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FOC U009 - Chronic Cutaneous Ulcers in Adults and Children

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket

Subject:

Date: Thursday, August 01

CME Credits: 1.50

Location: Grand Ballroom West

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Director: Alina G. Bridges, DO, FAAD - Handout

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

  • Recognize the various clinical and histopathological presentations that can develop ulcers or are associated with the development of ulcers
  • Determine appropriate studies to assess for underlying skin diseases that can develop ulcers or are associated with the development of ulcers
  • Develop a treatment plan for patients with diseases that can develop ulcers or are associated with the development of ulcers

Description:
Chronic cutaneous ulcers cause significant morbidity and can be difficult to diagnose correctly and treat. We will discuss cases of chronic ulcers in adults and children caused by a variety of processes including inflammatory, neoplastic, immunobullous, connective tissue, vascular, systemic, drug, and infectious disorders. We will outline the diagnosis and management of these disorders using topical and systemic agents. A case based interactive format with audience participation will be used. Evidence-based literature will be presented. New and emerging diseases and their management will be discussed.