The Scientific Program

Thursday 15 April

17:00 - 20:00 Registration

Friday 16 April

08:00 - 18:00 Registration

Courses [A-B-C]

[HALL "A" ]

Course [A]: "Dermatologic Surgery Course"

Chairman: Benedetto A. (USA)

09:00 "Facial Rejuventation and Dermatologic Surgery for the Next Millennium". Benedetto A.

1) "Photoaging"

09:10 Its Clinical Consequences. Benedetto A. (USA)

09:25 Its Histopathological Consequences. Johnson W. (USA)

2) "Chemical Peeling"

09:40 The right Chemical for the Right Patient. Karam P. (Lebanon)

09:55 Patient Selection and Avoidance of Complications. Katsambas A. (Greece)

10:10 Adjunctive Light Peeling for Medical Skin Conditions. Lupo M. (USA)

10:25 Alpha vs. Beta Hydroxy Acid Peelings/ Petratos M. (USA)

10:40 Coffee Break & Viewing of Exhibits.

3) "Electrosurgery"

11:00 Old and New Techniques. Pollack S. (Canada)

4) "Facial Resurfacing: Current Concepts"

11:20 Dermabrasion with and without Punch Grafts. Johnson W. (USA)

11:35 CO2 Laser Resurfacing. Flynn T. (USA)

11:50 Combination CO2 - Er: YAG Laser for Resurfacing. Trelles M. (s)

5) "Facial Fillers"

12:05 Collagen Implants. Milikan L. (USA)

12:20 Soft Form TM and Gortex Implants. Benedetto A. (USA)

12:35 Autologous Fat Transplantation. Rusciani L. (Italy)

12:50 - 14:00 6) Workshop On Electrosurgery

14:00 BOTOX(r): Its cosmetic use in facial rejuvenation. Benedetto A. (USA)

7) "Liposuction"

14:15 History of Dermatologic Liposuction. Flynn T. (USA)

14:25 Tumescent Infiltration. Benedetto A. (USA)

14:30 Facial Liposuction. Flynn T. (USA)

14:45 Body Liposuction. Rusciani L. (Italy)

8) "Nail Surgery"

15:00 Indications and Techniques. Haneke E. (Germany)

15:30 Questions & Answers.

9) "Hair Replacement Surgery"

15:35 Patient Selection and Current Techniques. Johnson W. (USA)

15:50 Lasers in Hair Replacement Surgery. Uebel C. (Brazil)

16:05 10) "Laser hair Removal and Photoepilation". Wilder D. (Germany).

11) "Lower Extremity Therapy"

16:20 Newer Aspects in Sclerotherapy of Telangiectatic and Varicose Veins. Wilder D. (Germany)

16:35 Modern Modalities in Ambulatory Phlebectomy. Wilder D. (Germany)

16:50 Laser and Flashlamp Applications. Pollak L. (Switzerland)

17:05 New Radiofrequency Treatments. Wider D. (USA)

18:20 - 19: 50 Live Workshop on Laser

12) "Treatment of Benign and Malignant Skin Lesions"

17:20 Biopsy and Excision of Benign Lesions. Rusciani L. (Italy)

17:35 Mohs Surgery for Malignant Lesions. Benedetto A. (USA)

17:50 13) "Introduction to Flaps and Grafts". Flynn T. (USA)

14) "Reconstruction case presentations"

Moderator: Benedetto A. (USA)

18:10 Flynn T.

18:15 Johnson W.

18:20 Haneke E.

18:25 Rusciani L.

18:30 Pollack S.

18:35 Trelles M.

18:40 Questions & Answers

09:30 - 17:30 [HALL "B"]

Course [B]: "Dermatology Course"

Chairman: Su D. (USA), Rogres R. (USA), Gibson L. (USA), AB. Akosa (Ghana)

09:30 "Interesting cases of tropical skin diseases: Clinical and Histopathological findings". Su. D. (USA)

11:00 "Immunopathology related to clinical Dermatology". Rogers R. (USA)

12:30 - 14:00 Break

14:00 - 15:00 "Review of Histology slides of Self-Assessment course (laboratory)"

15:00 - 17:30 "Self-Assessment course of great teaching cases".

