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Session Information

FRM F029 - Clinical and Pathological Aspects of Skin Disease in Endocrine, Metabolic, and Deposition Diseases

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket

Subject:

Date: Friday, March 21

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room 201

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Director: Paolo Romanelli, MD, FAAD

Co-Director:
  • Franco Rongioletti, MD

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

  • Develop a clinicopathologic approach to the evaluations of patients with endocrine, metabolic and deposition diseases
  • Diagnose the classic, the rare and the new skin manifestations of endocrine, metabolic and deposition diseases
  • Identify therapy and outcomes of skin manifestations in the setting of endocrine, metabolic and deposition diseases

Description:
The speakers will provide insights into the clinicopathologic correlations, pathogenesis, special studies, and therapeutic options of the skin manifestations in the setting of adrenal disease, thyroid disease, diabetes, obesity, amyloidoses, pigmentary deposition disorders and mucinoses. Early diagnosis of skin signs is crucial and may prevent significant morbidity. The session is particularly devoted to all practicing dermatologists and dermatopathologists who are interested in cutaneous signs as a clue and a window for systemic diseases.