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Session Information

FRM F056 - Evaluation of Hair Loss

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket

Subject:

Date: Saturday, March 02

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room B212/213

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Director: Leonard C. Sperling, MD, FAAD - Handout

Speakers:

  • Eleanor Ann Knopp, MD, FAAD
  • Amy J. McMichael, MD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Utilize a step-by-step approach to the evaluation of hair loss
  • Select appropriate diagnostic maneuvers to perform on hair loss patients
  • Recognize the role of the pathologist in the evaluation of hair loss

Description:
This session is designed for anyone who cares for patients with hair loss. An imaginary clinic day filled with challenging hair loss patients will be created. The faculty will present a step-by-step approach to an orderly and complete evaluation. Historical clues, diagnostic maneuvers, laboratory testing and the interpretation of biopsy specimens will be covered. A review of the typical findings found in common disorders rounds out the session. Time permitting, attendees can also pose treatment questions to the faculty.