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April 12, 2014 Bell Eapen 0

Picture of Seborrhoeic Dermatitis. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I have received quite a few enquiries about seborrhiasis recently. Seborrhoeic dermatitis and psoriasis are two common scaly […]

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Chicken or the egg in Acne?

April 29, 2013 Bell Eapen 1

This article[1] reiterates the role of antimicrobial peptides (AMP), the body’s innate antimicrobial system in the pathogenesis and management of acne. Yes, there is a […]

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Dealing with Psoriasis

May 18, 2011 Bell Eapen 0

THERE ARE few skin conditions that are mostly harmless, but cause enormous psychological trauma because of the associated cosmetic disfigurement and social stigma. Psoriasis is […]