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U025 - Sex, Sores, Science, and Surveillance: Syphilis in the 21st Century

Saturday, March 2; 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize typical and atypical morphologies of syphilis and asses for serious medical complications
  • Summarize epidemiologic trends regarding syphilis in 2019
  • List controversies and pitfalls in syphilis diagnosis and management

Description

Syphilis incidence is rising rapidly, and all clinicians should refresh their skills in diagnosis and management of this re-emerging threat to public health. This session will update the audience on epidemiology, clinical presentation, lab testing and treatment, as well as controversies in diagnosis and management.

Disclosures

  • Amerson, Erin H., MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Ghanem, Khalil: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Katz, Kenneth A., MD, MSc, MSCE: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Schedule
Saturday, March 2
7:30 AM
Dr. Katz / Syphilis in men
7:50 AM
Dr. Amerson / Syphilis in women and children
8:10 AM
Dr. Ghanem / Difficult Clinical and Patient Management Issues
Event Details
  • Date
    Saturday, March 2
  • Time
    7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
  • Location
    Room 140A
  • CME Credits
    1.00
  • Type
    MOC
Directors/Co-Directors
  • Erin H. Amerson, MD, FAAD
Speakers