David Mehregan, M.D.'s Cases

Mayo Cases

Lawrence E. Gibson, M.D.

09:00 - 17:00 [HALL "C"]

Course [C]: "Molecular Biology for Dermatologists"

Chairman: Uitto J. (USA) & McGrath J. (UK)

"Basic Principles of Molecular Biology: From genes to Proteins". Uitto J. (USA)

"Principles of inheritance: How to Counsel Patients with Heritable Diseases". McGrath J. (UK)

"Cells of the Skin; what do they do?". Leight I. (UK)

"Clinical and Genetic Features of Selected Heritable Skin Diseases". Uitto J. (USA)

"Immunopathology of bullous disease". Worjnarowska F. (UK)

"Biology of melanocytes". Nordlund J. (USA)

"Genetic Diseases of the Epidermis". Leigh I. (UK)

"Prenatal Testing for Genodermatoses". McGrath J. (UK)

Saturday 17 April

08:00 - 17:00 Registration

[HALL "A"]

Opening Ceremony

Welcome and official speeches

Presentation of awards

11:00 - 11: 30 Exhibition Opening

11:30 - 12:00 Coffee break

12:00 - 13: 00 Plenary Lectures

Chairman:El-Zawahry M. (Egypt), Ryan T. (UK)

12:00 Dermatologic needs and migrating populations. Morrone A. (Italy)

12:25 An outsider / insider review of Africa and Dermatology. Grossmann H. (Tanzania)

12:50 Dermatology and the immune system. Katz S. (USA)

13:15 - 14:15 Lunch break

14:15 - 14:45 [HALL B]

Plenary Session

New dimensions in allergic dermatoses. Brehler (Germany)

14:45 - 16:00 [HALL "A" ]

1)"Tar & alternatives". Sponsored by Pierre Fabre

Chairman: Nada M., & Amer M. (Egypt)

14:45 Tars history, actions and indications. Amer M. (Egypt)

15:05 Risks and measures adopted by CEE and alternatives. Marty JP.

15:35 Clinical studies. Schmitt

15:55 Conclusion

16:00 - 17:30 1) [HALL "A"]

"Atopy in Africa "

Chairman: Thestrup - Pedersen K. (Denmark), El -Ananay G. (Egypt)

16:00 "Contemporary Views on Pathogenesis". Therstrup- Pedersen K. (Denmark

16:15 "Clinical Diagnosis in the African". Masenga J. (Tanzania)

16:30 "Skin hyper -reactivity in Atopic dermatitis". Giannetti A. (Italy)

16:45 "Environmental factors in the pathogenesis of Atopic Disease". Gibbs S. (UK)

17:00 Asthma in Ethiopia". Yemanebarhan H. (Ethiopia)

17:15 Discussion

2) [HALL "B" ]

"Diseases of the Gulf Area"

Chairman: Galadary I. (UAE), & Sogair S. (Saudi Arabia)

16:00 "Speech". Swaid A. (Sultanate of Oman)

16:15 "Care of Aging face". Caladary I. (UAE)

16:30 "Speech". Al-Arrayed K. (Bahrain)

16:45 "Speech". Sogain S. (Saudi Arabia)

17:00 Discussion

Opening Ceremony (Pyramids Site) At 7:30
Badges are required for admission

Sunday 18 April

08:00 - 17:00 Registration

08:30 - 10:00 Free Communications

[HALL “A”]

Chairman: El-Mansi E. (Egypt), & Duran M. (Colombia)

08:30 Ecrine nevus: a rare hamartoma presenting in infancy. School M. (USA)

08:37 Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: report of an extensive facial lesion that regressed markedly after radiotherapy. Firooz A. (Iran).

08:44 Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Kitili P. (Kenya)

08:51 Early diagnosis of mycosis fungoides by computerized image analysis. Attia S. (Egypt)

08:58 Comparison of Psoralen-UVB and PUVA in the treatment of vitiligo (a bilateral comparison study). Esmat S. (Egypt)

09:05 Discussion

09:15 Ultrastructural study of cutaneous lymphoma. Mostafa W. (Egypt).

