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Session Information

SYM S058 - Cutaneous Lymphomas

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Tuesday, March 25

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room 103/105

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Ellen J. Kim, MD, FAAD

  • Julie Lin, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Amy C. Musiek, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Alain H. Rook, MD, FAAD
  • Andras Schaffer, MD
  • Michi Shinohara, MD, FAAD - Handout

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

  • Differentiate clinical/histopathologic characteristics of various cutaneous lymphomas.
  • Order appropriate diagnostic, staging, and follow up tests
  • Identify appropriate skin-directed, systemic, and combination therapies

Cutaneous lymphomas are a diverse group of both indolent and aggressive disorders where clinicopathologic correlation is essential for accurate diagnosis and management. This session will review different subtypes of cutaneous lymphomas and lymphoproliferative disorders and current approaches to diagnosis, staging and treatment.


  • WHO-EORTC classification for cutaneous lymphomas. Blood 2005 May 15;105(10):3768-85
  • Recent advances in the management of cutaneous lymphomas. Semin Oncol 2012 Apr;39(2):150-62
  • High clinical response rate of Sezary syndrome to immunomodulatory therapies: prognostic markers of response. Arch Dermatol 2011 Dec;147(12):1410-5


Tuesday, March 25
2:00 PMIntroduction/Overview / Dr. Kim
2:10 PMHistopathology of Cutaneous Lymphomas / Schaffer
2:40 PMEarly Mycosis Fungoides / Dr. Musiek
3:10 PMAdvanced MF/Sezary Syndrome / Dr. Rook
3:40 PMCutaneous B-cell Lymphomas / Dr. Shinohara
4:10 PMLymphomatoid papulosis and ALCL / Dr. Lin
4:40 PMNon-MF CTCLs / Dr. Kim