::Departments : Clinical : Dermatology & Venerology
DEPATMENT OF  DERMATOLOGY – MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE, CHENNAI-3
Category – Medical
Short history of the Department
Skin Department of Madras Medical College and government general hospital was initially looked after by Lt. Col. J.M Skinner (IMS) as early as 1930. He was succeeded by Dr.S.Thambiah as lecturer in dermatology from 1933 to 1945. Dr.S.Thambiah was succeeded by Dr.R.Subramanaian who made significant contribution to leprosy. In 1946,Lt.Col. Dr.J. Eapen joined the department as lecturer in dermatology. Dr.S. Thambiah’s prize for dermatological medicine was instituted in 1951. In 1960 Dr.J.Eapen was succeeded by Dr.A.S. Thambiah, MRCP(Edinburgh), who became the first professor in 1961.
In 1964, the Madras University under the guidance of Sir A.L. Mudaliar appointed an expert committee of 3 persons: Prof. Banerjee, Prof. Behl & Prof. A.S.Thambiah to draw the syllabus for the course for Diploma in Dermatology of 1 year and M.D. in Dermatology for 2 years after the Diploma. The D.D Course was instituted in October 1965 and M.D Course in July 1967.
MCI approved the syllabus & examinations for D.D & M.D. Subsequently in 2002 MD(DVL) was started and DDVL in 2003. The department is modeled after the Institute of Dermatology of St.Johns Hospital, London, with a good clinical Dermatology section, sound Histopathology service, good and comprehensive Mycology wing and Contact Dermatitis section.
 
Academic activities
Type of course: Medical
Name of the courses offered: MD (DVL)
 
  • Eligibility : M.B.BS. Degree
  • Course duration :  3 Years
                                    DDVL 2 Years
 
  • Sanctioned no of seats : 10 Seats
   DDVL- 20 Seats
 
  • Affiliated University :The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University
  • Selection procedure : All India & State PG Entrance Examination
  • University examination details : Theory – MD- 3 Papers , DDVL-2 Papers + Clinical/Practical examination
Periodic academic activities held in the department :
Monday- Symposium/Journal club/ photo quiz/ general quiz
Tuesday- Long case discussion
Wednesday- Seminar
Thursday- Mycology/ Dermato-surgery
Friday- Histopathology/Short Cases
Saturday- Weekly test
 
 
 
 
 
Research and publications (National and International – for the last 5 yrs/year wise)
 
Sl No. TITLE JOURNAL AUTHORS YEAR
1. CONGENITAL CALCINOSIS CUTIS OF FOOT INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY Dr. G.K. Tharini, Dr. S.J. Daniel, Dr. J.Manjula 2012 July-Aug
57(4) 294-295
2. CUTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF INTERNAL MALIGNANCY INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY Dr. G.K. Tharini, Dr. B. Praveen 2012 July-Aug,
57(4) 260-264
3. CONGENITAL HYPOTRICHOSIS, MILIA & PALMAR PITS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TRICHOLOGY Dr. G.K. Tharini, Dr. D. Prabhavathy 2012 March, 4(1) 32-35
4. NAXOS DISEASE IN TWO SIBLINGS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TRICHOLOGY Dr. D.Prabhavathy, Dr. S. Jayakumar, Dr. G. Meera, Dr. G.K. Tharini 2010  Jan-June
2:53-55
5. WHITE PIEDRA IN MOTHER & DAUGHTER INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TRICHOLOGY Dr. Anupama S. Roshan, Dr. C. Janaki, Dr. B. Praveen 2009  july-dec
6. RARE ASSOCIATION OF HYPER IgE SYNDROME WITH CERVICAL RIB & NATAL TEETH INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY Dr. Anupama S. Roshan, Dr. C. Janaki, Dr. B. Praveen, Dr. N.Gomathy 2009  oct-dec
7. ADAMS OLIVER SYNDROME- A VARIANT INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TRICHOLOGY Dr.V.Anandan, Dr. B. Praveen, Dr. D. Prabhavathy, Dr. R. Priyavathini 2009 March-April
8. TRICHOMYCOSIS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TRICHOLOGY Dr. G. Senthamilselvi, Dr. C. Janaki, Dr. Sundarammuruga Sundaram 2009 July- Dec
9. ATYPICAL FORMS OF LUPUS VULGARIS- CASE SERIES INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY Dr. D.Praveen, Dr. M.Savitha, Dr. V.Anandan, Dr. R. Priyavadani, Dr. G.K. Tharini 2009
10. ALKAPTONURIA INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY Dr. G.K. Tharini March-April 2011, 56(2) 194-196
11. OLMSTED SYNDROME INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY Dr. G.K. Tharini Sept-Oct 2011 , 56(5) 591-593
12. IDIOPATHIC SPORADIC TUMORAL CALCINOSIS IN AN INDIAN GIRL INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY VENEROLOGY &LEPROSY Dr. G.K. Tharini 2011,
77:536
13. EPITHELOID HEMANGIO-ENDOTHELIOMA- A RARE VASCULAR TUMOUR INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY Dr. C. Janaki,
Dr. G.K. Tharini
2012 Jan-Feb, 57(1) 53-54
14. COMPARATIVE ASSESMENT OF THR EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF SECNIDAZOLE(2%) CREAM VERSUS TERBINAFINE CREAM(1%) VERSUS LULICONAZOLE(1%) CREAM IN PATIENTS WITH DERMATOPHYTOSIS: A PILOT STUDY E-JOURNAL HR Jerajani, C Janaki, Sharath Kumar, Meghana Phiske 2012
15. ENTOMOPHTHOROMYCOSIS IN INDIA- A 4 YEAR STUDY E-JOURNAL S.G.S. Krishnan, G. Sentamilselvi, A. Kamalam, K. Ajitha Das, C Janaki 2009
16. PROGERIA IN SIBLINGS: A RARE CASE REPORT INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY R Sowmiya, D Prabhavathy, S Jayakumar  
2011 Sep, Volume 56, Issue 5 [p. 581-582]
 
 
Prizes and award constituted by the Department
AWARDS WON IN QUIZ / PAPER PRESENTATIONS / CME’s/ CONFERENCES
 
 
Month/Year Name Position Award in Workshop/ CME/ Conference/ Paper presentation/ Quiz Sign of Asst Prof
2012 Dr. kirthika 3rd Telederm-2012  
Dec 2012 Dr. Kirthika
Dr. Akila
Dr. Prabhakaran
1st
2nd
3rd
 
Knowledge Ext Event  
2012 Dr. Remya 3rd ASTICON 2012
Award paper in Epidemological trend in STD for 5 years.
 