09:22 Giant basal cell cacinoma of the scalp in a black Cipollaro V. (USA)

09:29 Non-Hodgkin large cell lymphoma with important cutaneous presentation. Lami F. (Brazil)

09:36 Vulvar invasive squamous cell carcinoma histopathological and clinical analysis Mateus A. (Brazil)

09:43 Oral squamous cell carcinoma. Spitz L. (Brazil)

09:50 Discussion

[Hall “B”]

Chairman:Hergazi A (Egypt), & Kerdel F. (USA)

08:30 Detection of EBV in cutaneous lesions of mycosis fungoides. El Masry M. (Egypt)

08:37 Herpes simplex- associated erythema annular centrifugum treated with topical acyclovir. JanKova R. (Bulgaria).

08:44 Treatment of 2 patients of epidermodysplasia verruciformis and malignancy with retinoids. El Rubaie S. (Emirates)

08:51 Estrogen replacement therapy and the skin. El-Lissi AG. (Egypt)

08:58 Role of super antigens in Psoriasis. Abul Ela M (Egypt).

09:05 Discussion

09:15 Trigger factors and psoriasis vulgaris in Croatia Drusko V. (Croatia)

09:22 Bindi psoriasis. Khaitan B. (India)

09:29 Hepatic evaluation in the prolonged use of methotrexate in psoriasis Carneiro S. (Brazil)

09:36 A trial of new topical formula for the treatment of psoriasis. Edward E. (Egypt)

09:43 Heat shock protein and neutrophil apoptosis in psoriasis: relevance to autoimmunity. Nassar S. (Egypt)

09:50 Discussion

10:00 - 11:00 [HALL “A” ]

“Psorasis updates”

Chairman: Christophers E. (Germany, & El-Shazli A. (Egypt)

10:00 “Epidemiology and Pathogenesis” Chistophers E. (Germany)

10:30 Inflammation and antimicrobial peptides Scghroder J. (Germany)

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 13:00 [HALL “A”]

The Egyptian Society of Dermatology Symposium

“Leishmaniasis, Leprosy & Tuberculosis”

Chairman: Soliman M. (Egypt), & Millikan L. (USA)

11:30 Leprosy”, El Shemy S. (Egypt)

11:45 Cutaneous Leishmaniasis rare clinical presentations”. El-Shamy S. (Egypt)

12:00 " The clinical Spectrum of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Iran”. Sodaifi M. (Iran)

12:15 Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Syria” Alhaj H. (Syria)

12:30 Cutaneous tuberculosis interesting cases” Soliman M. (Egypt)

12:40 Myocabacterium cutaneous infections in non HIV” Kullavanijaya P (Thailand)

12:50 Infective granuloma Hassab - El Naby (Egypt)

11:30 - 13:00 [HALL “B” ]

“Sun related diseases”

Chairman: Duran M (Columbia, & Bos J. (Netherlands)

11:30 Sun related disease”. Bos J. (Netherlands)

11:45 UV skin protection by systemic antioxidants”. Gollnick H. (Germany)

12:00 Immunohistochemical and immunogenetical studies of actinic prurigo” Tomoka T (Mexico)

12:15 The photostability of Microfine Zinc Oxide used as a sunscreen active”. Pinnell S. (USA)

12:30 Lichen planus Actinicus in Kuwait”. Al-Fouzan A. (Kuwait)

12:45 Not forgetting pellagra”. Luvanda P. (Tanzania)

12:55 Discussion

11:30 - 13:00 [HALL “C” ]

“Middle East Society of dermatologic surgery

Chairman” Karam P (Lebanon), & Batayneh O. (Jordan)

11:30 Erbium-YAG laser treatment in Dermatology”, Haneke E. (Germany)

11:45 The use of lasers for hair removal & skin resurfacing - the American experience” Benedetto A. (USA)

12:00 The use of lasers for hair removal & skin resurfacing - the Jordanian experience” Batayneh O. (Jordan)

12:15 The use of lasers for hair removal & skin resurfacing - the Lebanese experience” Karam P. (Lebanon)

12:30 Facial rejuvenation”. Amer M (Egypt)

12:45 Liposculpture, Abdominoplasty strategic dieting”. Ghoz M. (Egypt)

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 15:30 [Hall “A” ]

