DERMATOLOGY

Dermatology

Providing specialized treatment for the most severe skin complications.

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin, nails, hair and its diseases. It is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist is a physician who is trained to evaluate and treat children and adults with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, hair, nails and adjacent mucous membranes. A dermatologist also treats diseases and cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.

The different types of skin diseases seen in the Department of Dermatology include –

  1. Acne (pimples)
  2. Hair and nail disorders
  3. Skin infections
  4. Drug reactions and allergies
  5. Urticaria
  6. Sun induced damage
  7. Skin cancers
  8. Skin pigmentation disorders like vitiligo, melasma
  9. Pediatric skin diseases
  10. Birthmarks and congenital skin diseases
  11. Viral infections like warts, herpes simplex, herpes zoster etc.
  12. Connective tissue diseases
  13. Contact dermatitis including occupational diseases
  14. Ulcers
  15. Skin wounds and burns