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Contents of sessions :

The conference sessions are mainly focused on clinical dermatology and medical dermatology. However, sessions on relevant topics in sexually transmitted infections, Hansen’s disease, pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, investigative dermatology, community dermatology, dermatosurgery, aesthetic dermatology and practice management are also incorporated in the programme. The major part of the conference programme is dedicated to showcase the research work of delegates in the form of award papers, free papers and E-posters. The unique cases with complete work-up and/or innovative therapy will be selected to present as cases of DERMACON.

Format of sessions :

The sessions are conducted, depending on the nature of subjects, in different formats. The panel discussions including two or three short lectures by experts are given more importance to facilitate active participation of delegates. In symposium, a series of 3 to 4 lectures on review of literature and updates are included to facilitate detail understanding of subject. The emerging concepts or subspecialties are discussed in view point format similar to symposium. The controversies are clarified through debate and the current best evidences are analysed by experts to recommend guidelines. Discussion of clinical problems, approach to diagnosis and management, review of literature, updates, recommendations and/or controversies form contents of topics in each session for better understanding.

Faculty :

The faculty of national and international repute will be invited to share their, view points on emerging concepts; knowledge in various aspects of a disease; opinion on controversies; expertise in recommending guidelines; and experience in solving challenging scenarios

CME - 17th January, 2019
Cutting Edge International Symposia

Hall - 1 Kaveri
Symposium 1 : Splitting hair : Cutting edge Trichology
09:30 - 10:30 Basics
Chairperson : Belliappa PR, Praveen Kumar S
09:30 - 09:45Recent advances and their implications in pathogenesis of hair loss 15 min Sidharth Sonthalia
09:45 - 10:00Hair evaluation methods 15 minAseem Sharma
10:00 - 10:30Panel Discussion:
Approach to the diagnosis of hair loss
30 minModerator:
Anil Abraham
  1. Prabhakar M Sangolli
  2. Rathish T Pillai
  3. Abhijeet Kumar Jha
  4. Aseem Sharma
  5. Dhanashree Bhide
10:30 - 11:40 Trichoscopy
Chairperson : Abhijeet Kumar Jha, Rashmikant Shah
10:30 - 10:50 In hair cycle disorders20 minUday Khopkar
10:50 - 11:05 In non - cicatricial alopecia15 minArshdeep
11:05 - 11:35 Why I need a trichoscope?30 minModerator:
Nilendu Sarma
  1. Uday Khopkar
  2. Subrata Malakar
  3. Arshdeep
  4. Balkrishna Nikam
  5. Pankaj Kumar Tiwary
11:40 - 12:40Androgenetic alopecia management
Chairpersons : Kuriyeppe, Narendra Patwardhan
11:40 - 11:55Oral anti androgen therapy15 minVageesh Ayyar
11:55 - 12:10Non minoxidil topical therapies15 minRishi Parashar
12:10 - 12:40Panel Discussion:
Getting the optimal therapeutic outcome in AGA
30 minModerator:
Rajetha Damisetty
  1. Srinivasan M S
  2. Vageesh Ayyar
  3. Rishi Parashar
  4. Madhulika Mhatre
  5. Surajit Gorai
12:40 - 13:00Brain Teasers / Quiz time20 min
13:00 – 14:00Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:00Hair loss in the young
Chairpersons : Rajashekar T S, Sahana M S
14:00 - 14:15Genetics and hair loss15 minSaumya Panda
14:15 - 14:30Hair loss in children - Tips and tricks?15 minManish K Shah
14:30 - 14:45Investigational drug therapies15 minTorello Lotti
14:45 - 15:00Q and A15 min
15:00 – 16:00Miscellaneous hair disorders
Chairpersons : Deepak Mohana, Madhurendra Kumar Sinha
15:00 – 15:10Premature greying10 minDeepika Pandhi
15:10 – 15:25Histopathological diagnosis of cicatricial alopecia15 minSara Edward
15:25 – 15:55Panel Discussion:
Challenges in management of hair disorders
30 minModerator:
B S Chandrashekhar
  1. Deepika Pandhi
  2. Arun C Inamadar
  3. Remadevi T J
  4. Manisha Nijhawan
16:00 - 16:45Therapy - Present and future
Chairpersons : Kantharaj, Surabhi Dayal
16:00 – 16:15Autologous skin micrograft15 minAntonio Graziano
16:15 – 16:30Cloning and robotics15 minPradeep Sethi
16:30 – 16:45Setting up of trichology clinic15 minArika Bansal
16:45 – 17:05Brain teasers Quiz time20 min
Hall - 2 Arkavathi
Symposium 2 : Linking hands : Liasoning with other specialities
09:30 - 10:30 Endocrinology and dermatology
Chairpersons : Tushar Sikdar,
09:30 - 09:45 Androgen excess and skin15 minGanapathi Bantwal
09:45 - 10:00 Cutaneous window to thyroid disease and diabetes15 minArpandev Bhattacharya
10:00 - 10:30Panel Discussion:
Skin-a visual portal to endocrine disorders
30 minModerator:
Nina Madnani
  1. Manjula Chandrashekar
  2. Somashekhar Reddy
  3. Ganapathi Bantwal
  4. Shivaswamy K N
  5. Balachandran C
10:30 - 11:30 Cutaneous oncology
Chairpersons : D A Satish, Anoop TV
10:30 - 10:45 Bone marrow transplant: what a dermatologist should know 15 min Ravichandran G
10:45 - 11:05 Update on cutaneous lymphoma 20 min Trilokraj Tejasvi
11:05 - 11:20 Malignant melanoma 15 min Sulochana Bhandarkar
11:20 - 11:30 Open House 10 min
11:40 - 12:40 Dermatorheumatology
Chairpersons : Vijay Kumar Kote, Maya Philip
11:40 - 11:55 Vasculitis – What's new?15 min Renu George
11:55 - 12:10 Cutaneous lupus – an update 15 min Tarang Goyal
12:10 - 12:30 Arthritis and skin 20 min Vineeta Shobha
12:30 - 12:40 Open house 10 min
12:40 - 13:00 Brain Teasers / Quiz time 20 min
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:00 Imaging in dermatology
Chairpersons : Girish B S, Shivaswamy K N
14:00 - 14:20 Ultrasonography in dermatology 20 min Kalpana Bhat
14:20 – 14:50Panel Discussion:
Imaging in Dermatology
30 minModerator:
Swagatha Tambe
  1. Hemangi R Jerajani
  2. Kalpana Bhat
  3. Rajyalaxmi Konathan
14:50 - 15:00Open house10 min
15:00 – 16:00 Internal medicine and skin
Chairpersons : Prakash Kelolgi, Ravi Rathod
15:00 – 15:20Renal and hepatic pruritus20 minAsit Mittal
15:20 – 15:35Dermatological drug safety in renal and hepatic failure15 minMary Augustine
15:35 – 15:50Recognizing target lesions in the emergency room15 minRonni Wolf
15:50 – 16:00Open house10 min
16:00 - 16:40 Technology - present and future
Chairpersons : Madhukara J, Mary Augustine
16:00 – 16:20Genomics, Transcriptomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics20 min Keshava Prasad
16:20 – 16:40Artificial intelligence in dermatology20 minNiteen Dhepe
16:40 – 17:00Brain teasers Quiz time 20 min
Hall - 3 Hemavathi
Symposium 3 : Looking forward : Future of Dermato-Therapeutics
09:30 - 10:30 Challenges in therapeutics
Chairpersons : Pradip Laha, Rajesh Buddhadev
09:30 - 09:45Palmoplantar psoriasis and eczema15 minKrupashankar D S
09:45 - 10:00Axillary dermatoses – hidradenitis suppurativa & Hailey Hailey disease15 min Vidya Kharkar
10:00 - 10:30Panel Discussion:
Management of hand eczema
30 minModerator:
C R Srinivas
  1. Sanjeev Handa
  2. Kingshuk Chatterjee
  3. Rakesh Bharti
  4. Asokan N
  5. Krupashankar D S
  6. Suresh Talwar
10:30 - 11:30Skin pharmacy : A melange
Chairpersons : Bimal Kanish, SDN Guptha
10:30 - 10:45 Atopic dermatitis: What’s new in therapy? 15 min Thomas Ruzicka
10:45 - 11:00 Biologicals: off label indications 15 minBrijesh Nair
11:00 - 11:15 Management of psoriasis in special situations15 minRaghunatha S
11:15 - 11:30Steroid prescriptions by doctors 15 minP Narasimha Rao
11:30 - 11:40 Tea break
11:40 - 12:40 Updates in therapeutics
Chairpersons : Asha G S, Yashpal Manchanda
11:40 – 11:55Secukinumab15 minB S Chandrashekar
11:55 – 12:10Apremilast15 minSarveswari K N
12:10 – 12:20Rituximab 10 min Krina Patel
12:20 – 12:35Management of bullous pemphigoid 15 min Murlidhar Rajagopalan
12:40 - 13:00Brain Teasers / Quiz time20 min
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 15:00 Future therapeutics
Chairpersons : Anand Kumar, Pravin AJS
14:00 - 14:20Emerging systemic therapy- JAK inhibitors20 min Yashpal Manchanda
14:20 - 14:35Emerging topical therapies- antifungal15 min Abir Saraswat
14:35 - 14:50Emerging interventional therapies for warts15 minDeepak Jakhar
14:50 - 15:00Open house10 min
15:00 – 15:45 Difficult to treat dermatoses
Chairpersons : Nandakishore, Sarveswari K N
15:00 - 15:10 Chronic balanitis 10 min H Hanumanthappa
15:10 – 15:40 Panel Discussion:
Recalcitrant oral lesions
30 minModerator:
Nagesh T S
  1. Anupam Das
  2. H Hanumanthappa
  3. Paschal D Souza
  4. G Manmohan
  5. Maitreyee Panda
15:45 - 16:45 Advances in immunosuppressive therapy
Chairpersons : Nataraj H V, Dadapeer
15:45 – 16:00Immunosuppresants in blistering diseases15 min Razzaque Ahmed
16:00 – 16:15Management of complications of immunosuppressants15 minVinay Keshavmurthy
16:15 – 16:45 Panel Discussion:
Judicious use of immunosuppresants and immunomodulators
30 minModerator:
  1. Vinay Keshavmurthy
  2. Murlidhar Rajagopalan
  3. Mahendra Kura
  4. Razzaque Ahmed
16:45 – 17:05Brain teasers Quiz time20 min

