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FRM F029 - Sclerosing Skin Conditions: State of the Art Diagnosis Evaluation and Therapy

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, March 01

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Flamingo 1/2

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Director: Heidi Tewich Jacobe, MD, FAAD


  • M. Kari Connolly, MD, FAAD
  • Nicole Fett, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Christopher B. Hansen, MD, FAAD

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

  • List a differential diagnosis for sclerosing skin conditions
  • Differentiate these disorders based on clinical, pathological, and laboratory evaluation
  • Outline a plan for management based on current evidence

This session will focus on sclerosing skin conditions encountered in dermatologic practice (lipodermatosclerosis, morphea, scleroderma, and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis). The goal of the session is to familiarize attendees with the presentation of these disorders and state of the art evaluation and management.


Friday, March 01
3:30 PM"Doctor my skin is tight"-approach to the patient with cutaneous sclerosis / Dr. Connolly
3:55 PMQuestions & Answers / Dr. Connolly
4:00 PMMorphea: Update on Treatment / Dr. Fett
4:25 PMQuestions & Answers / Dr. Fett
4:30 PMMorphea: Update on Evaluation / Dr. Hansen
4:55 PMQuestions & Answers / Dr. Hansen
5:00 PMScleroderma: What every dermatologist should know / Dr. Jacobe
5:25 PMQuestions & Answers / Dr. Jacobe