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F115 - Big Rashes in Little Patients

Monday, March 4; 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize the spectrum of cutaneous manifestations of inflammatory disorders and infections in pediatric patients.
  • Identify distinctive cutaneous features and extracutaneous associations of inflammatory dermatoses, reactive eruptions, and infections in children.
  • Formulate appropriate management plans for pediatric rashes.


Rashes with inflammatory and infectious etiologies often have different clinical appearances, time courses, and associated features in infants and children than in adults. This session provides an update on new and under-recognized cutaneous presentations of pediatric infections, reactive conditions, and inflammatory dermatoses. Case-based scenarios will be utilized to provide clinical pearls, highlight the differential diagnosis, and illustrate strategies for evaluation and management. Topics will range from rashes associated with connective tissue diseases and infections to those presenting in hospitalized patients to common outpatient challenges.


  • Chiu, Yvonne, MD: Novan – Data Safety Monitoring Board(Fees);
  • Diaz, Lucia Zoraida, MD: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc – I(NC); Pfizer Inc. – I(NC), Speaker/Faculty Education(Non-accredited CME Education Grant); UpToDate, Inc – O(H);
  • Kirkorian, Anna Yasmine, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Schaffer, Julie V., MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Monday, March 4
9:00 AM
Dr. Chiu / Lessons learned in pediatric connective tissue disease
9:25 AM
Dr. Chiu / Q & A
9:30 AM
Dr. Diaz / Update on pediatric infections
9:55 AM
Dr. Diaz / Q & A
10:00 AM
Dr. Kirkorian / Rash adventures in pediatric inpatients
10:25 AM
Dr. Kirkorian / Q & A
10:30 AM
Dr. Schaffer / Challenging childhood rashes
10:55 AM
Dr. Schaffer / Q & A
Event Details
  • Date
    Monday, March 4
  • Time
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location
    Salon G
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Anna Yasmine Kirkorian, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Lucia Zoraida Diaz, MD, FAAD
  • Yvonne Chiu, MD, FAAD