Dermatology

Objectives

  1. To provide high quality dermatologic care mixed with professionalism and empathy.
  2. To provide cosmetological and dermatosurgical therapies at a very affordable price.
  3. Contribute towards the dermatology field through scientific studies and clinical trials.
  4. Act as a referral center in the field of dermatology for the surrounding districts.

Overview

Skin is the largest organ of the body and has an intricate relation with the mental and physical wellbeing. The Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy specializes in management of all dermatological problems along with the sexually transmitted infections and Leprosy. Currently this department has also started facilities in the field of cosmetology and dermatosurgery for better care and cure, a step forward towards a Healthy Skin.

 

Facilities & Services

  1. OUTDOOR PATIENT DEPARTMENT

The department serves a good number of patients with different problems at OPD during the hospital OPD hours at a very nominal cost.

Facilities at Skin OPD-

  • Treatment of all kind of skin diseases, diseases of hair and nails.
  • Treatment of Sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Treatment of pediatric skin, nail & hair problems (Pediatric dermatology)
  • Treatment of leprosy.
  • Treatment of Vitiligo, Psoriasis, Eczemas, Acne, Warts.
  • Surgical Treatment of various Skin problems.
  • Biopsy of skin lesions.

 

  1. INDOOR PATIENT DEPARTMENT

The department has facility for admission of skin patients in both general and deluxe cabins and also has options for intensive care for severely ill patients.

  1. SPECIALIZED FACILITIES 
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Electrocautery/Electrofulgaration/Electrodessication
  • Woodslamp examination
  • Punch biopsy
  • Cyst excision
  • Mole surgery
  • Intralesional injections
  • Nail surgery
  • Vitiligo Surgery
  • Acne scar surgery
  • PRP therapy for hairloss , acne scar, facial rejuvenation.
  • Chemical peeling – pigmentation, acne, aging, facial rejuvenation, skin tanning
  • Dermaneedling for facial rejuvenation.
  • Debridement of trophic ulcers.
  • Immunotherapy of wart – Auto-implantation, MMR injection.

 

NEW UPCOMING FACILITIES –

  • Phototherapy – NB UVB ( a very safe treatment procedure for psoriasis, vitiligo etc.) PUVA
  • Iontophorosis (treatment for sweaty hands and feet)
  • Patch testing facility in diagnosis of contact dermatitis. (a type of eczema)

 

SYLLABUS 

During the MBBS training the students have a comprehensive teaching in dermatology, venereology and leprosy in their 6th & 8th   semester training period :

  1. Infective dermatoses: Pyoderma, tuberculosis and leishmaniasis- Etiology, Clinical features, Diagnosis and Treatment.
  2. Infective dermatoses: Viral and fungal infections- Etiology, Clinical features, Diagnosis and Treatment.
  3. Infestations: Scabies and pediculosis – Etiology, Clinical features, Diagnosis and Treatment.
  4. Melanin synthesis: Disorders of pigmentation (Vitiligo, Chloasma / Melasma)- Etiology, Clinical features, Diagnosis and Treatment.
  5. Allergic disorders: Atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis – Etiology, Clinical features, Diagnosis and Treatment.
  6. Drug eruptions, urticaria, erythema multiforme, Steven’s johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis – Etiology, Clinical features, Diagnosis and Treatment.
  7. Vesiculo-bullous diseases: Pemphigus, Pemphigoid, Dermatitis herpetiformis – Etiology, Clinical features, Diagnosis and Treatment.
  8. Epidermopoiesis, Psoriasis, Lichen planus and Pityriasis rosea – Etiology, Clinical features, Diagnosis and Treatment.
  9. Pathogenesis, Classification and clinical features of leprosy, Reactions in leprosy. Diagnosis, treatment and control of leprosy.
  10. Syphilis – Etiology, Clinical features, Diagnosis and Treatment.
  11. Gonococcal and Non-gonococcal infections – Etiology, Clinical features, Diagnosis and Treatment.
  12. Chancroid, LGV, Donovanosis, Herpes progenitalis – Etiology, Clinical features, Diagnosis and treatment.
  13. Syndromic approach to the diagnosis and management of sexually transmitted diseases.
  14. HIV infection, Cutaneous manifestations of HIV infection and their management.
  15. Hereditary disorders: Ichthyosis, Albimism, Epidermolysis bullosa, Melanocytic naevi, Freckles and other naevi – Etiology, Clinical features, Diagnosis and Treatment.
  16. Dermatological Emergencies.