that leprosy will have been eliminated at all levels by 2005, the recognition and management of these reactions will continue to be the most essential/significant task in the post elimination era...
  19. ncbi request reprint A clinico-aetiological and ultrasonographic study of Peyronie's disease
    Bhushan Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Sex Health 3:113-8. 2006
    ..Although long recognised as an important clinical entity of the male genitalia, the aetiology of this disease has remained poorly understood...
  20. ncbi request reprint Plasma cell balanitis: clinicopathologic study of 112 cases and treatment modalities
    Bhushan Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Cutan Med Surg 10:11-5. 2006
    ..Plasma cell balanitis or Zoon's balanitis is an idiopathic benign condition of the genitalia that mostly presents as a solitary, persistent plaque on the glans primarily in uncircumcised, middle-aged to older men...
  21. doi request reprint Hair in psoriasis: a prospective, blinded scanning electron microscopic study
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Exp Dermatol 33:491-4. 2008
    ..Upturning of cuticular edges was more frequent (but not significantly so) in hair from psoriatic plaques. The presence of micropits and hair dystrophy could contribute to the thinning and loss of hair in the psoriatic plaques...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparative evaluation of immunotherapeutic efficacy of BCG and mw vaccines in patients of borderline lepromatous and lepromatous leprosy
    Tarun Narang
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology and Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis 73:105-14. 2005
    ..D.T. Aims and objectives. To evaluate the role of BCG and Mw vaccines in the immunotherapy of leprosy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Combined 12-month WHO/MDT MB regimen and Mycobacterium w. vaccine in multibacillary leprosy: a follow-up of 136 patients
    Inderjeet Kaur
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis 70:174-81. 2002
    ..w. vaccine in multibacillary patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparative study of calcipotriol (0.005%) ointment and tazarotene (0.05% and 0.1%) gel in the treatment of stable plaque psoriasis
    Inderjeet Kaur
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 74:471-4. 2008
    ..Though in use for more than a decade, we could not find any reports of studies directly comparing calcipotriol and tazarotene...
  25. ncbi request reprint Nail involvement in leprosy: a study of 300 patients
    Inderjeet Kaur
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis 71:320-7. 2003
    ..The frequency of nail involvement was significantly more in patients having disease for more than 5 years and in those having trophic changes secondary to loss of sensations and impaired circulation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Potential therapeutic role of peroxisome proliferator activated receptor-gamma agonists in psoriasis
    Samir Malhotra
    PGIMER, Department of Pharmacology, Chandigarh, 160012, India
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:1455-61. 2005
    ..This review focuses on the potential therapeutic role of peroxisome proliferator activated receptor-gamma agonists in psoriasis and the possibility for the future prospects...
  27. ncbi request reprint Placebo-controlled oral pulse prednisolone therapy in alopecia areata
    Bikash Ranjan Kar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:287-90. 2005
    ..None of the studies published so far regarding their use in AA have been randomized or placebo-controlled...
  28. ncbi request reprint Rising incidence of genital herpes over two decades in a sexually transmitted disease clinic in north India
    Bhushan Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 29:74-8. 2002
    ..This may be due to awareness of HIV, success of control programs, syndromic management of STDs, and adoption of safer sexual practices, which prevent bacterial STDs more efficiently than viral ones...
  29. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of cyclosporine versus methotrexate in severe psoriasis: a study from north India
    Kamaldeep Sandhu
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 30:458-63. 2003
    ..At doses with comparable safety profiles, methotrexate resulted in more rapid and cost effective clearance of patients with severe psoriasis. Cyclosporine can provide an effective and safe alternative...
  30. ncbi request reprint Repigmentation in vitiligo universalis: role of melanocyte density, disease duration, and melanocytic reservoir
    Sunil Dogra
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Dermatol Online J 11:30. 2005
    ..Our observations indicate that melanocytes are never completely absent in the depigmented epidermis and that these melanocytes can recover their functionality in vivo and in vitro under an appropriate stimulus...
  31. ncbi request reprint Topical 0.25% methotrexate gel in a hydrogel base for palmoplantar psoriasis
    Bhushan Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 31:798-801. 2004
    ..25% in a hydrophilic gel is well tolerated but is not very effective in controlling the lesions of psoriasis on the palms and soles. A higher concentration in a different base with better penetration could possibly provide better results...
