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Session Information

FOC U050 - Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Update

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Sunday, March 03

CME Credits: 1.00

Location: Room C223/224

Time: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Director: Yahya Dowlati, MD, PhD - Handout

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

  • Diagnose cutaneous leishmaniasis more effectively
  • Order appropriate evaluation for cutaneous leishmaniasis
  • Select proper treatment for the patient with cutaneous leishmaniasis

In this session, an update on some cutaneous leishmaniasis’ key issues, particularly its treatment and prevention, will be provided. The session is mainly focused on the research findings related to the Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis. An evidence-based approach to the therapeutic strategies will be presented. The session is directed to dermatologists, resident dermatologists, infectious disease and tropical medicine specialists, military physicians, microbiologists, immunologists, parasitologists, and general practitioners.