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Session Information

FRM F019 - Case-Based Controversies: Medical

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Sunday, August 04

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Sutton North/Center

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Ruth Ann Vleugels, MD, FAAD


  • Alisa Femia, MD, FAAD
  • Stephanie Liu, MD, FAAD
  • Misha Rosenbach, MD, FAAD
  • Laura S. Winterfield, MD, FAAD

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

  • Identify the dermatologist's role in management of patients with multi-system disease
  • Identify and diagnose classic and atypical presentations of cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease
  • Select therapeutic options for skin involvement in complex medical dermatology diseases

Using clinical cases, classic and atypical presentations of cutaneous manifestations of systemic diseases will be emphasized. This session will offer practical tips for diagnosis, appropriate evaluation, and advanced therapeutic management of patients with systemic diseases affecting the skin. Audience self-assessment will be encouraged through image review and the use of an audience response system, and a case-based approach will be utilized to highlight relevance for the dermatology trainee or experienced clinician. Cases discussed will include those focusing on autoimmune connective tissue diseases, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and inpatient dermatology, amongst others.