Zeena Y. Nawas, MD

Center for Clinical Studies, Houston, Texas

Yun Tong, MD

Center for Clinical Studies, Houston, Texas

Ramya Kollipara

Department of Radiology
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Andrew J. Peranteau, MD

Center for Clinical Studies, Houston, Texas

Laila Woc-Colburn, MD

National School of Tropical Medicine,
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Albert C. Yan, MD

Section of Dermatology,
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Omar Lupi, MD, PhD

Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro
and Policlinica Geral do Rio de Janeiro,
Rio de Janerio, Brazil

Stephen K. Tyring, MD, PhD

Center for Clinical Studies, Houston, Texas;
Department of Dermatology,
University of Texas Health Science Center,
Houston, Texas

Accredited by

American Academy of Dermatology

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Course Description

Given increased international travel, immigration, and climate change, bacterial and viral infections that were once unrecognized or uncommon are being seen more frequently in the Western Hemisphere. A delay in diagnosis and treatment of these diseases can lead to significant patient morbidity and mortality. However, the diagnosis and management of these infections is fraught with a lack of consistency because there is a dearth of dermatology literature on the cutaneous manifestations of these infections. We review the epidemiology, cutaneous manifestations, diagnosis, and management of these emerging bacterial and viral diseases.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-Jul-01
Expiration Date:2019-Jul-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes

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