Scientific Programme

Conference Day 1 : 18th January, 2019
Hall 1 : Kaveri
09.00 - 09.35Free paper 1
Chairpersons :
Manjunath Hulmani, Naveen N
Body surface area involvement, leukotrichia, and disease activity in Vitiligo – Is it a mirror and marker of metabolic syndrome! 06 minMonica Jain
Homocysteine levels in blood and the severity of vitiligo before and after Narrow Band Ultraviolet-B phototherapy06 minJitender Taneja
Efficacy Of Oral Leucotomos Polypodium Extract As An Adjunct Therapy In Vitiligo06 minSnigdha Meher
Comparitive study of fractional CO2 laser,NBUVB,tacrolimus 0.1% vs NBUVB,tacrolimus 0.1% ointment in Stable vitiligo.06 minP. Anusha
Vitiligo management third dimension 06 minRakesh Bharti
09.40 - 10.10Chairpersons :
P Narasimha Rao
Umashankar N
Plenary session
Dr B M Ambady oration - Melasma: A Challenging Journey
30 minRashmi Sarkar
10.10 - 10.30Plenary session
Presidential Address
20 minP Narasimha Rao
10.30 - 11.15The legendary talk
Chairpersons :
Dilip Shah, AK Roy
My journey with laser: A long drive for two decades 15 minGanesh Pai
Why clinical dermatology will rule the roost15 minTerence Ryan
Achieving better clinical imaging in Dermatology15 minLui Harvey
11.15 - 12.00International Leadership Session45 minModerator:
Venkataram Mysore
(President DASIL)
1. P Narasimha Rao
(President IADVL 2019)
2. Ramesh Bhat
(President IADVL 2018)
3. Lui Harvey
(President ILDS)
4. Giovanni Pellacani
(President of WCD Milan)
5. Steven Chow
(President AADV)
6. Hassan Galadari
(Director ILDS)
7. Doris Hexsel
(WCD Bidding committee chair)
12.00 - 13.15Vesiculobullous disorders
Chairpersons :
S N Bhattacharya
Asok Gangopadhyay
New immunobullous disorders15 minDetlef Zillikens
Rituximab in immunobullous disorders 15 minAJ Kanwar
Life after remission of pemphigus15 minDipankar De
Panel Discussion:
Current challenges in the management
30 minModerator:
Shyamanta Barua
1. Nayeem Sadath Haneef
2. Col Ajay Chopra
3. Anupama Singh
4. Smita Chakote
5. Debeeka Hazarika
6. Detlef Zillikens
14.00 - 15.00Vitiligo
Chairpersons :
Krishna Talukdar, Kailash Bhatia
Update on etiopathogenesis of vitiligo15 minTorello Lotti
Vitiligo management- Whats’s new?15 minDavinder Parsad
Panel Discussion:
Difficult to treat vitiligo
30 minModerator:
Imran Majid
1. R N Dutta
2. Torello Lotti
3. Davinder Parsad
4. Anup Kumar Lahiri
5. S K Malhotra
15.00 - 16.30 Acne and related disorders
Chairpersons :
P K Saraswat, Ravi Vikram Singh
Acne pathogenesis translating current evidence into practice15 minBela Shah
Hormonal acne. A cost effective investigative ladder and its treatment implications15 minKabir Sardana
Established and emerging treatments for rosacea and facial erythema15 minAnanta Khurana
Panel Discussion
Acne management- translating evidence into practice
45 minModerator:
D A Satish
1. Sanjay Rathi
2.Kabir Sardana
3.Sanjiv Kandhari
4.Neena Khanna
5. Lt Gen RS Grewal
16:30 - 18:00Award paper session 1Effect of Q-switched Nd-YAG laser on the clinical and pigmentary markers in the patients with lichen planus pigmentosus: A pilot study07 min
Nevus depigmentosus - surgical method of choice07 min
Honey as a transport medium for skin biopsy samples for Direct Immunofluorescence(DIF) - A prospective comparative study of honey and Michels medium.07 min
Trichoscopic features of tinea capitis in 98 children: An observational analytic study07 min
A Comparitive study of serum lipid profile in HIV positive on ART with ART naïve patients07 min
Comparative study of recipient site preparation with fractional carbon dioxide laser vs. dermabrasion in vitiligo surgery and their effect on response to phototherapy using two different modalities07 min
Isolation of microbial agents in acne vulgaris and prevalence of antibiotic resistance among cases of papulopustular acne vulgaris07 min
A study of the histopathology and immunology of alopecia areata : Unearthing the role of the JAK-STAT pathway.07 min
Study of correlation of high resolution ultrasonography and ultrasonography guided fine needle aspiration cytology in diagnosis of pure neuritic leprosy in a tertiary care hospital07 min
Systemic complications in patients presenting with cutaneous vasculitis - A study of 101 patients.07 min
Study of Antifungal Susceptibility and clinical outcome In patient of Tinea Corporis07 min
Assessment of inflammatory markers and subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with psoriasis. 07 min
Hall 2 : Arkavathi
09.00 - 09.35Free paper 2
Chairpersons :
P K Agarwal, Swetalina Pradhan
Experience of HIV infected Sero-discordant couples who want to conceive HIV negative baby without infecting the uninfected partner06 minRaj Harjani
Mucocutaneous manifestations of HIV AIDS patients in relation to CD4 count06 minK Sravani
Nail changes: An insight for HIV related complications06 minAmbika.C.R
Sitgma associated with Sexually Transitted Infections among patients attending Suraksha Clinic06 minSwastika Suvirya
09.40 - 10.10Plenary session in Hall 1
Dr B M Ambady oration - Melasma: A Challenging Journey
30 minRashmi Sarkar
10.10 - 10.30Plenary session in Hall 1
Presidential Address
20 minP Narasimha Rao
10.30 - 11.30ITATSA Session
Chairpersons :
Akshay Kumar Jain, Raghunandan Torsekar
Government policies related to FDCs and ITATSA. Where do we stand?10 minShyamVerma
Topical steroid modified face: clarifications and newer concepts 10 minRajetha Damisetty
Is it the right time for issuing guidelines for the treatment of recalcitrant dermatophytosis 10 minAbir Saraswat
Open house 30 min
11.30 - 12.15Dermatophytosis
Chairpersons :
Suchitra Shenoy, Madhu Rengarajan
Dermatomycoses: modern lab diagnosis and optimizing use of oral antifungals 15 minPietro Nenoff
Less discussed issues in tinea15 minShyam Verma
Etiology, prevalence and sensitivity pattern of dermatophytosis in India15 minSushil Tahiliani
12.15 - 13.15ITART Session
Chairpersons :
Manjunath Shenoy, Madhu Rengarajan
Epidemiology of tinea in India: current perspectives15 minMadhu Rengarajan
ITART consensus on management of glabrous tinea infections 45 minModerator:
Manjunath Shenoy
1.Madhu Rengarajan
2. Sunil Dogra
3. Kabir Sardana
4. Jyothi Jayaraman
5. Shital Poojary
6. Deepika Pandhi
7. Vibhor Kaushal
14.00 - 15.00Cutaneous tumors and infiltration
Chairpersons :
V Gowri, RKP Choudhary
Cutaneous carcinomas – correlation with high-risk histopathologic features 15 minAimilios Lallas
Newer treatment options for cutaneous lymphomas 15 minMansoor Pirzada
Cutaneous adverse reactions to radiotherapy and chemotherapy 15 minAjita Bagai
Neoplastic infiltration of skin: diagnostic clues 15 min Sherina Lashkar
15.00 - 15.30Integrated medicine
Chairpersons :
Terence Ryan, S Balasubramaniam
Plant based drugs in dermatology 15 minSimi S M
Clinical methods of integrating ayurveda with dermatology10 minS R Narahari
15.30 - 16.30IJDVL Session
Chairperson :
Yogesh Marfatia, Ameet Valia
Introductory remarks5 minSaumya Panda
Debate: An association-owned journal like IJDVL should give precedence to association members in article publication 25 minFor:
P Narasimha Rao

Brijesh Nair
Panel Discussion:
A peek into article rejection - How and why IJDVL rejects articles
30 minModerator:
Saumya Panda
1. Anupam Das
2. Suneil Gandhi
3. Biju Vasudevan
4. Soumya Jagadeesan
16.30 - 17.30SIG geriatric dermatology
Chairpersons :
Gatha Upadhya, Prabhat Kumar
Management of polypharmacy reactions in geriatric patients 10 minSheilly Kapoor
Pruritus of unknown origin in senile skin 10 minNirmala Devi
Red flag signs of aging skin 10 minVibhu Mendiratta
Aesthetic procedures in geriatric patients - pros and cons 10 minAarti Sarda
Panel Discussion : Geriatric dermatosis 20 minModerator:
Leelavathy B
1.Leena Ravindra
2. Vibhu Mendiratta
3. Pratik Gahalaut
4. Manas Ranjan Puhan
5. Jagadish P Gowda
17.30 - 18.00 Pot pourri
Chairpersons :
Sudhanshu Singh, Devesh Sinha
Role of technician in dermatologists office 10 minPikun Gangwani
UV A1 phototherapy – An Indian experience10 minUsha N Khemani
Cheap machines : Priceless results10 minPrashant Goyal
Hall 3 : Hemavathi
09.00 - 09.35Free paper 3
Chairpersons :
Srinivas C, Natraj Hiremath
A study of vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and serum 25 hydroxy vitamin D levels in patients with vitiligo06 minTonita Mariola Noronha
25-hydroxyvitamin D status of patients with psoriasis vulgaris in a tertiary care centre in south India – A case control study06 minPriya Jeevamani C
Evaluation of Serum levels of 25-hydroxy Vitamin D in patients with Acne Vulgaris: A cross sectional study06 minNishant Agarwala
Vitamin D supplementation in Congenital Ichthyosis:a case series06 minPriyanka Hemrajani
09.40 - 10.10Plenary session in Hall 1
Dr B M Ambady oration - Melasma: A Challenging Journey
30 minRashmi Sarkar
10.10 - 10.30Plenary session in Hall 1
Presidential Address
20 minP Narasimha Rao
10.30 - 11.30Psychodermatology
Chairpersons :
Jacob Thomas, Ajit Kumar
Psychosexual disorders: Recognition and referral? 15 minAbdul Lateef
Delusion of parasitosis 10 min Suresh Joshipura
Panel Discussion:
Management of common psychodermatoses
35 minModerator:
Smitha Prabhu
1. Abdul Lateef
2. Suresh Joshipura
3. Jayanth D P
4. Swetalina Pradhan
5. Ambresh Badad
11.30 - 12.30Drugs in Dermatology
Chairpersons :
Vikas Shankar, Sudhir Pujara
Drug eruptions: When, how and what to test? 15 minRajesh Kumar
Re-emergence of old drugs 15 minAbhay Mani Martin
What’s new in urticaria therapy15 minKiran Godse
Pharmacogenomics: A personalized assurance for safe drug prescription.15 minSushil Pande
12.30 - 13.00Debate
Chairperson :
Anil Abraham
Melasma: Need for active treatment 30 min For :
Sachin Varma

