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Session Information

CRS C004 - Advanced Dermoscopy

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Date: Friday, March 01

CME Credits: 6.00

Location: Room D235/236

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Director: Ralph P. Braun, MD


  • Giuseppe Argenziano, MD
  • Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, MD
  • Natalia Jaimes, MD
  • Harald Kittler, MD - Handout
  • Joseph Malvehy, MD
  • Scott Menzies, MBBS, PhD - Handout
  • Margaret C. Oliviero, NP, MSN
  • Giovanni Pellacani, MD - Handout
  • Susana Puig, MD - Handout
  • Harold S. Rabinovitz, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Lidia Rudnicka, MD, PhD - Handout
  • H. Peter Soyer, MD
  • Wilhelm Stolz, MD - Handout
  • Iris Zalaudek, MD

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

  • Recognize newly described dermoscopic structures and learn about their significance
  • Utilize dermoscopy with more confidence and improved diagnostic accuracy
  • Recognize the different subtypes of melanoma and their corresponding dermoscopic pattern and structures

This course is intended to highlight dermoscopic nuances that will enhance the clinical proficiency of physicians already familiar with the basics of dermoscopy.. In addition, newly described dermoscopic structures and patterns will be presented


  • Marghoob A. Malvehy J. and Braun RP Arlas of Dermoscopy second edition Informa Healthcare London 2012
  • Dermoscopy: The essentials 2e Soyer P, Argenziano G. Hoffmann-Wellenhof R and Zalaudek I. Elsevier
  • Dermatoscopy An algorythmic method based on pattern analysis Kittler H. Rosendahl, C Cmeraon A Tschandl P Facultas.wuv


Friday, March 01
9:00 AMSubtypes of melanoma / Dr. Stolz
9:20 AMVascular structures / Dr. Rabinovitz
9:40 AMSpitz Nevi / Dr. Pellacani
10:00 AMIntradermal nevi, Recurrent nevi, involuting nevi (including halo nevi) / Hofmann-Wellenhof
10:20 AMDysplastic / Atypical nevi / Dr. Malvehy
10:40 AMFacial lesions – how to approach & diagnose / Oliviero
11:00 AMSite-related nevus patterns / Dr. Zalaudek
11:20 AMChallenging cases for the audience / Dr. Argenziano
2:00 PMSlow growing melanoma / Dr. Argenziano
2:20 PMFast growing melanoma / Menzies
2:40 PMDigital follow up using dermoscopy / Dr. Puig
3:00 PMSCC, Keratoacanthoma and pigmented Bowen's / Dr. Kittler
3:20 PMNail dermoscopy / Dr. Braun
3:40 PMTrichoscopy / Dr. Rudnicka
4:00 PMPattern Analysis vs. 2 Step Method / Dr. Jamies
4:20 PMClinical-dermoscopy-pathology-molecular (FISH/CGH) reconciliation / Dr. Soyer
4:40 PMChallenging cases for the audience / All faculty