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: 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. Download the Dermatology Department Fact Sheet here. RITM Dermatology Clinic: (02) 842-6282

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 the chest and back. Initiation of treatment should be done the soonest time possible to continue reading : Fact Sheet: Acne