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Session Information

CRS C020 - Advanced Contact Dermatitis

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission


Date: Monday, March 04

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room B118/119

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Vincent Anthony DeLeo, MD, FAAD


  • Donald V. Belsito, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • David Eric Cohen, MD, FAAD
  • Ponciano D. Cruz, Jr., MD, FAAD
  • Joel G. DeKoven, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Howard Ira Maibach, MD, FAAD
  • Nanette Blythe Silverberg, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • James S. Taylor, MD, FAAD

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

  • Differentiate the various allergic and non-allergic causes of dermatitis in and around the mouth.
  • Determine the etiology of contact urticaria and the role played by contact allergy in chronic urticaria.
  • Recognize new and unusual allergens found in the recent literature.

This session will be composed of speakers who practice tertiary referral patch testing. The speakers will touch on subjects that deal with the unusual but important causes of allergic skin reactions. The course is designed for open discussion with the speakers about participant's problems in the process of assessing and managing the patient with contact allergy.


Monday, March 04
9:00 AMIntroduction / Dr. DeLeo
9:05 AM"Tidbits" - From My Journal And Everybody Else's / Dr. Cruz
9:30 AM"Nine to five dermatitis" - Update on occupational skin disease / Dr. Taylor
9:55 AM"Hives, hives, hives" - Contact urticaria and contact allergy in chronic urticaria / Dr. Maibach
10:20 AM"But Doc, it's all natural" - organic and botanical dermatitis / Dr. Belsito
10:45 AM"Let the little children come unto me" - Patch testing on small backs / Dr. Silverberg
11:10 AM"Shut my mouth" - Perioral and oral dermatitis and cheilitis / Dr. DeKoven
11:35 AM"Oops, patch tests are negative" - What do I do now? / Dr. Cohen