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Speaker: Dustin Portela, DO

Pediatric Blistering Diseases 


  1. Review the pathophysiology and presentation of pediatric bullous disorders
  2. Review board-relevant dermatopathology associated with pediatric bullous disorders
  3. Review advancements of treatment options for pediatric bullous disorders, including gene therapy


  1. New advances in dermatologic treatment
  2. Availability of new medication(s) or indication(s)
  3. Advances in medical knowledge
  4. Development of new technology


  • Cutlar L, et al. A Non-Viral Gene Therapy for Treatment of Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa. Experimental Dermatology. 2016 Oct. 818-820.
  • Pope E. Autoimmune Blistering Diseases in Children. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2010 Jun;29(2):85-91.

Core Competencies: 2, 3, 6

Disclosures: No disclosures provided by speakers

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