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Session Information

WRK W015 - Basic Dermoscopy

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Date: Sunday, March 03

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room A101/102

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Director: Wilhelm Stolz, MD - Handout


  • Giuseppe Argenziano, MD
  • Ralph P. Braun, MD
  • Joseph Malvehy, MD
  • Ashfaq A. Marghoob, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Harold S. Rabinovitz, MD, FAAD

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

  • Apply the basic principles of dermatoscopy
  • Classify both benign and malignant lesions using a logical and effective approach
  • Utilize dermatoscopy in your daily practice

The basic criteria of dermatoscopy will be introduced together with a very efficient stepwise algorithm for the detection of the various benign and malignant pigmented skin lesions. Experts in dermatoscopy will present plenty of cases where the participants learn most. In addition, the criteria on the face, as well as on palms and soles, will be described. At the end of the session, experts will diagnose unknown cases together with the participants.


Sunday, March 03
3:30 PMEquipment (only hand held devices), Differentiation between melanocytic and non-melanocytic skin lesions / Dr. Marghoob
3:50 PMPrinciples of classification in dermatoscopy / Dr. Stolz
4:20 PMWhen dermatoscopy changed my mind / Dr. Argenziano
4:40 PMDermatoscopy in special locations / Dr. Stolz
4:50 PMUnknowns for the experts and the audience (I) Experts Dr. Malvehy and Dr. Stolz / Dr. Braun
5:10 PMUnknowns for the experts and the audience (II) Experts Dr. Argenziano and Dr. Marghoob / Dr. Rabinovitz