The importance of early recognition of acute, life threatening skin rashes cannot be overemphasized. The “Danger Signs” of drug rashes include: skin pain, skin necrosis, blisters, erosions, non-blanchable erythema, purpura, petechiae and mucosal involvement.
About the speaker
Dr. Mark Tang is a fully accredited Consultant Dermatologist with more than 20 years of outstanding clinical practice. He is a well-respected and highly regarded dermatologist and is a key opinion leader in the areas of eczema, immune-mediated skin diseases, wound healing and skin cancers, including skin lymphomas.
Dr. Tang graduated top of his NUS medical class in 1995 with the Singapore Medical Association Silver Medal, as well as the Gordon Ransome Gold Medal, for topping the postgraduate Masters of Internal Medicine examinations in 2000. From early in his career, Dr Tang found his calling in Dermatology and was the recipient of the prestigious VS Rajan Gold Medal in Dermatology in 1995. He completed his Dermatology training locally at NSC, as well as clinical fellowships at the Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania, USA and the University of Toronto, Canada, under the HMDP Fellowship Award.