Dermatology, Venerology & Leprology

About the Department

The DVL department is established in Narayana medical college and Hospital, Chintareddypalem, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh in the year 2000. We are providing services to the patients, most of them belong to low socioeconomic status and from rural areas. We are conducting free camps and Awareness programs at various villages and educational institutions regularly.

The average OP per day will be about 200, which includes both New & Old. We have 60 beds for inpatients.

Our department has attached laboratories for both OP and male and female wards separately to do routine investigations and special dermatological investigations

We have adequate infrastructure and well trained, academically interested, research oriented and well experienced teaching faculty to teach and train undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Postgraduate courses(MD & DDVL) started in our department since 2006 with admissions for 1 MD & 1 DDVL candidates and subsequently DDVL is converted in to MD and total 0f 5 seats were allotted in 2012and a total of 5 MD seats were permitted and recognised by MCI and NMC.

Case presentations, CME programs, topic discussions, seminar, symposia, slide discussions, journal clubs, clinico-pathological conferences, group discussions, spotter discussions, webinars and computer assisted learning programs are being conducted regularly.

We have adequate number of textbooks, color atlas, histopathology slides,national and international DVL journals, CDs and other audiovisual aids and equipment for teaching and training undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Name of all the Faculty Numbers

Professor Dr. A. Vijaya Mohan Rao
Dr. A. Sumalatha
Dr. P. Penchala Reddy
Assoc. Prof. Dr. M. Swarna Kumar
Asst. Prof. Dr. S.Swetha
Dr. Mudireddy.Alekhya
Sr. Residents Dr.S.Shabana
Dr.Uday kiran Raja

Equipment / services available in the department:

  • Fractional CO2 laser for scar revision.
  • Diode laser for hair removal
  • Switched NdYag laser for pigmented lesions and Tattoo removal
  • Electrocautrey machine
  • Radio frequency cautery machine
  • Chemical peels
  • Cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen and Nitrous oxide
  • PUVA therapy unit (NBUVB & UVA)
  • Punch grafting
  • Microdermabrasion equipment
  • Iontophoresis
  • Tattoo machine
  • Dermajet injector
  • Biopsy
  • Microneedlingequipment
  • Platelet rich plasma procedure kit
  • Comedon extractor


