Listen2Me (Photo credit: beapen) During my early days in dermatology, I used to notice a rare condition being written as diagnosis by a senior colleague for few patients on their file. The condition was called GOK. I had absolutely no idea what this elusive condition GOK was, and I asked […]


Axillary Pigmentation
The article below describes the use of topical niacinamide and topical desonide in axillary hyperpigmentation from the Dovepress journal:¬†Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology. Axillary hyperpigmentation is considered a cosmetic condition in this part of the world, except in conditions like acanthosis nigricans or axillary freckling. I generally view studies on […]

Axillary hyperpigmentation

English: Ribbon image of human PDGF receptor beta in complex with PDGF-B. This image was created using Pymol, based on 3MJG in the Protein Data Bank. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Did you read Part 1? OK, Let us start our discussion on PRP with the Platelet Derived Growth Factor (PDGF) that […]

Platelet-derived growth factor (PRP Part 2)

Way back in 2006, I wrote a casual article about dermatology dissertation / thesis topics in this blog. It was about a book on evidence based dermatology. It mentioned some mundane topics with established treatment ideas but little experimental evidence. I recommended this book for thesis ideas. Over the years […]

Dermatology Dissertation / Thesis Topics