Against :
K M Ajith Tharakan
14.00 - 15.00Endocrine and Metabolic disorders
Chairpersons :
Manjulata Dash, Suresh Talwar
Insulin resistance in dermatology: Implications and interpretation 15 minD M Thappa
Management of acanthosis nigricans: effective treatment options 10 minRajiv Sridharan
Dyslipidemia in dermatological diseases 15 minSudip Das
Cutaneous porphyrias – clinical and diagnostic clue15 minNayeem Sadath Haneef
15.00 - 16.30Dermoscopy- Science and Significance
Chairpersons :
V K Garg, A Prasad Choudary
Basics of dermoscopy10 minYasmeen Jabeen Bhat
Dermoscopy of melanocytic nevi and melanoma 15 minTrilokraj Tejasvi
Dermoscopy of non-melanocytic tumors 15 minAimilios Lallas
Dermoscopy of inflammatory skin conditions 15 minEnzo Errichetti
Dermoscopy of hypopigmentary skin conditions 10 minSubrata Malakar
Dermoscopy of hyperpigmentary skin conditions 10 minNirmal B
Q & A Session15 minBalachandra Ankad
16.30 - 18.00Pot Pourri
Chairpersons :
Amar Kant Jha Amar, Saswati Haldar
Spontaneous repigmentation in vitiligo 15 minRamam M
Psoriasis after treatment with TNF-alpha inhibitors: achieving optimal and prolonged remission 15 minEnzo Errichetti
Increasing burden of nomenclature in dermatology: how to solve15 minBikash Ranjan Kar
Non melanoma skin cancers – review of treatment options15 min Sulochana Bhandarkar
Wolf’s Isotopic response 15 min Ronni Wolf
Hall 4 : Nethravathi
09.00 - 09.35Free paper 4
Chairpersons :
Sarojini K
Significance Of Patch Test In Hand Eczema Patients As A Screening Tool For Pre-Employment Procedure06 minDhivyabharathi K
Is Contact Dermatitis Cause Of Scrotal Dermatitis-Analysis By Patch Test06 minMeghana Karlekar R
Interpretation And Follow-Up Of Patch Testing In Allergic Contact Dermatitis By Patient Assisted Teledermatolgy Practice-A Survey And Feasibility Study06 minMalavika M
To Detect Contact Allergens And Photoallergens Using Patch And Photopatch Testing In Patients Of Facial Pigmentary Disorders06 minSachdeep Kaur
Correlation of venous doppler and 20MHz transducer DermascanTM to clinical presentation in stasis eczema06 minRashmi Kumari
09.40 - 10.10Plenary session in Hall 1
Dr B M Ambady oration - Melasma: A Challenging Journey
30 minRashmi Sarkar
10.10 - 10.30Plenary session in Hall 1
Presidential Address
20 minP Narasimha Rao
10.45 - 11.00Guest lecture
Chairpersons :
Mala Bhalla, Rohith Bansal
Pharmacogenomics- the next frontier in dermatologic therapy15 minYogesh Marfatia
Cure for psoriasis, is it possible?15 minSteven Chow
11.00 - 12.00Integuments - Hair and Nail
Chairpersons :
V K Sinha, Niranjan Nagpur
Management of diffuse hair loss in women 15 minNeeraj Pandey
Diagnosis and management of dystrophic nail 15 minSoni Nanda
Panel discussion :
Management of difficult to treat cases in hair and nail
30 minModerator:
Narendra Kamath
1. Vineet Relhan
2. Archana Singal
3. Vikas Pathania
4. Manas Ranjan Puhan
5. Amit Madan
12.00 - 13.00ACAD Session

ACAD Moderator :
Dinesh Kumar Devaraj

Chairpersons :
Ramesh Bhat M, P Narasimha Rao, Umashankar N
Opening remarks02 minUmashankar N
ACAD Conversations
Best case of ACAD
Unilateral Erythema05 minSuresh Talwar
Hypopigmented rash on neck &umbilicus05 minSandeep Gupta
Best discussion thread/SIG discussion thread – SIG Dermatosurgery05 minMadura C
Sab Jhoot Bolten Hain!!!(Everyone lies!!!)10 minC R Srinivas
Razzies for the ACADians - 201810 minAnkur Talwar
ACAD meets Academy20 minFacilitator :
C R Srinivas

Academy Guests :
Ameet Valia
Seetharam K A
Deepika Pandhi

ACAD E group guests :
Biju Vasudevan
Akshay Kumar Jain
Dinesh Kumar Devaraj
Interaction with delegates05 min
Closing remarks03 minDinesh Kumar Devaraj
14.00 - 15.00Industry symposium Palsons Derma session
Chairperson :
Ganesh Pai S
Role of barrier corrector in acne and resistant acne60 minKoushik Lahiri
15.00 - 16.30Industry symposium Geomedics sessionRepositioning & Volumizing a combination technology to make a perfect face15 minFrancisco de Melo
Repositioning & Volumizing a combination technology to make a perfect face15 minShehnaz Arsiwala
Repositioning & Volumizing a combination technology to make a perfect face15 minAbhay Talathi
Regenera Activa : A regenerative Cell therapy in Androgenic Alopecia15 minAntonio Graziano
Regenera Activa : A regenerative Cell therapy in Androgenic Alopecia15 minSwapnil Shah
Regenera Activa : A regenerative Cell therapy in Androgenic Alopecia15 minDavid Pudukadan
16.30 - 18.00Apremilast: Real world experience in Global and Indian settings
Chairperson :
D A Satish
Apremilast: Real world experience in Global settings20 minPrabhakar Sangolli
Apremilast: Real world scenario in India25 minD A Satish
Panel discussion45 minModerator :
D A Satish
Abhishek De
Bela Shah
Narendra Kamath
Prabhakar Sangolli
Hall 5 : Sharavathi
09.00 - 09.35Free paper 5
Chairpersons :
Kingshuk Chatterjee, Leelavathy B
Pattern of skin changes among geriatric and middle aged patients: A comparative study06 minShivangi Panda
Pruritus In Elderly-Clinico-Etiological Study And Its Impact On Quality Of Life06 minJyothi Swaroopa
A profile of non-venereal male genital dermatoses in the geriatric population: a cross sectional observational study from Kolkata06 minAvijit Das
How common is benign, premalignant and malignant skin tumours in geriatric patients- a study in tertiary care centre06 minHemanta Kumar Nath
09.40 - 10.10Plenary session in Hall 1
Dr B M Ambady oration - Melasma: A Challenging Journey
30 minRashmi Sarkar
10.10 - 10.30Plenary session in Hall 1
Presidential Address
20 minP Narasimha Rao
10.30 - 11.30Laser
Chairpersons :
G S Reddy, Nitin Walia
Laser hair reduction: past present and future 15 minNiteen Dhepe
Evolution of fractional resurfacing from non-ablative lasers to nano fractional radiofrequency15 minAnil Ganjoo
Management of recalcitrant pigmentary disorders with lasers15 minSanjeev Aurangabadkar
Optimal use of QS Nd YAG in Indians 15 minSwapnil Shah
11.30 - 13.15Paediatric Dermatology
Chairpersons :
Sumathy T K, A K Patra
Atopic dermatitis: cytokine targets 15 minSandipan Dhar
Paediatric dermatology emergencies : approach and treatment 15 minRenu George
Lasers in Paediatric dermatoses15 minYong-Kwang Tay
Lessons from paediatric dermatology clinic 15 minRavi Hiremagalur
Panel Discussion:
Therapeutic dilemmas in Paediatric dermatology practice
45 minModerator:
Deepak Parikh
1. Sandipan Dhar
2. Renu George
3. Ravi Hiremagalur
4. Sahana S
5. Krina Patel
6. Yong-Kwang Tay
14.00 - 15.00Hidradenitis suppurativa and recalcitrant dermatoses
Chairpersons :
Venkatakrishna A, Anita Barua
Hidradenitis suppurativa- Indian perspective 15 minDincy Peter
Reasons for increase in incidence of chronic folliculitis and remedies 15 minSeetharam K A
Panel Discussion:
Approach to patients with recalcitrant dermatoses
30 minModerator:
Rakesh Bharti
1. Dincy Peter
2. Seetharam K A
3. John Stephen
4. Ameet Valia
5. Anuradha Babu
15.00 - 16.30Facial rejuvenation
Chairpersons :
K G Singh, Abhishek Kumar Jha
Minimally invasive procedures in facial rejuvenation15 minDoris Hexsel
Treating the upper face with botox and fillers 10 minAmit Luthra
Periorbital rejuvenation with injectables and devices10 min Sachin Dhawan
Complications of upper and midface injectables 15 minRashmi Shetty
HIFU 15 minAlizera Firooz
Carboxytherapy 10 minSudhavani
Hall 6 : Tungabhadra
09.00 - 09.35Free paper 6
Chairpersons :
Suresh T Patel, Sanjeev Gulati
A Comparative Study On The Efficacy Of Topical Autohemotherapy Versus Topical Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma In Chronic Venous Ulcers07 minBhuvaneswari V
Effect of transfusion of autologous non cultured epidermal melanocytes in chronic non healing wounds(TANEM):A prospective study07 minRadhika Raheja
Platelet-rich fibrin matrix: a novel management option in non-healing ulcers07 minDillip Kumar Behera
Pyoderma Gangrenosum treated without steroids and immunosuppressants07 minBhavika M Shah
09.40 - 10.10Plenary session in Hall 1
Dr B M Ambady oration - Melasma: A Challenging Journey
30 minRashmi Sarkar
10.10 - 10.30Plenary session in Hall 1
Presidential Address
20 minP Narasimha Rao
10.30 - 11.30Cutaneous Leishmaniasis: Sri Lankan Scenario.
Chairperson :
Janaka Akarawita
Co-chairperson :
Indira Kahawita
Introduction and Epidemiology10 minIndira Kahawita
Clinical Presentation10 minSanjeewa Hulangamuwa
Laboratory Diagnosis 10 min Binari Wijenayaka
Treatment Options10 min Nayani Madarasinghe
New Trends in Treatment10 minDeepani Munidasa
Prevention10 minPoorna Weerasinghe
11.30 - 12.30Best of SARAD
Chairpersons :
Sudip Parajuli, Zeenat Meraj Shopna
Getting to know SARAD: What we are and what we plan to do03 minGupta H N
Addressing Dermatophytosis : Experience from SAARC region, Panel discussion :22 minModerator :
Zeenat Meraj Shopna
Mohammad Asifuzzaman
Nuzha Mohamed
Indira Kahawita
Mohamed Haikal
Sushil Paudel
Ajay Kumar
Steroid induced dermatoses: Emerging problem in the sub-continent08 minDB Pokhrel
Experience of Combination of Rifampicin and Clindamycin in cases of Hidradenitis Suppuritiva08 min Mohammad Asifuzzaman
Unmet needs in Dermatology of SAARC regions: from neglected disease to rare and beyond08 min Janaka Akarawita
Global Aesthetic trends: SAARC perspective08 minSarker Mahbub Ahmed Shamim
Closing remarks03 minJayadev Betkerur
14.00 - 15.00Italy For India And For The World … Congress!! Nails: What’s new for diagnosis? 12 minGiovanni Pellacani
Hair and dermoscopy: making life easier with a practical approach12 minCaterina Longo
Rejuvenation and beyond: How to look young and naturally beautiful12 minFrancesca Farnetani
Psoriasis: new therapies and how to manage difficult scenarios12 minNancy Dattola
Atopic dermatitis: news from the world12 minKetty Peris
15.00 - 16.30South Africa session
Chairperson :
Raj Singh
Co Chairperson :
Radhika Singh
Welcome 05 minRaj Singh
Wonders of tumescent anesthetic15 minRaj Singh
Neonatal skin diseases10 minRadhika Singh
Radiotherapy in keloids15 minImraan Jhetam
Interesting Cases From A Busy Dermatology Practice 15 minPholili Mpofu
Hall 7 : Kali
Hall 8 : Chambers
09.40 - 10.10Plenary session in Hall 1
Dr B M Ambady oration - Melasma: A Challenging Journey
30 minRashmi Sarkar
10.10 - 10.30Plenary session in Hall 1
Presidential Address
20 minP Narasimha Rao
10.30 - 11.30Free paper 8
Chairpersons :
Vishal Chugh, Nagaraj T S
A Comparative Study Of Efficacy Of Modified Technique Of Autowart Implantation Therapy And Autowart Injection Therapy In Treatment Of Multiple, Recurrent And Recalcitrant Warts 07 minSowmya Shree H
Comparative study of intralesional Bacillus Calmette Guerin vaccine and Measles, Mumps, Rubella Immunotherapy in the management of extensive warts07 minRuhi Haqqani
Immunotherapy in the treatment of multiple warts: Intralesional Vitamin D3 versus MMR vaccine07 minLakshmi C
Autoinoculation v/s combination of autoinoculation and oral zinc therapy in treatment of warts - a step ahead07 minPallavi Singh
A comparative study between intralesional PPD and vitamin D3 in treatment of viral warts07 minAmit Kumar Pandey
A study to determine the effectiveness of autoinoculation therapy in cutaneous warts07 minSrishti Agrawal
Efficacy of intralesional bleomycin in periungual warts: a placebo controlled study.07 minKallolinee Samal
11.30 - 12.30Free paper 10
Chairpersons :
Ranugha PSS, Sandeep Mahapatra
Clinical, epidemiological and bacteriological factors associated with recurrent pyoderma in children attending a pediatric dermatologic clinic in a tertiary care centre in South India07 minAbyramy Balasundaram
Clinical, bacteriological, and histopathological characteristics of children with leprosy, in a tertiary care centre07 minPrerana Raviprakash
Pigmentary Demarcation Lines – A Study On The Prevalence And Associations In Children 07 minAkanksha Shrivastava
Neonatal dermatoses: A study among 500 babies in neonatal intensive care unit.07 minSwathi G
Dermatophytosis in paediatric age group- A vexing and advanc07 minDeepthi Ravishankar
Study of pattern of pediatric dermatology consults referred from pediatric intensive care unit at a tertiary care children hospital07 minPuneetha B
Use of Methylprednisolone pulse therapy in a series of pediatric SJS-TEN patients with excellent result07 minT Sundar Sahoo
Evaluation Of Iron Profile, Serum Vitamin D And Serum Zinc In Females With Diffuse Hair Loss – A Cross Sectional Study07 minSurit Malakar
A novel immunotherapy- Intralesional MMR vaccine for recalcitriant cutaneous warts07 minRadhika S R
Hall 9 : Cosmo
09.40 - 10.10Plenary session in Hall 1
Dr B M Ambady oration - Melasma: A Challenging Journey
30 minRashmi Sarkar
10.10 - 10.30Plenary session in Hall 1
Presidential Address
20 minP Narasimha Rao
10.30 - 11.30Free paper 7
Chairpersons :
Remadevi T J, Sribiju Manari
Association of Streptococcal throat infection with chronic plaque psoriasis 06 minTapan Pradhan
P75NTR Serum Level: How It Correlates With Disability in Leprosy According to WHO and Semmes Wenstein Monofilament Examination06 minWidasmara D
Assesement Of CD4/CD8 Ratio To Aid In Differentiation Of Discoid Lupus Erythematosus(DLE) And Lichen Plano Pilaris06 minSachin S
Rhinoentomophthoromycosis – a retrospective case series06 minPriya Kuryan
Lipectomy for symptomatic relief of lymphangioma circumscriptum along with its dermoscopic and radiological features06 minSmriti Shrestha
Emergence of Non- Dermatophytic Moulds as etiological agents in Onychomycosis06 minNeethu Bhaskar
Utility of trichoscopy in pediatric hair disorders06 minResham Vasani
11.30 - 12.30Free paper 9
Chairpersons :
Sanjana A S, Suniel Gandhi
Chicago sky blue: A colourful clue in the rapid diagnosis of dermatophytosis 06 minGagana B Gopal
Diagnostic value of Tzanck smear in various erosive, vesicular, and bullous skin lesions.06 minAtiya Yaseen
“Dermatology Life Quality Index In Patients With Nail Disorders”06 minRicha
Varied cutaneous manifestations of Chikungunya during an epidemic in Aurangabad, Mahrashtra06 minArundha Abrol
A study of cutaneous vasculitis and factor that co-relate with systemic involvement06 minVivek M Pai
Systemic Association of Acanthosis nigricans and its role as a marker of insulin resistance - A case control study06 minN.Sai Pujitha
A Case Control Study Of Cognitive Impairment In Patients Of Psoriasis06 minNydile S V
Assessment of post Hair Transplantation outcomes in relation to grades and pattern of Androgenetic Alopecia(AGA)06 minVinay N
14.00 - 15.00Free paper 11
Chairpersons :
Resham Vasani, Sujaya S N
A study of mortality in dermatology in a tertiary care center 07 minTaruna Gupta
Autologous Serum Therapy in Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria: A Therapeutic Dilemma06 minJeet Bharat Gandhi
Knowledge, attitude and practices in patients with Dermatophytosis attending a tertiary care hospital.06 minAnupama Y G
Clinical and bacteriological study of pyoderma in children06 minArshi Farista
Adult Acne V/s Adolescent Acne: A Retrospective epidemiological study06 minDiptiranjani Bisoyi
Acne Keloidalis Nuchae and its relation to markers of Metabolic Syndrome06 minBhalala Krishnaben
A clinico mycological study of Tinea pseudoimbricata - A variant of Tinea imbricata06 min Amruthavarshini N Nanjangoudar
15.00 - 16.00Free paper 12
Chairpersons :
Dhananjay M Prajapati, Janak Thakkar
Vitiligo and Thyroid Autoantibody- a case control study 06 minKaran Malhotra
A Randomized Controlled Single Observer Blinded Study To Determine The Efficacy Of Topical Minoxidil Plus Microneedling Versus Topical Minoxidil In The Treatment Of Androgenetic Alopecia06 minKowshik Kumar M
Topical Steroid On Face- Curse Or Boon ?06 minKrishna Greeshma A G
A Study Of Pemphigus Treated With Low Dose Rituximab As An Adjuvant Therapy06 minSiddhartha Saikia
Efficacy Of Autologous Serum Injection In Chronic Non-Healing Trophic Ulcer Of Leprosy06 minManjulata Dash
Body Dismorphic Disorder in patients with Androgenetic Alopecia06 minPranaya Bagde
Efficacy of oral Tranexamic acid (TA) for the management of melasma in Indian population06 minSanjay Kumar Kanodia
Dermoscopic profile of papulosquamous disorders06 minManish Khandare
Hall 13
10.30 - 11.30IADVL GSK Postgraduate quiz prelims60 minBiju Vasudevan
12.00 - 13.00Free paper 13
Chairpersons :
Jacintha Martis, Yogendra M
Studying The Clinic Mycological Pattern Of The Dermatophytic Infection Attending Opd In Tertiary Care Hospital In Eastern Uttar Pradesh And Bihar06 minAayushi Mohan
Evaluation Of Efficacy And Safety Of Eberconazole 1% Cream Versus Sertaconazole 2% Cream Versus Luliconazole 1% Cream In Patients With Dermatophytosis.06 minAnnie Ratnam Nakka
Daily Dose Of Fluconazole Along With Soap Regime For Treatment And Prevention Of Tinea Cruris06 min Kinnor Das
Recurrent And Chronic Dermatophytosis: Culprit-Not Just Antifungal Resistance06 minKiran
Changing Trends In Antifungal Susceptibility In Dermatophytes06 minM S Kalpashree
An Audit Of Drug Regimens Prescribed For Superficial Dermatophytoses06 minRagini Puvvala
Comparative Efficacy Of Griseofulvin And Fluconazole In Dermatophytosis Of Skin And Hair Among Children Of Age 1-12 Year06 minSushila Hansda
Anti-Fungal Pattern Suspectibility Pattern Of Non-Dermatophyte Fungi Causing Onychomycosis06 minApurva Kaushal
14.00 - 15.00Residents Session60 min
15.00 - 16.00Free paper 14
Chairpersons :
Chidambaramurthy, Vishalakshi Pandit
The Impact Of Leprosy On The Quality Of Life.06 minDakshata Anant Tare
Quality Of Life In Patients With Chronic Dermatophytosis06 minAjitesh Prakash Varshney
A Cross-Sectional Study On Impact On Quality Of Life Among Acne Vulgaris Patients06 minSiva Subramanian P
A Study For The Assessment Of The Quality Of Life In Moderate To Severe Psoriasis06 minKhushboo Modasia
Quality Of Life In Patients Of Psoriasis In Nail Changes06 minSambit Ranjan Dalei
Assessment Of Quality Of Life Among Patients With Chronic Oral Mucosal Diseases : A Questionnaire Based Study06 minShaista Huma
Assessment Of Quality Of Life In Male Patients With Androgenic Alopecia06 minPriyanka R Magod
A Study On Sexually Transmitted Diseases In Children - A Posing Threat06 minM.Suvedha