2012 Dr. Indumathy
 
Dr. Suji
Dr.Prabakaran
1st
 
3rd
1st
 
Telederm Quiz 2012
 
Telederm Quiz 2012
Torrent young scholar
 
         
2011 Dr. Leelavathy 2nd CUTICON- 2011  
  Dr. Subha 2nd Patrick Yesudian Quiz  
  Dr. Sindhu Gold Medal Amala Institute of Dermatology Medal  
         
2011 Dr. Ramachandran 3rd Study of MSM Behaviour  
2011 Dr. Anupama 2nd Ocular Syphilis  
2010 Dr. Madhavi
Dr. Swetha
1st ASTICON Quiz- 2010  
2010 Dr. Madhavi 3rd Patrick Yesudian Quiz  
2010 Dr. Narmadadevi 2nd CUTICON 2010 Award paper  
 
 
 
 
CME’s, workshops/ Conferences conducted by the Department (last 5 yrs/ year wise)
CME/WORK SHOP/ CONFERENCES
 
 
Month Sl. No Date CME/WORKSHOP/CONFERENCES Attended    
June     CME on Cleansers    
July   17.07.10
 
 
21.07.10
R.V.Rajam Endowment lecture on HIV& TB co-infection
 
CME on HIV & STD
   
August   31.08.10 Diagnostic approaches to HIV infection    
September   26.09.10 Pediatric Dermatology    
October   29.10.10
30.10.10
CUTICON-2010 (State level conference of IADVL)    
January   04.01.11 Drug Reactions    
      Lasers in Dermatology (Dr.Selvam)    
    27.01.11 Vitiligo & Dermatosurgery
(Dr.Ravichandran)
   
CME          
    2010 Histopathological DD of Psoriasis    
      Skin manifestations of Renal disease    
      Dermatological manifestations of HIV    
      Cyto Diagnosis    
      Nervous system and Skin manifestations    
      Skin & Eye manifestations    
      Interface dermatitis    
      Cicatricial Alopecia    
           
    2011 Urticaria (Dr.Sarveswari)    
      Urticaria (Dr. Manoharan)    
      Fullfords Clinic    
      Lab Investigations in STD Clinics    
      Cutaneous manifestations in hematological disorders    
           Photo Dermatology    
      Sarcoidosis    
                                      Hypo pigmentary disorder    
      Anatomy & Biology of Nail unit & Nail signs    
             2012 Dermatoses tumors & Nail infections    
      Traumatic Nail disorders    
      Cosmetic Nail surgery    
      Phakomatosis    
      Hypertrichosis & Hirsutism    
      Drugs – Anti Metabolites    
                                 Skin manifestation in GIT disorders    
                                      Skin manifestation in thyroid disorders    
      Skin manifestation in Diabetes    
                                           Approach to hair loss    
      Fullford clinics    
 
 
Services offered
No of units in the Department: 1
OP days and timings: Monday to Saturday
                                    8am to 10 am
                                 Extension OP:10am -12pm
I.P unit and admission days (unit wise) : All days admission
Bed strength of the Department : 88 Beds
Average O.P (Per Day) : Old-365 , New- 146 , Total-511
Average I.P (Per Month): 25
Type of surgeries performed (for Surgical Department):  Dermato-surgery (Electrocautery, Dermabrasion, Laser, MC removal, Auto Hemotherapy, Intralesional Steroids, Skin Biopsy, Chemical Peels, Blister graft.)
Special clinics conducted by the Department:
Psoriasis clinic-Wednesday
Liquid Nitrogen therapy clinic- Thursday
Bullous disorder Clinic- Friday
Vitiligo clinic- Saturday
 
List of laboratory tests performed (for lab attached Departments):
Blood- Complete Hemogram, BT/CT/Platelets, Blood Sugar/Urea, S.Creatinine, LFT, Lipid profile.
Urine Routine
Mycology Lab : Skin Scraping and Hair& Nail wet mount, special stains and culture
 
Average Laboratory statistics (average tests conducted /annum):
Blood & Urine tests- 14458.
Mycology (Scraping/culture) – 3700
 
 
 
 
 
 
Student Information
 Academic information ( course information)
 
 
S. no Course name Course Description Course
category
Sanctioned
No of seats
Prospectus of the course in PDF format
1. MD (Dermatovenereoleprology) 3 years Masters 10/Year  
2. DDVL 2 Years Diploma 20/Year  
 
 
 
Academic information ( Scholarship information)
 
S. no Scholarship Name Scholarship description course Department Soft copy of registration process for scholarship in PDF format
           
 
 
Student Attendance
 
Student attendance rules (As per MGR University regulations for both UG/PG- Medical/Para medical) : 90% Attendance Mandatory
 
Student internal assessments:
Student assessments rules (As per MGR University regulations for both UG/PG – Medical/Paramedical) : Monitoring of Weekly test performance & during OP sessions & ward.
Facilities –Library:
 (Department library details)
 
S. no Department name No of books/ Journals Year
1. Dermatology Department 330 2012
 




Department:VENEREOLOGY
HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT
 
1928 Started as a Venereal  Disease Clinic at Govt. General Hospital, Chennai.  Venereal  Disease, ENT and Dental Disease were the only specialities  that had Clinics of their own at that time.
1951 Dr.R.V.Rajam MS.,FRCS, the skilled Surgeon was deputed to United Kingdom to  specialise  in Venereology.
1952 Upgradation of the Department with WHO, Central & State Government  Assistance & Dr.R.V.Rajam MS.,FRCS, was appointed as the Director and  inaugurated by the then Central Health Minister Srimathi Rajkumari Amrith Kaur under the Presidentship of Dr.A.L.Mudaliar. Dr.P.N.Rangaiah and Dr.C.W.Chacko were appointed as Associate Professors.
1954 PG Course  - Diploma in Venereology – started.
1956 VD department redesignated as Institute of Venereology. WHO recognized this Institute as teaching and training center for whole of India and South East Asia.
1961 Central VD Reference laboratory established for Inter laboratory evaluation of VDRL.
1966 PG course – MD in Venereology – started.
1972 Outreach programme for the control of STD was initiated with grants from ICMR & WHO.
1977 The well known Chacko – Nair medium and the Modified Diamond’s medium   were introduced by Dr. C.N.Sowmini & Dr.K.N.Gopalan.
The isolation of  beta lactamase strain of Gonococci for the first time was done in the Institute of Venereology.
1986 The first HIV positive case was detected in this Institute.  The Institute of Venereology trained STD specialists not only from all over India but also from countries like Srilanka, Ghana, Mexico, Burma, Thailand & Germany.  The Institute also trained doctors from all over the world under the WHO fellowship programme and was also a center for WHO training in VD for South East Asia.
2003 MD and Diploma in Venereology .  The course was combined as MD  in Dermato Venereo Leprology and Diploma in Dermato Venereo Leprology.
2003 State level STD Medical Officers conference (4th & 5th November) sponsored by TANSACS was conducted by the Institute. The maiden issue of the quarterly news letter “STD SCROLL” was released at the conference and sent to all STD clinic Medical Officers, Medical College libraries, Deputy Directors Public Health to update the knowledge of STD.  Fourth International Conference on AIDS – Side event CME was organized in collaboration with Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University on  10th  November 2003 – Six International speakers gave lectures on ART.
2006 30th National Conference of IASSTD & AIDS was conducted at Chennai from 6th to 8th October in collaboration with Indian Association for the study of Sexually Transmitted Diseases & AIDS.
 The Staff Pattern of Medical Officers in the Institute of Venereology
 
