Derma Club Kollam on behalf of IADVL Kerala is thrilled to extend our warmest invitation to you for the upcoming CUTICON Kerala 2023, set to take place in the captivating city of Kollam on 25th and 26th November 2023 at the Quilon Beach Hotel.

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Scientific Schedule

Time Topic Speaker Chairperson
08:00 Lighting the Lamp Patrons
08:10 - 08.50 Dr P T Pillai Hall: Dr Sreelatha Memorial Futuristic Dermatology Award Competition
1. The Smart Skin Solution: AI Driven Dermatology Dr Regina Jacob Brahmakulam Dr George Kurien
2. CRISPR-Cas9: Harnessing bacterial defence to script a genetic cure for Psoriasis
Dr Sanjana Roy
3. Skin Organoids: The Promising Horizon of Dermatology
Dr Ann Liza Tharakan
4. Third Generation Ultrasound Assisted Liposuction: Advances in Safety and Techniques of Body Contouring Surgery Dr Jai Pillai
Dr B Balachandran Hall : Free paper Session 1
1. Haim-Munk syndrome associated with ichthyosis in three siblings in an Indian consanguineous family caused by homozygous mutation in CTSC gene: Dr Meera Lalu Dr Sasidharan Pillai V
2. Tracing the psychosocial undertones in skin conditions – a case report of dermatitis artefacta Dr Rekha Vijayan
3. A rare coexistence of two malignant conditions Dr Leny Mathew
4. Dermatomyositis -systemic lupus overlap syndrome Dr Aleesha S Thaj
5. Unravelling the puzzling case of erosive balanitis Dr Ammu Shanmughan
6. Insect bite reactions-not always simple: an unusual case report Dr Soumya Limson
7. Plasma cell gingivitis – an enigma Dr Anju Joseph
8.50 - 09:10 Difficult to treat Pemphigus: the way forward Dr Pradeep Nair S Dr T P Thankappan
09:10 - 09:20 Audience Quiz Segment 1
09:20 - 09.40 Dr P T Pillai Hall: Re-envisioning the care for LGBTQIA patients: A Dermatologist’s perspective Dr Surya Ravindran Dr George Kurien
Dr B Balachandran Hall The novel Ozenoxacin 2% Cream & it’s role in acne Management Dr Aswini R Dr Geetha Devi M K
09:40 - 10:00 Endocrine evaluation in Dermatologic Disorders Dr Rony Ruben Dr Jacob Thomas
10:00 - 10:30 Tea break
10:30 - 10:50 Systemic therapy in Psoriasis: Don’t shy away Dr Muhammed K Dr Varghese Mathew
10:50 - 11.10 Dr P T Pillai Hall: Romancing Dermatopathology & yearning for more Dr G Nandakumar Dr Priya Prathap
Dr B Balachandran Hall Master class on “Biologicals -What, When & How to prescribe?”
Part 1 Overview (10 mts)
Dr Lavanya Baby Mathew Dr Joan Felicita Samson
Rituximab (15 mts) Dr Ajith Kumar K
Omalizumab (15 mts) Dr Sandeep Lal V
11:10 - 11:20 Audience Quiz Segment 2
11:20 - 12:20 Panel Discussion – “Difficult To treat Facial Dermatoses” Panelists -
Dr Mary Vineetha,
Dr Vinitha Varghese Panicker,
Dr Abel Francis,
Dr Suja Sathyan
Moderator: Dr Smitha Ancy Varghese
12:30 - 13:30 Closing General Body Meeting
13:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:20 Procedural Dermatology: A beginners guide Dr Ashique K T Dr Abdul Samad K
14:20 - 14:40 Reactions & Resistance in Leprosy: An update Dr Ajith Kumar K Dr Sobhanakumari
14:40 - 15:00 In-clinic treatments for Better Practice Dr Annu Jayan Dr Sadeep M S
15:00- 15:10 Dr P T Pillai Hall: Audience Quiz Segment 3
Dr B Balachandran Hall IADVL GSK PG Quiz prelims
15:10 - 15:30 From Pixels to Predictions - Artificial Intelligence in Dermatology Dr Feroze Kaliyadan Dr Najeeba Riyaz
15:30 - 16:30 Panel Discussion: “Optimum Aesthetic Solutions” Panelists -
Dr Salim T,
Dr Rajesh Nair,
Dr Meera James,
Dr Rakhee V Nair
Moderator: Dr David Pudukkadan
18:00 - 19:00 Inauguration/ Installation Ceremony
Followed by Banquet
Day 2 (Nov 26)
Time Topic Speaker Chairperson
08:00 - 09:00 IADVL GSK PG Quiz Finals
09:00 - 09:20 IADVL Kerala Oration Dr Faizal M M, Dr Feroz K
09:20 - 09:40 IADVL Kerala Best PG Thesis Award Dr Lissy Skaria, Dr Anuradha Kakkanatt Babu
09:40 - 10:00 Difficult Acne and Acne scars : Problems and Solutions Dr Niti Khunger Dr Rajiv S, Dr Asokan N
10:00 - 10:30 Tea break
10:30 - 11:00 Master Class on “ Biologicals- What, When & How to prescribe?”