Scientific Programme

Conference Day 2 : 19th January, 2019
Hall 1 : Kaveri
08.30 - 10.00 Plenary session
IADVL GSK Post graduate Quiz Finals 2018
90 minQuiz Master
Biju Vasudevan
10.00 - 10.30 Plenary session
IADVL systopic oration
Meeting the big challenges in Pediatric Dermatology- Sharing my experience
Chairpersons : Ramesh Bhat M, Shashikumar B M
30 minVibhu Mendiretta
10.30 - 11.00Leg ulcers
Chairpersons :
B N Reddy
Leg ulcers: myriad presentations and practical approach 15 minBrijesh Nair
Newer treatment in leg ulcer 15 minReena Rai
11.00 - 12.00 IADVL research grants
Chairpersons :
Ramesh Bhat M, Seetharam K A
IADVL Abbott Researcher award>35 years
Efficacy of Cyclosporine After Autologous Non-cultured Melanocyte Transplantation in Localized Stable Vitiligo-A Pilot, Open Label, Comparative Study
07 minSharad Mutalik
IADVL Abbott Researcher award<35 years
Combination of follicular and epidermal cell suspension as a novel surgical approach in difficult to treat vitiligo: A randomized clinical trial
07 minMuhammed Razmi T
To study the utility of Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in detection of Mycobacterium Leprae DNA in indeterminate /paucibacillary leprosy patients by using formalin-fixed paraffin embedded samples
Investigators - Meghana Phiske, Rachita Dhurat
07 min Meghana Phiske
IADVL-Galderma Research Grant-2014
Non melasma facial melanosis: a prospective, clinical, histopathological and immunohistochemical study.
Investigators - Manas Chatterjee, Gautam Kumar Singh, AtoshiBasu
07 minGautam Kumar Singh
IADVL- LO’real Research Grant-2014
A study of melanocyte stem cell and hair follicle stem cell markers in premature graying of hair
Investigators - Ranugha PSS, M.V.S.S. T. Subba Rao, Vinutha Navya
07 minRanugha PSS
IADVL- LO’real Research Grant-2016
Clinical and pathological characterization of lichenoid lesions in oral pemphigus vulgaris
Investigators - Dipankar De, Arnab Pal, Sanjeev Handa
07 minDipankar De
IADVL Research Grant-2015
Clinco- epidemiological study of facial acanthosis nigricans and its relation to metabolic syndrome'
Investigators - Turpati Narayana Rao, Venkata Tara Gopal Kraleti, Kavya Chennamsetty, Teja Chennamsetty
07 minK V T Gopal
IADVL- LO’real Research Grant-2015
Circulating levels of chemokines in Psoriasis
Investigators - Seema Chhabra, Sunil Dogra, Tarun Narang, R W Minz, Sanjeev Handa
07 minRajsmita Bhattacharjee
IADVL Research Grant-2015
12.00 - 13.00 IADVL Day60 min
14.00 - 15.00Treatable Genodermatoses
Chairpersons :
P K Roy, S Vaishampayan
Clinical approach to genodermatoses15 minAparna Palit
Significance & implications of genetic testing in clinical practice15 minArti Nanda
Panel Discussion:
Treatable genodermatoses and genetic counselling
30 minModerator:
Arun C Inamadar
1. Arti Nanda
2. Aparna Palit
3. Nilendu Sarma
4. Bhumesh Kumar
5. Lakshmi D V
15.00 - 16.00SIG Dermatosurgery
Chairperson :
R N Dutta, Sushil Tahiliani
Surgical management of keloids and hypertrophic scars8+2 minSiddhartha Das
PRP in management of acne scars8+2 minAnirudha Gulanikar
Single session combination therapy for acne scar management8+2 minPradeep Kumari
Surgical management of ingrown toe nail8+2 minVineet Relhan
Dermal grafts in management of atrophic scars8+2 minT Salim
Management of complicated cases in dermatosurgery 8+2 minSyed Mubashir
16.00 - 17.00Papulosquamous disorders
Chairpersons :
D J Patil, Balvinder Kaur
Management of psoriatic arthritis: Indian perspective 15 minAbir Saraswat
Challenges in the treatment of psoriasis in elderly patients15 minCriton S
Pediatric psoriasis: current status15 minJayakar Thomas
PLEVA and pityriasis lichenoides chronica15 minVijay Zawar
17.00 - 18.00Pigmentary dermatoses
Chairpersons :
Vijaya Bakaya, Gurvinder Banga
Newer depigmentation agents: efficacy and safety 15 minBela Shah
Many facets of drug induced hyperpigmentation15 minPrasad Kumarasinghe
Panel Discussion:
Management of stubborn facial melanoses: Tame and Tackle
30 minModerator:
Surabhi Sinha
1. Bela Shah
2. Vinma H Shetty
3. Prasad Kumarsinghe
4. Rinky Kapoor
5. Vaishali Nahata
Hall 2 : Arkavathi
08.30 - 10.00 Plenary session Hall 1
IADVL GSK Post graduate Quiz Finals 2018
90 minQuiz Master
Biju Vasudevan
10.00 - 10.30 Plenary session Hall 1 IADVL systopic oration