  32. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and outcome in multibacillary (MB) leprosy patients treated with 12 months WHO MDT-MBR: a retrospective analysis of 730 patients from a leprosy clinic at a tertiary care hospital of Northern India
    Sunil Dogra
    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Lepr Rev 84:65-75. 2013
    ..Shortened (12 months) multidrug multibacillary regimen (MDT MBR) was implemented in India in 1998, however there is yet a paucity of crucial data on its long-term outcome...
  33. ncbi request reprint Clinical study of repigmentation patterns with different treatment modalities and their correlation with speed and stability of repigmentation in 352 vitiliginous patches
    Davinder Parsad
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:63-7. 2004
    ..The marginal and perifollicular repigmentation is more stable than the diffuse type of repigmentation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of onychomycosis in patients with diabetes mellitus in India
    Sunil Dogra
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 41:647-51. 2002
    ..The number of individuals diagnosed with diabetes mellitus is increasing worldwide. Although onychomycosis is often observed in diabetics, there have been no large studies of its epidemiology in this patient group in India...
  35. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of skin diseases in school children: a study from northern India
    Sunil Dogra
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:470-3. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Topical prostaglandin analog (PGE2) in vitiligo--a preliminary study
    Davinder Parsad
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 41:942-5. 2002
    ..Prostaglandin has been shown to play a role in melanocyte proliferation and melanogenesis. Topical application of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) over mice skin has been shown to increase melanocyte density...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Genital elephantiasis and sexually transmitted infections - revisited
    Somesh Gupta
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Chandigarh, India
    Int J STD AIDS 17:157-65; quiz 166. 2006
    ..Genital elephantiasis is not completely reversible with medical therapy alone and often needs to be reduced surgically...
  39. ncbi request reprint Lichen scrofulosorum in a patient with lepromatous leprosy after BCG immunotherapy
    Muthu Sendhil Kumaran
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Lepr Rev 76:170-4. 2005
    ..We describe an unusual case of occurrence of lichen scrofulosorum following BCG immunotherapy in a patient with lepromatous leprosy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Study of apoptosis in skin lesions of leprosy in relation to treatment and lepra reactions
    C Ajith
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis 73:269-76. 2005
    ..The study of apoptosis may help to understand the mechanism of clearance of bacilli and resolution of granulomas in leprosy patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Immediate and delayed complications of dexamethasone cyclophosphamide pulse (DCP) therapy
    Rajesh Jain
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 30:713-8. 2003
    ..Hypertension and diabetes occur less frequently as compared to conventional steroid therapy. Generalized weakness, flushing, headache and taste alteration occur exclusively with pulse therapy...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint "Relatively spared zones" in leprosy: a clinicopathological study of 500 patients
    Inderjeet Kaur
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology and Pathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis 71:227-30. 2003
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular effects of corticosteroid pulse therapy: a prospective controlled study on pemphigus patients
    Rajesh Jain
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology and Department of Cardiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 44:285-8. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint The pattern of mucocutaneous infections and infestations in renal transplant recipients
    Kamaldeep Sandhu
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 30:590-5. 2003
    ..Careful examination of transplant patients is essential for early detection and proper treatment, because the mucocutaneous infections can have atypical morphologies and are likely to become extensive if not treated early...
  46. doi request reprint Direct immunofluorescence of skin biopsy: perspective of an immunopathologist
    Ranjana Walker Minz
    Department of Immunopathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 76:150-7. 2010
    ..By direct immunofluorescence (DIF), presence of immune complexes in the skin biopsy at various locations such as the dermo-epidermal junction, dermal blood vessels, etc. help to arrive at a diagnosis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Surgical pearl: autologous biological dressing for epidermal grafting in vitiligo and other achromic disorders
    Somesh Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Am Acad Dermatol 48:430-1. 2003
  48. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of autologous transplantation of noncultured epidermal suspension in two different dilutions in the treatment of vitiligo
    Geeta R Tegta
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 45:106-10. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Saxophone penis revisited
    M Sendhil Kumaran
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Int J STD AIDS 17:65-6. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Narrow-band UVB for the treatment of vitiligo: an emerging effective and well-tolerated therapy
    Amrinder Jit Kanwar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 44:57-60. 2005
    ..We studied the efficacy and safety of NBUVB (311 nm) therapy in Indian patients with generalized vitiligo...
