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Lisa Swanson, MD
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Dr. Swanson is a board certified dermatologist. She was born in New Orleans, LA and raised in Scottsdale, AZ. She attended college at the University of Colorado at Boulder, graduating with honors as an English major. After that, she obtained her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She performed her internship at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ and went on to complete her dermatology residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She recently completed a fellowship in pediatric dermatology at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Arizona.

 

Updates in Pediatric Dermatology

Everything new and important in pediatric dermatology from the last year. 

Objectives:

  1. Discuss new therapeutics for children with skin disease
  2. Help attendees identify common pediatric skin conditions
  3. Help attendees learn about what is new and interesting in pediatric dermatology

Needs:

  1. Discuss new therapeutics for children with skin disease
  2. Identify common pediatric skin conditions
  3. Learn about what is new and interesting in pediatric dermatology

References:

  • Zaenglein et al. JAAD, Vol 74, Issue 5, pg. 945-973. Published online Feb 17, 2016. “Guidelines of care for management of acne”.
  • Miazek et al. Pediatric Dermatology, Vol 32, Issue 6, pg. 786-791. “Pityriasis Alba – Common Disease, Enigmatic Entity: Up-to-Date Review of the Literature”.
  • Vivas-Colmenares et al. Pediatric Dermatology, Vol 32, Issue 3, pgs. 348-352. “Effectiveness of Propranolol in the Treatment of Infantile Hemangiomas Beyond the Proliferation Phase”.

Core Competencies: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Lessons Learned from 10 Challenging Cases

Objectives:

  1. Discuss new therapeutics for children with skin disease
  2. Help attendees identify common pediatric skin conditions
  3. Help attendees learn about what is new and interesting in pediatric dermatology

Needs:

  1. Discuss new therapeutics for children with skin disease
  2. Identify common pediatric skin conditions
  3. Learn about what is new and interesting in pediatric dermatology

References:

  • Landeus et al. JAAD, Vol 73, Issue 4, pgs. 594-603. Published online Aug 7, 2015. “Ustekinumab in Adolescent Patients Age 12 to 17 years with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis”.
  • Avila-Romey et al. Pediatric Derm, vol 8, pgs 64 – 66. March 1991. “Efficacy, Effects and Acceptability of 10% sulfur for scabies”. 
  • Accordino et al. Pediatric Derm, vol 32, Issue 4, pgs 455-460. July/Aug 2015 “Cutaneous Disease in Autism Spectrum Disorder”.

Core competencies: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Disclosures: Speaker for Valeant, Bayer; Advisory board: Allergan; Off-label: JAK inhibitors for various derm conditions, topical beta blockers for vascular lesions, topical Rapamycin for derm conditions, Gleevac for stiff skin syndrome.

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