Meeting the big challenges in Pediatric Dermatology- Sharing my experience
30 minVibhu Mendiretta
10.30 - 11.00Photodermatology
Chairpersons :
A K Jaiswal, Ganesh Kamath
Phototherapy beyond psoriasis15 minRaghu Rama Rao
The powerful adjunctive role of 830 nm LED phototherapy for the aesthetic and cosmetic surgeon15 minR Glen Calderhead
11.00 - 12.00SIG Leprosy
Chairpersons :
Guruprasad, H K Kar
Global leprosy: Road map for a leprosy free world20 minErwin Cooreman
Role of dermatologists in leprosy care: findings of The DermLep survey 10 minSantosh Rathod
Panel Discussion:
New therapeutic options and interventions in leprosy management
25 minModerator:
P Narasimha Rao
1. Erwin Cooreman
2. PVS Prasad
3. VV Pai
4. Sunil K Gupta
5. Vikas Shankar
6. Sujai Suneetha
7. Anil Kumar
Conclusion 5 minSujai Suneetha
12.00 - 13.00 IADVL Day Hall 160 min
13.30 - 15.00International focus session
Chairpersons :
R L Sharma, Raghavendra Tophakane
Microbiome and the skin: Practical aspects 20 minJoachim Fluhr
Acne as risk factor for melanoma 15 minAshok Srivastava
Artificial intelligence in dermatology 15 minKusuma Narayana
Role of tranexemic acid in treating melasma 15 minGabriel Serrano
15.00 - 16.00 Armed forces session
Chairpersons :
AVM A K Patra, Lt Gen RS Grewal
Misdiagnosis in leprosy10 minLt.Col Deepak Vashisht
Misdiagnosis in STDs 10 minMaj Amit Bahuguna
Misdiagnosis in clinical dermatology 10 minMaj Pankaj Das
AFDG session: Misdiagnosis: our learning milestone 30 minModerator:
Col S Baweja
1. Brig Rajesh Verma
2. Col Radhakrishna
3. Gp Capt Sandeep Arora
4. Col Aradhana Sood
5. Col Ajay Chopra
16.00 - 17.00Investigations and interventions
Chairpersons :
Dinesh Hawelia, Ganga Prasad
Immunohistochemistry in diagnostic dermatopathology 15 minRaghavendra Rao
Lumps and bumps- How do we tackle them? 15 min Sara Edward
Reflectance confocal microscopy15 min Giovanni Pellacani
Clinicopathological pearls15 min Nandakumar G
17.00 - 18.00SIG dermatopathology
H Hanumanthappa
Sadeep M S
Non-infective granulomatous disorders15 minGeeti Khullar
Alopecias- histopathological approach15 minRajalakshmi Tirumalae
Mycosis fungoides15 minI S Reddy
Q and A 15 min
Hall 3 : Hemavathi
08.30 - 10.00 Plenary session Hall 1
IADVL GSK Post graduate Quiz Finals 2018
90 minQuiz Master
Biju Vasudevan
10.00 - 10.30 Plenary session Hall 1 IADVL systopic
Meeting the big challenges in Pediatric Dermatology- Sharing my experience
30 minVibhu Mendiretta
10.30 - 11.00Cases of DERMACON
Chairperson :
Raghunatha S, Vivek Malhotra
High grade Cutaneous B-cell lymphoma presenting as lethal midline granuloma – Case report of an unusual presentation5 minKrina Patel
Melioidosis Presenting As Pyrexia Of Unknown Origin And Sweets Syndrome: A Rare Case5 minN.G.A.N Wijeyawardhane
A girl with alopecia totalis and skeletal deformities: Satoyoshi syndrome5 minVishalakshi S Pandit
Genital tinea versicolor:An unusal presentation.5 minSneha Patel
SJS/TEN Like SLE : An Uncommon Presentation5 minSridevi Patil C
11.00 - 12.00Dermatologic therapy in organ failure and pregnancy
Chairpersons :
Deepa Kanchkoti, Kashinath Nayak
Skin diseases in organ transplants recipients 15 minDebdeep Mitra
Drug survival in patients on immuno-suppressants like methotrexate, cyclosporine and acitretin for treatment of chronic dermatoses15 minKaushal Verma
Panel Discussion:
Pregnancy and skin diseases
30 minModerator:
Sumathy T K
1. I C Reddy
2. Raghunandan Torsekar
3. Vinitha Varghese
4. Abel Francis
5. Anal Jyoti Bordoloi
12.00 - 13.00 IADVL Day Hall 160 min
13.45 - 15.00STI: HIV- Fight against suppression continues
Chairpersons :
Vijay Mohan Rao, D G Saple
Cutaneous signs of secondary syphilis – re-emerging disease15 minThomas Ruzicka
Unusual dermatological cases in HIV15 min Martin Chio
ART made easy 15 min Ravi Vadrevu
Panel Discussion:
Current challenges in STI management
30 minModerator:
Prasenjeet Mohanty
1. Sumit Sen
2. Pankaj Adhicari
3. Ravi Vadrevu
4. Major Ruby Venugopal
5. Preethy Harrison
6. A K Jaiswal
15.00 - 16.00Emergencies and emerging dermatosis
Chairpersons :
Ranjan Rawal, PC Das
Dermatological conditions emerged in last decade 15 minAkshay Kumar Jain
Management of TEN: Indian guidelines 15 minLalit Gupta
Panel Discussion:
emergency case scenarios
30 minModerator:
Narendra Gokhale
1. Gopikrishnan Anjaneyan
2. Keshavmurthy Adya
3. Lt Col Preema Sinha
4. A V Kaleeswaran
5. Ishwara Bhat
16.00 - 17.00Paediatric Dermatology
Chairpersons :
Arun Achar, Kallappa
Emerging viral exanthema: clinical pointers in the diagnosis 10 minVijay Zawar
Newer therapeutics in Paediatric dermatoses 15 min Rajeev Sharma
Emerging therapies in congenital ichthyosis15 minG Sethuraman
Connective tissue diseases in the young10 minTarang Goyal
17.00 - 18.00Pruritus
Chairpersons :
Ramesh M, P K Kar
Differential diagnoses of itch15 minBrig Rajesh Verma
Therapeutic strategies for treatment of chronic itch20 min Asit Mittal
Managing itchy scalp in clinic12 min Iffat Hassan
Discussion (Q and A) 13 min
Hall 4 : Nethravathi
08.30 - 10.00 Plenary session Hall 1
IADVL GSK Post graduate Quiz Finals 2018
90 minQuiz Master
Biju Vasudevan
10.00 - 10.30 Plenary session Hall 1 IADVL systopic oration
Meeting the big challenges in Pediatric Dermatology- Sharing my experience
30 minVibhu Mendiretta
10.30 - 12.00Industry symposium Simplify the complexities of CSU management SanofiDiagnosis of Chronic urticaria15 min Sanjiv Kandhari
Treatment of chronic urticaria15 minKiran Godse
Patient counselling15 minSandipan Dhar
Urtakshri – First ever urticaria based game30 minQuiz master :
Kiran Godse
Abir Saraswat
Mukesh Girdhar
Nott Anand
My experience with Urticaria15 minAudience
12.00 - 13.00 IADVL Day Hall 160 min
14.00 - 15.15Practice management
Chairpersons :
Chetan Patel, Katyayan Mishra
Severity of quackery in Dermatology6 min Putta Srinivas
ITAQ activities and its impact in dermatology9 minRajesh M Buddhadev
Doctor defamation in Media15 minSatish Bhat
Panel Discussion
Dermapractice: Unwinding the derm
45 minModerator:
K Feroz
1. Manish Gautam
2. Tarun Mittal
3. Geraldine Jain
4. Sumit Gupta
5. Rakhesh S V
6. Satish Bhat
15.30 - 16.30 Industry symposium Sebamed session60 min
16.30 - 18.00 Industry symposium Sesderma session Update in microneedling with nanopore90 min Gabriel Serrano
Hall 5 : Sharavathi
08.30 - 10.00 Plenary session Hall 1
IADVL GSK Post graduate Quiz Finals 2018
90 minQuiz Master
Biju Vasudevan
10.00 - 10.30 Plenary session Hall 1 IADVL systopic oration
Meeting the big challenges in Pediatric Dermatology- Sharing my experience
30 minVibhu Mendiretta
10.30 - 11.00 Debate
Chairperson :
Koushik Lahiri
PRP a boon Against :
Atul M Kochhar

