Nov 2018 Supplemental Issue Residents’ Poster Contest


Behcet’s Disease in a 46 year old Filipino female

Felina Joyce Posadas Dy, MD; Marian Caligayahan, MD; Cynthia Tan, MD, FPDS

Behcet’s disease has been described to be both an autoimmune and an autoinflammarotory disorder. Recurrent oral aphthous ulcers characterize this disease, usually with the involvement of other organ systems including dermatologic manifestations. Due to its ability to involve blood vessels, vasculitis is the usual finding.

A rare case of Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm in a 43-year old Filipino male: a case report

Jennica Celine S. Ponce, MD; Ma. Flordeliz A. Casintahan, MD, FPDS; Margaret Mary B. Alegre, MD, DPDS

Blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) is a rare and highly aggressive hematodermic malignancy that usually occurs in elderly individuals and manifests with skin lesions followed by involvement of lymph nodes, bone marrow, and peripheral blood. There is a high risk for leukemic dissemination, hence, a poor prognosis.

Bullous eruption in a 1-year-old female in the Philippines: a diagnostic challenge

Patricia Angelica Pastrana-Mabanta, MD, MBA, Ma. Jasmin J. Jamora, MD, FPDS, Mae Ramirez-Quizon MD, FPDS

Epidermolysis Bullosa, Generalized-Severe (EBS-gen sev) is a rare genodermatosis, resulting from multiple gene mutations, characterized by marked mechanical skin fragility. It presents at birth with disseminated friction-induced blistering. Erosions heal without scarring and lesions tend to improve with age.

Of zebras and horses: A 34-year old male with confluent and reticulated papillomatosis

Athena Emmanuelle M. Parro, MD, Patricia Anne Nicole Ramirez- Ecarma, MD, Arunee H. Sirpunvarapon- Dela Cruz, MD, FPDS

Confluent and reticulated papillomatosis (CARP), also known as Gougerout-Carteaud Syndrome, is a rare disease affecting young adults. It is often characterized by asymptomatic hyperpigmented papules coalescing into confluent patches and plaques centrally and exhibiting a reticular pattern peripherally.