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SYM S046 - Systemic Evaluation of Birthmarks and Hamartomas in Infants and Children: What's New and What's True

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Monday, March 24

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom 4

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Sheila Fallon Friedlander, MD, FAAD

  • Lucia Zoraida Diaz, MD, FAAD
  • Melinda Jen, MD, FAAD
  • Patrick J. McMahon, MD, FAAD
  • Harper Price, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Elaine C. Siegfried, MD, FAAD

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

  • Effectively screen for congenital and acquired abnormalities associated with Rasopathies.
  • Recognize when cutaneous vascular malformations and overgrowth syndromes are associated with additional anomalies.
  • Effectively screen infants with multiple cutaneous hemangiomas for visceral and/or airway infantile hemangiomas.

This session is designed to update the practitioner on congenital and acquired skin findings in infants and children that may be associated with occult anomalies. Speakers will focus on controversial areas and discuss safety, efficacy, and cost of radiologic imaging to screen for associated findings.


Monday, March 24
2:00 PMWelcome & Introductions / Dr. Friedlander
2:05 PMCongenital Melanocytic Nevi / Dr. Price
2:30 PMVascular Stains and Bumps / Dr. Friedlander
2:55 PMBeware the Midline Lesion / Dr. Jen
3:20 PMQuestions & Answer/Break /
3:30 PMBlaschko’s Lesions / Dr. Diaz
3:55 PMTuberous Sclerosis and Neurofibromatosis / Dr. McMahon
4:25 PMBirthmark Potpourri / Dr. Siegfried
4:50 PMQuestions & Answer / All faculty