The Department of Dermatology was started in the year 1988. The Department renders specialized care in cutaneous diseases to the rural population of Kolar and surrounding districts. The Department consists of dedicated staff & enthusiastic residents. Together, the team is committed to patient care by detailed work up of the patients, discussions and more efficient management of patients. The consultants & residents cater to the needs of the patients with utmost care & compassion. The department has state of the art instruments like Cryosurgery equipment’s, Radiofrequency Cautery machine, NBUVB chamber, Microdermabrasion machine, Centrifuge for PRP, Q-switched ND YAG LASER, Fractional CO2 Laser, Long pulsed ND YAG hair removal Laser.
“To become a centre of excellence in clinical dermatology, research and training for the region”.
“To be a regional institute for teaching, training and research in the field of Dermatology”.
The department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy at R.L Jalappa Hospital ( RLJH) aims to serve people of Kolar and neighboring districts by offering state-of-the-art facilities in treatment of disease of the skin and its appendages. It offers high technology facilities such as phototherapy services, LASER units for Hair removal, Scar revision and pigment reduction. The department also offers other dermatologic and cosmetic procedures.
The faculty and clinical associates of the department have expertise in various sub-specialties in dermatology, Which includes Acne, Proriasis, Eczematous disorders, infectious diseases of skin, Leprosy, STD including HIV and Dermato Surgery. The department caters to outpatient and in patients and offers skin care services in a caring compassionate and sensitive manner.
|IN PATIENT/OUT PATIENT SERVICES||AESTHETIC PROCEDURES|
|Contact Dermatitis||PRF/PRP injections|
|Sexually transmitted diseases||Dermaroller|
|DERMATOSURGERY PROCEDURES||Pigment/tattoo removal|
|Radiofrequency ablation||Scar revision|
|Punch excision||DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES|
|Punch graft for vitiligo||Skin biopsy|
|Blister grafting||Patch test|
|Slit skin smear|
Specialty clinics are conducted on particular days of the week with special emphasis to create peer groups for patient support, to facilitate student teaching, and creating patient records for monitoring.
|Autoimmune disease clinic and vesiculobullous diseases.||Monday|
|Sexually transmitted infections clinic||Wednesday|
|Contact dermatitis clinic||Saturday|
Autoimmune disease clinic and vesiculobullous diseases.
The specialty clinic is conducted on Monday of every week with special emphasis on Autoimmune skin diseases like systemic lupus erythematosus, Scleroderma & vesiculobullous diseases like pemphigus group of diseases and other bullous disorders.
Leprosy clinic is conducted on Tuesday of every week. Since leprosy is a chronic disorder with long treatment with great social stigma, hence to combat this and build up patient morale and help them in day-to-day activities a special clinic is conducted for patient examination, treatment, and follow-up.
Sexually transmitted infections clinic:
Sexually transmitted infections clinic is conducted on Wednesday of every week. Sexually transmitted diseases are considered taboo in society. Hence to create awareness towards these diseases like Syphilis, Genital Warts, Genital Herpes, Gonorrhea, and Genital ulcer diseases this clinic is being conducted.
The pigmentary clinic is conducted on Thursday of every week. The clinic deals with pigmentary dermatoses of genetic and acquired causes.
Psoriasis clinic is conducted on Friday of every week. Being a chronic papulosquamous disorder of great morbidity and taking a toll on the quality of patients’ life is treated with a holistic approach and one-to-one care.
Contact dermatitis clinic:
Contact dermatitis clinic is conducted on Saturday of every week. Various contact dermatitis like allergic contact dermatitis, Irritant contact dermatitis & Airborne contact dermatitis are treated and patients are counseled regarding the prevention of these diseases.
|1||Dr.T.S.Rajashekar||MBBS, MD||Professor & HOD|
|3||Dr.Suresh Kumar.K||MBBS, MD||Asst.Professor|
|4||Dr.Uday Kumar.S||MBBS,MD,||Senior Resident|
A Case of keratoderma presented to us with thick hyperkeratotic plaques, the patient was managed with topical Retinoids & Keratolytics.
A Case of Vitiligo. Managed with oral and topical steroids along with topical immunomodulators & phototherapy.
Serial photographs of a patient of pemphigus Vulgaris treated with Dexamethasone Cyclophophasmide pulse therapy.
A Case of pustular psoriasis treated with systemic retinoids showing improvement.