Meet & Ask the experts”

Sponsored by Schering AG. Berlin

15:30 - 17:30 [HALL “A”]

African Association of Dermatology (AFRAD)

“Repigmentation Strategies: Pigmentary disorders and their management”

Chairman: Nordlund J. (USA), & Amer M (Egypt)

1- Hyperpigmentation

15:30 “Fixed drug eruptions. Etiology, Epidermiology & treatment”. Tebebe Y. (Ethiopia)

15:40 “Treatment of Melasma” Piamphongsant T. (Thailand)

15:50 “Pigmentary disorders related to HIV infections” Owili D. (Kenya)

2- Hypopigmentation

16:00 “Albinism in Africa” Leppard B. (Tanzania)

16:10 “Vitiligo in East Africa”. Nordlund J. (USA)

16:20 “Pityriasis alba and related hypomelanoses therapeutics”. Aka P. (Ivory Coast)

16:30 “Recent advances in treatment of vitiligo”. Westerholf W. (Netherlands)

16:40 Therapeutic approaches to hyperpigmentation”. Amer M. (Egypt)

16:50 “Role of traditional medicine in management of pigmentary disorders”. Pallango K

17:00 “Treatment of localized vitiligo with minigrafts”. Kenawi M. (Egypt)

17:10 Discussion

15:30 - 17:30 [HALL “B”]

Cutaneous Adverse Drug Reactions (CADR)

Chairman: Revuz J. (France, Mockenhaupt M. (Germany)

15:30 Surveillance and quantification of risk. Naldi L. (Italy)

15:45 Identification of the responsible drug. Revuz J (France)

16:00 Nosology of severe cutaneous adverse drug reactions. Mockenhaupt M (Germany)

16:15 Erythoderma in HIV patients. Morar N. (South Africa)

16:30 The spectrum of CADR in children. Rwiz-Maldano R. (Mexico)

16:45 Cutaneous and in vitro tests in CADR. Breathnach S. (UK)

17:00 Treatment of toxic epidermal Necrolysis. Kerdel F. (USA)

17:15 Drug interaction. El-Mansy E. (Egypt)

15:30 - 17:30 [HALL “C”]

“Bullous Disease”

Chairman: Fenella Wojnarowska and RK Pandhi

15:30 Wojnarowska F. (UK) “Molecular biology of bullous diseases.

15:40 Ghohostani R. (USA) "Techniques to investigate the basement membrane zone"

15:55 Shuxia Zhou (China) "Pemphigus in China"

16:10 Ganga Sirimanna (Sri Lanka). "Bullous Disease in Sri Lanka"

16:25 Jamila Aboobaker (South Africa) "Bullous disease in childhood - a South African perspective"

16:40 Jrene Leigh (UK) "Genetic disease - new directions"

17:00 Suc Jessop (South Africa) "Immunological therapies for Africa"

17:10 Roys S Rogers (USA) "Treatment of Bullous Pemphigoid and Cicatrical Pemphigoid"

17:20 Ravinder K Pandi (India) "Treatment of Bullous - an Indian perspective"

19:00 Buses leave for Opera (tickets required)

Tickets are required for admission

Monday 19 April

08:00 - 17:00 Registration

08:30 - 10:00 Free Communications

[HALL “A”]

Chairman: Jacobson J. (USA), Abdel -Al M. (Egypt)

08:30 Generalised severe lichen planus treated with azathioprine. Verma K. (India)

08:37 Effect of topical steroid versus topical isotretinoin on ICAM and apoptosis in lichen planus. El-Maadawi I (Egypt)

08:44 Apoptosis in some autoimmune diseases: effect of P53 antibodies, Interleukin-10, platelets-derived growth factor and nitric oxide. Moubasher A. (Egypt)

08:51 Erythema chronicum migrans: treatment with azithromycinum. Drusko V. (Croatia)

08:58 The effects of sialoadenectomy and flutamide on skin development. Inaloz HS. (Turkey)

09:05 Discussion

09:15 Human Herpes virus 8 in kaposi’s sarcoma: ultrastructural study immunohistochemical detection of BC12 & Retinoblastoma & DNA sequences of HHV 8. Ramadan W. (Egypt)

