• Comparative study in efficacy and safety of intralesional injections of vitamin D3, measles rubella vaccine, and purified protein derivative in the management of cutaneous warts

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    Rehna Ahmed, Shweta P Bhadbhade, Badrinath Noojibail, Sachin M Shetty, Aiswarya Varghese
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2020 13(4):326-332
    Introduction: Cutaneous warts caused by human papillomavirus are the most common dermatological diseases being contagious, recurrent, and recalcitrant. Most routinely used treatment modalities are destructive and can cause scarring. Immunotherapy is emerging as new modality of treatment, which enhances cell-mediated immunity against human papillomavirus for clearance of both treated and distant warts. Aims: The aim of this study was to...
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  • Comparative efficacy of 10% sodium hydroxide, 88% phenol, and 90% trichloroacetic acid as chemical cauterants for partial matricectomy in the management of great toe nail onychocryptosis

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    Sandhiya Ramesh, Shrutakirthi Damodar Shenoi, Sudhir U.K Nayak
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2020 13(4):314-318
    Context: Lateral plate avulsion with chemical matricectomy is the treatment of choice for ingrown toenails. Phenol is the most widely used cauterant, followed by 10% NaOH and more recently trichloroacetic acid. Aims: To evaluate the efficacy of 10% NaOH, 88% Phenol, and 90% TCA in cauterizing the matrix with regular follow up post surgery and clinical photographs. Materials and Methods: Fifteen adult patients presenting with ingrowing toe nails were recruited to the...
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  • Longevity of hair follicles after follicular unit transplant surgery

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    Muthuvel Kumaresan, Deepa M Subburathinam
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2020 13(4):292-297
    Background: The longevity of the grafted hair follicles is still debated and there are limited literature available on this topic. Aim: To assess the longevity of transplanted hairs after follicular unit transfer. Materials and Methods: A total of 112 patients who had undergone FUT were included in the study and their results at the end of 4 years were compared with the 1 year post surgery results by standardized images. The reduction in the density of the grafted hair follicles was...
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  • A prospective observational comparative study of novel autologous negative pressure epidermal harvesting system and suction blister grafting in treatment of stable vitiligo

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    Sukriti Baweja, Satish Chand
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2020 13(4):283-291
    Background: Vitiligo surgery has evolved a long way from punch skin grafts to the epidermal cell suspension and latest to the extracted hair follicle outer root sheath cell suspension transplantation. In the latest development, the novel technique autologous negative pressure epidermal harvesting system seems to be a good addition to the prevailing therapy in vitiligo. Aims and Objectives: The aim of this work was to study and compare novel ANPEHS and suction blister grafting in the treatment of...
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