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Dermatopathology: Contemporary Diagnostic Criteria and Strategies_2017
Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino
3355 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV 89109-8941 
June 19-23, 2017
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Nowhere else will you have such an opportunity to benefit from the knowledge of a faculty with a combined experience of one million skin biopsy interpretations! You’ll increase your confidence in approaching pigmented lesions, nonmelanoma skin cancer, and inflammatory dermatoses. And you’ll be better able to provide clinicians with the critical information needed to address patient problems. 


You’ll start with an overview of problematic melanocytic and nonmelanocytic neoplasms and benefit from tips for avoiding errors in interpretation and reporting. You’ll gain new understanding of mechanisms and patterns of inflammatory lesions of the skin and inflammatory dermatoses. You’ll participate in a discussion of a general clinical approach to inflammatory and neoplastic skin disease and the issues of orientation of Mohs surgical specimens, always problematic to dermatopathologists and general anatomic pathologists.  And you’ll stay on the cutting edge with new information about medicolegal implications of diagnosis and misdiagnosis, anti-melanoma vaccination,targeted molecular therapy of melanoma,  direct immunoflurescence microscopy, and much, much more!   Bring your challenging slides for discussion with the faculty and evaluate your knowledge with self-assessment options.


CREDITS:           32.5 CME Credits, 8.0 SAM CME Credits


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Following this course, you will be able to:

·         Differentiate and apply powerful criteria for diagnosing inflammatory and neoplastic conditions in the skin.

·         Discriminate between malignant neoplasms and their mimics.

·         Distinguish benign from neoplastic lymphoid infiltrates and formulate algorithmic approaches to lymphoid infiltration.

·         Interpret subtle and complex findings in neoplastic and dysplastic melanocytic neoplasms of the skin.

·         Apply appropriate criteria to make specific treatment and diagnostic recommendations in the fields of connective tissue disease and neoplasia in the skin.

·         Coordinate clinical laboratory findings with anatomic pathology findings at the microscopic level.

·         Communicate results effectively and clearly to clinicians.





Virtual glass slide cases will be available through the internet prior to the course.                                



Pathologists, Pathology Residents, Dermatopathologists, Dermatologists, Dermatology Residents, and Pathologists’ Assistants





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A. Neil Crowson, MD, FASCP, FRCPC

University of Oklahoma and St. John Medical Center




Carlos Garcia, MD

Dawson Medical Group


Walter L. Lamar, MD, FASCP

University of Oklahoma


Cynthia M. Magro, MD

New York-Presbyterian/Weill...

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