Faculty details:
 
 
Designation Number
Director & Professor 1
Professor/Associate 2
Assistant Professor 8
 
 
 Academic activities:
Type of course: Medical
Name of the courses offerd: 
 Post Graduate Degree courses           -M.D (D.V.L)
PostGraduate  Diploma courses        - D.D.V.L

Students Intake
MD (DVL) – 10 Students per year
DDVL – 20 Students per year

Eligibility
Should have acquired MBBS Degree from a recognised University.
 
Course Duration
MD (DVL)   – 3 years
D.D.V.L      – 2 years
 
Selection Procedure
MD /MS Post Graduate Entrance Examination Conducted by – Tamil Nadu & All India
 
Affiliated University
The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University
 
Academic Curriculum
As per the Regulations and syllabus prescribed by the Tamil  Nadu M.G.R university
PART – I
Theory  - Basic Sciences
PART – II
Theory & Clinical Examination
General Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
Recent advances & Therapeutics 
Academic Schedule
  
DAY
                                TIME
7 am – 8 am 8am –12noon 10 am – 12Noon 12 pm  -1 pm
Monday Basic class OP Wards Quiz/ Journal/ Symposium
Tuesday Basic class OP Wards Theory class
Wednesday Basic class OP Wards Short case presentation
Thursday Basic class OP Wards Theory class
Friday Basic class OP Wards Serology Class and demo
Saturday Basic class OP Wards Test











University Examination Details
Examinations conducted twice a year (March / September)
Theory Examination
Paper  I (At the end of final Year)
Applied Basic Sciences
Paper I I
General  & Tropical Dermatology
Paper III
Dermatology - Systemic diseases & therapeutics
Paper IV
Recent Advances in Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
Practical Examination
(a) Clinical Patient presentation/discussion:
(i) One long case: The long case will be structured comprising – history taking, clinical examination, investigations, decision making, proposed treatment modalities, ethical justification and personal attributes.
(ii) Three short cases: The short cases will also be structured in which only one particular system may be considered and therapy decision/discussion, made.
(b) Identification of Surgical Pathology, excised specimens & discussion, reading X-rays & CT Scan/MRI, identification of Instruments & discussion, identification of braces & calipers & discussion thereon.
(c)  Dissertation and Log book Evaluation

Continuing Medical Education Programmes
  1. 18.07.2016-22.07.2016 CME On Regional STI/RTI Training And Teaching Programme
  2. 20.7.2016   STI/HIV Training Programme
Prizes and Awards
1. Best Doctor award given by Dean 2014- Dr.S.Kalaivani
2. Dr.P.S.Ranganathan memorial award 2015-1st prize
3. Dr.V.Govindan Nair memorial prize 2015 – 2nd prize
4. Rabindranath Dutta memorial award 2015-3rd prize
5. Dr.H.C.Mohanty quiz competition 2015-3rdpize
6. Dr.H.C.Mohanty quiz competition 2016-1st, 2nd, 3rd prize
7.  Dr.R.N.Dutta award 2016-2nd prize
8. Dr.Sowmini award 2016-1st prize
           
Academic activities:
. Training Programmes of NACO/TANSACS/CAPACS/ H&FW centre, Egmore conducted at IOV:
 
  1. CRRI Training on STI/RTI/HIV/AIDS in 2011.
  2. Medical Officers training on STI/RTI control programme and Syndromic Case Management for MO’s of all over Tamil Nadu in 2011.
  3. Lab Technicians training on STI/RTI control programme and Syndromic Case Management for lab tech of all over Tamil Nadu in 2011.
  4. Lab Technicians training on STI/RTI control programme and Syndromic Case Management for lab tech of all over Tamil Nadu in 2012.
  5. Guest Lectures:
  6. 1. “Interesting Case Reports” by Dr.S.Tharakaram from U.K. in 2011.
  7. 2. “Cutaneous Manifestations in Haematological Disorders” by Dr.T.Usha, Asso. Prof. of Clinical Haematology, MMC/RGGGH, Chennai – 3  in 2012.
 
 
Research and Publications from IOV:
 
  1. Sexual Problems in Men attending the STD clinic
  2. PCR for diagnosing NG and CT
  3. Infertility in STD
  4. Comparative Study of various Treatment Modalities in the Management of Genital Warts
  5. Serological markers for HSV infection
  6. Seroprevalence of HBV, HCV& HIV in blood donors 2004-2008
  7. Changing trends in STD over 15 years
  8. An interesting case of Cardiovascular Syphilis
  9. Genital lesions – an indication for changing ART regimen – case report
  10. Comparative study of genital ulcers in HIV
  11. An interesting case of HIV with Multisystem Tuberculosis and Herpes progenitalis  iceberg- ahead
  12. Prevalence of STD – in infertility patients  a prospective study
  13. Mixed infection – in a HIV patient
  14. Pattern of sexually transmitted infections  among men having sex with men - a prospective study
  15. Prevalence of non-venereal diseases involving genitalia  and the attitude among patients
  16. Compliance of PEP for HIV among HCW
  17. The prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Human Immuno Deficiency Virus infection in pregnant  women
  18. Public health importance of STI &RTI services
  19. A study on the prevalence of skin and mucosal lesions among HIV/AIDS patients
  20. Skin - A window of HIV
  21. Prevalence of STI in HIV seropositive women
  22. An unusual case of penile metastases from Osteosarcoma
  23. KAP study of STD patients in a tertiary care Government Hospital
  24. Neurosyphilis – the changing scenario in the present era
  25. Seroprevalence of Herpes simplex virus 1 & 2
  26. Prevalence of HPV infection and efficacy of various treatment modalities on anogenital                 wart
  27. Partner Notification and Treatment at Institute of Venereology
  28. Late Latent Syphilis with Ca Cervix and Lymphangiectasias – a case report
  29. Why People go to CSWs
  30. A retrospective study of HIV prevalence among core group pointing to the need for intensive targeted  intervention
  31. Prevalence of Non- Venereal Dermatoses among the out patients of Institute of Venereology
  32. A study on HIV and VDRL positivity and follow up
  33. MSM-is the trend terrifying?
  34. Upraisal of the third sex – a glorified fallacy
  35. Condylomatalata in a child – the need to consider child abuse in present era
  36. Reduce the window period
  37. Cutaneous  extranodal  Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma masquerading as Kaposi’s Sarcoma- a case report
Prevalence of STI in Antenatal women attending out patient clinic at Institute of OG.
Researches at IOV sponsored by NACO:
 
  1. “Prevalence of STI in Antenatal women attending out patient clinic at Institute of OG” in 2011.
  2. “Multi  Centre Cluster Randomized Trial Comparing Rapid Plasma Reagin And Point Of Care Test For Syphilis Case Detection And Treatment Among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinics In Selected Districts Of Tamil Nadu, India 2012 – 13” in 2012 (under process).
 
