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Practical Issues in Dermatopathology: Opportunities to Improve Clinicopathologic Correlation
Tuesday, March 25
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clay J. Cockerell, MD, FAAD
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:
- Identify ways in which clinical information and biopsy acquisition techniques can be used to improve histopathologic diagnosis.
- Examine the applications and limitations of ancillary diagnostic studies including direct immunofluorescence, special stains, immunohistochemistry and molecular studies.
- Improve communication between dermatopathologists and themselves.
This session is intended for dermatologists and dermatopathologists and seeks to improve clinicopathologic correlation by outlining key elements of collaboration. Illustrative cases will be presented.