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Dermatology Curriculum

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  1. Scrappings for fungus/ parasites.                               
  2. Dark ground microscopy.                                          
  3. Tissue/fluid smears – various staining techniques.     
  4. Statining for AFB (Mycobacterum Leprae).             
  5. Wood Lamp exam.
  6. Others.- Dermoscope                                                             

2.  Departmental Library:

    • Total No. of Books : 93
    • Purchase of latest editions in last 3 years 72
    • Journals:

    E – Journals

    VІ.  Specialized services

    1.  Procedures

    • Chemical cauterization - Trichloroacetic acid, copper sulphate,

    Silver nitrate & phenol- Available

    • Electrical cauterization.                Available
    • Cryotherapy                                    Liquid nitrogen cryo – Available.
    • PUVA therapy.                                Whole body, Narrow band UVA & UVB

    Chamber Available; Spot UVA & UVB
    Lamps available

      • Punch grafting Available

      • Others
      1. CO2 Laser  available
      2. Radio frequency surgery  available
      3. Inotophoresis
      4. Dermascope
      5. Microdermabrasion
      6. Chemical peels
      7. Manual Dermabrasion
      8. Patch testing
      9. Dermaroller
      10. comedone / milia extraction
      11. Punch floatation/ subscision
        • Special clinics

        Leprosy clinic. Monday 12 1 pm
        STD clinic. Tuesday 12 1 pm
        Contact Dermatitis Clinic Wednesday 12 1 pm
        Pigmentary clinic Friday 12 1 pm

        • Research projects
        1. Study of Dermatoglyphics in Vitiligo.
        2. Study of profile of Adverse Cutaneous drug reactions.
        3. Study of association of Acrochordons with systemic illnesses.
        4. Study of estimation of Serum Ferrittin levels in women of diffuse nonscarring hair loss.
        5. Study of Clinico-Histopathological and dermoscopic correlation of pigmented skin lesions.
        6. Study of clinical features and etiology of Pigmented Contact Dermatitis over face using patch  tests

        VІІ List of publications of the postgraduate/  faculty during last 03 (Three) years.

        Dr. (Maj Gen) A.K. Jaiswal, Prof & HOD

        1. Contributed a chapter in the prestigious IADVL Textbook of Dermatology 3rd Edition. 2008 (Proof attached).
        1. Contributed a chapter in the prestigious IASSTD Textbook of Sexually      Transmitted Diseases & AIDS 2nd Edition 2009 (Proof attached).
        1. Jaiswal AK, Subba Rao NT. Bilateral Lagophthalmus in Leprosy: Is it a rare phenomenon? Indian J Lepr 2010, 82:201-203 (Copy of article attached).
        1. Jaiswal AK, Subba Rao NT.A case of Leprosy with multiple cranial neuropathy mimicking Melkerson Rosenthal Syndrome.  Indian J Lepr 2011; 83: 101-102 (Proof attached).
        1. Disseminated Superficial and Warty type of Porokeratosis: A rare coexistence. Accepted for publication in Indian J. Dermatol. 2010. (Proof attached).
        1. Contributed a chapter in the prestigious API Textbook of Medicine 9th Edition 2011 (In press) (Proof attached).

        Dr. Rajendran S.C , Professor

        1. Omprakash HM , Rajendran SC. Botulinum Toxin Deaths: What is the fact? J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2008 Jul;1(2):95-7.
        2. Omprakash HM , Rajendran SC. Lymphangioma circumscriptum (Microcytic Lymphatic Malformation): Palliative Coagulation Using Radiofrequency Current. J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2008 Jul-Dec; 1(2):85-88.
        3. Rajendran SC , Omprakash HM. Standard guidelines for setting up a dermatosurgery theatre. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2009;75:76-82.

        Dr.Bhanu Prakash, Associate Professor,

        1. Edited the book titled “Management Issues for a Dermatologist”. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.2009. (enclosure-4).
        2. Authored the chapter “Patient Satisfaction. Why and How?” in the book titled “Management  Issues for a Dermatologist”. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.2009. 87-96.
        3. Singh Gurcharan, Prakash Bhanu. Commercial testing: Ethical and Scientific issues. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2010;76:701
        4. Prakash B. Patient satisfaction. J Cutan Aesthet Surg 2010, 3:151-5
        5. Prakash B. “The sad tale of look alike tablets”. Indian Dermatology Online Journal

        Accepted for Publication:

        1. pharmacovigilance-scope for a dermatologist.  Peer Review.  Indian Journal of Dermatology.
        1. “Autocthonous Leprosy-Lest we forget. A case report. Letter to the Editor. Indian Journal of Leprosy.
        1. Authored the chapter “Patient Satisfaction in Cosmetology Practice” for the textbook to be published by Indian Association of aesthetic and cutaneous Dermatosurgeons
        1. Authored the Chapter “External quality Assessment – Accreditation” for the Text book to be published by Indian Assoication of Aesthetic and Cutaneous Dermatosurgeons

        Dr. Lavanya.M.S

        1.    Topical immunotherapy with dinitro- chlorobenzene: Safety concerns in Indian journal of
        dermatology, venereology and leprology 2009; 75(5): 513-514.

          • The reliability of periodic acid-Schiff staining in the diagnosis of onychomycosis in Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology 2009; 75(1): 73.
          • Topical immunotherapy in alopecia areata in International journal of trichology 2010; 2(1); 36-39.