  51. ncbi request reprint Frequency of patch-test positivity in patients with psoriasis: a prospective controlled study
    Vivek Malhotra
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Derm Venereol 82:432-5. 2002
    ..A separate psoriasis series focusing on topical agents may give more accurate information on this subject...
  52. ncbi request reprint Emerging influenza virus: a global threat
    M Khanna
    Department of Respiratory Virology, VP Chest Institute, University of Delhi, Delhi 110 007, India
    J Biosci 33:475-82. 2008
    ..This review addresses the biological and epidemiological aspects of influenza virus and efforts to have a control on the virus globally...
  53. ncbi request reprint Noradrenaline and albumin in paracentesis-induced circulatory dysfunction in cirrhosis: a randomized pilot study
    V Singh
    Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Intern Med 260:62-8. 2006
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Red scrotum syndrome: idiopathic neurovascular phenomenon or steroid addiction?
    Tarun Narang
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Sex Health 10:452-5. 2013
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Melanocyte transfer via epidermal grafts for vitiligo of labial mucosa
    Somesh Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Dermatol Surg 30:45-8. 2004
    ..Vitiligo of nonkeratinized labial mucosa is often visible while talking and is a cosmetic problem. Medical therapies are not effective, and surgical therapies have not been tried for this site...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Epidermal grafting in vitiligo: influence of age, site of lesion, and type of disease on outcome
    Somesh Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:99-104. 2003
    ..The success of suction blister epidermal grafting may be influenced by various factors, all of which have not been studied to date...
  58. ncbi request reprint Leprosy and psoriasis: an enigmatic relationship
    Sunil Dogra
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis 71:341-4. 2003
    ..Various genetic, immunological, and structural alterations in leprosy and psoriasis as discussed could be responsible for the rare co-existence of these two diseases in a given patient...
  59. ncbi request reprint A novelliposomal formulation of dithranol for psoriasis: preliminary results
    Ravindra Agarwal
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 29:529-32. 2002
    ..These preliminary results indicate that our liposomal dithranol gel has potential advantages over presently available preparations of dithranol; these may translate into enhanced acceptance of this useful drug by patients and physicians...
  60. ncbi request reprint Leprosy and herpes zoster; an association or dissociation?
    R Jain
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Lepr 75:263-4. 2003
    ..We report two cases of borderline leprosy in which the skin lesions characteristically spared the healed zoster scar. Possible mechanisms and relationship are discussed...
  61. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous tuberculosis: a twenty-year prospective study
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 3:494-500. 1999
    ..A tertiary care hospital in northern India...
  62. ncbi request reprint Variegate porphyria
    Kamaldeep Sandhu
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 31:431-3. 2004
    ..We describe a 22-year-old female from India who first presented to the emergency department with acute symptoms and was later confirmed to have variegate porphyria...
  63. ncbi request reprint Surgical Pearl: Standardized suction syringe for epidermal grafting
    Somesh Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:348-50. 2005
  64. ncbi request reprint Pilot trial: Pioglitazone versus placebo in patients with plaque psoriasis (the P6)
    Nusrat Shafiq
    Departments of Pharmacology and Dermatology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 44:328-33. 2005
    ..Ligand activation of peroxisome proliferator receptor-gamma (a class of nuclear receptors) by thiazolidinediones can normalize the histologic features of psoriasis...
  65. ncbi request reprint Emergence of ciprofloxacin resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in north India
    Sunil Sethi
    Departments of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 123:707-10. 2006
    ..In this study we determined the antimicrobial susceptibility levels of consecutive isolates of Neisseria gonorrhoeae to examine the emergence of ciprofloxacin resistance N. gonorrhoeae...
  66. ncbi request reprint Anaphylactic reaction to apple, banana and lychee: what is common between botanically disparate plant families?