  1. A paper on CUTANEOUS NEONATAL LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS’ by Dr .C.Vijay Krishna, has been published in the pubmed indexed international journal ‘Archives Disease in Childhood’. [May-June 2011 edition].
  2. A paper on ‘Cutaneous manifestations in patients with chronic kidney disease on maintenance Haemodialysis’ published in ISRN online Journal. Vol.12 by Prof. A.Vijaya Mohan Rao and Dr. G. Madhusudhan Reddy.
  3. A paper on “Hobnail Hemangioma on the trunk” has been published in Dermatology on line Journal 19(5):10 by Dr. Krishna.C.Vijay, Prof.A.Vijaya Mohan Rao, G.Madhusudhan Reddy, Senthil Kumar A.L.
  4. An article on “Treatment of Chancroids” published in the “antiseptic” Journal, vol: 88(12): P 640 by Prof. A.Vijaya Mohan Rao .
  5. Vulvar syringomas in a human immunodeficiency virus-infected
  6. Annular elastolytic giant cell granuloma. Indian Journal of Dermatokpathology and Diagnostic Dermatology, 2016;3:24-5. By Dr. Naveen Kumar HVS, Udaykiran Raja, Bhanu Prakash.patient: a rare presentationM. Avisa Rao, H.V.S. Naveen Kumar, Nataraj C.Hiremath, A.Rajamma2 Egyptian Journal of Dermatology and Venereology, Vol. No. , December 2016.
  7. An article Clinico-Mycological Study of Dermatophytosis – Our Experience by Dr. H. Krishna Santosh, Dr. Avisa Vijaya Mohan Rao. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci(2015)4(7): 695-702.
  8. Srirama L. Serum concentration of 25-hydroxy vitamin D in psoriatic patients in a tertiary care hospital – A case control study. IAIM, 2016; 3(1): 97-104.
  9. A Case Control Study: Evaluation of Serum Vitamin D Levels and Vitamin a.  B12 Levels in Vitiligo. Latha Srirama JMSCR Volume 04 Issue 04 April.
  10. Palmar pigmentation: An unusual presentation in alkaptonuria. Pigment, 2016; 3(1):49-51. by Dr. Naveen Kumar HVS, Dr. Nataraj C. Hiremath, N. Bhuvanashree, Dr. A. Vijaya Mohan Rao.
  11. Prevalence of rare dermtoses manifesting at intertrigenous areas A prospective study, ijamscr/Volume2/Issue 4 Oct-Dec-2014. By Dr. Praneeth NG, Prasad PVS, Kaviarasan PK.
  12. Therra Firma-Forme Dermatosis – A Case Report with Review of Literature, 2015 Vol5(1) January-April,pp.67-70/Nethra et al. Nethra T., Prasad P.V.S., Kaviarasan P.K and Praneeth N.G.
  13. Dermatological Manifestations-Are They Specific Markers For Systemic Involvement In Sle? 2015; Vol. 4, Issue 92, November 16; Page: 15749-15755, DOI: 10.14260/jemds/2015/2275 V. Hithyshi, S. Dhanyasree, B. V, Ramachandra, C. Subhashini, G. Ajay Kumar, V. G. Surya Narayana, V. Srilakshmi, Y. Padmasri .
  14. Focal palmoplantar keratoderma with mutilating arthropathy: An interesting case report. 2014; Vol. 3, Issue: 2, Page 114-117 by Bendapudi Venkata Ramachandra,  Krishna PV RaoV HithyshiLakshmi S Jhansi
  15. Nevus Of Ota With Overlying Vitiligo – A Case Report *Swetha Yarramachu1, Bijina Kd2 And Aneesh Samayam3.2016 Vol.5 (3) July-September, pp. 9-10/Yarramachu et al.
  16. Indian Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology. Dr. Swetha. Y On Clinical Pattern of deformities and disabilities in leprosy Patients in rural Bangalore – A two years study at tertiary level hospital, July-September 2017;3(3):101-109.
  17. Spectrum of cutaneous manifestations in diabetes mellitus and their association with duration of diabetes mellitus: An observational study in a tertiary care hospital of South India. Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists. 2017; 27 (3): 252-258.
  18.  study on serum copper, zinc and selenium trace element levels in Psoriasis. Indian J Clin Exp Dermatol 2019;5(3):239-242. Mohan Rao V, Deepthi M, Ramalingam K, Prasad Naidu M, V.Shaik M
  19. Unusual presentation of icthyosis in children, A case series.Indian Journal of Medical Case Reports ISSN:2319-3832 (online) 2019 Vol.8(3)July- september. pp.1-4/Hema et al.
  20. Aureobasidium opportunistic fungal Infection- Oddity of species invariably heaves the clinicians attention. Indian J Clin Exp 2019;5(3):255-257.july ,Reddy UVSA, Kumar MP, Rao AVM,
  21. “Unilateral Anhidrosis – A Rare Entity Brought Into View by Unilateral Miliaria Rubra.” IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS), vol.18, no.10, 2019, pp 13-15 Dr.G.Anusha.
  22. Mycoses Fungoides in a Child-A rare case report. Priya et al. Indian journal of medical case reports 2019 vol.8 (4) Oct-Dec.pp-10-12.
  23. SLE In Males: A Case series study of a Rare Entity journal of dental and medical sciences Dec-2019,vol-18,pp-14-18
  24. Epidemiological and diagnostic study of onychomycosis (Indian Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology),July-September,2018;4(3),pg no:250-259, Author: R. Sandeep Kumar
  25. Reddy JVS, Rao AVM, Madhavulu B, Kudagi BL, Mohan PR. A Randomized open label parallel group study comparing the safety, effectiveness and adherence between 2% fusidic acid cream versus 1% retapamulin ointment in children with impetigo. Int J Basic Clin Pharmacol 2019;8:1-7 march.
  26. A clinical study of primary cutaneous localized amyloidosis, International journal of Research in Dermatology. 2020, Nov:6 (6) 759-765. Dr.Ch Sahithi, Dr.Rao. AVM
  27. Dystrophic epidermolysis Bullosa – Case series of Crystal skin children, Indian Journal of Research, September 2020 issue – 9 Dr.Madhulika, Dr.R.Sree kala
  28. Combination of topical tacrolimus and oral doxycycline in management of stasis dermatitis due to chronic venous insufficiency: a tertiary care centre experience of nellor, andhra pradesh.experience of nellor, andhra Pradesh by – INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH | Volume-9 | Issue-5 | May – 2020 | PRINT ISSN No. 2250 – 1991 Dr.Ch. Sahithi



