Nov 2018 Supplemental Issue Novel Therapeutics


Milia en plaque at a new site in the adult population successfully treated with a multimodal approach: a case report and review of literature

Kei George J. Rebolledo, MD; Zharlah Gulmatico-Flores, MD, FPDS; Mercedes Buenviaje-Beloso, MD, FPDS

Milia en plaque (MEP) is a rare disorder distinguished clinically by numerous confluent milia on an erythematous base. No more than sixty cases have been reported in literature, majority of which are located on the post-auricular area. Although benign, it poses a cosmetic predicament among patients.

The value of dermoscopy in generalized granuloma annulare: from time of diagnosis to successful treatment with acitretin and narrowband UV-B phototherapy

Marie Claudine Francesca B. Perlas, MD, Elisabeth Ryan, MD, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS

Dermoscopy is traditionally used for diagnosis of cutaneous tumors and malignancies, but it has gained importance in the diagnosis of inflammatory skin diseases such as granuloma annulare (GA). Diagnosis and management of the disease is challenging due to its intractable and recurrent nature. There are few reports on the treatment of granuloma annulare with combination of acitretin and narrowband UV-B phototherapy.

Five percent potassium hydroxide solution for the treatment of anogenital warts: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Shahara Abalos, MD, Jay-V James G. Barit, MD, Francisca D.C. Roa, MD, FPDS

Potassium hydroxide (KOH) is a strong alkali that is effective, safe, and well tolerated in the treatment of different dermatoviruses. No systematic review has been done reporting its efficacy as a treatment for anogenital warts.