TABLE OF CONTENTS

JOURNAL OF THE
PHILIPPINE DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

EDITORIAL

         

JPDS: Then and now…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………6

LET’S HEAR FROM A COLLEAGUE

Melasma in brown skin: part 2…………………….……………………….………………………………………………………………………………………………7-17
Maria Juliet E. Macarayo, MD, FPDS and Evangeline B. Handog, MD, FPDS.

CLINICAL TRIAL

A prospective, randomized, double-blind, comparative study on the efficacy and safety of
2% enzymatic virgin coconut oil monoglyceride cream versus 5% benzoyl peroxide cream
in the treatment of mild to moderate acne vulgaris ………………………………………………………………………………..……………………….18-30

Michael Vince D. Busa, MD, DPDS, Janice Natasha C. Ng, MD, DPDS, Maricarr Pamela M.
Lacuesta-Gutierrez, MD, FPDS.

Southern Philippines Medical Center

 

OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES

A descriptive study on the clinical, dermoscopic and histopathologic features of
pigmented skin lesions among Filipino adults………………………………………………………………………………………………………..………..31-40

Maria Cecilia P. Ingente, MD, FPDS ,Katrina Carmela M. Belen, MD, FPDS ,Ma. Jasmin J.
Jamora, MD, FPDS, John Michael F. Dellariarte, MD, DPDS, Terese Monette O. Aquino, MD

Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc

 

Cross-sectional survey on the knowledge, attitudes and practices of Philippine
Dermatological Society members related to HIV/AIDS………………………………………………….…………………….………………………….41-51

Emmerson Gale S. Vista, MD, FPDS, Ma. Teresita G. Gabriel, MD, FPDS, Lunardi Bintanjoyo, MD, Reynaldo L. Ugalde, MD, FPDS, Abigael Villanueva, MD, Eunice Kaye Rayos-Lopez, MD, Ma. Angela Lavadia, MD, FPDS, Ma. Kriselda Dar Santos-Cabrera, MD, DPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine

Content analysis of complementary and alternative medicine literature in the

Journal of the Philippine Dermatological Society…………….………………………………………………………………………………………………..52-62

Rowena Natividad S. Flores-Genuino, MD, MSc, FPDS

University of the Philippines
Makati Medical Center

ABC’S (APPLICATION OF BASIC CONCEPTS) IN DERMATOLOGY RESEARCH

An introduction to observational studies……………………………………………………………..………………………………………………………..…63-65

Mara Padilla Evangelista-Huber MD, DPDS

CASE REPORTS

Schimmelpenning syndrome with didymosisaplasticosebacea in an infant…………..………………………………………………………66-69

Jo Faustine Q. Manzano, MD; Victoria P Guillano MD, FPDS

Southern Philippines Medical Center

A fatal case of staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome associated with iatrogenic

Cushing syndrome due to potent topical steroid application in a 3-month-old female: a case report……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..……70-73

Joanne Kate T. Milana – Martinez, MD, Elisa Rae L. Coo, MD, Diandra Aurora R. Zabala, MD, Jennifer Aileen A. Tangtatco, MD, DPDS, Maricarr Pamela M. Lacuesta – Gutierrez, MD, FPDS

Southern Philippines Medical Center

Behçet’s disease in 2 Filipinos: a case report………………..…………………………………………………………………………………………………..74-79

Carminda P. Rogacion, MD, Emmanuel C. Perez, MD, MPH, FPFCP, FPRA, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine
De La Salle Medical Center

Acquired hemochromatosis: a case report in a Filipino patient and literature review…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………80-85

Joyce R. Dancel, MD, MSc, FPDS

Ospital ng Maynila Medical center

Cutaneous leishmaniasis in an overseas Filipino worker who responded favorably to oral itraconazole………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….………….86-90

Audi, MD, Aliza Bellamy R. Limcangco, MD, FPDS, Johannes F, Dayrit, MD, FPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine
De La Salle University Medical Center

TROPICAL GROVE

Single lesion lepromatous leprosy in a teenager: an unexpected scenario………………………………………………………..………….91-93

Carmella Jane C. Luis, MD; Grace Monica Ibaviosa, MD, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medic

WHAT LIES BENEATH

A case of disseminated granuloma annulare successfully treated with acitretin and narrowband UV-B phototherapy…………………………………………………………………………………….……………………………………………….…………………………….94-98

Marie Claudine Francesca B. Perlas, MD ,Elisabeth Ryan, MD, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS, Maria Teresita G. Gabriel, MD, FPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medic

BRIEF COMMUNICATION

Pigmented purpuric dermatosis (PPD)-like mycosis fungoides on the leg of a Filipino male…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..99-100

Nenita Q. Manzano, MD, FPDS, Jo Faustine Manzano, MD, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS

Southern Philippines Medical Center
Research Institute for Tropical Medicine

Dyskeratosis congenita diagnosed in an adult male: clinical, dermoscopy and histopathological features……………………………………………………………………………………………..………………………………………………………..…………………..101-103

Margaret Stephanie L. Jimenez, MD, Mary Jo Kristine S. Bunagan MD, FPDS, Claribel L. Jimenez, MD, FPDS

Southern Philippines Medical Center

EDITORIAL

JPDS: Then and now……………………………….…………………………………6

LET’S HEAR FROM A COLLEAGUE

Melasma in brown skin: part 2…………………..….………………………7-17

Maria Juliet E. Macarayo, MD, FPDS and Evangeline B. Handog, MD, FPDS.

