Ref: One million Brits can ‘dump their deodorants’: Bromhidrosis or body odour is a fairly common condition presenting to a dermatologist. But how do you examine your patient to confirm your diagnosis of bromhidrosis? verschiedene Deodorants (Photo credit: Wikipedia) A MRC sponsored study conducted in the university of Bristol, suggests that […]

How do you examine bromhidrosis?

Botox loves you (Photo credit: EverJean) If you have accumulated enough courage to go under the needle for the first time, you will need a self assessment first. Before I go into that let me recapitulate what I mentioned in my last article. BoNT/A (popularly known as Botox® or Dysport®) […]

BoNT II: Beauty belongs to the beholder

Being an active ingredient in Botox®, there are endless myths surrounding this toxin and most of them are untrue… I am not going to waste your time disambiguating the acronym BoNT/A. It is the active ingredient of the popular Botox® injection that you and your friend wanted to take but never got […]

All about BoNT/A

This patient presented to me with this pigmented itchy patch over the right infra scapular region. He had a neurological disorder with paresthesia extending to right finger tips. There is a report of successful treatment of this condition with Botulinum Toxin Type A. [Arch Dermatol. 2007; 143(8):980-982.]

Notalgia Paresthetica

I have recently made a simple application to bring basic dermatology related calculations to hand held devices in Java. It includes modules for frequently used dermatological calculations like PASI, MASI, SCORAD and for PUVA and Botox (R) related calculations. DermaMan is a freeware which can be downloaded from if […]

DermaMan: A dermatology calculator for PDAs