Publications

  1. Non pharmacological management of atopic dermatitis. Sebastian Criton, Geethu Gangadharan. Indian J Pediatr Dermatol. 2017; 18(3): 166-73.
  2. Reply to : Effectiveness of weekly azathioprine pulse in the treatment of chronic plaque psoriasis : an open label study . Letter to editor. Clinical and experimental dermatol. 2017; 42(7): 805-806.
  3. The danger hypothesis . Ave Maria. Kerala J of Dermatol Venereol and Leprol . 2017; 11(1): 51-53.
  4. Tumor Necrosis factor . Rajlakshmi V P. Kerala J of Dermatol Venereol and Leprol . 2017; 11(1): 54-58.
  5. A man of hope and forward looking mind. Aravind S. Kerala J of Dermatol Venereol and Leprol . 2017; 11(1): 61-64.
  6. A questionnaire based study on the concepts of protein supplementation in exfoliative dermatitis among dermatologists. Geethu G, S Criton, M.Nazeer. Nepal J Dermatol Venreol Leprol . 2016; 14(1).
  7. Cutaneous tuberculosis – An unusual presentation . Berdy Jose, Sebastian Criton, Divya Surendran. Journal of Turkish Academy of Dermatol. 2016; 10(3).
  8. Self efficacy, perceived social support and quality of life of females with acne and eczema. Livea L, Milu M, Anitta S, S Criton. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, biological and clinical sciences. 2015;6: 1328-1331.
  9. Acquired idiopathic generalized anhidrosis. Geethu Gangadharan, Sebastian Criton and Divya Surendran. Indian Journal of Dermatology. 2015, 60(4) : 422.
  10. A case of erysipeloid presenting as abscesses along the lymphatics. Kundoli Suseela , Sebastian Criton, Santhosh Patil, Geethu Gangadharan. Journal of the Academy of Clinical Microbiologists, 2015; 17 (1): 45-47.
  11. An unusual presentation of greying of hair . Abel Francis, S Criton, Anitta Shojan, Rashmi Philip, Mohamed Nazeer. International Journal of Trichology. 2015; 7(2): 85.
  12. An unusual presentation of varicella . Geethu G , S Criton . J of Turkish Acad Dermatol 2015; 9(4): 1594 c2.
  13. Rituximab in the treatment of pemphigus . Rashmi Mary Philip. Kerala J of Dermatol Venereol and Leprol . 2015; 10: 30-35.
  14. Old friends hypothesis. Anjali Ullas, S Criton. Kerala J of Dermatol Venereol and Leprol . 2015; 10: 69-71.
  15. Stell cells. Geethu G. Kerala J of Dermatol Venereol and Leprol . 2015; 10: 63-68.
  16. Tattoo. Abel Francis . Kerala J of Dermatol Venereol and Leprol . 2015; 10: 55-58.
  17. Evaluation of pH of Bathing Soaps and Shampoos for Skin and Hair Care. Indian J Dermatol. 2014 Sep-Oct; 59(5): 442–444.
  18. Phototherapy in psoriasis. Rashmi Philip. Kerala J of Dermatol Venereol and Leprol . 2014; 9(1): 41-52.
  19. An uncanny presentation of Hailey disease. Shwetha V Rajiv. Kerala J of Dermatol Venereol and Leprol . 2014; 9(1): 57-58.
  20. Pigmentary disorders. Criton S. Perspectives in clinical dermatology.
  21. Toll like receptors . Shwetha V Rajiv. Kerala J of Dermatol Venereol and Leprol . 2014; 9(1): 65-68.
  22. Micropigmentation in vitiligo of Lateral lower lip. Abel Francis, Sebastian criton, Anitta shojan, Rashmi philip Journal of Cutaneous Aesthetic Surgery, 2013 ; 6(4) : 236 -237.
  23. Mechanism of adverse drug reaction . Perspective in clinical dermatology ‘Drug reaction’ Vol. 11. 2012 p4-13.
  24. Xeroderma pigmentosum. Abel Francis. Indian J of Pediatr dermatol. 2012; 13(1): 31.
  25. Periorbital mass with cellulitis caused by dirofilaria. Joseph K, Vinayakumar A R, Criton S, Visnhu M S. Indian J Med. Microbiol 2011; 29: 431-3.
  26. Oral Antifungals - Perspective in Dermatology 2011 Vol. 10
  27. Xeroderma pigmentosum – Perspective in Dermatology 2011 Vol. 9
  28. Classification and clinical – psychocutaneous disorders . Abel Francis. Kerala Journal of Dermatol , Venereol and Leprol. 2011; Vol 7, No.1: 19-22.
  29. Psychological management of dermatology disorders. ,Milu Maria Anto, S Criton. Kerala Journal of Dermatol , Venereol and Leprol. 2011; Vol 7, No.1: 29-33.
  30. Mucormycosis . Photofeature. Anitta Shojan. Kerala Journal of Dermatol , Venereol and Leprol. 2011; Vol 7, No.1: 47-48.
  31. Photodermatology. Criton S. Perspectives in clinical dermatology 2011. Vol. 9. 4-13.
  32. Antifungal agents. Perspectives in clinical dermatology 2011. Vol.10, 6-24.
