Report - CME on Pigmentary
State Level CME on Pigmentary Disorders of Face – An Update, Basaveshwara Medical College and Hospital, Chitradurga.
Zonal CME on “Pigmentary Disorders of Face – An Update” was held on 26 July 2014 at Basaveshwara Medical College and Hospital, Chitradurga. A total number of 180 delegates participated in this event.
The CME began with opening speech on Introduction and Classification of Hypopigmentary disorders by Dr C.N. Parvathi. Dr M. Yogendra gave a lecture on Classification of Hyperperpigmentary disorders. This was followed by a talk on Medical Line of Management of Pigmentary disorders by Dr S.Chidambara Murthy, where he spoke on various therapeutic agents used in pigmentary disorders. Dr Umashankar Nagaraju spoke on Surgical Management of Vitiligo. Dr C. Mahesh Kumar spoke about the limitations in treatment of pigmentary disorders.
Post lunch session started with a talk on Surgical Management of pigmentary disorders with special emphasis on Chemical Peels by Dr Raghu M. T. There was also a panel discussion moderated by Dr M. Yogendra on Facial Pigmentation which involved senior dermatologists, Dr S. Anandappa, Dr Prakasham Setty as well as the guest speakers.
Two hours of CME credit points were awarded to this CME by Karnataka Medical Council.
Bandipur Skin Camp
A free camp for tribals of Bandipur forest range was jointly organized by Karnataka Forest Department through Chief Forest Officer, Mr. Kantharaj and Mysore Dermatology Society (R) on 12/07/2014. Nearly 50 patients were examined, laboratory tests were conducted and free medicines were distributed.
Dr Y. M. Shivakumar (President), Dr K .A. K. Surendran ( Secretary), Dr D P Jayanth (Treasurer), Dr H Bangaru, Dr H Raghavendra, Dr Rithvi tej and Dr Ashwini conducted the skin camp.