This conference will provide updates regarding medical, procedural and surgical management options for follicular occlusion disorders and pyoderma gangrenosum. We will cover common disorders such as acne and acne variants to topics related to more complex medical dermatology such as pyoderma gangrenosum, hidradenitis suppurativa, dissecting scalp cellulitis and related inflammatory disorders. This will be an exciting educational event with leaders in the field talking about medical treatment pearls and pitfalls related to their areas of expertise. View Agenda


This symposium relates to general, procedural and surgical dermatologists as well internists, rheumatologists, surgeons, and nurses.

Key Topics

  • Acne variants
  • Pyoderma gangrenosum
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Dissecting scalp cellulitis

Educational Objectives

  • Identify up-to-date and guideline based procedural and medical treatment options for several complex suppurating disorders, including those conditions related to follicular occlusion and pyoderma gangrenosum
  • State the diagnostic criteria for hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Describe a holistic approach to proving medical and palliative care to complex HS patients
Apr 17

7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Graduate Minneapolis