  33. Subcutaneous panniculitis- like T- cell lymphoma - a case report. Abel Francis, Sandhya Acharya, Anitta Shojan, Rashmi Mary Philip, S.Criton. Indian Journal of Dermatology- 2010; 55 (3), p290-292.
  34. Kasabach Merritt syndrome: Management with interferon. Sandhaya A, Kalyani P, Abel Francis, Criton S, Parvathi V K. Indian journal of dermatology. 2010; 55(3):281-283.
  35. Asthma in patients with atopic dermatitis. Sandhya A, Kalyani P. Indian J of Pedtr dermatol 2010;Vo. 12(1): 06-09.
  36. Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome. Anitta S, Criton S, Sandhya A, Abel F. Indian J of pediatr dermatol ; 2010: Vol 12 (1): 34-37
  37. An Indian infant with epidermolysis bullosa simplex with mottled pigmentation. Criton S, KLPD Seneviwickrama. Indian J of pediatr dermatol. 2010; Vol 12(1) : 54-56.
  38. Lipoatrophia semicircularis. Abel Francis. Kerala J of Dermatol, Venereol and Leprol. 2010; Vol.6 (1).
  39. Juvenile acanthosis nigricans – a prospective study. Rashmi Mery P, Criton S, Sandhya A, Abel Francis, Anitta S. Indian J of Pediatric Dermatology 2009; 12: 2-5.
  40. Attitude of adolescents towards acne – Anitta S, Criton S, Sandhya A, Abel Francis, Rashmi Mary P. Indian J of Pediatric Dermatology. 2009 ; 12: 9-12.
  41. Wiscott Aldrich syndrome – Sandhya A, Kalyani P, Abel Francis, Criton S, Parvathi. Indian J of Pediatric Dermatology. 2009; 12: 34-36.
  42. Self inflicted and simulated skin disease in children – diverse clinical presentations – Abel Francis, Criton S, Sandhya A, Anitta S, Rashmi Mary P, Seneviwickrama KLPD. Indian J of Pediatric Dermatology. 2009; 12: 41-44.
  43. Clinical pediatr dermatology – Davinder Mohan Thappa . Criton S. Indian J Dermatol Venereol and leprol 2009;75: 231.
  44. Bullous pemphigoid associated with carcinoma lung. Sandhya Acharya , Abel Francis, Anitta Shojan, S. Criton, Shobha Subramaniam , Kerala J of Dermatol, Venereol and Leprol 2007, 4: 30-32.
  45. Noonan’s syndrome associated with lymphangioma circumscriptum and bluish white nails. Abel Francis, Sandhya Acharya, Anitta Shojan, S.Criton, Kerala J of Dermatol, Venereol and Leprol 2007, 4: 58-60.
  46. Metastatic Crohn’s disease. Criton S. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1998; 64: 80-2.
  47. Profiles of leishmaniasis in Central Kerala . Criton S, Devi K, Sridevi P K, Asokan P U. Indian J of Dermatology. 1997; 42(2) : 71-4.
  48. Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma with paraproteinaemia. Criton S, Asokan P U, Pailey S, Kuttappan S S. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1996; 62: 383-5.
  49. Lip leishmaniasis . Criton S, Devi K, Sridevi , P U Asokan . Indian J of Dermatol Venereol and Leprol . 1995; 61(5) : 303-304.

Fellowship in Paediatric dermatology

Paediatric dermatology is a sub specialty of Dermatology gaining importance during the recent years. This is because of the awareness that pediatric dermatology has a number of differences from adult dermatology such as clinical presentation, natural courses of the disease, the different stress areas in management and the quality of life issues. Moreover there is a demand from the general public for specialized care for their children. From the academic point , there are a lot more to be done to fill the gaps in this growing sub-specialty . So it is thought that if specialists are trained in this field more focused care may be given and hence a betterment of the specialty.

Fellowship in Dermatosurgery

Dermatosurgery and cosmetology is an upcoming hot subspecialty of dermatology , especially for the enthusiastic new generation dermatologists. The specialty had given a face lift to the traditional dermatology, that made this attractive. Moreover after the economic boom there is tremendous demand from the general public for this specialized tailor made specialty . So it is decided to generate well trained and fine tuned specialist in this field for a better tomorrow.

Our mission is to provide outstanding patient care, train and mentor the next generation of dermatologist and conduct fruitful research on dermatological diseases their treatment.