Philipine Dermatological Society
Fact Sheet: Lichen Simplex Chronicus
Fact Sheet: Lichen Simplex Chronicus
Lichen simplex chronicus (LSC), also known as Neurodermatitis, is a skin condition that starts with a patch of itchy skin then thickens with variable scaling that arises secondary to repetitive scratching or rubbing. Scratching makes it even itchier. This itch-scratch...

Fact Sheet: Drug Hypersensitivity Reaction Skin Health
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...

Fact Sheet: What is a dermatologist?
Fact Sheet: What is a dermatologist?
A board-certified dermatologist in the Philippines is a doctor who completed three years of specialty training in one of the 11 institutions accredited by the Philipine Dermatological Society (PDS) and passed the examination administered by the Philippine Board of Dermatology....

Fact Sheet: Acne
Fact Sheet: Acne
Acne is a common chronic skin disease that occurs due to blockage and/or inflammation of pilosebaceous units (hair follicles and sebaceous glands). Acne can present as non-inflammatory lesions, inflammatory lesions or both, affecting mostly the face but may also involve...