For :
Rohit Batra
11.00 - 12.00Light based therapies
Chairpersons :
Dinesh Mathur, Poonam Puri
IPL: Optimal utilization in India 15 minAvitus John
Newer technologies in hair and scar reduction15 minAnkur Talwar
LED: Mechanism of action and applications in dermatology 15 minBernard Cambier
Laser Complications: Prevention and management15 minAnurag Tiwari
12.00 - 13.00 IADVL Day Hall 160 min
14.00 - 15.00Aesthetic dermatology 2
Chairpersons :
David Pudukadan, Aarti N Shah
Evaluation of the aging face10 minHassan Galadari
Lower face injectables10 minShehnaz Arsiwala
Lip rejuvenation with injectables10 minJaishree Sharad
Complications of lower face and neck injectables10 minMadhuri Agarwal
Thread lifts10 minGulhima Arora
15.00 - 16.30Dermatosurgery
Chairpersons :
Shivanand D R, R N Dutta
Nerve blocks relevance in dermatosurgery and aesthetic dermatology 15 minManas Chatterjee
Robotic hair transplant updates15 minSanjay Parashar
Isotretinoin and cosmetic procedures10 minPutta Srinivas
Skin rejuvenation: limitations and expectations10 minRajat Kandhari
Newer modalities for keloid management10 minNiti Khunger
Panel Discussion:
Managing difficult cases and situations during dermatosurgery
30 minModerator:
Sharad Mutalik
1. Pradyumna Vaidya
2. Rajib Gogoi
3. Manas Chatterjee
4. Niti Khunger
5. Deepak Jakhar
Hall 6 : Tungabhadra
08.30 - 10.00 Plenary session Hall 1
IADVL GSK Post graduate Quiz Finals 2018
90 minQuiz Master
Biju Vasudevan
10.00 - 11.00Session from China
Chairperson :
Jianzhong Zhang
Co Chairperson :
Jie Zheng
Atopic Dermatitis: Chinese Perspective.10 minJianzhong Zhang
Why Psoriasis Vulgaris Recur After External Application of Glucocorticoids?10 minJie Zheng
Aberrant Epigenetic Regulation in Psoriasis10 minQianjin Lu
leprosy control in China10 minFuren Zhang
Oral itraconazole for treatment of infantile hemangiomas: Updated clinical and mechanism research10 minYuping Ran
11.00 - 12.30Arab Academy of Dermatology and Aesthetics Session
Chairperson :
Nawaf AlMutairi
Co Chairperson :
Ahmed AlWaily
Oral biologic agents for management of psoriasis- Are they any better?12 minNawaf AlMutairi
Transient neonatal dermatosis: Things you do not need to worry about!12 minFahad Aljami
Neurotoxins for face: Practical tips12 minNadia Ismaili
STI’s in HIV era- Rare pictures12 minBayoumi ElIssa
Filling the vaccum: Detailed who’s who in fillers12 minHassan Galadari
IPL treatment of nevus of Ota12 minAhmed Al Waily
Standard patch test series: A report from Libya12 minFathi Al Sanousi
14.00 - 15.00DERMACON INTERNTIONAL 2019 – Quiz60 minQuiz Master
Manjunath Shenoy
15.00 - 16.30Best of Singapore Dermatology
Chairperson :
Ang Chia Chun
Co Chairperson :
Nisha Suyien Chandran
A spectrum of dermatological cases in HIV-positive patients 15 minMartin Chio
Fascinating medical dermatology from a Singapore tertiary centre15 minNisha Suyien Chandran
Cutaneous lymphoma experience in Singapore15 minTee Shang Ian
Reducing diagnostic errors in Dermatology: 3 lessons from Singapore15 minAng Chia Chun
Pharmacogenomics in Singapore15 minLim Yen Loo
Interactive Clinico-Pathological Case Discussion15 minJoel Lim Hua Liang Sam Yang Shiyao
Hall 7 : Kali
10.30 - 18.00IADVL Hall
Hall 8 : Chambers
08.30 - 10.00 Plenary session Hall 1
IADVL GSK Post graduate Quiz Finals 2018
90 minQuiz Master
Biju Vasudevan
10.00 - 10.30Plenary session Hall 1 IADVL systopic oration
Meeting the big challenges in Pediatric Dermatology- Sharing my experience
30 minVibhu Mendiretta
10.30 - 12.00Free paper 16
Chairpersons :
Balachandra Ankad, Balkrishna Nikam
A Pilot Study on Clinico-Dermoscopic Correlation in cases of Eczema.6 minNamrata Bhavsar
“Tree Trunk Appearance” on dermoscopy; diagnostic of Perforating Dermatosis6 minSandip Agrawal
Dermoscopy of pityriasis lichenoides chronica and guttate psoriasis - A comparative study at a tertiary care center6 minHershada Mithari
Comparative Dermoscopic Study Between Chronic Hand Eczema And Palmar Psoriasis6 minShilpitha Srinivas
Dermoscopy of lesions of early cases of neurofibromatosis type 16 minAkanshya Baruah
A Dermoscopic Study of Pigmentary disorders in skin of colour6 minZiaul Haque Ahmed
Tinea faciei: A clinico-microbiological and dermoscopic study6 minFaizan M K
Clinical and dermoscopic study of Periorbital melanosis: A cross sectional study6 minVidya Kuntoji
Dermoscopy in Vitiligo, a changing trend of diagnosis6 minChandan Kumar Satpathy
An observational study of dermoscopic findings in cases of lichen planus in Indian skin6 minMayuri Rajeshkumar Ranpariya
A Cross sectional study on Clinical and Dermoscopic Features of Benign Melanocytic Neoplasms6 minNitya Malladi
Comparison Of Woods Lamp And Dermoscopic Features Of Melasma6 min Annam Navya
12.00 - 13.00 IADVL Day Hall 160 min
14.30 - 16.00Industry symposium Johnson & Johnson Pvt LtdPathophysiology of dry skin20 minSahana Srinivas
Emollients- basics & beyond20 minAshwini P K
Topical moisturisers in managing compromised skin15 minManjunath Shenoy
Skin microbiome15 minManjunath Shenoy
Interactive session20 min
Hall 9 : Cosmos
08.30 - 10.00 Plenary session Hall 1
IADVL GSK Post graduate Quiz Finals 2018
90 minQuiz Master
Biju Vasudevan
10.00 - 10.30Plenary session Hall 1 IADVL systopic oration
Meeting the big challenges in Pediatric Dermatology- Sharing my experience
30 minVibhu Mendiretta
10.30 - 12.00Free paper 15
Chairpersons :
Ashwini P K, Kelloji Hanumanthayya
Simmering Hope For Chronic Neuropathy Of Hansens Disease- A Pilot Study6 minRevathi TN
Ultrasound-Guided Perineural Injection with Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma For Treatment of Sensory Peripheral Neuropathy in Multibacillary Leprosy6 minRizki Hapsari Nugraha
Immune zone in Leprosy not to be ignored6 minCharaniya Ashwin Laxmanbhai
Retrospective study of epidemiological and clinical aspects of Errythma Nodosum Leprosum in leprosy patients attending Tertiary Care Hospital6 minPalak Makawana
The role of NRG-1 and KROX 20 in the early detection of dissability in leprosy6 minWidasmara D
Role of nerve conduction study in hansens neuropathy6 minB. Srujan Kumar
Clinico-bacterio-histopathological study of single lesion leprosy6 minKaranam Aparna
Role of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) in the Diagnosis of Paucibacillary Leprosy.6 minMohammad Mahmudur Rahman
Lip Involvement in leprosy- Is it a changing pattern of leprosy6 minVikrant Saoji
Clinical and Histopathological study of reactions in leprosy6 minAnshu Maheswari
Genomic Reduction In Form Of TTC Repeat Mutation Helps Mycobacterium Leprae To Survive In Treated Cases Of Hansen Disease6 minMonika Khemka
Clinico-epidemiological profile of leprosy in Western Odisha-A three year retrospective study6 minSatyendra Kumar Sharma
12.00 - 13.00 IADVL Day Hall 160 min
14.00 - 15.00Free paper 18
Chairpersons :
Saloni Katoch, Jagadish P
Efficacy, safety and tolerability of Apremilast in chronic dermatological conditions- A retrospective analysis.6 minKavya Shree K L
Comparative evaluation of therapeutic efficacy of Intralesional Triamcinolone acetonide versus Intralesional Bleomycin versus combination of both in keloids6 min Ravneet Kaur
Safety and Efficacy of Low Concentration - High Volume Foam Sclerotherapy for treatment of large Varicose Veins and associated Ulcers6 minDhanraj D Chavan
Non-invasive assessment of methotrexate induced hepatotoxicity in psoriasis patients6 min Divya Kamat
Comparative analysis of clinical outcome with apremilast versus methotrexate (MTX) versus combination of the two in the management of chronic plaque psoriasis.6 minHiba Firdous
Dexamethasone cyclophosphamide pulse therapy- the poormans biological in treatment of pemphigus6 minVarsha N Raj
Apremilast-An elixir for Palmoplantar Psoriasis6 minNisha Agrawal
Transdermal delivery of methotrexate by iontophoresis in palmoplantarpsoriasis: a promising and cost effective treatment6 minKaveri Shivakumar
15.00 - 16.00Free paper 19
Chairperson :
Nandini A S, Rasya Dixit
Rituximab in pemphigus: an experience from a tertiary centre in south india06 minRahima
Intradermal injections of a hair growth factor formulation for enhancement of human hair regrowth – safety and efficacy evaluation in a first in-man pilot clinical study06 minRinky Kapoor
Misuse of topical corticosteroids in dermatological disorders, a clinical study in University Teaching Hospital, NepalVikash Paudel
Dermoscopical comparative study of palmoplanter psoriasis versus hand foot dermatitis06 minArun Achar
Nickel - the common culprit in housewives of ACDAli Rishad C.M
Unfamiliar cutaneous presentations of familiar malignancies: A case series06 minNidhi Kamra Jasuja
What Best Can We Do ? - A Case Series On Oral Minocycline In The Treatment Of Unstable Vitiligo In Patients Not Responding To Other Treatment Modalities 06 minPriyanka Karagaiah
Study of nerve conduction parameters in Hansens disease 06 minTeghveer Singh
Hall 13
08.30 - 10.00Plenary session Hall 1
IADVL GSK Post graduate Quiz Finals 2018
90 minQuiz Master
Biju Vasudevan
10.00 - 10.30 Plenary session Hall 1 IADVL systopic oration
Meeting the big challenges in Pediatric Dermatology- Sharing my experience
30 minVibhu Mendiretta
10.30 - 12.00Free paper 17
Chairpersons :
Anup Kumar Lahiry, Nitin Nadkarni
NCCS Surgery For Vitiligo - How To Incorporate In Practice In A Resource Constraint Set Up6 minRavishankar Dwivedi
The effectiveness of Fractional CO2 laser with topical Bimatoprost solution 0.03% in refractory vitiligo6 minPavithra G
Childhood Vitiligo: Treatment with Non-Cultured Epidermal Suspension- A way forward.6 minMadhulika Mhatre
Novel use of derma roller in vitiligo6 minWahena Usmani
Comparison of the outcome of split thickness skin grafting and Jodhpur technique in stable vitiligo patients6 minSandeep Pachar
Micropigmentation: A tool for treatment of difficult-to-treat vitiliginous areas6 minAseem Sharma
FUE grafts over vitiligo and its comparison with punch and cellular grafts6 minNaveen Kumar
Anxiety And Depression In Psoriasis: A Prospective Cross-Sectional Study6 minPrateek Nagrani
Study Of Adverse Effects Of Oral Isotretinoin In Moderate To Severe Acne Vulgaris With Emphasis On Lipid Profile And Liver Enzymes6 minMunaza Kulsum
The Association Of Metabolic Syndrome And Insulin Resistance In Early-Onset Androgenetic Alopecia In Males: A Case-Control Study.6 minSowmya Shree H
trichoscopy in pediatric alopecias: a new frontier in diagnosis of hair loss disorders6 minShruthi Madhavi G
12.00 - 13.00 IADVL Day Hall 160 min
14.00 - 15.00Free paper 20
Chairperson :
Rajeshwari Bhat, Aakanksha Godiyal
The profile of cytokines (IL-2, IFN-, IL-4, IL-10,IL-17A and IL-23) in active alopecia areata6 minAastha Gupta
Topical steroid misuse on the face:A cross sectional study 6 minMonisha K
Utility of high frequency ultrasound in assessment of response to scar resurfacing with ultrapulse CO2 laser6 minRashmi Kumari
Skin Image Analysis Software for diagnosis of chronic pruritic Skin Diseases6 minNaziya Muhammed
Relevance of serum VEGF and IL-10 levels in assessing the severity of psoriasis6 minDeena Patil
Early onset versus late onset psoriasis : a comparative study of clinical variables and association with HLACw66 minFarhat Fatima
Non-cicatricial alopecia in women : A trichoscopic study6 minMichelle Vishu
Melanogenesis markers in premature graying of hair- a cross sectional study6 minRanugha P.S.S
15.00 - 16.00Free paper 21
Chairpersons :
Harini T H
Niranjana Raj
A randomized controlled study to compare safety and efficacy of trichloroacetic acid peel and topical tretinoin in the treatment of acanthosis nigricans.6 minDeepadarshan K
Deformities Among Leprosy Patients : An Issue of Concern – A Retrospective Analytical Study in a Tertiary Care Centre In North Chennai6 minSajeetha S
Dermoscopy in Hansens Disease - A Novel Investigatory Tool6 minK Roshni
Comparative Study of Transepidermal administration of Tranexamic Acid with Microneedling versus Glycolic Acid Peel in Patients of Melasma6 minKakul Aggarwal
Clinical Profile And Outcome To Therapy In Serious Cutaneous Adverse Drug Reaction: A Cohort Study Of Patients Admitted In Tertiary Care Centre Of Eastern India6 minS K Shahriar Ahmed
Platelet Rich Fibrin: A Genesis Of Newer Modality For Chronic Non Healing Ulcer6 minSanjay Thejaswi R
Effectiveness And Safety Of Topical Dapsone 5% Versus Clindamycin 1% In The Treatment Of Mild To Moderate Acne Vulgaris: A Randomised, Double Blind, Comparative Clinical Trial6 minTarannum Imtiyaz
Association Of Psoriasis With Metabolic Disorders And Their Assessment Using Epicardial Fat ,Serum Lipid Profile And Homocysteine Level6 minSuryakant Ojha

