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46th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists

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46th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists

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Extempore Registration is now open for PG Students.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)


The 46th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), DERMACON 2018 proudly introduces the concept of three parallel CMEs catering to different interest groups. The realm of dermatology has changed from a broad speciality  of the yester years to a stream with specific subspecialties. This year we are introducing our academic feast with a balanced approach to all the main prevailing interest groups - General dermatology , Paediatric dermatology, Dermatosurgery & Aesthetic dermatology. The three parallel CMEs will be conducted a day prior to conference, 18th January 2018. Registration and entry will be restricted to one CME per person.

CME Programme Schedule
Date : 18th January 2018

Time : 9:00 am - 5:00pm
Hall A : General Dermatology CME
Hall B : Paediatric Dermatology CME
Hall C : Dermatosurgery & Aesthetic Dermatology CME


  1. Leucocytoclastic vasculitis - A Roadmap to Treatment Options
  2. Persistent Photo reaction - How to diagnose and proceed?
  3. Hand Dermatitis - Relevance of patch test in hand dermatitis
  4. Early interventions in HIV - When? How?
  5. Reemerging STIs - Challenges in Diagnosis and Management
  6. Management of Recurrent ENL (Erythema Nodosum Leprosum)
  7. Nail pigmentation - How alarming it is?
  8. Working model of a Psychodermatology Liaison Clinic - How important is it general dermatology?
  9. Severe, acute adverse cutaneous drug reactions - Ronni


  • Recurrent Pustular Psoriasis
  • Methotrexate contraindicated scenarios
  • Biologicals in Psoriasis - when to use? where to use?

Panel discussion


  1. Paediatric psoriasis
  2. Neonatal infections
  3. Factitial disorders in children
  4. Providing care for patients with rare genetic skin disease
  5. Mastocytosis
  6. Nutritional disorders and skin
  7. Contact dermatitis in children
  8. PR (Pityriasis Rosea) mimics
  9. Drug reactions in children
  • Atypical presentations of Atopic dermatitis
  • Prevention of atopic dermatitis
  • Non pharmacological management of atopic dermatitis

Panel discussion


Foundation course  

  1. Basic Applied anatomy of Face. Facial anatomy for dermatological surgery with regard to risk zones
  2. Anaesthesia - Regional block anaesthesia - face, wrist, ankle. Tumescent anaesthesia
  3. Surgical trolley
  4. Disinfection & sterilisation
  5. Dermatosurgical emergencies & management
  6. Wound management & dressings in Dermatologic surgery


  1. Mid face rejuvenation
  2. PRP and its cosmetic utilities
  3. Procedural liposculpting
  4. Keloids and scars
  5. Litigation in cosmetology
  6. Pearls in dermatosurgical practice
  7. Nonconventional uses of CO2 laser
  8. Prosthesis in cosmetology

Facial melanosis

    • Etiology and differential diagnosis
    • Medical management
    • Procedural  mangement

    Panel discussion



  • Online submission of abstracts opens 05 Mar 2017
  • Abstract submission deadline - Award Paper 31 Aug 2017
  • Abstract submission deadline - Free communication, Post Graduate Thesis based Award Paper¬†and E poster 30 Sep 2017
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