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Circulating levels of chemokines in patients with psoriasis vulgaris and their association with disease severity: A case-control study from North India.

Neha Joshi, Tarun Narang, Sunil Dogra, Seema Chhabra,

Background:Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease characterized by hyperproliferation and incomplete differentiation of epidermis, and accumulation of neutrophils and proinflammatory T cells in epidermis and dermis. Chemokines are believed to be the main players mediating the chemotaxis of leucocytes to the lesional site. Previous studies have established the role ... Read more >>

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol (Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology)
[2019, 85(5):567]

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Detection of Mycobacterium lepromatosis in patients with leprosy in India.

Madhvi Ahuja, Mallika Lavania, Itu Singh, Ravindra P Turankar, Seema Chhabra, Tarun Narang, Sunil Dogra, Utpal Sengupta,

Introduction:The most commonly noted reactions in leprosy patients are type 1 reactions and erythema nodosum leprosum, with some rare phenomenon of host response known as Lucio phenomenon or leprosy of Lucio and Latapi which is caused by Mycobacterium lepromatosis. So far, no case of M. lepromatosis has been reported from ... Read more >>

Infect Drug Resist (Infection and drug resistance)
[2018, 11:1677-1683]

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Serum macrophage migration inhibitory factor levels in leprosy patients with erythema nodosum leprosum.

Frainey Bansal, Tarun Narang, Sunil Dogra, Keshavamurthy Vinay, Seema Chhabra,

Background:Erythema nodosum leprosum is an immune-mediated complication of leprosy which causes significant morbidity. Biomarkers in the pathogenesis of erythema nodosum leprosum are not yet fully determined. Aim:To determine macrophage migration inhibitory factor levels in the sera of leprosy patients with erythema nodosum leprosum and to correlate the same with clinical ... Read more >>

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol (Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology)
[2018, 84(5):573-577]

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Is psoriasis an autoimmune disease? Interpretations from an immunofluorescence-based study.

Shashi Anand, Parikshaa Gupta, Ranjeet Bhardwaj, Tarun Narang, Sunil Dogra, Ranjana W Minz, Biman Saikia, Seema Chhabra,

Psoriasis is a multisystem, immune-mediated inflammatory disease. Some authors have proposed an autoimmune basis for psoriasis; however, till date, it has not been definitely established. This study was conducted to explore the autoimmune nature of psoriasis.This was a prospective study in which 43 psoriasis patients were assessed for detailed clinical, ... Read more >>

J. Cutan. Pathol. (Journal of cutaneous pathology)
[2017, 44(4):346-351]

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TH17 Cells in STAT3 Related Hyper-IgE Syndrome.

Sudha Sharma, Biman Saikia, Shubham Goel, Amit Rawat, Ranjana W Minz, Deepti Suri, Seema Chhabra, Surjit Singh,

To assess the utility of T helper17 (TH17) cell enumeration vis-à-vis National Institutes of Health (NIH) scoring in Hyper IgE syndrome (HIES).Clinical phenotypes of Hyper IgE syndrome patients with and without STAT3 mutation were analysed and correlated with absolute eosinophil count, serum IgE levels and TH17 cell numbers in 19 ... Read more >>

Indian J Pediatr (Indian journal of pediatrics)
[2016, 83(10):1104-1108]

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Occurrence of Double Monoclonal Bands on Protein Electrophoresis: An Unusual Finding.

Vishrut K Srinivasan, Priyanka Bhagat, Frainey Bansal, Seema Chhabra,

Various techniques of protein electrophoresis are used for detection of monoclonal proteins/paraproteins in serum and/or urine of patients with monoclonal gammopathies. These are detected as the so-called 'M' bands (monoclonal bands) on serum protein electrophoresis and/or immunofixation electrophoresis. In most cases, a single M-band is detected. However, more than one ... Read more >>

Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus (Indian journal of hematology & blood transfusion : an official journal of Indian Society of Hematology and Blood Transfusion)
[2016, 32(Suppl 1):184-188]

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Immunoglobulin A gammopathy on serum electrophoresis: A diagnostic conundrum.

Frainey Bansal, Priyanka Bhagat, Vishrut K Srinivasan, Seema Chhabra, Parikshaa Gupta,

Indian J Pathol Microbiol (Indian journal of pathology & microbiology)
[2016, 59(1):134-136]

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Immunofluorescence profile of discoid lupus erythematosus.

