Opus Medicus Panniculitis Course

CME : 1.5 + more
Start Date :  Jan 25, 2020End Date :  Jan 24, 2023

Organized by :   Opus Medicus, Inc.

Specialties :   Rheumatology

Fees Fee :   Starting From USD 39

Conference Summary

Opus Medicus Panniculitis Course is organized by Opus Medicus, Inc.

Last Review Date: 25-Jan-2020
Expiration Date: 24-Jan-2023

Accreditation:
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Opus Medicus designates this Internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Credits
In addition to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, Opus Medicus designates this course for Specialty Board MOC Program Credits: 1.5 ABP SAM for MOC/CC Credits1

Description:
This course provides a comprehensive review of the inflammatory diseases of the subcutaneous adipose tissue, i.e. panniculitis, predominantly from a histopathologic point of view with a major focus on biopsy interpretation. Terminology, a classification of the panniculitites, etiology, and a summary of pathophysiology and clincical aspects of panniculitis are discussed through this course. A library of histopathological images, both of classical cases and also of rare and unusual conditions are included.

Topics:
• Anatomy and physiology of the panniculus
• The role of stem cells in the panniculus
• Classification of panniculitis
• Erythema nodosum
• Erythema induratum
• Lupus erythematosus panniculitis
• Pancreatic panniculitis
• Infective panniculitis
• Traumatic panniculitis
• Factitial panniculitis
• Lipomembranous fat necrosis
• Subcutaneous Sweet's syndrome
• Subcutaneous panniculitis like T-cell lymphoma
• Cutaneous Rosai-Dorfman disease
• Subcutaneous sarcoidosis
• Spider bites
• Calciphylaxis
• Others

Objectives:
• To be able to recognize the basic anatomy and understand the physiology of the subcutaneous adipose tissue (panniculus)
• To understand the classification of panniculitides
• To become familiar with the etiology and pathogenesis of the most common variants of panniculitis
• To be able to recognize the most common clinical presentations
• To have an in depth and image-based review of the histopathological features of the commoncauses of panniculitis with an aim to successfully approach panniculitis from a diagnostic standpoint
• To generate a list of differential diagnoses
• To become familiar with some unusual presentations of panniculitis

Credit Info

  • CME : 1.5
  • MOC : 1.5
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