Interdepartmental Scientific Meeting on “Leprosy”

Interdepartmental Scientific Meeting on “Leprosy”

An Interdepartmental Scientific Meeting on “Leprosy” was held by the Departments of Ophthalmology and Dermatology on 16/07/18

The meeting was conducted under the guidance of Dr. H T Venkate Gowda, Professor and Head, Department of Ophthalmology and Dr. Sathyanarayana, Professor and Head, Department of Dermatology. Teaching faculty, postgraduates from both the departments actively participated in this event.

Dr. Shruthi Bidarkar final year postgraduate student from the Department of Dermatology presented cutaneous manifestations of leprosy. Dr. Chandana S, II year postgraduate student from the Department of Ophthalmology presented the ocular manifestations.

The presentations were followed by a discussion among the students and professors on the cutaneous features, ocular manifestations and the need for early diagnosis and prompt treatment in patients with leprosy.