Dermoscopy in general dermatology

Although traditionally used for evaluation of skin tumors, dermoscopy continuously gains appreciation in other fields of dermatology. The dermoscopic patterns of several inflammatory and infectious skin diseases have already been described, and the technique has been shown to improve clinical performance in terms of differential diagnosis in the daily practice. The increasing use of dermoscopy…

The current status of biological therapies in pediatric patients suffering from inflammatory skin diseases

The field of biological therapies in dermatology is expanding with a very rapid speed with new promising targets and medications. On the other hand very few of these therapies are approved for pediatric patients. During my talk I will go through the current status of biological treatments and also ongoing clinical trials in pediatric patient…

Relapse factors of pemphigus: a comparative study of 219 cases.

Pemphigus is a chronic autoimmune disease caused by humoral response with mediated auto‐antibodies‐directed against desmoglein‐proteins. The aim of our study  was to identify factors associated with clinical relapse in Moroccan pemphigus patients. In our study, we demonstrated new factors associated with a great risk of relapse such as the pemphigus herpetiformis subtype, the non association with the IFI rate, koebner phenomenon… We believe that our study brings new informations…

Biodynamic Skin Tension Lines: Untangling the Science beneath Skin Lines for Dermatologic Practice

Based on his ground-breaking research into skin biodynamics, this presentation is about BEST lines for skin surgery and more—how to translate knowledge of skin lines, skin thickness and microanatomy into better surgical performance and improved results for you and your patients. From the prestigious JAAD (American Academy of Dermatology) Journal: Sharad Paul’s Biodynamic excisional skin…

Post Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) hypopigmentation treated with Microneedling and Bimatoprost 0.03% topical

The interest of the presentation is due to the fact that hypopigmented lesions (of different etiologies) are highly stigmatizing and have a great psychological impact on patients. And all this is magnified in patients with high phototype skin. Although the experience is still little, I have recently published a case where I have re-pigmented hypopigmentation…