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FRM F059 - Recent Developments in Dermatopathology: What Has Happened Since You Last Checked

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Saturday, March 22

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Mile High Ballroom 4ABC

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Director: Aleodor A. Andea, MD - Handout

  • Doina Ivan, MD
  • Christine Ko, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Lori Lowe, MD, FAAD
  • Rajiv M. Patel, MD - Handout
  • Antonio Subtil, MD, MBA - Handout

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

  • Identify recent clinically relevant studies and trends impacting the field of dermatopathology.
  • List new ancillary studies that could potentially be useful in dermatopathology.
  • Identify the indications and limitations of each study.

This session is directed towards residents, dermatologists with an interest in dermatopathology and dermatopathologists wanting to keep up with the rapid pace of development in the field of dermatopathology. A panel of academic dermatopathologists will present selected recent advances in basic and clinical research that could impact significantly the practice of dermatopathology. The session will focus on newly described clinical and histologic entities as well as on promising ancillary diagnostic studies such as new immunohistochemical stains and molecular testing including comparative genomic hybridization and FISH for diagnosing melanocytic lesions. The topics discussed will cover both inflammatory and neoplastic diseases.


Saturday, March 22
1:00 PMIntroduction / Dr. Andea
1:05 PMDevelopments in the diagnosis of genodermatoses and infectious diseases / Dr. Ko
1:25 PMDevelopments in the diagnosis of epithelial tumors / Dr. Ivan
1:45 PMDevelopments in the diagnosis of soft tissue tumors / Dr. Patel
2:05 PMDevelopments in the diagnosis of cutaneous lymphomas / Dr. Subtil
2:25 PMDevelopments in the diagnosis of melanocytic lesions / Dr. Andea
2:45 PMQuestions and Answers / All faculty