09:22 Herpes simplex infection - A major problem of public health in Brazil. Lupi O. (Brazil)

09:29 Vulval Dermatoses a study of 500 patients. Navamani N. (India)

09:36 Seroepidemiological evaluation of Herpes simples infection on 105 HIV patients in Brazil. Lupi O. (Brazil)

09:43 Pretibial Epidermolysis Bullosa treated with steroid pulse therapy. Kama N. (India)

09:57 Discussion

08:30 - 10:00 Free Communications

[HALL “B”]

Chairman: Parish L. (USA), Abdel-Nabi S. (Egypt)

08:30 Specific bone lesions caused by M. Leprae. Gomes M. (Brazil)

08:37 Nail changes in leprosy. Daniodharan P. (India)

08:44 Histoid Leprosy, case presentation and review of literature. Kolkaila A. (Egypt)

08:51 Clinical types of cutaneous and systemic tuberculosis secondary to BCG vaccination. Ortiz Y. (Mexico)

08:58 Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of ivermectin in the treatment of scabies. El-Taweel A. (Egypt)

09:05 Discussion

09:15 Oral ivermectin, a new therapeutic approach for pediculosis capitis. Sanad E. (Egypt)

09:22 The role of free radical release process in the pathogenesis of morphea in contrast to systemic sclerosis. Esmat S. (Egypt).

09:29 Effect of aging on DNA repair in human dermal fibroblasts: molecular and cellular aspects. Gad F. (USA)

09:36 Morbihan’s disease or upper facial chronic erythematous oedema. El-Souissi R. (Tunisia)

09:43 Preparations with beta-carotene and their application in dermatology and cosmetics. Zelenkova H. (Slovakia)

09:50 Betamethazone pulse and daily cyclophosphamide therapy in Pemphigus. Pandhi RK. India)

09:57 Discussion

10:00 - 11:00 [HALL “A”]

Plenary Session

Chairman: Waugh M. (UK), El-Tonsy H. (Egypt)

10:00 “Aids for the nest century”. Rosen T. (USA)

10:20 “Communications in the 21st century”. Freeman K. (UK)

10:40 “Pigmentation failure”. Schrallreuter K. (Germany)

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 13:00 [HALL “A”]

Seton Scholl Health Care LTD

“Wound Healing”

Chairman: Cherry G. (UK), Johnson K. (Zimbabwe)

11.30 “Wound Healing and HIV in Africa”. Johnson K (Zimbabwe)

11:40 “Management of diabetic wounds”. Romanelli M. (Italy)

11:50 “An update on cultured keratinocytes for wound healing”. Leigh I. (UK)

12:00 “Organizing wound healing in South Africa”. Bosdeo H. (South Africa)

12:10 “Treatment of burns in a major urban hospital in Johannesburg”. Mashigo C. (South Africa)

12:20 “Establishing relationships in the field of wound healing worldwide” Cherry G. (UK)

12:30 “Advances in wound healing the Miami experience”. Kerdel F. (USA)

12:40 “Estimation of the cost of chronic leg ulcer disease”, Beres G. & Daroozy J. (Hangary)

12:50 “Practical and Economic measurement”. Mani R. (UK)

11:30 - 13:00 [HALL “B”]

“Cutaneous manifestations of infections in children”

Chairman: Prose N.

11.30 “Scabies epidemic in Yaounde”. Mbuagbaw J. (Cameroon)

11:45 “Cutaneous manifestations of HIV”. El-Hachem M. (Italy)

12:00 “Treatment of Onychomycosis in children”. Thomas J. (India)

12:15 “Childhood infections”. Todd G. (South Africa)

12:30 “Management of fungal infections in children” Hay R.