    Abir Saraswat
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Dermatol 44:996-8. 2005
    ..We also discuss the possible explanation of type I reaction to apparently unrelated fruits and the allergens involved in such reactions...
  67. ncbi request reprint Epidermal grafting for vitiligo in adolescents
    Somesh Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Dermatol 19:159-62. 2002
    ..The results were much better than the overall response rate of 62% in 142 patients (adults as well as children) found in an earlier study. Literature analysis revealed the same trend in other studies...
  68. ncbi request reprint The coexistence of photosensitive psoriasis with chronic actinic dermatitis
    Bijaylaxmi Sahoo
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Dermatology 204:77-9. 2002
    ..The association of CAD with photosensitive psoriasis is very rare. Only one case report is known till now. It may suggest that there is a relationship between the two diseases...
  69. ncbi request reprint Purpura annularis telangiectoides with vasculitic ulcers treated with colchicine
    Roma Pandhi
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Int J Dermatol 41:388-9. 2002
  70. ncbi request reprint Childhood psoriasis: an epidemiologic survey of 112 patients
    A Nanda
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Dermatol 7:19-21. 1990
    ..6%), followed by guttate (25.9%). Infection was the most common triggering factor, occurring in 15.2% of cases. Many of these findings are at variance with observations reported elsewhere for this age group...
  71. ncbi request reprint Mucocutaneous manifestations of secondary syphilis in north Indian patients: a changing scenario?
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 28:137-44. 2001
    ..In the present study, six patients had atypical manifestations, and three of them were HIV seropositive...
  72. ncbi request reprint Eumelanin and phaeomelanin contents of depigmented and repigmented skin in vitiligo patients
    D Parsad
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Br J Dermatol 149:624-6. 2003
    ..There are two chemically distinct types of melanin: the red-yellow phaeomelanin and the brown-black eumelanin. Both types of melanin have been detected in human hair, epidermis and cultured melanocytes...
  73. ncbi request reprint Comparison of calcipotriol and coal tar in conjunction with sun exposure in chronic plaque psoriasis: a pilot study
    I Kaur
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 28:448-50. 2001
    ..We conclude that both calcipotriol and coal tar ointments have comparable efficacy in treating stable plaque psoriasis when used simultaneously with sun exposure, although the initial response to calcipotriol is faster...
  74. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of emergency dermatological consultations in a tertiary care centre in North India
    S Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 17:303-5. 2003
    ..The nature of dermatological consultations in an emergency setting has not been studied in detail...
  75. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous adverse drug reactions: clinical pattern and causative agents--a 6 year series from Chandigarh, India
    V K Sharma
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    J Postgrad Med 47:95-9. 2001
    ..To study the different clinical spectrum of cutaneous adverse drug reactions (ADR) and to determine the causative drugs...
  76. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour and HIV infection risks in Indian homosexual men: a cross-cultural comparison
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute for Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J STD AIDS 2:442-4. 1991
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Childhood leprosy in northern India
    I Kaur
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Dermatol 8:21-4. 1991
    ..Deformities were uncommon. Males were more often affected than females, especially in the ages 10 to 14 and 15 to 19 years. A history of contact was available in only 19.7% patients, and the contact was intrafamilial in 84.6%...
  78. ncbi request reprint Treating ingrown toenails by nail splinting with a flexible tube: an Indian experience
    S Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 28:485-9. 2001
    ..Thirty-nine patients came for regular follow-up for six months after removal of the tube. Eight (20.5%) of these patients showed recurrence of the problem. No serious side effects were noted...
  79. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour, drug use and hepatitis B infection in Chandigarh students
    U Kaur
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Biotechnology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Natl Med J India 9:156-9. 1996
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Topical metronidazole in seborrheic dermatitis--a double-blind study
    D Parsad
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Dermatology 202:35-7. 2001
    ..To evaluate the role of topical metronidazole gel in the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis...
  81. pmc Dorsal perforation of prepuce: a common end point of severe ulcerative genital diseases?
    S Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Sex Transm Infect 76:210-2. 2000
    ..In two patients, the preputial sac was obliterated. The relatively decreased blood supply of the prepuce is the probable explanation for perforation at this selective site...