Awards &  Prizes :
1. At IUSTI – 2011 - 12th World Congress of  Sexually Transmitted Infections and AIDS/35th National Conference of Indian Association for the study of STDs and AIDS -
    New Delhi – 2nd to 5th November 2011.
 
  1. Gold Medal - Diagnosis of Syphilis with New Rapid Specific Test.
  2. Silver Medal - An Interesting Case of Ocular Syphilis Presenting as Unilateral ChorioRetinitis.
  3. Bronze Medal - Co-infection of Syphilis and Gonorrhoea in a Homosexual male – A Rare Case Report.
  4. Bronze Medal - A Study on Male Homosexual Behaviour.
2. At ASICON 2012 - 36th National Conference of Indian Association for the study of STDs and AIDS – Cochin – October 2012.
1.   Bronze medal - Epidemiological study of STI’s prevalence in tertiary hospital for five years.
2.   Certificate prize – Study Profile of Male Partners of CSWs attending STD department.
 
CME’s :
1) “Sexual Dysfunctions in Males” by Dr. D. Narayana Reddy – Consultant in Sexual Medicine – 20.07.2011 at MMC, Chennai – 03.
2) “Laboratory Diagnosis of STIs’ ” by Dr.G.Sumathi, Retired Director of Microbiology Dept. of MMC & at present Professor & HOD of Microbiology Dept. of Sri Muthukumaran Medical  
      College/Hospital, Chennai – 28.08.2012 at MMC, Chennai – 03.
3)  CME on HIV infection / AIDS on World AIDS Day December 1st  2011 at MMC, Chennai inaugurated by the Dean, MMC,Chennai – 03.
4)  CME on HIV infection / AIDS on World AIDS Day December 1st  2012 at IOV, MMC, Chennai – 03.
Physician Conference:
1) Case Report of Congenital Syphilis with Bone Lesions in 2011.
2) Case Report on Child Sexual Abuse in 2012.
 
Poster Presentations:
 (1)       Changing trends in HIV infections - A short period study - at International conference - IUSTI – 2011- 12th World Congress of Sexually Transmitted Infections and AIDS/ 35th National  
               Conference of Indian Association for the study of STDs and AIDS at New Delhi – 2nd to 5th November 2011.
(2)        Significance of Data Analysis in HIV positives – HIV World Congress – Mumbai – March 16th - 18th 2012.
(3)        SeroPrevalence of HIV/ HBV/ HCV Infections and Syphilis among STI  Patients   - A Short Period Study - HIV World Congress – Bangalore - November 23rd -25th 2012.
 
Oral Presentations at the above Conferences:
                 i.     VDRL Reactivity - A Short Period Study. 
                ii.     Secondary Syphilis Presenting With Multiple Annular Lesions.
               iii.     Co-infection of Syphilis and Gonorrhoea in a Homosexual male – A Rare Case Report.
               iv.     A Case Report of Congenital Syphilis.
                v.     Rapid Progression of Genital Warts in a Diabetic Patient and Rapid Regression Following Circumcision.
               vi.     A Study on Male Homosexual Behaviour.
             vii.     An Interesting Case of Ocular Syphilis Presenting as Unilateral ChorioRetinitis.
            viii.     Diagnosis of Syphilis with New Rapid Specific Test.
               ix.     Epidemiological study of STI’s prevalence in tertiary hospital for five years.
                x.     Study Profile of Male Partners of CSWs attending STD department. 
 
Services offered
 
No: of units                             :           one
OP days & timings                  :           all week days except Sunday. Timing 8am till 2pm.
IP unit & admission day                     : all working days
Bed strength                           :           males -25, females - 25          
Average OP                            :           new patients 7000 to 8000 per year
                                                            Old patients 7000 to 8000 per year
                                                            1000 to 1200 per month
                                                            60 to 80 per day
Average IP                              :           250 to 400 per year
                                                :           20 to 35 per month
List of Procedures done:
1. Cryo Therapy For Warts and MC - 15 to 20 patients per Month.
2. Radio Frequency For Warts and MC – 15 to 20 patients per Month.
3. Elecrocautery For Warts - 10 to 15 patients per Month.
4. Biopsies.
 
 
List of laboratory tests performed in the Regional Research Laboratory of the Institute of Venereology:                
   YEAR BLOOD VDRL  CSF VDRL TPHA      GC CULTURE      TV CULTURE CANDIDA
CULTURE
ELISA ELISA ELISA ELISA ELISA
              HBV HCV HSV HIV Chlamydia
2011 16,703 71 495 2430 342 342 70 70 70 7138 70
2012 18,880 83 469 2236 260+500 593 405 405 405 8206 405
 
List of laboratory tests performed in the STD OP laboratory of the Institute of Venereology:
 
YEAR   GRAM STAIN (GC) LEISHMAN STAIN
 ( MNGEC)
DARK FIELD
 (TP)
KOH
 (CANDIDA)
WET FILM
(TV)
WET FILM
(BV)
URINE SUGAR
MALE FEMALE MALE FEMALE MALE FEMALE MALE FEMALE MALE FEMALE FEMALE MALE FEMALE
  TOTAL 549 1926 151 53 55 14 274 1969 18 1966 1966 3547 1059
2011 GRAND TOTAL      2475 204 70 2243 1984 1966 4606
2012 TOTAL 342 2514 194 33 101 9 315 2513 188 2513 2513 3742 487
GRAND TOTAL      2856 227 110 2828          
 

 
DERMATOLOGY, VENEREOLOGY AND LEPROSY
The following courses are handled and the students are trained by the faculty of the Department of Dermatology, Department of Venereology , Department of Occupational &Contact Dermatitis and Department of Leprosy of Madras Medical College . The course intake is also common for all the departments . 
Courses handled
Post graduates                 :M.D(DVL)
Post graduate Diploma   : D.D(DVL)
Intake             
M.D(DVL) – 10 per year          
D.D(DVL)  – 20 per year
Eligibility  
Should have acquired MBBS Degree from a recognised University.
Course duration             
M.D(DVL) – 3 years          
D.D(DVL) – 2 years
Selection procedure
Through Entrance Examinations ( AIPGE& TNPGEE )and Counselling
 
Affiliated University
The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai.
 