12:45 “Childhood infections in Columbia”. Duran M. (Colombia)

11:30 - 13:00 [HALL “C” ]

“Education initiatives in the developing world

Chairman: Sutnick A. (USA), Benedetto A. (USA)

11:30 “programs for Global Health Development”. Leshner S. (USA)

11:45 “Educating the Physician and the public about appropriate utilization of cosmeceuticals”. Miyanji M. (Kenya)

12:00 “A dermatology Officer’s role in a teaching hospital in Kenya”. Rariwi J. (Kenya)

12:15 “A dermatology Officer’s role in a teaching hospital in Uganda”. Mugoya S. (Uganda

12:30 Discussion

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 15:30 [HALL “A”]

“Update on Acne”

Sponsored by Dermik Laboratories

14:00 Pathogenesis of Acne. Strauss J. (USA)

14:15 Antibacterial treatment and resistance. Leyden J. (USA0

14:30 Retinoids for Acne. Shalita A. (USA)

14:50 Difficult cases.

15:20 Discussion

15:30 - 17:00 13) [HALL “A” ]

“Occupational Skin Disease”

Chairman: Kanerva L (Finland), Bruze M. ( Sweden)

15:30 “Introduction”. Kanerva L. (Finland)

15:45 “Phenol-Formaldhyde resins”. Bruze M. (Sweeden)

16:00 “Occupational contact urticaria”. Kanerva L. (Finland)

16:15 “Prevention of occupational dermatoses in hairdressers”. Schwanitz H. (Germany)

16:30 “Cement dermatitis”. Goh C. (Signapore)

16:45 “Concluding remarks”. Kanerva L. (Finland)

15:30 - 17:00 [HALL “B”]

Global Initiatives For Traditional Systems of health symposium (GIFTS)

“Traditional Healing as integrated medicine”

Chairman: Bodeker G. (UK), Fatah A. (Egypt)

15:30 “The changing scene of global acceptance”. Bodeker G. (UK)

15:45 “Traditional medicine for AIDS”. Kabetenzi D. (Kenya)

16:00 “The Ghanian dermatologic experience”. Delle E. (Ghana)

16:15 “Integrated medicine - a plan for Tanzania”. Kasoka A. (Tanzania)

16:30 “The policy and practice in Egypt”. Fatah A. (Egypt)

16:45 “A double blind randomized clinical trial of a topical herbal extract (Z-HE) versus systematic meglumine antimonate for the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Iran”. Farad H. (Iran)

Honey: its value in wound healing”. Zeina B. (Syria)

17:00 “Avecena in dermatology”. Abdel-Al M. (Egypt)

15:30 - 17:00 [HALL “C” ]

“Second International workshop on women & dermatology”

Organized by the Egyptian Women’s Dermatologic Society (EWDS)

Chairman: El-Gothamy Z. (Egypt), Ryan T. (UK)

15:30 “Opening remarks”. El-Gothamy Z. (Egypt)

15:45 “The International Society of Dermatology looks at gender”. Ryan T. (UK)

16:00 “Africa’s problems and their solution”. Todd G. (South Africa).

16:15 “Women as care takers of traditional medicine”. Bodeker G. (UK)

16:30 “The nurse, women and society”. Lindholm C. (Sweden)

16:45 “The burden of disease”. Wojnarowska F. (UK)

17:00 “Women dermatologists: current and future challenges”. El-Azhary A. (USA)

17:00 - 18: 00 [HALL “C” ]

AFRAD General Assembly meeting

Tuesday 20 April

08:30 - 10:00 [HALL “B”]

Free Communications organized by the Argentinean Society of Dermatology.

Outstanding Clinical cases in South America

Chairman: Gatt F. Galiberti R. (Argentina)

08:30- 10:00 Free Communications

[HALL "A" ]

Chairman: El-Shamy S. (Egypt), CipollaroV. (USA)

08:30 Uncomfortable face syndrome - an anger against inner and outer. Iankova R. (Bulgaria)

08:37 Non-Sarcoidal granuloma as a feature of common variable immune deficiency. Badawy M. (Egypt)

08:44 Fibrinolysis in cutaneous vasculitis. Moustafa W. (Egypt)

08:51 The first dorsal digital web of the hand as a full thicvkness skin graft donor site for the repair of defects on the hands and digits after Mohs micrographic surgery. Cheng ST.