Shreekant Bharti, Sunil Dogra, Biman Saikia, Ranjana Minz Walker, Seema Chhabra, Uma Nahar Saikia,

The direct immunofluorescence (DIF) of skin in conjunction with histopathology gives the best diagnostic yield. It is invaluable in confirming the diagnosis of small vessel vasculitides and bullous lesions of the skin and can be used as an additional tool to pinpoint the diagnosis of systemic and localized autoimmune diseases ... Read more >>

Indian J Pathol Microbiol (Indian journal of pathology & microbiology)
[2015, 58(4):479-482]

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Tissue antinuclear antibodies in renal biopsies of patients with systemic connective tissue disorders.

Seema Chhabra, Shreekant Bharti, Ranjana Walker Minz, Ranjeet Bhardwaj, Neelam Pasricha,

J Nat Sci Biol Med (Journal of natural science, biology, and medicine)
[2015, 6(1):279-280]

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Lichen planus: a clinical and immuno-histological analysis.

Sandeep K Arora, Seema Chhabra, Uma N Saikia, Sunil Dogra, Ranzana W Minz,

BACKGROUND: Direct immunofluorescence examination is an important technique in the diagnosis of cutaneous inflammatory disorders including lichen planus, especially in clinically and histopathological doubtful cases. OBJECTIVE: To study the diagnostic utility of intensity, number, and subtypes of positive immuno-reactants found in lichen planus. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A detailed analysis of ... Read more >>

Indian J Dermatol (Indian journal of dermatology)
[2014, 59(3):257-261]

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In vivo antinuclear antibodies of the skin: A rare phenomenon on direct immunofluorescence.

Seema Chhabra, Sandeep Kumar Arora, Ranjana Walker Minz, Suneel Dogra,

Detection of immunoglobulins in epidermal cell nuclei or in vivo antinuclear antibodies on direct immunoflorescence microscopy of skin biopsies is an easily detectable immunopathologic feature. It is an unusual, but not totally rare, occurrence in systemic connective tissue disorders. This positive epidermal nuclear reaction is found to be commonly associated ... Read more >>

Dermatol. Online J. (Dermatology online journal)
[2013, 19(4):15]

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Bisalbuminemia: a rarely encountered protein anomaly.

Seema Chhabra, Frainey Bansal, Biman Saikia, Ranjana Walker Minz,

J Lab Physicians (Journal of laboratory physicians)
[2013, 5(2):145-146]

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Immunofluorescence in dermatology.

Seema Chhabra, Ranjana Walker Minz, Biman Saikia,

Direct immunofluorescence (DIF) and indirect immunofluorescence (IIF) tests on skin biopsy are being done mostly in academic teaching hospitals. These tests provide a useful diagnostic aid to dermatologists. Immunohistology and serology can, in conjunction with histology, provide considerable help in delineation and diagnosis of various skin disorders as well as ... Read more >>

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol (Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology)
[2012, 78(6):677-691]

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Renal histology in pauci-immune rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis: 8-year retrospective study.

Ranjana W Minz, Seema Chhabra, Kusum Joshi, Lekha Rani, Nidhi Sharma, Vinay Sakhuja, Rajan Duggal, Neelam Pasricha,

CONTEXT: The need to perform reporting of renal biopsies of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA)-associated vasculitides in a more uniform manner required relook at our eight-year data. AIMS: To document detailed renal histopathology of pauci-immune rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (RPGN) and also to seek any significant differences in renal histology of C-ANCA-positive, ... Read more >>

Indian J Pathol Microbiol (Indian journal of pathology & microbiology)
[2012, 55(1):28-32]

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In vivo antinuclear antibodies of the skin.

Sandeep K Arora, Seema Chhabra,

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol (Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology)
[2012, 78(1):116-118]

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Immune deposits in cutaneous lesions of Wegener's granulomatosis: predictor of an active disease.

Seema Chhabra, Ranjana W Minz, Lekha Rani, Nidhi Sharma, Vinay Sakhuja, Aman Sharma,

A retrospective analysis was conducted of eight cases of Wegener's granulomatosis (WG), who presented with cutaneous lesions. The clinical, immunopathologic and histopathologic features of the cutaneous lesions were reviewed. Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) status of the patients was established. When possible, a comparison of immunofluorescence findings of skin biopsies was ... Read more >>

Indian J Dermatol (Indian journal of dermatology)
[2011, 56(6):758-762]

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A decade long experience of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody testing in a tertiary care referral center in North India: perspective from a developing country.

Ranjana W Minz, Seema Chhabra, Lekha Rani, Surjit Singh, Surinder K Jindal, Vinay Sakhuja,

BACKGROUND: In a developing, tropical country like India, discontinuous power supply, high temperatures during summer, and lack of consistent cold chain and funds provide a challenging atmosphere for anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) testing and reporting. However, a simple in-house test and testing algorithm are described here, which have been developed ... Read more >>

Indian J Pathol Microbiol (Indian journal of pathology & microbiology)
[2011, 54(2):258-263]

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Direct immunofluorescence of skin biopsy: perspective of an immunopathologist.

