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Overgrowth Syndromes for the Dermatologist
Tuesday, March 25
7:15 AM - 8:45 AM
Megha M. Tollefson, MD, FAAD - Handout
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:
- Identify clinical characteristics of overgrowth syndromes.
- Distinguish between different overgrowth syndromes.
- Formulate an approach to evaluating the patient with a suspected overgrowth syndrome.
This session will provide a general overview of overgrowth syndromes from the perspective of the dermatologist. Key points of focus will be clinical findings in the overgrowth syndromes, up-to-date classification of the different syndromes, approaches to the evaluation of these patients, a discussion of common complications, treatment approaches, and patient advocacy resources. The session is directed to all general dermatologists and trainees.