Chemical peeling in the dark skinned patient Fitzpatrick V & VI, incidence of complication in 500 patients. Dunwell P. (Jamaica)

08:58 Non-Sarcoidal granuloma as a feature of common variable immune deficiency. Badawy M. Egypt)

09:05 Discussion

09:15 Flashes on male factor infertility. Attia A. (Egypt)

09:22 Preservative-Free Vehicle: Hype or reality?. Kabara J. (USA)

09:29 Laser hair epilation El-Zawahry B. (Egypt)

09:36 UVB microphototheapy for vitiligo. Menchin G. (Italy)

09:43 Skin lesions in patients with human immunodeficiency virus disease treated in zagrents, Croatia in 1997. Skerlev M. (Croatia)

09:50 Discussion

10:00 - 11:00 [HALL “A” ]

Plenary session

Chairman: Abdel-Al H. (Egypt), Lotti T. (Italy)

10:00 When the skin fails. Finlay A. (USA)

10:25 Hair diseases in Africa. Doe P. (Ghana)

10:50 Dermatopathology: its value in Africa”. Akosa A. (Ghana)

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 13:00 [HALL “A” ]

“Therapeutic Reviews”

Chairman: Eptstein J (USA), Kenawi M. (Egypt)

11:30 “Retinoids Past and future perspectives” Le. Franc H. (France)

11:45 “Retinoids best clinical practice update”. Griffiths A. (UK) “Fine Tuning of Topicals”

12:00 “Best practice with moisturizers”. VanOnselen J. (UK)

12:15 “Best practice with topical steroids”. Gregurek-Novak T.

12:30 “Best Indian practice with moisturizers”. Verma S. (India)

12:45 “Best practice in Kenya”. Minyanji M. (Kenya)

11:30 - 13:00 [HALL “B” ]

“Vasculitis and Behcet's Disease”

Chairman: Lotti T. (Italy), Gurer M (Turkey)

11:30 “Vasculitis- historical perspective”. Parish L. (USA)

11:40 “Classification and controversies”. Ghersetich I. (Italy)

11:50 “Infective etiology”. Millikan L. (USA)

12:00 “Clinical and epidemiological aspects of Behcet's disease”. Gurer M. (Turkey)

12:10 “Etiology and pathogenesis of Behcet's disease”. Onder M. (Turkey)

12:20 “Treatment of Behcet's disease”. Ilter N (Turkey)

12:30 “What’s new in treatment and Closing Remarks”. Lotti T. (Italy)

11:30 - 13:00 [HALL “C”]

“Use of Antimicrobials in Dermatology sponsored by Abbott Laboratories”

Chairman: Craft J.C., Millikan L. (USA), Parish L. (USA)

11:30 Doem (USA) "Changing Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of Skin Pathogens"

11:50 Nightingalc (USA) "Rational Use of Antimicrobial Agents in the Treatment of Skin Infections"

12:10 Torresani (USA) "Rosacea; New Therapeutic Directions"

12:20 Parish L. (USA) "Clarithromycin in Dermatologic Practice

12:30 Millikan L. (USA) "Serious / Life Threatening Skin Infections.

12:40 Wolf R. (Israel) "Drug-induced Mimicry"

12:50 Tomecki K. (USA) "Recent trends in infectious diseases

13:00 - 14: 00 Lunch break

14:00 - 15:30 [HALL “A”]

Symposium Janssen-Cilag

15:30 - 17:00 [HALL “A”]

“Sexually Transmitted Diseases”

Organized by the International Union of Sexually transmitted infections.

Chairman: Waugh M. (UK), Farid M. (Egypt)

15:30 “World overview on interaction and priorities for sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS Is there an answer?”. Waugh M. (UK)

15:45 “Chronic pelvic pain”. Ghaly A. (UK)

16:00 “The modern treatment of papilloma virus infection”. Morgan E. (UK)

16:15 “Laser hyperthermia a new modality in treatment of genital warts” El-Tonsy H. (Egypt)

16:35 “Dermatologic profile of AIDS in Yaounde”. Mbuagbaw J. (Cameroon)

16:45 “The Tanzanian experience”. Masenga J. (Tanzania)

16:55 “Skin manifestation of Hepatitis C virus infection”. El-Hefnawi M. (Egypt)

17:05 “Experiences of a national STD control programme” Mwali C. (Zambia)

17:15 Discussion

15:30 - 17:00 [HALL “B”]

“Epidemiology of Myocosis”

Chairman Hay R. (UK), Abdallah . (Egypt)

15:30 “Foot infection in the community” Raboube N.

