clinical dermatology



koebner phenomenon
The Koebner phenomenon also called Koebner response, isomorphic phenomenon, and isomorphic response belongs to the well-known entities of dermatology and is closely related to the person who first described it. The term Koebner phenomenon is used to describe the appearance of typical skin lesions of an existing dermatosis at sites of […]

The Koebner Phenomenon






Esophageal Involvement in Systemic Sclerosis & Morphea
Scleroderma is a connective tissue disorder characterized by increased collagen production leading to the thickening and hardening of skin and other organs. It comprises of a spectrum ranging from localized scleroderma (LS) at one end to the systemic sclerosis (SSc) with internal organ involvement, at the other extreme. Gastrointestinal tract […]

Esophageal involvement in Systemic Sclerosis and Morphea




Dermoscopy in Vitiligo
A recent study  from India has identified dermoscopic signs of evolving lesions of vitiligo. Authors observed reduced pigmentary network, absent pigmentary network, reversed pigmentary network, perifollicular hyperpigmentation and perilesional hyperpigmentation in the evolving vitigo lesions; a white glow was present in 27 (90%) of 30 patients. It is interesting to […]

Dermatoscopy in vitiligo and pathergy