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RIP: Dermatology guru Dr A S Thambiah passes away in Chennai

Dr A S Thambiah, often considered as the father of dermatology practice in India, died in Chennai on Wednesday. He was 87. Dr Thambaiah was undergoing treatment for urinary tract infection and fever at K J Hospital, Chennai for a week. He did not respond to medicines and died at 7.18 am, doctors who treated him said.

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