15:40 “Tinea Capitis in Zimbabwe”. Robertson V. (Zimbabwe)

15:50 “Skin infections in West Africa communities”. Mahe A. (Sengal)

16:00 “Epidemiology of mycetoma”. Mahgoub S. (Sudan)

16:10 “Tinea Capitis in Saudi Arabia”. Sogair S. (Saudi Arabia)

16:20 “Prevalence of fungal disease in Tanzania”. Leppard B. (Tanzania)

16:30 Discussion

15:30 - 17:00 [HALL “C”]

“Nursing and Allied Health Professional for Community Dermatology”

Chairman: Zaki H. (Egypt), Ersser S. (UK)

15:30 “The current status of nursing in Africa”. Zaki H. (Egypt)

15:45 “The Commonwealth Regional Health Secretariat”. Phiri M. (Tanzania)

16:00 “Harnessing nursing expertise to improve skin care worldwide”. Ersser S. Penzer R. (UK)

16:15 “Dermatology in a primary care setting”, Kelly P. (South Africa)

16:30 “Developing dermatology community services in London”. Stone L. (UK)

16:45 “Practising dermatology as a nurse”. Bauleth M. (Namibia)

17:00 Discussion

17:30 - 19:00 [HALL “B” ]

ISD general assembly

Gala Dinner At 21:00
Tickets are required for admission

Wednesday 21 April

08:30 - 10:00 Free Communications

[HALL “A” ]

Chairman: Kato A. (Egypt), Soliman A. (Egypt)

08:50 Lamisil in treatment of tinea pedis and onychomycosis. Konstantinovic S. (Yogoslavia)

08:37 Terbinafine in onychomycosis, results of long term follow up. Smith EB. (USA)

08:44 Oral Terbinafine. Lamisil in treatment of Rosacea. Rashi A. (Pakistan)

08:51 Retrospective study of mott skin infections a review of 38 cases over 3 years in Singapore. Anf P. (Singapore)

08:58 PCNA and P53 in malignant melanoma, dysplastic and benign melanocytic nevi. Elwan N. (Egypt)

09:05 Discussion

09:22 G6PD deficiency in dermatology. Mysorel V. (Oman)

09:29 Segregation analysis in individual affected by endemic pemphigus foliaceus in El-Bagre, Colombia. Abreu A.M., Velez F & Arroyave Y.E. (Colombia)

09:36 A Comparative study of different dose schedules of Acyclovir in cases of Herpes zoster. Mahajan S. (Sultanate Oman)

09:43 Shaving for superficial skin lesions. Ghadly B. (Tunisia)

09:50 Advantages of liposome encapsulated clindamycin solution in the therapy of acne vulgaris. Soldo-Belic A. (Croatia)

09:57 Discussion

10:00 - 11:45 “Pride in one’s skin - a cosmetic course for all”

Chairman: Jacobson C (USA), Wiest L. (Austria)

10:00 “Introduction”. Jacobson C. (USA)

10:05 “Dermatologic treatment is necessary to keep the skin of elderly sane and happy”. Kokoschka E. (Austria)

10:25 “Current concepts in the differentiated treatment of sidebranch reticular and spidervein varicosis”. Fratila A. (Germany)

10:55 “Botulinum toxin- a facial rejunvenation and beyond”. Wiest L. (Austria)

11:25 “Ceramides and their possibilities in cosmetics”. Geilen C. (Germany)

11:45 Closure

11:45 - 12:00 Coffee break

12:00 - 12:30 Plenary Session

The impact of dermatopharmacology in therapy of skin diseases.

12:30 - 14:00 What’s new?

Chairman: Ryan T. (UK) Orfanos CE. (Germany)

12:30 “In therapy”. Amer M (Egypt)

12:45 “Pediatric Dermatology”. Rasmussen (USA)

13:00 “In immunotherapy”. El-Anani G. (Egypt)

13:15 “In photomedicine”. Epstein J. (USA)

13:30 In retinoids” Millikan L. (USA)

13:45 “In vitiligo” Nordlund J. (USA)

14:00 - 15:00 Closing Remarks

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