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DSS Session at the 2017 AAD Annual Meeting

AAD International Day of Dermatology


The DSS is pleased to participate in the AAD International Day of Dermatology, in conjunction with the 2017 AAD Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. This event provides an opportunity for us to showcase the state of dermatology in Singapore.

DSS will be holding a half-day session in which member dermatologists and residents will discuss our dermatological research scene as well as present a range of interesting cases encountered within our local population.

We invite all delegates to the AAD Annual Meeting to join us at this informative and educational session.


Session details

  • Venue: The Orange County Convention Centre, Room 307CD
  • Date and Time: Thursday, March 2, 2017
  • Cost: Free
  • How to register: Please email us using this link (reply stating your name, email and institution)


Scientific program ( PDF)

2:00 PM

Introduction (Session chairpersons: Prof Roy CHAN, A/Prof Steven THNG)

2:00 PM A/Prof Steven THNG
Senior Consultant, National Skin Centre
Bioengineering: The Next Frontier in Dermatology Research
2:20 PM Prof Roy CHAN
Senior Consultant, National Skin Centre
Syphilis – The Return of a Great Mimicker
2:40 PM Dr Yik Weng YEW
Consultant, National Skin Centre
Clinical and Epidemiological Research of Eczema in Singapore
3:00 PM Tea break
3:30 PM Dr. Hui Min LIEW
Consultant, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Transient Neonatal Zinc Deficiency Due to a Novel Mutation Presenting with Psoriasiform Dermatitis in an Infant

Happle-Tinschert Syndrome – A Rare Syndrome that Involves Multiple Hamartomas

3:50 PM Dr Wei Liang KOH
Senior Resident, Changi General Hospital

Sporotrichosis Without Sporotrichoid Spread – A Curious Case of Fixed Cutaneous Sporotrichosis

Multiple Eruptive Dermatofibromas in Hairy Cell Leukaemia Patient

4:10 PM Dr Wai Leong KOK
Senior Resident, National Skin Centre

Multiple Minute Digitate Hyperkeratosis – A Rare Dermatosis

A Case of Imatinib-Induced Generalised Hypopigmentation with Progression of
Existing Acquired Dermal Melanocytosis

4:30 PM Dr Ling Yee KUAN
Senior Resident, National University Hospital

Atypical Presentation of Multiple Myeloma – Oral Erosions and Perioral Purpura

Unusual Case of Disseminated Juvenile Xanthogranuloma

5:00 PM Questions and Answer Session and Closing Remarks