Fact Sheet: Dyshidrotic Eczema

Dyshidrotic Eczema is a condition where the skin develops “sago-like” or “tapioca-like” fluid filled vesicles on the sides of the fingers, palms, and soles. This is usually itchy and may be subjected to scratching and manipulation. Download the Dyshidrotic Eczem Fact Sheet here. RITM Dermatology Clinic: (02) 842-6282

Fact Sheet: Scabies

Scabies is an itchy skin condition caused by a tiny burrowing mite. This eight-legged bug is so small which makes it hard to see on the skin. Approximately 300 million cases of scabies are reported worldwide each year. Download the Scabies Fact Sheet here. RITM Dermatology Clinic: (02) 842-6282

Fact Sheet: Drug Hypersensitivity Reaction Skin Health

Drug Hypersensitivity Reaction (DHR) is a systemic autoimmune disorder that results in mucocutaneous symptoms ranging in severity from mild pruritus to life-threatening skin and mucosal loss, with different nomenclature depending on the severity of the symptoms. Download the Drug Hypersensitivity Reaction Skin Health Fact Sheet here. RITM Dermatology Clinic: (02) 842-6282

Fact Sheet: Pediculosis Capitis

Pediculosis Capitis is the infestation of Pediculosis humanus capitis (head louse) on the scalp. Head lice infestations occur worldwide and are most common in children between the ages of 3 and 12. Download the Pediculosis Capitis Fact Sheet here. RITM Dermatology Clinic: (02) 842-6282

Fact Sheet: Pityriasis Versicolor Skin Health

Pityriasis versicolor, is a common, benign, fungal infection localized to the stratum corneum charaterized by slightly scaling mascules that can either be hypopigmented, pink, or salmon-colored, or hyperpigmented, variants with red and black macules. Download the Pityriasis Fact Sheet here. RITM Dermatology Clinic: (02) 842-6282

Fact Sheet: Hansen Disease

Hansen Disease, more commonly known as “Leprosy”, is a chronic infectious disease caused by a slow-multiplying bacteria, Mycobacterium leprae. It mainly affects the skin, peripheral nerves, mucosa of upper respiratory tract, and the eyes. Download the Hansen Disease Fact Sheet here. WATCH: Hansen Disease Online Training Video RITM Dermatology Clinic: (02) 842-6282