Academic Curriculum
As per the Regulations and syllabus prescribed by the Tamil nadu M.G.R university
PART – I 
Theory  - Basic Sciences
PART – II 
Theory & Clinical Examination
General Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
Recent advances & Therapeutics
 
 
 
 
Academic schedule
Model working week
Day Time table
  7 AM – 8 AM 8AM – 10AM 10 AM – 12 PM     12 PM  -1 PM
( dermatology) 1pm – 2pm
(venereology)
Monday Basic class OP Wards Long case clinical discussion
Long case clinical discussion
Tuesday Basic class OP Wards Journal club Journal club
Wednesday Basic class OP Wards Microclinics Microclinics
Thursday Basic class OP Wards Symposium Symposium 
Friday Basic class OP Wards Histopathology class
Clinical society meeting/clinicopathological
discussion
Saturday Basic class OP Wards Theory class Theory class
 
University Examination details
Examinations conducted twice a year (March / September)
+Theory Examination
PART – I (At the end of final Year)
Applied Basic Sciences
PART – II (At the end of 3rd year)
Paper I 
General  & Tropical Dermatology
Paper II
Dermatology - Systemic diseases & therapeutics
Paper III
Recent Advances in Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
 
 
 
 
Practical Examination
(a) Clinical Patient presentation/discussion:
(i) One long case: The long case will be structured comprising – history taking, clinical examination, investigations, decision making, proposed treatment modalities, ethical justification and personal attributes.
(ii) Three short cases: The short cases will also be structured in which only one particular system may be considered and therapy decision/discussion, made.
(b) Identification of Surgical Pathology, excised specimens & discussion, reading X-rays & CT Scan/MRI, identification of Instruments & discussion, identification of braces &calipers& discussion thereon.
(c)  Dissertation and Log book Evaluation
 
 
Continuing Medical Education programmes
2018
Prof.A.S.Thambiah oration 2018
STI Training programme for medical officers and lab technicians- 30.01.2018 & 31.01.18
2017
CME on melasma
Prof.A.S.Thambiah oration- Dermatology in Madurai-Challenging cases and lessons learnt.,02.01. 2017
CME on Overview of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma., 24.01.17(A Guest lecture).
CME on World Leprosy Day- Importance of Histopathology in Hansens disease, 31.01.2017
2016
 
18.07.2016-22.07.2016    CME On Regional STI/RTI Training And Teaching Programme
 
20.7.2016   STI/HIV Training Programme
Prof.A.S.Thambiah oration 2016
CME on Chronic Urticaria and Omalizumab 2016
CME on Lupus Day- Lupus erythematosus , 19.05.2016
CME on mycology-Dermatophytosis and Boosted oral antifungal therapy, 20.0-5.2016
CME on Vitiligo update,11.08.2016
CME on Clinicopathological changes in mucocutaneous diseases, 29.08.2016 (A Guest lecture).
CME on World Psoriasis day-Targeted biological therapy: A Review of new and emerging therapies 19.10. 2016
Prof.Dr.G.R.Ratnavel oration- Aging youthfully, 17.12.2016
 
2015
Prof.A.S.Thambiah oration, 02.01.2015
CME on Mycology 2015
CME on Psoriasis 2015
CME on Bullous dermatoses 2015
CME on Cutaneous Tuberculosis 2015
CME on Non Venereal Dermatosis 2015
2014
Prof.A.S.Thambiah oration 2014 
CME on Photodermatosis 2014
CME on Red face 2014
CME on Ophthalmic manifestations of STIs 2014
 
Workshop
Vitiligo - Live video demonstration and Hands on training on surgerical management- workshop 11.08.2016
 
Hands on training on Punch grafting, Melanocyte culture grafting and 5-FU needling for vitiligo,2016
 
Nd-Yag Laser workshop 2015
CO2 Laser workshop 2015
Electrocautery in dermatosurgery workshop 2014
Workshop in dermatosurgery 2014
 
Conferences
Asticon 2017
-The great mimicker- Protean manifestation of secondary syphilis – A           clinicoepidemiological study on secondary syphilis among male patients attending a tertiary care center
               -Prevalence of STDs among homosexuals
               -A clinico etiological study of balanoposthitis in male patients attending STD OPD
-Comparative study of C.Albicans and C.Nonallieans in female patients with VVC attending Std clinic in tertiary care centre
-Study on importance of partner screening in sexually transmitted disease
-Behavioural profile and sexually transmitted diseases among married and unmarried men- A retrospective analysis in a tertiary care Hospital, Chennai
-Syphilis in antenatal mothers- Early screening
-A study on the sexual behaviour of male patients attending STD clinic in a Tertiary Health Centre
-Comparative study of trichomoniasis in symptomatic and a symptomatic female patients attending STD Op diagnosed by wet mount and culture
-Plethora of Syphilis in HIV infected patients
 
Cuticon 2017
           - Lichen planuspigmentosus reticular pattern with mucosal involvement- a 
                   Case report
           -Phakomatosispigmentovascularis (type-2) – a case report
 -Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia- A case report
 -Merkel Cell Carcinoma- A case report
 -Phaeohypomycosis mimicking mycetoma- A rare case report
TELEDERM - 2017
-Lepromatosus leprosy- Rare presentation as a single plaque- A case report
-Pyoderma gangrenosum in a child and adolescent- A case report
-Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia- A report of 2 cases
CUTIKID 2017
-Pyoderma gangrenosum in a Child
-Gunthers- A classical case
-Cutaneous mastocytosis in an infant
IADVL TN Chennai West Chapter Annual CME 2017
-Cutaneous T Cell lymphoma- A case report 
-Kindler Syndrome- A case report
PULSE-2017
-Bullous pemphigoid with negative immunofluorescence
-Erythrodermic bullous pemphigoid
DERMPATH
-Merkel Cell carcinoma Masquerading as actinic cheilitis
-Epidermodysplasiaverruciformis- A rare case report
-Cavernous hemangioma- A rare case report
-Pilomatricoma mimicking dermatofibromaprotuberans
Annual Conference of Dermatopathology Society of India 2017
-Granuloma annulare- A three in one delight
Pulse Chennai 2016
-Rituximab in Pemphigus
DermazoneTrichy 2016
-Erythema neroticans presenting manifestation of    
 silent leprosy – a report of two cases
-Granulomatous slack skin syndrome - unique case  
  report
Telederm conference Chennai 2016
-Bullous pyoderma gangrenosum in an adolescent-  
 a rare case report 
-Pigmented xerodermoid – rare variant of - 
xerodermapigmentosa
-Xanthoma – two interesting case reports
CuticonTrichy 2016
-Different Biologicals for different Dermatoses
-Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with Eosinophilia a   
 case report
-Kindler - a rare case report
Dermaconcoimbatore 2015
-Phaeohyphomycosis case series
Lady Dermatologist meet 2015
-Pseudo xanthomaelasticum in siblings
Telederm conference Chennai  2015
-Scrofuloderma, a case report
Cuticonsalem 2015
- Lepromatous Spectrum with type 1 rection with 
  multiple never palsies
-Multicentricrhinopsoridiosis in an Immuno
  competent individual 
- Macrodystrophialipomatosa a rare case report
Dermazone 2015
-Multiple Myeloma,a case Report
International Psoriasis Conference chennai-2015
- Psoriatic Erythroderma with Methotrexate induced liver disease 
- ILVEN like HPE of Elephantine Psoriasis
 
