The major role of Dermatologist is to provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of the complex skin conditions including Psoriasis, Eczema, severe Acne and Rosacea, Drug eruptions, and Urticaria. Moreover, the scope of the medical dermatology also includes autoimmune bullous disorders such as Pemphigus, Bullous Pemphigoid, Connective tissue disorders (Morphea), and skin infections.
Medical dermatologists are able to look at skin and make a diagnosis of an underlying, potentially more sinister illness in a wide range of populations, spanning from neonates to adults. These conditions can be very complex as a result of the underlying pathology and examples include autoimmune disorders like systemic lupus erythematosus, genodermatoses; for instance, neurofibromatosis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s disease) and infections like HIV. Very often, Dermatologist is the first specialist physician who is saving patient’s life making the Diagnosis of the dangerous disease through the assessment of the early very subtle skin changes.