  82. ncbi request reprint Effect of in vitro formed immune complexes on macrophage functions of Mycobacterium leprae infected mice
    C Vaishnavi
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Indian J Lepr 60:242-51. 1988
    ..1985, Kumar et al, 1987) which were not administered with preformed IC...
  83. ncbi request reprint Value of different cut-off points of tuberculin skin test to diagnose tuberculosis among patients with respiratory symptoms in a chest clinic
    D Gupta
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 49:332-5. 2001
    ..80. CONCLUSION: A cut-off point of 10 mm is likely to be useful in supporting a diagnosis of tuberculosis in patients with strong clinical suspicion of tuberculosis, in other patients, 15 mm cut-off may be more suitable...
  84. 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...
  85. ncbi request reprint Development of a polymerase chain reaction dot-blotting system for detecting cutaneous tuberculosis
    S K Arora
    Departments of Immunopathology and Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Br J Dermatol 142:72-6. 2000
    ..tuberculosis. The data indicate that the combination of dot hybridization with PCR markedly increased the sensitivity and specificity of PCR. This may be a useful tool in the diagnosis of tuberculosis when conventional methods fail...
  86. ncbi request reprint Contact leukoderma of the scalp or an unusual variant of vitiligo?
    S Verma
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Dermatol 28:554-6. 2001
    ..Our cases represent an unusual pattern of vitiligo of the scalp, which seems to have been previously attributed mainly to hair colorants. Careful examination of the lesions on the scalp may reveal more cases with this pattern...
  87. 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...
  88. pmc Isolation of anaerobes from bubo associated with chancroid
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Genitourin Med 67:47-8. 1991
    ..Anaerobes were isolated from all 10 buboes and eight out of 10 ulcers of chancroid. Anaerobic cocci, B melaninogenicus and B fragilis were the most common isolates. anaerobes probably play a role in the pathogenesis of bubo in chancroid...
  89. pmc Acanthosis nigricans: relation with type 2 diabetes mellitus, anthropometric variables, and body mass in Indians
    N P Grandhe
    Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Postgrad Med J 81:541-4. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of acanthosis nigricans (AN) in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and its correlation with various anthropometric measurements in Indians...
  90. ncbi request reprint A clinical study of childhood alopecia areata in Chandigarh, India
    V K Sharma
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Dermatol 13:372-7. 1996
    ..5%) children, and one child was hypothyroid. Childhood AA in Chandigarh, India, is remarkably similar to that seen in Western countries, except that an association of atopy with younger age at onset and severe alopecia was not confirmed...
  91. ncbi request reprint Impact of combined Mycobacterium w vaccine and 1 year of MDT on multibacillary leprosy patients
    A De Sarkar
    Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis 69:187-94. 2001
    ..Studies on larger numbers of patients with extended follow up will be in order...
  92. ncbi request reprint Cyclosporine in severe psoriasis: an Indian experience
    Bhushan Kumar
    Int J Dermatol 43:623-4. 2004
  93. ncbi request reprint Excessive drowsiness with low-dose methotrexate
    Sanjeev Handa
    Int J Dermatol 43:701-2. 2004
  94. ncbi request reprint Psoriasis and vitiligo
    Kamaldeep Sandhu
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:149-50. 2004
  95. ncbi request reprint Bullous reaction in leprosy: a rare phenomenon
    Sunil Dogra
    Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis 70:206-7. 2002
  96. ncbi request reprint Borderline tuberculoid leprosy and alopecia areata involving scalp
    Sunil Dogra
    Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis 70:215-6. 2002
  97. ncbi request reprint Coexistence of vitiligo and pemphigus vulgaris in an indian patient
    Rajesh Jain
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:369-70. 2003
  98. ncbi request reprint Treatment of genital lichen sclerosus with topical calcipotriol
    Somesh Gupta
    Int J STD AIDS 16:772-4. 2005
  99. ncbi request reprint Donovanosis in India: declining fast?
    Somesh Gupta
    Int J STD AIDS 13:277. 2002
  100. ncbi request reprint Leprosy elimination--how far?
    Vinita Gupta
    Lepr Rev 75:101-2. 2004