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Session Information

FOC U052 - Adventures in Pediatric Tropical Dermatology

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Monday, March 24

CME Credits: 1.50

Location: Room 605

Time: 7:15 AM - 8:45 AM

Director: Scott A. Norton, MD, MPH, FAAD

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

  • Recognize noncommunicable diseases that can cause skin diseases in the tropics.
  • Identify clinical presentations of deep and subcutaneous fungal infections in the tropics.
  • List tropical dermatoses that are transmitted after exposure to aquatic or marine environments.

In this session, participants will review 25 clinically-important topics in Pediatric Dermatology in the Tropics, presented in a stimulating, interactive, Jeopardy-style format, accompanied by superb clinical photographs. Each question/answer is followed by a 3-minute micro-lecture on significant advances in diagnosis, therapy, and pathophysiology of dermatologic disorders in the tropics. Subjects include Fungal Love, Equatorial Itch, Creepy Crawlies, Where'd ya Get Those Feet, and Don't Go in the Water.