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F094 - Oral Signs of Systemic Disease

Sunday, March 3; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize the salient oral findings associated with paraneoplastic, nutritional, autoimmune & vesiculobullous and dramatic oral diseases.
  • Apply diagnostic and therapeutic pearls for the management of patients with oral mucosal disease.
  • Describe the basic surgical principles of oral procedures and assess their potential benefits to your own practice.


Prompt detection of oral signs and symptoms that may suggest underlying systemic disease can be invaluable to the general dermatologist in reaching a diagnosis. In this forum, the oral signs of a broad array of systemic illnesses including paraneoplastic, nutritional and autoimmune & vesiculobullous diseases will be discussed. The session will provide an overview of associated key signs and salient features to look for on oral mucosal examination and relevant questions in the patient history. The format will be case based to include diagnosis, work-up and treatment pearls in addition to reviewing basic principles of oral procedures.


  • Fazel, Nasim, MD, DDS: AFYX Therapeutics – C(Fees); Dermtreat ApS – C(Fees); DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Rogers, Roy Steele III, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Schlosser, Bethanee Jean, MD, PhD: Beiersdorf, Inc. – A(H); Decision Support in Medicine, LLC – O(H); UpToDate, Inc – O(H);
  • Torgerson, Rochelle R., MD, PhD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Sunday, March 3
1:00 PM
Dr. Fazel / Introduction
1:05 PM
Dr. Fazel / Oral Signs of Autoimmune & Vesiculobullous disease
1:35 PM
Dr. Torgerson / Oral Signs of Paraneoplastic Disease
1:55 PM
Dr. Schlosser / Oral Signs of Nutritional Disease
2:15 PM
Dr. Rogers / Dramatic Oral Diseases
2:40 PM
Dr. Fazel / Practical Pearls for Oral Procedures
2:55 PM
All faculty / Q & A
Event Details
  • Date
    Sunday, March 3
  • Time
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location
    Room 103A
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Nasim Fazel, MD, DDS, FAAD
  • Bethanee Jean Schlosser, MD, PhD, FAAD - Handout
  • Rochelle R. Torgerson, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Roy Steele Rogers III, MD, FAAD - Handout