  1. Free Paper Presentation on “VULVAR SYRINGOMAS” at DERMACON – 2015, held at Mangalore, On Feb12-15. By Dr. A. Rajamma.

DERMAZONE (South zone),

  1. “A unique presentation of an unusual pigmentation alkaptunuric ochronosis” at DERMAZONE (South zone), 2015; Guntur. By Dr. Bhuvanashree.
  2. Is Early Onset AGA Associated to Metabolic Syndrome and Insulin Resistance in Males? A Case-Control Study at DERMAZONE (South zone), 2015; Guntur. By Dr. Hithyshi.


  1. Role of PRF in healing of trophic ulcers in leprosy- Real or myth? at APCUTICON, ELURU, 2016. By Dr. Bhuvanashree. N


  1. Acne vulgaris: An insight into a new beginning at DERMACON, Jan, 2017; Kolkatta. By Dr. Bhuvanashree. N.
  2. A New Novel Stain for the Diagnosis Of Dermtophytoses at MIDDERMACON 12th August 2017. By Dr. B. Kavya

Dermazone South

  1. Multiple Hyper chromatic Hypertrichotic Plexiform Neurofibromas Clinically Mimicking Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevi with Bathing Trunk Calms in a Case of Neurofibromatosis by Dr. NG. Praneeth
  2. Idiopathic Eruptive Macular Pigmentation-A Rare Mimic Of Many Pigmentary Disorders by Dr. NG. Praneeth
  3. Multiple Hyper chromatic Hypertrichotic Plexiform Neurofibromas Clinically Mimicking Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevi with Bathing Trunk Calms in a Case of Neurofibromatosis by Dr. NG. Praneeth.
  4. Idiopathic Eruptive Macular Pigmentation-A Rare Mimic Of Many Pigmentary Disorders by Dr. NG. Praneeth
  5. Denovo molluscum leprosum (chistoid hansens) in Pregnancy in Post – Elimination Era by Dr. P. Srilatha
  6.  Erythematous papules and hyperhidrosis over the Nose: A Nose for thought granulasis rubra Nasi by Dr. Anusha. V
  7. Gaint pigmented Bowels Disease – A rare case report by Dr. M. H. Vinuthna


  1. A Clinicoepidemiological Comparitive Study Of Intertrigenous Dermatoses In Obese And Non Obese Individuals by Dr. NG Praneeth
  2. Juvenile Atypical Pityriasis rubra pilaris associated with photosensitivity and freckles – A rare presentation by Dr. D. Joya
  3. Zinsser-Cole-Engmann syndrome – A rare case report by Dr.R.Bhanu Prakash
  4. Denovo Molluscum leprosum  (histoid leprosy) in pregnancy  in the post elimination era- A rare case report by Dr. P. Srilatha
  5. A rare case report of Frontal fibrosing alopecia coexisting with lichen planopilaris by Dr. Anusha.Vakati,
  6. Erythematous Papules And Hyperhirosis Over The Nose: A Nose For Thought – Granulosis Rubra Nasi Dr. Anusha Vakati

Year -2018


  1. Missed Opportunity to diagnose subungual melanoma – A rare case Dr.Ng Praneeth



  1. Idiopathic eruptive macular pigmentation – A rare mimic of many pigmentory disorders. By Dr.Ch..Sahithi
  2. Unusual Presentations of Ichthyotic disorders in children- A case series By.Dr.Hemakantha
  3. Systemic lupus erythematous in males- An overlooked diagnosis by Dr.GB.Pavani

MID- Dermacon

  1. Case series of mycoses fungoides- A masquerader in dermatology by Dr.Vishnun priya
  2. Unilateral anhidrosis- a rare entity brought into view by unilateral miliaria rubra by Dr.G.Anusha


  1. Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa – case series of crystal skin children by    Dr.S.Madhulika
  2. Papillion lefevre syndrome – A case series by .Dr.T.Pravallika
  3. Divergent verrucous presentations – Unanticipated histopathological discovery by R.Sreekala
  4. Rare fungal infections in renal transplant recipients- Melange of species with mystifying oddities by Dr.A.Sreekala

 Year – 2020