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Session Information

FOC U036 - Case-Based Lessons in the Diagnosis of Skin Lymphoma

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket

Subject:

Date: Sunday, March 23

CME Credits: 1.00

Location: Room 705/707

Time: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Director: Antonio Subtil, MD, MBA - Handout

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

  • Review a wide assortment of cutaneous lymphomas.
  • Identify knowledge gaps in the diagnosis of skin lymphoma.
  • Reconcile conflicting clinical, histopathologic and/or molecular findings.

Description:
Careful correlation of clinical and pathologic findings is necessary for proper diagnosis of cutaneous lymphomas. This challenging process is complicated by the heterogeneity of lymphomas and the complexity of diagnostic criteria and classification schemes. Accurate diagnosis of skin lymphoma depends upon appropriate data integration and adequate communication among several physicians that contribute different pieces of the diagnostic puzzle. This session is directed to dermatologists, pathologists and residents and will review a wide assortment of skin lymphomas to highlight important knowledge gaps in the diagnosis of cutaneous lymphomas.