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F009 - Treatment of Common Cutaneous Fungal Infections

Friday, February 16; 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize clinical presentation and appropriate management of tinea capitis in children
  • Describe critical considerations in special populations with cutaneous fungal infections
  • Differentiate clinical scenarios when topical vs systemic antifungals are necessary


This session will cover common cutaneous fungal infections in pediatric and adult populations. In the pediatric population, this session will review the clinical presentation and treatment of tinea capitis, highlight diagnostic and treatment considerations for neonates, and review angio-invasive fungal infections in children. In the adult population, this session will review skin and nail findings. Further, there will be a case-based portion describing mimickers of cutaneous fungal infections. Finally, the session will wrap up by reviewing emerging treatments and technologies.


  • Arkin, Lisa, MD: Candela Corporation – I(EQ);
  • Garibyan, Lilit, MD, PhD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Lee, Kachiu Cecilia, MD, MPH: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Zubek, Amanda Elisabeth, MD, PhD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Friday, February 16
9:00 AM
Dr. Arkin / Special Considerations for Dermatophyte and Fungal Infections in Children
9:30 AM
Dr. Lee / Recognizing fungal infections and their mimickers
10:00 AM
Dr. Zubek / Fungus Among Us: Comorbidities in Dermatophyte and Non-Dermatophyte Nail Infections
10:30 AM
Dr. Garibyan / Novel and emerging treatments and technologies for onychomycosis
Event Details
  • Date
    Friday, February 16
  • Time
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location
    Room 4
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Kachiu Cecilia Lee, MD, MPH, FAAD
  • Amanda Elisabeth Zubek, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Lisa Arkin, MD, FAAD