Pediatric Dermatology Take-Aways

Mar 3, 2017 1:00pm ‐ Mar 3, 2017 2:00pm


Description

The practice of pediatric dermatology is broad. This lecture will focus on identifying conditions that would be considered urgencies or emergencies in pediatric dermatology -- the 'what-not-to-miss' of pediatric dermatology. There will be an indepth discussion of infantile hemangiomas focused on when to worry and when to refer for treatment. Also highlighted will be physical exam findings that should alert a care provider to possible underlying medical conditions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss infantile hemangiomas - when to worry/when to refer
  • Identify physical exam findings with underlying health implications
  • Describe case-based pediatric dermatology urgencies and emergencies

Speaker(s):

  • Tracy Funk, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology, Oregon Health & Science University

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