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FRM F007 - Recent Developments in Dermatopathology: What Has Happened Since You Last Checked

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, March 01

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room D233/234

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Aleodor A. Andea, MD - Handout


  • Doina Ivan, MD
  • Christine Ko, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Lori Lowe, MD, FAAD
  • Rajiv M. Patel, MD

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

  • Identify recent clinically relevant studies and trends impacting the field of dermatopathology.
  • List new ancillary studies that could potentially be useful in dermatopathology.
  • Identify the indications and limitations of each study.

This session is directed towards residents, dermatologists with an interest in dermatopathology and dermatopathologists wanting to keep up with the rapid pace of development in the field of dermatopathology. A panel of academic dermatopathologists will present selected recent advances in basic and clinical research that could significantly impact the practice of dermatopathology. The session will focus on newly described clinical and histologic entities as well as on promising ancillary diagnostic studies, such as new immunohistochemical stains and molecular testing including comparative genomic hybridization and FISH for diagnosing melanocytic lesions. The topics discussed will cover both inflammatory and neoplastic diseases.


Friday, March 01
10:00 AMWelcome and Introduction / Dr. Andea
10:05 AMDevelopments in the diagnosis of genodermatoses and infectious diseases / Dr. Ko
10:25 AMDevelopments in the diagnosis of inflammatory dermatoses / Dr. Lowe
10:45 AMDevelopments in the diagnosis of epithelial tumors / Dr. Ivan
11:05 AMDevelopments in the diagnosis of soft tissue tumors / Dr. Patel
11:25 AMDevelopments in the diagnosis of melanocytic lesions / Dr. Andea
11:45 AMQuestions and Answers / All faculty