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FRM F155 - Dermatologic Manifestations of HIV and AIDS

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Tuesday, March 05

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room C223/224

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Director: Adam D. Lipworth, MD, FAAD


  • Nicholas Compton, MD, FAAD
  • Esther Ellen Freeman, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Carrie L. Kovarik, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Arturo P. Saavedra, MD, PhD, FAAD

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

  • Identify cutaneous manifestations of HIV and AIDS
  • Manage cutaneous manifestations of HIV and AIDS

HIV and AIDS patients develop unique infectious and non-infectious cutaneous diseases, many of which carry significant morbidity and mortality. The rise of antiretroviral therapy has decreased the prevalence of these complications in the US, decreasing familiarity with these diseases among US dermatologists. However, opportunistic infections, HIV-associated malignancies, hypersensitivity reactions to HIV therapies, and severe primary inflammatory dermatoses persist in certain HIV-infected populations in the developed world, and remain common in developing nations. This case-based session will use patient encounters from the US, Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, and Latin America to highlight diagnosis and management of HIV-related skin diseases.


Tuesday, March 05
3:30 PMIntroduction to HIV-associated skin diseases / Dr. Lipworth
3:35 PMViral and fungal infections / Dr. Lipworth
3:55 PMBacterial and parasitic infections / Dr. Freeman
4:15 PMHIV-associated cutaneous neoplasms / Dr. Kovarik
4:35 PMHIV-associated cutaneous inflammatory conditions / Dr. Compton
4:55 PMCutaneous drug reactions and Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (IRIS) / Dr. Saavedra-Lauzon
5:15 PMPanel Q&A / All faculty