Part 2 Biologicals in Psoriasis (15 mts)
Dupilumab(10 mts)
Dr Vinitha Varghese Panicker
Dr Gopikrishnan Anjaneyan
Dr Rakhesh S V
11:00 - 11:00 Free paper session 2 Dr Radhamony M
11:00 - 12:00 Panel Discussion: Nail Disorders including Onychoscopy Panelists: Dr Niti Khunger, Dr Ashique K T, Dr Feroze Kaliyadan, Dr Jishna P, Dr Sandeep Lal V Moderator: Dr Jayasree Puravoor
12:00 - 13:00 Opening General Body Meeting
13:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 13:50 What is new in Dermatologic Therapeutics & Diagnostics Dr Devan Prakash Dr Thulika Rohan
13:50 - 14:10 Synthetic Probiotics - Boon or Bane? Dr Vandana Kataria Dr Remadevi T J
08:10 - 08.50 Dr P T Pillai Hall: Award Papers Case Reports
1. A female presenting with typical male pattern baldness- a rare case report
Dr Farha P Nazeer
2. Asymptomatic cutaneous nodules as a diagnostic clue in an internal malignancy. Dr Anjana
3. Epidermolyis bullosa acquisita mimicking brunsting-perry pemphigoid Dr Rema Raj
4. 4 A case of Pemphigus vegetans treated with Rituximab Dr Lubna P P
5. Cryptic Encounter-An Unusual Case of Cellulitis Dr Neenu Prasad
6. Cutaneous Sarcoidosis Masquerading as Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus Dr Ridha Padiyath
7. Folliculitis Spinulosa Decalvans: An Agonizing Tale of Scarring Alopecia Dr Anamika
8. Decoding the Mystery: Unveiling Asymptomatic Papules in an Adult Male" Dr Sarath Chandran S R
9. Sirolimus and The Neurofibromatosis Odyssey Dr Aparna K
10. Intriguing Ulcers in a Transplant Recipient Dr Divya Thomas
11. Deciphering a Polychromatic Puzzle Dr Soniya S
12. A Mysterious Nodule on The Nose Dr Nandana T V
13. Hour glass shaped Extragenital Csillag’s disease Dr Joel Tobin
14. A case of lupus pregnancy Dr Krishnapriya S
Dr B Balachandran Hall : Research Studies
1. Rituximab in various dermatological conditions- an ambidirectional cohort study
Dr Karishma George
2. Apremilast in pediatric eczema : a real world study at a tertiary care centre Dr Smruti T
3. Efficacy and safety of intralesional immunotherapy using MMR vaccine for warts Dr.Fathima M
4. A descriptive observational study on clinical and dermoscopic features of polymorphic light eruption Dr Niveditha
5. Knowledge and awareness regarding sexually transmitted infections among patients and bystanders attending the general dermatology outpatient clinic of a teritiary referral centre-a cross -sectional study Dr Akhila G Nair r
6. A Case-Control study to assess the relationship between Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria and levels of serum 25- hydroxy vitamin D Dr Shahnaz A S
7. STI Surge: Exploring the Alarming Rise in Sexually Transmitted Infections: Dr Reshma C
8. Cracking the Connection between Psoriasis, Pruritus, and the Skin Barrier: Dr Regina Jacob Brahmakulam
9. Clinico-Demographic Characteristics of HIV and STD Coinfected Patients : A Retrospective Analysis Dr Aswathy S Laza
16:15 Valedictory Function