Scientific Programme

Conference Day 3 : 20th January, 2019
Hall 1 : Kaveri
08.30 - 09.30Free paper 22
Chairpersons :
Prashanth Palwade, Prabhakar Sangolli
A comparative study to observe response to treatment with systemic Methotrexate versus Methotrexate and Apremilast combination therapy in Palmoplantar Psoriasis.6 minMaitreyee Panda
Pigmentary Mosaicism: Clinical study of 100 cases at a tertiary care children hospital6 minSahana M. Srinivas
Dermoscopy of melasma cases treated with Q-switched laser toning in Indian skin.6 minShehnaz Arsiwala
Tips & Tricks For Literature Review6 minKingshuk Chatterjee
Systemic antifungals & anti-retroviral therapy (ART) drug interactions determine successful outcomes in cases of dermatophytosis with HIV- a report in 16 cases6 minSunil D Ghate
Salivary and serum IgG and IgA anti desmoglein antibody (anti Dsg abs) levels in pemphigus vulgaris patients.6 minVinutha Rangappa
Catering to communities: Role of urban clinics6 minVineet Kaur
Increased epicardial fat thickness and carotid intima media thickness- Indicators of vascular inflammation in psoriasis? 6 minBantwal Priya Baliga
09.30 - 10.00 Plenary session
IADVL Oration
HIV-Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Tracking the Epidemic
Chairpersons :
Kiran Godse, Seetharam K A
30 minVinay Kulkarni
10.00 - 10.30Expert updates
Chairpersons :
Sukumar D, Vikrant Saoji
Dermatoscopic evaluation and histopathological correlation in patients with acquired dermal macular hyperpigmentation15 minSendhil Kumaran
The power of placebo: how to use them ethically and effectively15 minRamam M
10.30 - 12.00Award paper session 2
Chairpersons :
Sathish Pai B, Col Radhakrishna, Girish B S
Efficacy and Safety of Topical 5% 5- Fluorouracil with Needling versus 5% 5- Fluorouracil Alone in Stable Vitiligo7 min
A study to correlate the cutaneous and systemic features in 68 patients with Systemic Sclerosis7 min
Broader Hyphae- A Novel Marker Of Corticosteroid Modified Dermatophytosis7 min
A comparative study of efficacy of microneedling fractional radiofrequency with and without platelet rich plasma in treatment of facial acne scars7 min
Can suspending non cultured epidermal cell suspension (NCES) in platelet rich plasma improve surgical repigmentation in stable vitiligo; a double blinded randomized controlled trial7 min
A single blind randomized controlled trial to compare effectiveness of oral itraconazole pulse therapy vs 1064 nm Q-switched Nd-YAG laser vs oral itraconazole pulse therapy plus 1064 nm Q-switched Nd-YAG laser for the treatment of onychomycosis.7 min
A Clinico-mycological study of resistant/recalcitrant dermatophytosis in adults in a tertiary care centre7 min
Comparative Study of 34.5% Hydrogen Peroxide versus 50% Trichloroacetic Acid in treatment of Seborrheic Keratoses7 min
Comparative study for the efficacy of topical pilocarpine 2% eyedrops v/s topical triamcinolone gel for treatment of oral lesions of Pemphigus7 min
Efficacy and safety of Diphenylcyclopropenone (DPCP) and Anthralin combination vs DPCP alone in the treatment of chronic patchy alopecia areata7 min
Comparative study of simplified non-cultured non-trypsinised epidermal cell graft technique (JODHPUR TECHNIQUE) and non-cultured trypsinised melanocyte transfer technique (NCMT) followed by PUVASOL therapy for the management of stable vitiligo7 min
Premature canities severity parallels the level of systemic oxidative stress. 7 min
12.00 - 12.30Future therapeutics and innovations
Chairpersons :
Arun C Inamadar, C R Srinivas
Molecular therapeutics for heritable skin diseases 15 minArti Nanda
Reversing autoimmunity 15 minRazzaque Ahmed
Hall 2 : Arkavathi
08.30 - 09.30Free paper 23
Chairpersons :
Amit Kerure, Shilpa K
Treatment of atrophic acne scars with micro needling combined with autologous platelet rich plasma versus micro needling alone: A comparative study6 minBhargavaram Veerapu
A comparative study of efficacy and safety of autologous fat grafting versus platelet rich plasma in the treatment of post acne scars. 6 minVinma.H.Shetty
Comparative study of fractional CO2 laser and platelet rich plasma in the treatment of post acne scar. 6 minNivedita Kakkad
Clinical effectiveness of 595nm Q switched Nd-YAG laser on the treatment of persistent erythema associated with acne. 6 min Soumya Soragavi
Punch excision & grafting versus subcision followed by ultrapulse CO2 laser resurfacing in acne atrophic scars – An RCT 6 minAishwarya Malladi
Etiopathological and clinical study of Acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis: Experience from a tertiary care hospital in North India. 6 minSaniya Akhtar
Livedoid vasculopathy- a retrospective case series 6 minAnu Sarah Philip
Artificial intelligence in dermatology: A way to Reach the Unreached 6 minN Dheeraj Rao
09.30 - 10.00Plenary session
IADVL Oration
HIV-Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Tracking the Epidemic
30 minVinay Kulkarni
10.00 - 11.30Contact dermatitis
Chairpersons :
P K Srivastava, Parimalam Kumar
Non eczematous contact dermatitis: underdiagnosed entity? 10 minSanjeev Handa
Systemic contact dermatitis: Recognition and management10 minC R Srinivas
Hair Dye: The Silent Villain for Skin !10 minSanjay Ghosh
Patch testing in patients who present with face eczema 15 minPiu Banerjee
Hand and foot eczema: Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges in Indian scenario 15 minA K Bajaj
Panel Discussion:
Contact dermatitis
30 minModerator:
V K Sharma
1. Sanjeev Handa
2. C R Srinivas
3. Sanjay Ghosh
4. Piu Banerjee
5. A K Bajaj
11.30 - 12.30Biologicals
Chairpersons :
Pradeep Laha, Mani Surya
Biologicals: Beyond psoriasis and pemphigus 15 minVinay Singh
Newer biologicals in pipeline 15 minMurlidhar Rajagopalan
Low dose Rituximab15 minS G Parasramani
Hall 3 : Hemavathi
08.30 - 09.30Free paper 24
Chairpersons :
Manas Ranjan Puhan, Lakshmi D V
A Case Control Study On Correlation Of Mean Platelet Volume With Severity Of Chronic Urticaria In Tertiary Care Centre6 min Ashitha S R
Assessment Of Autologous Serum Skin Test And Efficacy Of Autologous Serum Therapy In Chronic Urticaria6 min Avik Ghosh
A prospective study on effectiveness and safety of Omalizumab in the treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria6 minVenkatesh Y
Impact of chronic urticaria on quality of life6 min Rajeshri Kharat
Urticaria Severity Meter6 min Kiran Godse
Randomised controlled open labeled study of efficacy of azathioprine, methotrexate and autologous serum therapy in chronic urticaria.6 min Vanapalli Ramani Sneha
Comparing the Effectiveness and Tolerability of Levocetrizine and Bepotastine in Chronic Urticaria: An investigator blind, randomized control trial6 min Nasiruddin Mondal
Evaluation of D-dimer serum levels among patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria and papulosquamous disorder6 minAditi Jaiswal
09.30 - 10.00Plenary session Hall 1 IADVL Oration
HIV-Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Tracking the Epidemic
30 minVinay Kulkarni
10.00 - 10.30Updates by experts
Chairpersons :
Karam Lokendra Singh, Chitra Nayak
The role of experience in evidence based dermatology15 minArijit Coondoo
Acne actors15 minKoushik Lahiri
10.30 - 11.30Collagen vascular disease and vasculitis
Chairpersons :
Anil Kumar B C, Priti Savardekar
Clinical and Laboratory evaluation of patients presenting with collagen vascular diseases: Initial assessment and planning 15 minSunil Dogra
Cutaneous vasculitis15 minAman Sharma
Panel Discussion:
Cutaneous vasculitis: When to treat and when to refer
30 minModerator:
A S Kumar
1. Sunil Dogra
2. Renu George
3. Sharmila Patil
4. Soumya Jagadeeshan
5. T Narayana Rao
11.30 - 12.30Genital Dermatology
Chairpersons :
Rajeev Saxena, Jogesh Das
Genital lesions in males- beyond STIs 15 minSushil Tahiliani
Challenges in vulval dermatosis 15 minKavitha A
Panel Discussion:
Management of difficult case scenarios
30 minModerator:
Nina Madnani
1. Kashinath Nayak
2. Bhavesh Swarnakar
3. Kavita A
4. Sushil Tahiliani
5. Aneesh S
6. Satyadarshi Patnaik
Hall 4 : Nethravathi
08.30 - 09.30Free paper 26
Chairpersons :
Praveen, Srinivasa Murthy M
Retrospective analysis of patients of pemphigus treated with daily corticosteroids versus rituximab with daily corticosteroids06 minPriya Kariya
Real life experience of injection secukinumab in difficult chronic plaque type psoriasis: a multicentre experience06 minG K Singh
Clinical manifestations of acute methotrexate toxicity in a tertiary care hospital: a case series06 minElreema Fernandes
Comparative retrospective evaluation of efficacy of rituximab therapy with dexamethasone cyclophosphamide pulse therapy in treatment of pemphigus vulgaris at a tertiary care hospital06 minBhavni Oberoi
Infusion reactions with rituximab06 minTanvi Vaidya
A study on sulfotransferase activity levels in plucked hair follicles of androgenic alopecia patients in Indian subcontinent06 minJill Chitalia
Study of clinico-epidemiological factors and etiology of genital pruritus at a tertiary care hospital in Mumbai06 min Saba Ansari
09.30 - 10.00Plenary session
IADVL Oration
HIV-Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Tracking the Epidemic
30 minVinay Kulkarni
10.00 - 11.30PG Thesis Award
Chairpersons :
Deepika Pandhi, Lalit Gupta
Adrenal cortical function and adrenal volume in Leprosy 8 min Aastha Gupta
A clinico-pathological and electro-physiologic study of Nerve involvement in Hansen’s disease.8 minAmeena Jaleel
Study of utility of oral epithelium as a substrate for Indirect Immunofluorescence in pemphigus background.8 minAnuradha Jindal
Comparative study of safety and efficacy of various modalities in the treatment of keloids8 minArchit Aggarwal
Ultrasound as a diagnostic modality for the involvement of nerves in Leprosy8 minAshwini B
A prospective study of dermatology referrals from Adult ICU in a tertiary care hospital 8 min Joseph Jenson J
A prospective study of efficacy of targeted phototherapy in localized vitiligo: a novel method to assess efficacy and estimation of MED 8 minKumudhini Subramanian
Evaluation of onychoscopic features of primary onychomycosis; a cross sectional study8 minManasa KN
A comparative study on the efficacy of topical 5% tranexamic acid solution Vs 3% Hydroquinone cream in melasma8 minManasa S J
Role of Platelet Rich Plasma in the treatment of Androgenetic alopecia 8 minTaruna Gupta
11.30 - 12.30Infectious diseases
Chairperson :
Vinma Shetty, Digambar Banodkar
Cutaneous tuberculosis 15 minV. Ramesh
Management of extensive cutaneous viral diseases 10 minGnaneshwar Rao
Panel Discussion:
Difficult to treat infections and infestations
35 minModerator:
Grp Capt Sandeep Arora
1. Gnaneshwara Rao
2. V Ramesh
3. Dimple Chopra
4. P L Chandravathi
5. Nanjundaswamy
Hall 5 : Sharavathi
08.30 - 09.30Free paper 25
Chairperson :
Nagesh T S, Mahesh Unni
Safety Of Lasers And Light System In Melasma: A Randomized Controlled Trial In 60 Indian Patients 6 min Suruchi Garg
Safety & Efficacy of Q-switched Nd YAG Laser for Tattoo Removal6 min Ameesha Mahajan
Fractional CO2 LASER as effective as Itraconazole in the management of Onychomycosis6 minEeshaan Ranjan
A comparative study on the efficacy of Carbon dioxide (CO2) laser ablation vs 30% Trichloroacetic acid (TCA) peel in the treatment of Xanthelasma Palpebrarum6 minNiyor Das
Role of laser hair reduction in treatment and prevention of pilonidal sinus recurrence in post operative cses6 minUdhaypreet Sidhu
Efficacy of Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser in the treatment of Acne Scars.6 minShruti M Kudari
Assessment Of Partial Nail Avulsion And Matricectomy With CO2 Laser As A Therapeutic Modality In Patients Of Ingrown Toenail6 minBhushan Telhure
Off Label Indications Of Pulsed Dye LASER - 15 years experience6 minThajudheen C P
09.30 - 10.00 Plenary session Hall 1 IADVL Oration
HIV-Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Tracking the Epidemic
30 minVinay Kulkarni
10.00 - 11.15Tropical Dermatology
Chairpersons :
Bhavesh Devani, Amit Kelkar
Microbiologists perspective of understanding current epidemic of dermatophytosis 15 minSuchitra Shenoy
Post kala azar dermal leishmaniasis 15 minNilay Kanti Das
Morphological diagnosis of recurrent lesion in treated tinea 12 minChandra Sekhar Sirka
Deep Mycoses 15 minSussane Pulimood
Significance of KOH 15 minMadhu Rengarajan
11.15 - 12.15Reach the unreached
Chairpersons :
M L Gambir, Balasaraswati P K
Principles of community dermatology15 minTerence Ryan
From clinic to community10 minVineet Kaur
Topical steroid abuse10 minArchana Singal
Sexual hygiene in women 10 minNeelima Sharma
Sexual health and hygiene in men10 minKelloji Hanumanthayya
Hall 6 : Tungabhadra
09.00 - 09.30 MIP –a effective vaccine for leprosy30 minShripad A Patil
Avi Kumar Bansal
09.30 - 10.00 Plenary session Hall 1 IADVL Oration
HIV-Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Tracking the Epidemic
30 minVinay Kulkarni
10.00 - 10.15 OMAG sessionWelcome & Inauguration15 minRamesh Bhat
10.15 - 10.45 Sponsorships- How, Whom and When30 min
10.45 - 11.45 Chairpersons : S Sacchidanand, Gangadaraiah, Randeep GuleriaPanel Discussion - OMAG (past, present and future)60 minModerator:
Sunil Raina
Santhosh Soans
Ishwar Gilada
Raman Kumar
Rakesh P Srivastava
Ramesh Bhat M
Praveen Aggarwal
Sudhir Chaudhri
Venkatram Mysore
11.45 - 12.45DASIL Session - Dermatosurgery from across the globe
Chairperson :
Rajendra Singh

