RDS 2018 — Abstract reminder


Please submit your abstract no later than 5pm FRIDAY August 15 to:


nmfett325@gmail.com with RDS2018 Abstract in the email header.


Abstract instructions

  1. Abstractshould be single-spaced.
  2. Abstractshould be typed using 12-point size Times New Roman font.
  3. The title should be in block letters and bold.
  4. Immediately after the title, the authors’ names and affiliations should appear. When listing authors from different affiliations, use reference numbers to organize.
  5. Underline theabstractpresenter’s name.
  6. When using abbreviations, spell out in full the first mention, followed by the abbreviation in parentheses.
  7. Abstractbody should be no longer than 250 words. This will be strictly enforced.
  8. Below yourabstract, please show which category your study fits best as shown:


(1) Lichenoid inflammatory skin disease (lupus/ dermatomyotitis)

(2) Sclerotic skin disease – morphea, systemic sclerosis

(3) Vasculitis

(4) Miscellaneous features and types of rheumatic –dermatologic skin disease

(5) Clinical Case


Clinical case instructions

In addition to an abstract, please provide a teaching point. Cases accompanied by clinical slides are preferred.


Abstract Example (please follow closely to reduce formatting time):



 John Doe1,2, Norman Noname1, Ursula Unknown2.

1Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.2Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, Canada.

Your abstract body here; 250 words maximum, single spaced, 12pts size, Times New Roman font, no paragraphs please.

Category: Vasculitis



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