Prizes and Awards
Dermazone quiz 2017 – 3rd prize
CMC Vellore Jan 2017 – 2nd prize
SRMC Pediatric quiz 2017 – 1st prize
Cuticon quiz – 1st prize
Cuticonposter – 1st prize
Asticon 2017 quiz – 1st and 2nd prize
Kanchikamakodidermatopathology quiz 2017 – 1st prize
Stanley cosmetology quiz 2017 – 1st prize
SMF quiz 2017 – 2nd and 3rd prize
Dermacon quiz 2017 – 2nd prize 
Dermkid quiz 2016 – 3rd prize
Cuticon quiz 2016 – 1st prize
Prof. Dr.PatrickYesudian quiz 2016 – 1st 2nd& 3rd prize
IPCA quiz 2016 – 1st prize 
ACS quiz 2015 – State Level Winners 
Pulse 2015 Bulla quiz – 1st place
Dermatopathology workshop quiz,mangalore,2015-2nd prize
Dermatosurgery quiz, ADDQ, kolkatta, 2015-2nd prize
Prof.Dr.Patrickyesudian quiz, Chennai, 2015-1st prize
Cuticon, salem 2015, State level finals- 1st prize
Dermazone south quiz, 2014- 1st prize
TYSA southzone quiz,2014- 1st prize
TYSA National quiz, 2014- 2nd prize
Prof.Dr.Patrickyesudian quiz, Chennai,july 2014-1st prize
Prof.Dr.Patrickyesudian quiz, Chennai,Sep 2014-2nd prize
Cuticon TN 2014 – 2nd prize
 
 
Award Papers
Cuticon award paper 2017 – 1st prize
Asticon 2017 paper – 2nd prize
Telederm conference Chennai 2016 – Award paper 3rd prize 
Pulse Chennai 2016 – free paper 2nd prize
Cuticon, Salem, 2015- 2nd place
Prizes and Awards
 Best Doctor award given by Dean 2014- Dr.S.Kalaivani
Dr.P.S.Ranganathan memorial award 2015-1st prize
Dr.V.Govindan Nair memorial prize 2015 – 2nd prize
 Rabindranath Dutta memorial award 2015-3rd prize
Dr.H.C.Mohanty quiz competition 2015-3rd prize
Dr.H.C.Mohanty quiz competition 2016-1st, 2nd, 3rd prize
Dr.R.N.Dutta award 2016-2nd prize
Dr.Sowmini award 2016-1st prize
 
 
Patient care services
 
Services Offered
statistics
Facilities available
 
Services offered
Out Patient
Male &Female out patients – Monday to Saturday
Mycology – Monday to Saturday
Contact & occupational clinic – Monday to Saturday
Dermatosurgery OPD – Monday to Saturday
Leprosy OPD- Monday to Saturday
Pigmentary clinic- Monday
Leprosy Disability Prevention Camp-Tuesdays
Psoriasis clinic – Wednesday
Cryotherapy Clinic – Thursdays 
Vesiculo Bullous disorder clinic – Fridays
Vitiligo clinic/ Autoimmune disorder – Saturdays
Dermatological Procedures
Skin Biopsy and Nerve biopsy – Monday to Saturday
Phototherapy – Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Chemical peeling 
Mesotherapy, Iontophoresis and Other major surgeries 
Electro cautery & Radio Frequency 
Cryotherapy, Intralesional therapies, Subcision, Microdermabrasion,  Vitiligo surgeries 
LASER and IPL therapy 
Out Patient(Venereology)
OP days & timings- Monday to Saturday- 8 am to 12 noon 
Male & Female out patients 
ICTC services
Gen lab services
Serology lab services
counselling
Procedures
Biopsy                          
Paraphimosis reduction 
Cryotherapy                   
Podophylline  application
5FU application
5FU needling
TCA  application
MC extirpation
Electrocautery
Lumbar puncture
Bubo aspiration
 
Type of surgeries performed
Paraphimosis reduction
MC extirpation
Electrocautery
Radiofrequency ablation
Excision biopsy
Punch excision
Biopsy for HPE examination
Shave excision
Lumbar Puncture
Bubo aspiration
 
Facilities available in the lab
Light microscopy
Dark field microscopy
Staining procedures
Complete haemogram
Urine routine
Urine for culture & sensitivity
Urine for Gonococci culture
Stool examination
Semen analysis
VDRL /RPR
TPHA
FTA-Abs
Elisa for HIV
HSV serology
HBsAg, AntiHCV
Chlamydial serology
PCR
Culture for Gonococci
Culture for Trichomonasvaginalis
Culture for candida
Culture for chlamydia
Antibiotic sensitivity tests for Gonococci
Antifungal sensitivity tests for candida
Major equipments available
PCR
Dark field microscope
Fluorescent microscope
Radiofrequency abalator
Electrocautery
Light microscope
ELISA reader
Autoclave
Water bath
Incubator
Hot air oven
Centrifuge
 
 
 
Statistics
Outpatient treated in 2017 – 1,78,004
 
 
Facilities available & Test performed
Complete Blood Count
Histopathological section & processing
Staining – Grams , ZeilNeelsonetc
Fungal scraping
Fungal special stains
Fungal culture
Woods lamp examination
Mycopathology
Slit skin smear for AFB
Patch testing
Immunofluorescence
 
 
 
