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CRS C020 - Advanced Dermoscopy

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission


Date: Monday, March 24

CME Credits: 6.00

Location: Room 301/302

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Director: Ralph P. Braun, MD

  • Giuseppe Argenziano, MD
  • Horacio Antonio Cabo, MD
  • Stephane Dalle, MD, PhD
  • Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, MD
  • Harald Kittler, MD - Handout
  • Joseph Malvehy, MD
  • Ashfaq A. Marghoob, MD, FAAD
  • Scott Menzies, MBBS, PhD - Handout
  • Margaret C. Oliviero, NP, MSN
  • Giovanni Pellacani, MD
  • Susana Puig, MD
  • Harold S. Rabinovitz, MD, FAAD
  • Lidia Rudnicka, MD, PhD - Handout
  • Alon Scope, MD
  • H. Peter Soyer, MD
  • Wilhelm Stolz, MD - Handout
  • Iris Zalaudek, MD

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

  • Analyze and manage difficult situations using dermoscopy.
  • Use diagnostic strategies and integrate dermoscopy into your decisions.

This course is recommended for advanced users of dermoscopy. We will cover many dermoscopy topics, and for the first time we will attempt to integrate dermoscopy into broader management concepts. We will also cover some rare dermoscopy topics such as scalp, nails, etc.


  • Atlas of dermoscopy 2nd edition, Marghoob A. et al , Informa Healthcare.
  • Handbook of dermoscopy, Malvehy et al. Informa Healthcare.


Monday, March 24
9:00 AMSubtypes of Melanoma / Dr. Stolz
9:20 AMTowards the in Vivo Morphologic Classification of Nevi / Dr. Zalaudek
9:40 AMRecurrent Nevus vs. Recurrent Melanoma / Dr. Kittler
10:00 AMUV Effects on Nevi: With and Without Sunscreens / Dr. Malvehy
10:20 AMBenign Dermoscopic Features in Melanoma / Hofmann-Wellenhof
10:40 AMNodular Melanoma / Menzies
11:00 AMTrichoscopy / Dr. Rudnicka
11:20 AMDermoscopy Management Rules to Detect Melanoma / Dr. Argenziano
11:40 AMChallenging Cases for the Audience by Argenziano / Dr. Stolz, Dr. Malvehy, Menzies, Dr. Argenziano, and Dr. Cabo
12:00 PMBreak /
2:00 PMClinical-Dermoscopy-Pathology-Molecular (FISH/CGH) Reconciliation / Dr. Soyer
2:20 PMSpitz Nevi vs. Melanoma / Dr. Pellacani
2:40 PMDermoscopic Features Provide Clues to Mutation Status (such as BRAF, Kit, etc.) / Dr. Puig
3:00 PMLichen Planus Like Keratosis / Dr. Rabinovitz
3:20 PMNail Plate Dermoscopy / Dr. Braun
3:40 PMPatient Related Factors Influence Dermoscopy Patterns / Scope
4:00 PMPattern Analysis vs. 2 Step Method / Dr. Marghoob
4:20 PMDigital Dermoscopy Follow-up under BRAF Inhibitors / Dr. Dalle
4:40 PMChallenging Cases for the Audience by M. Oliviero / Dr. Soyer, Dr. Pellacani, Oliviero, Dr. Puig, and Scope