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Session Information

FOC U033 - Morphea: Not Just for Adults Anymore

Ticket required for admission, no tuition fee. Ticket holds seat for only 15 minutes after the official start time.

Subject:

Date: Sunday, August 19

CME Credits: 1.50

Location: Room 310

Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Director: Dawn M.R. Davis, MD, FAAD - Handout

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

  • Recognize the clinical variants of morphea in the pediatric patient.
  • Formulate a multidisciplinary approach to patient evaluation and management.
  • Select appropriate treatment methods.

Description:
The recognition and management of morphea in the pediatric population is primarily performed by dermatologists. This session will review the various forms of morphea and discuss their similarities and unique attributes as it pertains to children and adolescents. The opportunity to coordinate a multidisciplinary approach to patient care to optimize outcomes and satisfaction will be reviewed. A case portfolio will provide interactive discussion of typical and difficult issues often encountered by morphea patients and their physicians.