 
ONGOING RESEARCH ACTIVITIES: 
Research and Publication
 
Clinicopathological study of adverse cutaneous drug reactions
Comparison of therapeutic response to sequential therapy with microdermabrasion 
followed by laser treatment,newer topical tranexemic acid in combination 
and chemical peeling in the management of melasma
A Study of cutaneous manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosis
Cicatricial alopecia-A clinical dermoscopic  and histopathological study
Clinico-epidemiological and etiological study of hand eczema
Clinico-epidemiological study of lepromatous leprosy
Clinicoepidemiological,mycological and therapeutic study of dermatophytoses in
100 new patients attending op
A study of clinical manifestations of diabetes melitus
A comparative study on the efficacy of topical autohemotherapy versus topical autologous Platelet rich plasma in chronic venous leg ulcers.
A comparative study on the degree of repigmentation of punch grafting and topical 5-Fluorouracil on dermabraded skin in the treatment of vitiligo
Role of High Resolution of Ultrasonography of peripheral nerves in leprosy patients.
A study on the quality of life in vitiligo patients attending vitiligo clinic in dermatology out patient department.
Efficacy of topical ivermectin in comparison to other scabicidal agents.
Clinico epidemiological mycological, mycopathological study of deep mycoses.
Comparision of combination therapy of methotrexate and etanercept and etanerceptmonotherapy in psoriasis.
Cutaneous manifestations in thyroid disorders.
Comparative study of topical treatment in mild to moderate acne vulgaris.
Clinical and epidemiological study of stasis eczema
A clinical study in geriatric dermatoses.
A study on hair dye contact dermatitis – its clinical presentations and allergens 
Clinicoepidemiological and mycological study on chronic dermatophytosis
Efficacy of topical salicylic acid with oral immunomodulators in the treatment of verruca vulgaris
Role of azathioprine as a steroid sparing agent in type 2 leprosy reaction
Comparison of various treatment modalities in patients with alopecia areata
A clinicoepidemiological study on dermatoses in preterm neonates
NBUVB and oral minipulse steroids in vitiligo
Comparative study on clinicoepidemiological study of symptomatic vaginal discharge in HIV positive and HIV negative women
A prospective study of nail changes in psoriasis in a tertiary care hospital
Clinicoepidemiological study of airborne contact dermatitis
Comparison of efficacy of various treatment modalities in chronic spontaneous urticaria
Direct immunofluorescence study of immunobullous disorders
Comparison of efficacy of various modalities in treatment of androgenic alopecia
Clinicoepidemiological study of sexually transmitted diseases in unmarried males attending std OPD
Role of RTPCR and ELISA in diagnosing genital herpes in males
Clinicoepidemiological and mycological study of childhood dermatophytosis
Methotrexate iontophoresisvs topical tazorotene , topical calcipotriol+clobetasol combination, topical tacrolimus in palmoplantar psoriasis
Efficacy of BCG as immunomodulator in multibacillary leprosy
Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers attending institute of venereology
Coincidence of hepatitis B,hepatitis C, and retroviral diseases in male patients with genital ulcers attending institute of venereology
A comparative study of different treatment modality of anogenital wart among patients attending std clinic.
A comparative study of various testing methodologies for the screening of syphilis in high risk and low risk group.
Multi Centre Cluster Randomized Trial Comparing Rapid Plasma Reagin and Point of Care Test for Syphilis Case Detection and Treatment among Pregnant Women attending Ante-Natal Clinics in selected Districts of Tamil Nadu, India
Clinicoepidemiological study of cardiovascular involvement in syphilis
PAPER PUBLISHED
Prevalence of asymptomatic infection in sexually transmitted diseases attendees diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis, vaginal candidiasis and trichomoniasis
Epidemiological analysis of symptomatic gonococcal infection among male patients attending STD clinic
Prevalence of mixed infections among female with vaginitis in a tertiary care centre
Current trends of acquired syphilis among STD attendees in a tertiary care centre during a period of one year
A study on prevalence of isolation of genital candida species in female patients attending STD outpatient department
Seroprevalence of Hepatits B, Hepatitis C & Syphilis in HIV positive patients attending STD clinic
Pattern of sexually transmitted infections in pregnant women  
Seroprevalance of HIV/HBV infections and syphilis among STI patients in tertiary care hospital
Significance of TPHA test in STI patients from a tertiary care hospital
Isolation and sensitivity pattern of Genital Candida Species in STD OP Female attendees of Tertiaty care hospital-2016
 
 
E-JournalS
Aplasia cutis congenita of scalp- group 2 with limb defects- A rare case report
A rare case of type 2 woolly hair nevus
Hypetrophic lichen planus clinically mimicking discoid lupus erythematosus and its association with vitiligo, A case report of blue vitiligo
X-linked hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia- A case report
Linear morphoea of the head. En coup de sabre type- A rare case report
Giant Pilomatricoma mimicking dermatofibrosarcomaprotuberans
Kindler syndrome- A rare case report
Phakomatosispigmentovascularis (Type-2)- Case report
Annular variant of epidermolyticicthyosis- A rare case report
Dyschromatosisuniversalishereditaria- A case report
Scrotal lymphangiectasia
Hereditary benign talengiectasia- A rare case report
Michelin tyre baby
Segmental lentiginosis- A rare case report
Pyoderma gangrenosum in a child- A rare case report
Superimposed linear psoriasis
Gricelli’ssyndrome- A rare case
Childhood SLE
Giant molluscumcontagiosum in immunocompetent person
Cutaneous mastocytosis in an infant
Epidermodysplasiaverruciformis
Papulonecrotictuberculid
Progressive reticular zosteriform hyperpigmentation
Osler weber rendu syndrome associated with vitiligo
Nevus lepromatosus
Small plaque type parapsoriasis
Pure neuritic Hansen presenting as mononeuritis multiplex
Linear morphea  with hand deformity in childhood.
Cutaneous langerhan cell histiocytosis.
 
 
 
