Dr. Sangamithra's Profile
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Skin cancer is an abnormal growth of skin cells. It can develop due to a continuous exposure to sun over the years.
A detailed account of radiation, its mode of action, side effects and dosage in the treatment of cancer.
Sleeping sickness or Trypanosomiasis is a vector-borne parasitic disease which can trigger life-threatening complications in the absence of treatment
AIDS/HIV - Common Opportunistic Infections
Kaposi sarcoma develops below the skin surfaces or in mucous membranes of mouth, nose or anus and appears as lumps
Leprosy, caused by Mycobacterium leprae, affects any organ like skin, eyes, mucosa, periphery nerves or any other organ. It can cause irreversible disfigurement of the extremities and nerve damage.