Co Chair :
T Salim
Introductory remarks05 min Venkataram Mysore
President DASIL
Laser lipolysis10 minRajendra Singh
Treating cellulite15 min Doris Hexsel
Rhinoplasty- what the dermatosurgeon should know?10 min Aniketh Venkataram
Treating ear lobe keloids10 minT Salim
Q And A10 min
Hall 9 : Cosmo
09.30 - 10.00 Plenary session Hall 1 IADVL Oration
HIV-Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Tracking the Epidemic
30 minVinay Kulkarni
10.30 - 11.30Free paper 27
Chairperson :
Eswari L
Trichoscopic evaluation of early effects of minoxidil therapy in patterned hair loss6 min Minal Singh
Evaluation of nerve involvement in Hansens disease by a newer technique - High resolution ultrasonography(HRUS)6 minSalecha Akshay Jain
Dermoscopic Findings In Response To Treatment And Assessment Of Prognosis6 minAswath Rajan
clinicoetiological study of steven johnson syndrome - toxic epidermolysis spectrum and correlation between scorten and patient outcome.6 min Shivani Sharma
Trends of steroid modified tinea at tertiary care hospital in central Rajasthan6 min Rakesh Kumar
Clinico-mycological and immunological co-relation in dermatophytosis6 minRishi Goel
To evaluate the role of Glycolic Acid peel in superficial nail plate abnormalities6 minNoopur Jain
clinical study of non venereal diseases of genitalia in a tertiary care hospital6 minPottipati Preetham
11.30 - 12.30Free paper 28
Chairperson :
Madura C
Ranjitha R
Pattern of skin disorders in food handlers of Kashmir valley6 min Insha Latif
Apremilast in moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis: An open label, single arm prospective study of 62 patients6 minNavin Chaudhary
clinicoepidemiological and dermatoscopic study of alopecia areata(AA) in a tertiary-care hospital6 minSmriti Choudhary
Changing trends in leprosy scenario at tertiary care centre in Bhopal6 minAnil Gour
Role of Dermoscopy in assessing stability of vitiligo6 minDhiya Philomina
Autologous fat transfer – A promising therapeutic modality for scars6 minHarsha. S
Clinical and dermoscopic spectrum: Novel findings in interesting cases6 minVishalakshi Viswanath
A Descriptive study of the clinico-epidemiological factors related to lichen planus & its clinical variants at a tertiary care hospital6 minAnkit Gupta
Hall 13
09.30 - 10.00 Plenary session Hall 1 IADVL Oration

HIV-Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Tracking the Epidemic
30 minVinay Kulkarni
10.30 - 11.30Free paper 29
Chairperson :
Samipa Mukherjee
Nerve conduction study - can it diagnose leprosy early?6 min Karthik Sunki
cutaneous manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus and their correlation with specific autoantibodies6 minMeerabai Mohanty
Mole surgeries: our experience with 35 patients6 minLaxmi Horatti
Dermatoses In Adolescence : A Clinico-Epidemiological Study6 minP Nikhilesh Reddy
Comparative study of topical Glutathione vs Glutathione microinjections vs topical Tranexamic acid vs Tranexamic acid microinjections in melasma - an open label randomised study.6 minBoopathy Nagarajan P R
A Study on dermatological comorbidities in psoriasis6 minKovi Sneha
A study on allergen pattern in allergic contact dermatitis using patch testing6 minNeethu Mary George
Surgical matricectomy vs phenolisation in the treatment of ingrown toenails: An RCT6 minChandana Shajil
11.30 - 12.30Free paper 30
Chairperson :
Bharat Singhania
An ongoing observational study of adverse events of Apremilast in 84 patients in office based practice froRadhika V Kaujalgim Bengaluru,India.6 min Radhika V Kaujalgi
Cryo Surgery In The Management Of Skin Tumour Since 19826 minKalyan Banerjee
A Study Of Clinicoepidemiological Pattern Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases In Children At A Tertiary Health Care Centre6 minSonal Jain
Safety Of Performing Chemical Peels In Patients On Oral Isotretinoin For Acne: Myth Or Truth!6 minSreelalitha V
cancer chemotherapy induced nail changes6 minJiss Elizabeth Sebastian
Cutaneous amyloidosis: Update 2018!6 minMahesh Unni
Histological analysis of borderline tuberculoid granuloma and concordance with clinical features6 minDhanya S
Chemoimmobilization to improve the outcomes of scar revision surgery6 minDinesh Jayaram

IADVL Business Meeting

Thursday, 17th January 2019
09.00 - 09.30 IADVL EC 2018 Meeting (IADVL Hall)
09.30 - 10.15 IADVL Constitution Committee 2018 Meeting (IADVL Hall)
10.15 - 11.00 IADVL Finance Committee 2018 Meeting (IADVL Hall)
11.00 - 11.30 IADVL Academy Members & SIG Coordinators 2018 Meeting of Closing Year 2018 (IADVL Hall)
12.00 - 17.00 Combined Central Council Meeting (CCM) & General Body Meeting (GBM) of Closing Year 2018 (IADVL Hall)
18.00 onwards DERMACON INTERNATIONAL 2019 Inaugural Function (Hall A)
Friday, 18th January 2019
09.00 - 09.40 IADVL EC 2019 Meeting (IADVL Hall)
09.40 - 10.10 IADVL Ambaby Oration (Hall A)
10.10 - 10.30 Presidential Address (Hall A)
10.30 - 11.00 HQ building committee meeting (IADVL Hall)
11.00 - 11.45 IADVL Academy Members (IADVL Hall)
11.45 - 12.30 SIG Coordinators Meeting of Commensing Year 2019 (IADVL Hall)
12.30 - 13.30 Meeting with International Society presidents and secretaries (IADVL Hall)
14.00 - 14.45 Meetings with Central Finance Committee (IADVL Hall)
14.45 - 16.45 Meeting with IADVL State Presidents & Secretaries (IADVL Hall)
16.45 - 17.15 Meeting with DERMACON 2020 Organizing Committees (IADVL Hall)
17.15 - 17.45 Meeting with IJDVL & IDOJ Editorial Team (IADVL Hall)
17.45 - 18.15 GBM of DVL Welfare Trust (IADVL Hall)
18.15 - 19.30 Meeting with Industry (IADVL Hall)
Saturday, 19th January 2019
08.30 - 10.00 IGNQPP National Finals (Hall A)
10.00 - 10.30 IADVL Systopic Oration (Hall A)
10.30 - 11.00 IADVL Observership Program Meeting (IADVL Hall)
11.00 - 12.00 IADVL Research Grant Session (Hall A)
12.00 - 13.00 IADVL Felicitation Day Function (Hall A)
14.00 - 17.00 Combined CCM & GBM of Commencing Year 2019 (IADVL Hall)
Sunday, 20th January 2019
09.00 - 09.30 IADVL EC 2019 Meeting (IADVL Hall)
09.30 - 10.00 IADVL Oration (Hall A)
10.00 - 10.15 IADVL Quiz Committee 2019 Meeting (IADVL Hall)
10.15 - 10.30 Meeting of IADVL PG Education Taskforce (IADVL Hall)
10.30 - 11.30 Meeting with IADVL Committee Chairs & Conveners (IADVL Hall)
11.30 Onwards OMAG Meeting
12.30 - 13.30 DERMACON INTERNATIONAL 2019 Valedictory Function (Hall A)

For Further Details on Conference Programme Please Contact
Dr. Prabhakar Sangolli # +91 9945684806
Dr. B. S. Chandrashekar # +91 9980468355
Dr. Ragunath Shivanna # +91 9886520848
Dr. Savitha A. S. # +91 9880512166

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