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SYM S009 - What's Hot in Pediatric Dermatology

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, August 02

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Mercury Ballroom

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Nanette Blythe Silverberg, MD, FAAD - Handout


  • Francine Blei, MD, MBA
  • Vincent Anthony DeLeo, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Barry Lloyd Smith, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Andrea L. Zaenglein, MD, FAAD - Handout

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

  • Diagnose vascular birthmarks and apply new therapeutic agents.
  • Select candidates for hormonal acne therapy.
  • Counsel patients regarding newer trends in pediatric contact allergy.

Pediatric dermatology has seen a recent proliferation of new and exciting information. This course will focus on understanding new trends including: 1) vascular birthmark diagnosis, association with internal findings and therapeutics; 2) new guidelines in sunscreen usage; 3) newer trends in STDs of adolescence; 4) the usage of hormonal therapy for acne in teenage females; and 5) newer entities in pediatric dermatology, including recently identified allergens and dermatitis subtypes


  • Frequency of contact allergens in pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis. Herro EM, Matiz C, Sullivan K, Hamann C, Jacob SE. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2011 Nov;4(11):39-41.
  • Balk SJ; Council on Environmental Health; Section on Dermatology.Ultraviolet radiation: a hazard to children and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2011 Mar;127(3):e791-817.
  • Drolet BA, Frommelt PC, Chamlin SL, Haggstrom A, Bauman NM, Chiu YE, Chun RH, Garzon MC, Holland KE, Liberman L, MacLellan-Tobert S, Mancini AJ, Metry D, Puttgen KB, Seefeldt M, Sidbury R, Ward KM, Blei F, Baselga E, Cassidy L, Darrow DH, Joachim S, Kwon EK, Martin K, Perkins J, Siegel DH, Boucek RJ, Frieden IJ. Initiation and use of propranolol for infantile hemangioma: report of a consensus conference. Pediatrics. 2013 Jan;131(1):128-40.


Friday, August 02
2:00 PMWhat's Hot in Sunscreens for Children / Dr. DeLeo
2:35 PMNew Trends and Guidelines for Prevention of STDs of Adolescence / Dr. Smith
3:10 PMContraceptive Therapy for Adolescent Acne / Dr. Zaenglein
3:45 PMHot Topics in Vascular Birthmarks / Dr. Blei
4:20 PMNew Trends in Pediatric Contact Allergy and Dermatitis / Dr. Silverberg