Attended by 30 PACCD members on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Alex III at Tomas Morato, Q.C.
Traditionally used for the evaluation of skin tumors, dermoscopy continously gains appreciation in other fields of Dermatology. The technique has been shown to improve clinical performance in terms of differential diagnosis in daily practice. Together with Stiefel, a GSK Company, we had the privilege to experience a live and interactive webcast on the use of dermoscopy in inflammatory skin diseases, covering the basic principles namely:
PARAMETERS TO BE EVALUATED:
1. vessels morphology
2. vessels distribution
3. scale color
4. scale distribution
5. follicular disturbances
6. specific clues
And dermoscopic criteria and other information which highlight the usefulness of this diagnostic tool in everyday clinical setting.
The speaker was Dr. Aimilios Lallas. He is a Board-Certified Dermatologist-Venereologist at the First Department of Dermatology of Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece and is currently the General Secretary of the International Dermoscopy Society. He is an author of more than 160 scientific papers published on Pubmed Central and several book chapters focused on dermoscopy. He has been an invited speaker in domestic and international congresses and meetings and he is particularly involved in teaching activities over dermoscopy, having organized and participated in numerous domestic and international courses.
The Chair is Dr. Alexandra Marta who is the Dermatology Medical Lead and Medical Expert for Europe and Canada for Stiefel. She is a Dermatologist with over 20 years’ experience treating skin conditions, and in her role working within the pharmaceutical industry she set out to make sure dermatology patients have access to the right medicine and achieve the best outcomes.