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FRM F044 - Sclerosing Skin Conditions: State-of-the-Art Diagnosis Evaluation and Therapy

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Saturday, March 22

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room 203

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Heidi Tewich Jacobe, MD, FAAD

  • M. Kari Connolly, MD, FAAD
  • Nicole Fett, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Christopher B. Hansen, MD, FAAD

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

  • List a differential diagnosis for sclerosing skin conditions.
  • Differentiate these disorders based on clinical, pathological and laboratory evaluation.
  • Outline a plan for management-based on current evidence.

This session will focus on sclerosing skin conditions encountered in dermatologic practice (lipodermatosclerosis, morphea, scleroderma, and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis). The goal of the session is to familiarize attendees with presentation of these disorders and state-of-the-art evaluation and management.


Saturday, March 22
10:00 AMDoctor my skin is "tight" approach to the patient with cutaneous sclerosis / Dr. Connolly
10:30 AMMorphea: Update on Evaluation / Dr. Hansen
11:00 AMMorphea: Update on Treatment / Dr. Fett
11:30 AMScleroderma: What every dermatologist should know / Dr. Jacobe