May 2020

Volume 29, Number 1

Official Publication of the Philippine Dermatological Society
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Editorial

Writing in the time of COVID-19 pandemic

Over the past few months, the lives we knew fundamentally changed. Normal social life and work have come to a stop . The pandemic effect on the economy is devastating and the effect on the income of physicians has been worse. Academic activities have also been greatly...

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Methodologic Review

Clinical Trials

Observational Studies

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Let's Hear From a Colleague

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Case Reports

Wells’ syndrome in an 18-year-old Filipino female: a case report

Wells’ syndrome in an 18-year-old Filipino female: a case report

Jarische Frances S. Lao-Ang, MD and Claudine Yap-Silva, MD, FPDSABSTRACT Introduction: - Case Report: This is a case of an 18-year-old Filipino female with no known comorbidities, who presented with a three-year history of recurrent erythematous papules, vesicles, and...

Crusted (Norwegian) scabies in an infant: a case report

Crusted (Norwegian) scabies in an infant: a case report

Samantha E. Nadela, MD, Marie Claudine Francesca B. Perlas, MD,  Heirich Fevrier P. Manalili, MD, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS ABSTRACT Introduction: Norwegian or crusted scabies is a rare and highly contagious form of skin parasitosis caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var....

Rhinophyma on hemangioma: a diagnostic conundrum

Rhinophyma on hemangioma: a diagnostic conundrum

Danica-Grace R. Tungol, MD, Miguel Remigio T. Maralit, MD, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS ABSTRACT Introduction: Rhinophyma, aside from persistent centrofacial redness is a major diagnostic criteria for rosacea. Phyma may be mistaken for hypertrophy of tissue due to an...

Basal cell nevus syndrome in a 48-year-old Filipino

Basal cell nevus syndrome in a 48-year-old Filipino

Katrina Erika R. Habaluyas, MD-MBA, Cynthia Ciriaco-Tan, MD, FPDSABSTRACT Introduction: Basal cell nevus syndrome is not a common disorder. It has an estimated prevalence of 1 in 57,000-164,000 persons.1,2 It presents as a spectrum of phenotypic abnormalities that...

What Lies Beneath

Tropical Grove

Widespread hemorrhagic varicella in 2 cases of HIV-AIDS

Widespread hemorrhagic varicella in 2 cases of HIV-AIDS

Authors: Katrina Rose G. Baluyot, MD, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS, Heirich Fevrier P. Manalili, MDAbstract Introduction: Varicella or commonly known as chicken pox is caused by varicella-zoster virus (VZV) that is usually seen as a vesicular eruption in children. It...

Brief Communication

Nevus comedonicus in a Filipino girl

Nevus comedonicus in a Filipino girl

Authors:Lim, Elize Maria Therese U., MDaCarpio, Benedicto dL, MD, FPDSbRegalado-Morales, Eileen, MD, FPDSbTanglao-De Guzman, Amelita, MD, FPDSbLapitan-Torres, Armelia, MD, FPDSbAbstract Nevus comedonicus is a rare developmental anomaly of the pilosebaceous unit...

Impetigo herpetiformis in a 33-year-old  Filipino female

Impetigo herpetiformis in a 33-year-old Filipino female

Authors:Rita Chan Noble, MDHeirich Fevrier P. Manalili, MDElisabeth Ryan, MDMa. Teresita G. Gabriel, MD, FPDSAbstract Introduction: Impetigo herpetiformis is a rare pustular disorder that affects pregnant women. It is also otherwise termed as “pustular psoriasis of...

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