CLINICAL TRIAL

A prospective, randomized, double-blind, comparative study on the efficacy and safety of
2% enzymatic virgin coconut oil monoglyceride cream versus 5% benzoyl peroxide cream
in the treatment of mild to moderate acne vulgaris …………………………………………………………………………………………….18-30

Michael Vince D. Busa, MD, DPDS, Janice Natasha C. Ng, MD, DPDS, Maricarr Pamela M.
Lacuesta-Gutierrez, MD, FPDS.

Southern Philippines Medical Center

 

OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES

A descriptive study on the clinical, dermoscopic and histopathologic features of
pigmented skin lesions among Filipino adults…………………………………………………………………………………..31-40

Maria Cecilia P. Ingente, MD, FPDS ,Katrina Carmela M. Belen, MD, FPDS ,Ma. Jasmin J.
Jamora, MD, FPDS, John Michael F. Dellariarte, MD, DPDS, Terese Monette O. Aquino, MD

Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc

 

Cross-sectional survey on the knowledge, attitudes and practices of Philippine
Dermatological Society members related to HIV/AIDS………………………………………………….…………….………..….41-51

Emmerson Gale S. Vista, MD, FPDS, Ma. Teresita G. Gabriel, MD, FPDS, Lunardi Bintanjoyo, MD, Reynaldo L. Ugalde, MD, FPDS, Abigael Villanueva, MD, Eunice Kaye Rayos-Lopez, MD, Ma. Angela Lavadia, MD, FPDS, Ma. Kriselda Dar Santos-Cabrera, MD, DPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine

Content analysis of complementary and alternative medicine literature in the Journal of the Philippine Dermatological Society……………………………………………………………….………………..52-62

Rowena Natividad S. Flores-Genuino, MD, MSc, FPDS

University of the Philippines
Makati Medical Center

ABC’S (APPLICATION OF BASIC CONCEPTS) IN DERMATOLOGY RESEARCH

An introduction to observational studies…………………………………………………………………..…………..…63-65

Mara Padilla Evangelista-Huber MD, DPDS

CASE REPORTS

Schimmelpenning syndrome with didymosisaplasticosebacea in an infant…………..……………………………………………………………66-69

Jo Faustine Q. Manzano, MD; Victoria P Guillano MD, FPDS

Southern Philippines Medical Center

A fatal case of staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome associated with iatrogenic Cushing syndrome due to potent topical steroid application in a 3-month-old female: a case report…………………………………………………………………………….……70-73

Joanne Kate T. Milana – Martinez, MD, Elisa Rae L. Coo, MD, Diandra Aurora R. Zabala, MD, Jennifer Aileen A. Tangtatco, MD, DPDS, Maricarr Pamela M. Lacuesta – Gutierrez, MD, FPDS

Southern Philippines Medical Center

Behçet’s disease in 2 Filipinos: a case report……….…………..74-79

Carminda P. Rogacion, MD, Emmanuel C. Perez, MD, MPH, FPFCP, FPRA, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine
De La Salle Medical Center

Acquired hemochromatosis: a case report in a Filipino patient and literature review………………………………………………………………………………….80-85

Joyce R. Dancel, MD, MSc, FPDS

Ospital ng Maynila Medical center

Cutaneous leishmaniasis in an overseas Filipino worker who responded favorably to oral itraconazole………………………………………………………….………….86-90

Audi, MD, Aliza Bellamy R. Limcangco, MD, FPDS, Johannes F, Dayrit, MD, FPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine
De La Salle University Medical Center

TROPICAL GROVE

Single lesion lepromatous leprosy in a teenager: an unexpected scenario…………………………………………….…………….91-93

Carmella Jane C. Luis, MD; Grace Monica Ibaviosa, MD, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medic

WHAT LIES BENEATH

A case of disseminated granuloma annulare successfully treated with acitretin and narrowband UV-B phototherapy…………………………………………………………………….94-98

Marie Claudine Francesca B. Perlas, MD ,Elisabeth Ryan, MD, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS, Maria Teresita G. Gabriel, MD, FPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medic

BRIEF COMMUNICATION

Pigmented purpuric dermatosis (PPD)-like mycosis fungoides on the leg of a Filipino male………………………………………………………………………………….99-100

Nenita Q. Manzano, MD, FPDS, Jo Faustine Manzano, MD, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS

Southern Philippines Medical Center
Research Institute for Tropical Medicine

Dyskeratosis congenita diagnosed in an adult male: clinical, dermoscopy and histopathological features………………………………………………………………….………..101-103

Margaret Stephanie L. Jimenez, MD, Mary Jo Kristine S. Bunagan MD, FPDS, Claribel L. Jimenez, MD, FPDS

Southern Philippines Medical Center

EDITORIAL

JPDS: Then and now……………………………………….6

LET’S HEAR FROM A COLLEAGUE

Melasma in brown skin: part 2……………………………………………….……7-17

Maria Juliet E. Macarayo, MD, FPDS and Evangeline B. Handog, MD, FPDS.

