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.
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.
Rowena Natividad S. Flores-Genuino, MD, FPDS, MsC
Herbal medicine is commonly used in dermatology in the Philippines. There is a need to assess the content of locally published herbal research.
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.