F081 - Treatment of Common Cutaneous Fungal Infections
Saturday, March 2; 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:
- Describe novel emerging treatments and technologies for onychomycosis
- Evaluate clinical presentations and outline the appropriate management of tinea capitis in children
- Refine techniques to collect optimal samples for diagnosis of tinea corporis, tinea versicolor, and tinea capitis
This session will review diagnosis and treatment of common cutaneous fungal infections in children and adults. Specifically, we will focus on improving your diagnostic skills for pediatric tinea infections, discuss pearls for diagnosis and treatment of adult infections, and review the physiology of nail infections with an update of treatment options for onychomycosis currently in the pipeline.
This activity has been approved by the American Board of Dermatology (ABD) for up to 20 MOC Component 2 Self-Assessment points. For more information about MOC, please visit the ABD website at www.abderm.org.
- Arkin, Lisa, MD: Candela Corporation – I(EQ);
- Garibyan, Lilit, MD, PhD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
- Lee, Kachiu Cecilia, MD, MPH: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
- Zubek, Amanda Elisabeth, MD, PhD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Saturday, March 2
Dr. Arkin / Evaluation and Treatment of Common Dermatophyte Infections in Children
Dr. Lee / Refresher: common fungal infections and their mimickers
Dr. Zubek / Diagnosis and management of non-dermatophyte onychomycosis
Dr. Garibyan / Novel and Emerging Therapies for Onychomycosis