CLINICAL TRIAL

A prospective, randomized, double-blind, comparative study on the efficacy and safety of 2% enzymatic virgin coconut oil monoglyceride cream versus 5% benzoyl peroxide cream in the treatment of mild to moderate acne vulgaris …………………………………………………………………..18-30

Michael Vince D. Busa, MD, DPDS, Janice Natasha C. Ng, MD, DPDS, Maricarr Pamela M.
Lacuesta-Gutierrez, MD, FPDS.

Southern Philippines Medical Center

 

OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES

A descriptive study on the clinical, dermoscopic and histopathologic features of
pigmented skin lesions among Filipino adults……………………..………………………………..31-40

Maria Cecilia P. Ingente, MD, FPDS ,Katrina Carmela M. Belen, MD, FPDS ,Ma. Jasmin J.
Jamora, MD, FPDS, John Michael F. Dellariarte, MD, DPDS, Terese Monette O. Aquino, MD

Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc

 

Cross-sectional survey on the knowledge, attitudes and practices of Philippine
Dermatological Society members related to HIV/AIDS………………………..…………….………..….41-51

Emmerson Gale S. Vista, MD, FPDS, Ma. Teresita G. Gabriel, MD, FPDS, Lunardi Bintanjoyo, MD, Reynaldo L. Ugalde, MD, FPDS, Abigael Villanueva, MD, Eunice Kaye Rayos-Lopez, MD, Ma. Angela Lavadia, MD, FPDS, Ma. Kriselda Dar Santos-Cabrera, MD, DPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine

Content analysis of complementary and alternative medicine literature in the Journal of the Philippine Dermatological Society…………………………………….………………..52-62

Rowena Natividad S. Flores-Genuino, MD, MSc, FPDS

University of the Philippines
Makati Medical Center

ABC’S (APPLICATION OF BASIC CONCEPTS) IN DERMATOLOGY RESEARCH

An introduction to observational studies………………………………..……..…………..…63-65

Mara Padilla Evangelista-Huber MD, DPDS

CASE REPORTS

Schimmelpenning syndrome with didymosisaplasticosebacea in an infant……………………………………………………..…66-69

Jo Faustine Q. Manzano, MD; Victoria P Guillano MD, FPDS

Southern Philippines Medical Center

A fatal case of staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome associated with iatrogenic Cushing syndrome due to potent topical steroid application in a 3-month-old female: a case report…………………………………………………..……70-73

 

Joanne Kate T. Milana – Martinez, MD, Elisa Rae L. Coo, MD, Diandra Aurora R. Zabala, MD, Jennifer Aileen A. Tangtatco, MD, DPDS, Maricarr Pamela M. Lacuesta – Gutierrez, MD, FPDS

Southern Philippines Medical Center

Behçet’s disease in 2 Filipinos: a case report…………………………………………….…………..74-79

Carminda P. Rogacion, MD, Emmanuel C. Perez, MD, MPH, FPFCP, FPRA, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine
De La Salle Medical Center

Acquired hemochromatosis: a case report in a Filipino patient and literature review……………………………………………………….80-85

Joyce R. Dancel, MD, MSc, FPDS

Ospital ng Maynila Medical center

Cutaneous leishmaniasis in an overseas Filipino worker who responded favorably to oral itraconazole…………………………………….86-90

Audi, MD, Aliza Bellamy R. Limcangco, MD, FPDS, Johannes F, Dayrit, MD, FPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine
De La Salle University Medical Center

TROPICAL GROVE

Single lesion lepromatous leprosy in a teenager: an unexpected scenario………………………………………………….91-93

Carmella Jane C. Luis, MD; Grace Monica Ibaviosa, MD, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medic

WHAT LIES BENEATH

A case of disseminated granuloma annulare successfully treated with acitretin and narrowband UV-B phototherapy………………………………………….94-98

Marie Claudine Francesca B. Perlas, MD ,Elisabeth Ryan, MD, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS, Maria Teresita G. Gabriel, MD, FPDS

Research Institute for Tropical Medic

BRIEF COMMUNICATION

Pigmented purpuric dermatosis (PPD)-like mycosis fungoides on the leg of a Filipino male……………………………………………………….99-100

Nenita Q. Manzano, MD, FPDS, Jo Faustine Manzano, MD, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS

Southern Philippines Medical Center
Research Institute for Tropical Medicine

Dyskeratosis congenita diagnosed in an adult male: clinical, dermoscopy and histopathological features………………………………………………..101-103

Margaret Stephanie L. Jimenez, MD, Mary Jo Kristine S. Bunagan MD, FPDS, Claribel L. Jimenez, MD, FPDS

Southern Philippines Medical Center