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SYM S021 - Advanced Pediatric Dermatology

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Saturday, March 02

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room A204/205

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Marilyn Grace Liang, MD, FAAD


  • Beth Ann Drolet, MD, FAAD
  • Renee M. Howard, MD, FAAD
  • Jennifer T. Huang, MD, FAAD
  • Julie V. Schaffer, MD, FAAD
  • Robert Sidbury, MD, MPH, FAAD

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

  • Diagnose and treat infantile hemangiomas
  • Outline the concerns of environmental and cancer activists as well as parents regarding childrens' low level exposures to toxic compounds.
  • Recognize the latest discoveries and therapies in pediatric dermatology

This symposium will focus on advances in pediatric dermatology. Recent progress and our understanding of infantile hemangiomas and Spitz nevi will be reviewed. The latest in long term cutaneous effects of bone marrow transplantation will be discussed. We will conclude with a literature review of what's new in pediatric dermatology.


  • Eichenfield LF, Frieden IJ, Esterley NB. Textbook of neonatal dermatology, 2nd edition. New York:Saunders, 2008.
  • Paller AS, Mancini AJ. Hurwitz clinical pediatric dermatology, 4th edition. New York:Elsevier, 2011.


Saturday, March 02
9:00 AMWelcome and Introduction / Dr. Liang
9:05 AMMaking sense of the Spitz nevus spectrum / Dr. Schaffer
9:35 AMQ&A / Dr. Schaffer
9:40 AMLong Term Cutaneous Effects of Bone Marrow Transplantation / Dr. Huang
10:10 AMQ&A / Dr. Huang
10:15 AMInfantile Hemangioma Syndromes: an Unifying Theory / Dr. Drolet
10:45 AMQ&A / Dr. Drolet
10:50 AMTopical Toxicity in Tots / Dr. Howard
11:20 AMQ&A / Dr. Howard
11:25 AMThe Year in Review / Dr. Sidbury