S.NO. FACULTY PUBLICATIONS
 
TITLE
JOURNAL
YEAR
CLINICO PATHOLOGICAL STUDY OF 300 CASES OF CUTANEOUS WARTS IN IMMUNOCOMPETENT & IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS INDIAN JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH 2016
UPRAISAL OF THIRD SEX INDIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL DERMATOLOGY 2016
CUTANEOUS ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS INDIAN JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL PEDIATRICS 2016
CEREBROTENDINOUS XANTHOMATOSIS INDIAN DERMATOLOGY ONLINE JOURNAL 2016
MACRODYSTROPHIA LIPOMATOSA: AN UNSUAL CAUSE OF LOCALISED GIGANTISM INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY 2016
MANAGEMENT OF ATOPIC DERMATITIS INDIAN JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL PEDIATRICS 2015
AN UNUSUAL CASE OF PENILE METASTASIS FROM OSTEOSARCOMA OF FEMUR
JOURNAL OF EVOLUTION OF MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCIENCES 2015
ANGIOSARCOMA PRESENTING AS ULCER WITH HEMORRHAGIC BLISTERS OTOLARYNGOLOGY ONLINE JOURNAL 2015
PALMOPLANTAR PSORIASIS- AHEAD IN THE RACE- A PROSPECTIVE STUDY FROM A TERTIARY HEALTH CARE CENTRE IN SOUTH INDIA JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH 2015
SKIN CARE FOR NEW BORN INDIAN JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL PEDIATRICS 2014
RETROAURICULAR NODULES IN A POST-RENAL TRANSPLANT INDIVIDUAL INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY 2014
PAINFUL SKIN TUMOUR OVER THE BACK INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY 2014
POLYMORPHIC LIGHT ERUPTION INDIAN JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL PEDIATRICS 2013
PEMPHIGUS VEGETANS MASQUERADING AS CUTIS VERTICIS GYRATA OTOLARYNGOLOGY ONLINE JOURNAL 2013
. CONGENITAL CALCINOSIS CUTIS OF FOOT INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY 2012
PSEUDOXANTHOMA ELASTICUM WITH PERIUMBLICAL PERFORATION IN NULLIPARA
INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY 2012
USE OF IPL FOR ACNE VULGARIS IN INDIAN SKIN- A CASE SERIES INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY 2012
NEW IPL DEVICE WITH SQUARE PULSE TECHNOLOGY FOR HIRSUTISM IN INDIAN PATIENT- A PILOT STUDY JOURNAL OF COSMETIC AND LASER THERAPY 2012
BASIDIOBOLOMYCOSIS INDIAN JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL PEDIATRICS 2012
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM AND SKIN INDIAN JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL PEDIATRICS 2011
PAPULAR URTICARIA INDIAN JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL PEDIATRICS 2010
ATYPICAL FORMS OF LUPUS VULGARIS- A CASE SERIES INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY 2009
TINEA CAPITIS INDIAN JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL PEDIATRICS 2009
ALOPECIA AREATA IN CHILDREN INDIAN JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL PEDIATRICS 2008
EVALUATION OF EFFICACY, TOLERABILITY & SAFETY OF IMIQUIMOD 5% CREAM IN PATIENTS WITH EXTERNAL GENITAL WARTS- A FIRST INDIAN EXPERIENCE INDIAN MEDICAL GAZETTE 2005
EVALUATION OF EFFICACY, TOLERABILITY & SAFETY OF ADAPALENE 0.1%/ CLINDAMYCIN 1% GEL IN PATIENTS OF ACNE VULGARIS-THE FIRST COMBINATION STUDY INDIAN MEDICAL GAZETTE 2004
CAUDA EQUINA SYNDROME MASQUERADING AS LEPROSY INDIAN JOURNAL OF LEPROSY 1997
THE GREAT INDIAN EPIDEMIC OF SUPERFICIAL DERMATOPHYTOSIS: AN APPRAISAL INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY 2017
SYSTEMIC THERAPY OF DERMATOPHYTOSIS: PRACTICAL AND SYSTEMATIC APPROACH CLIN DERMATOL REV 2017
CURRENT SCENARIO OF DERMATOPHYTOSIS AND MANAGEMENT. THE AESTHETICIANS JOURNAL 2017
HYPOPIGMENTEDSKIN LESIONS – WHAT A PEDIATRICIAN SHOULDl KNOW?. INDIAN JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL PEDIATRICS. 2017
CELL CARAINOMA – A PROSPECTIVE CLINIC EPIDEMIOLOGICAL AND PATHOLOGICAL STUDY
INTJ PES MED SCI 2017
ZINC RESPONSIVE ACRODERMATITIS IN NEPHROTIC SYNDROME. INDIANS DERMATOLOGY ONLINE JOURNAL 2017
 
A CLINICAL STUDY OF VITILIGO AND ASSOCIATED AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS – A PROSPECTIVE STUDY ANN.INT.MED.DER.DES 2017
CUTANEOUS MANIFESTATION OF SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS- A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY
INT J SCI-IND 2017
SEBORHIC KERATOSIS WITH AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT INHERITANCE – A RARE CASE REPORT. INT J RES MED SCI 2017
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF SYMPTOMATIC GONOCOCCAL INFECTION AMONG MALE PATIENTS ATTENDING STD CLINIC
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND RESEARCH 2017
PREVALENCE OF MIXED INFECTIONS AMONG FEMALE WITH VAGINITIS IN A TERTIARY CARE CENTRE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND RESEARCH 2017
COMPARATIVE STUDY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS METRNIDAZOLE VS LACTOBACILLUS
JOURNAL OF  EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE & HEALTH 2017
STUDY OF PREVALANCE OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS/ HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUSES AND CONDOM USE AMONG MALE TO FEMALE TRANSGENDER. A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS FROM A TERIARY CARE HOSPITAL FROM CHENNAI. 
INDIAN JOURNAL OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE 2017
PATTERN OF SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR IN ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS    ATTENDING STD CLINIC IN A TERTIARY CARE CENTRE IN SOUTH INDIA INDIAN JOURNAL OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
2017
CLINICO-PATHOLOGICAL STUDY OF CUTANEOUS TUMORS OF HEAD AND NECK JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONOF MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCIENCES
2017
PREVALENCE OF MIXED INFECTIONS AMONG FEMALE WITH VAGINITIS    IN   A TERTIARY CARE CENTRE
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND RESEARCH 2017
ANALYSIS OF SYMPTOMATIC GONOCOCCAL     INFECTION AMONG MALE PATIENTS ATTENDING STD CLINIC INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND RESEARCH 2017
UNTREATED  LATE LATENT SYPHILIS OF BOTH SPOUSES WITH OBSERVATION OF KASSOWITZ LAW:  ADVERSE PREGNANCY OUTCOMES IN THE POSTPENICILLIN ERA 
INDIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY 2017
DEFORMITIES IN LEPROSY IN  TERTIARY CARE CENTRE
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC STUDY 2017
A STUDY ON FLUCONAZOLE RESISTANCE AMONG CANDIDA SPECIES    ISOLATED  FROM PATIENTS  ATTENDING STD OPD IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE, 2017
ASSESSMENT OF SEROLOGICAL TESTS FOR SYPHILIS IN PATIENTS ATTENDING STD OP IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL SCHOLARS JOURNAL OF APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES
2017
PATTERN OF MUCOCUTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF HIV INFECTD PATIENTS : A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY
JOURNAL OF EVOLUTION OF MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCIENCES
2016
CANDIDAL BALANOPOSTHITIS – A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY IN A TERTIARY  CARE CENTRE OF SOUTH INDIA
  JOURNAL OF EVOLUTION OF MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCIENCES 2016
 
 

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