Ranjana Walker Minz, Seema Chhabra, S Singh, B D Radotra, Bhushan Kumar,

BACKGROUND: 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. AIMS: (1) To study the role of DIF in confirmation or exclusion of diseases involving skin vis-à-vis histopathology and ... Read more >>

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol (Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology)
[2010, 76(2):150-157]

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Cytomorphologic features of chondroid neoplasms: a comparative study.

Seema Chhabra, Rajan Chopra, Uma Handa, Rajpal Singh Punia, Harsh Mohan,

To perform a comparative analysis of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) features of chondroid tumors and their significance in diagnosis.A retrospective evaluation of 17 chondroid tumors diagnosed by FNAC was done. Cytologic features were detailed and compared among different chondroid tumor types and with available histology.The 17 cases comprised enchondroma ... Read more >>

Acta Cytol. (Acta cytologica)
[2010, 54(6):1101-1110]

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Cutaneous metastases of internal malignancies: a clinicopathologic study.

Rajan Chopra, Seema Chhabra, Spinderjeet Gill Samra, Gurvinder Pal Thami, Raj Pal Singh Punia, Harsh Mohan,

BACKGROUND: Secondary tumor deposits in the skin represent advanced malignancy and are of uncommon occurrence. The clinical presentation of these lesions is variable, and the clinical impression is rarely correct, except in cases of known primary malignancies. AIM: To summarize the clinical and histopathological findings in biopsy-proven cutaneous metastases. METHODS: ... Read more >>

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol (Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology)
[2010, 76(2):125-131]

Cited: 9 times

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Myeloperoxidase-antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies with Cytoplasmic Fluorescence Pattern.

Seema Chhabra, Ranjana Walker Minz, Lekha Goyal, Nidhi Sharma,

We report here two rare cases of myeloperoxidase-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (MPO-ANCA)-positive Wegener's granulomatosis (limited variant) which deceptively produced a cytoplasmic (C-ANCA) pattern on indirect immunofluorescence. ... Read more >>

J Lab Physicians (Journal of laboratory physicians)
[2010, 2(1):42-43]

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Panniculitis: clinical overlap and the significance of biopsy findings.

Rajan Chopra, Seema Chhabra, Gurvinder Pal Thami, Raj Pal Singh Punia,

BACKGROUND: Panniculitides are well-recognized clinicopathologic entities but the non-specificity of their clinical and pathological features often troubles the diagnostician. METHODS: This study retrospectively evaluates the clinical overlaps and the significance of histological findings among various panniculitides. RESULTS: The clinical evaluation in 55 panniculitides cases suggested the diagnosis of typical erythema ... Read more >>

J. Cutan. Pathol. (Journal of cutaneous pathology)
[2010, 37(1):49-58]

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Epidermal inclusion cyst: cytomorphological features and differential diagnosis.

Uma Handa, Seema Chhabra, Harsh Mohan,

Aspirates from 162 epidermal inclusion cysts (EIC) from 157 patients were analyzed in order to elaborate on specific cytologic features. The most common site involved was the head and neck region (96 cases; 59.2%). The maximum patients were in the 3rd and 4th decades of life. Aspirates from EIC showed ... Read more >>

Diagn. Cytopathol. (Diagnostic cytopathology)
[2008, 36(12):861-863]

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Incipient primary biliary cirrhosis/autoimmune hepatitis overlap or hepatitic form of primary biliary cirrhosis: a case report.

Ranjana W Minz, Seema Chhabra, Ritu Aggarwal, Ashim Das, Biman Saikia, Yogesh K Chawla,

A 42 year old asymptomatic female detected as incipient Primary Biliary Cirrhosis/Autoimmune Hepatitis overlap during routine checkup. The biochemical profile showed evolution from a mildly deranged liver function test in 2004 along with increased erythrocyte sedimentation rate to a 4 times elevation of alkaline phosphatase in 2006 with mildly deranged ... Read more >>

Cases J (Cases journal)
[2009, 2:7491]

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Aspiration cytology of extramammary tumours metastatic to the breast.

Uma Handa, Seema Chhabra, Harsh Mohan,

This study was undertaken to highlight the use of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) to distinguish tumours metastatic to the breast from primary breast malignancies. A total of 1866 fine needle aspirates of the breast were performed during a period of 7 years. Three hundred and fourteen cases of breast ... Read more >>

Indian J Pathol Microbiol (Indian journal of pathology & microbiology)
[2007, 50(4):855-858]

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