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Speaker: Bridget McIlwee, DO

Eosinophilic and Neutrophilic Dermatoses 

Objectives:

  1. Review basic neutrophil and eosinophil biology and how these cells contribute to the pathophysiology of the disorders discussed
  2. Review how to diagnose, evaluate and treat neutrophilic dermatoses and various dermatologically-significant neutrophilic disorders
  3. Review how to diagnose, evaluate and treat eosinophilic dermatoses and various dermatologically-significant eosinophilic disorders

Needs:

  1. Advances in medical knowledge
  2. New methods of diagnosis or treatment

References:

  • Chow RK, Ho VC. Treatment of Pyoderma Gangrenosum. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1996:34(6):1047-60.
  • Gotlib J, et al. The FIP1L1−PDGFRalpha Fusion Tyrosine Kinase in Hypereosinophilic Syndrome and Chronic Eosinophilic Leukemia: Implications for Diagnosis, Classification and Management. Blood. 2004; 103(8): 2879−2891. 

Core Competencies: 2, 3, 7

Disclosures: No disclosures provided by speakers

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