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FRM F163 - Herpes is Everywhere! A Dermatologic Update on Herpes Viruses from HHV1 to HHV8

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Tuesday, March 25

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room 708/710

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Director: Warren R. Heymann, MD, FAAD - Handout

  • Lindsay Anne Eminger, MD, FAAD
  • Robert Micheletti, MD, FAAD
  • Scott Worswick, MD, FAAD - Handout

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

  • Review the clinical spectrum of dermatologic disorders associated with human Herpes viruses 1-8.
  • Recognize characteristic and atypical presentations of human Herpes virus family infections.
  • Identify the therapeutic options utilized in the treatment of human Herpes virus family infections.

The Human Herpes Virus family (HHV1-8) present myriad manifestations of critical importance to the dermatologist. These viruses affect immunocompetent and immunocompromised hosts and often manifest atypical presentations. This session will update the dermatologist regarding the spectrum of clinical features, diagnostic and therapeutic approaches related to these viruses.


Tuesday, March 25
3:30 PMIntroduction / Dr. Heymann
3:35 PMHHV 1 and 2: Atypical Presentations / Dr. Micheletti
3:50 PMHHV 3 (VZV): Herpes Zoster Vaccination - Current Indications, Limitations, and Complications / Dr. Micheletti
4:00 PMHHV 4 (EBV): Epstein-Barr Virus: Dermatologic Associations / Dr. Heymann
4:15 PMHHV 4 (EBV): Epstein-Barr Virus: Associated Lymphoproliferative Disorders / Eminger
4:30 PMHHV 5 (CMV): Cytomegalovirus: Comparison of CMV in Immunocompetent versus Immunocompromised Hosts / Dr. Worswick
4:45 PMHHV 6 and 7: Pathogenic in DRESS Syndrome? / Dr. Heymann
4:55 PMHHV 8: Kaposi Sarcoma and Beyond / Dr. Micheletti
5:10 PMGreat Viral Cases from UCLA / Dr. Worswick
5:25 PMQuestions & Answers / All faculty