About this event

  • Date and time Thu 18 Nov 2021 from 2:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Dermatology

This event will help you understand the diagnosis and management of rarer and more unusual dermatology conditions and unusual presentations of common dermatological problems.

Event topics include: 

  • The diagnosis and management of rarer and more unusual dermatology conditions and unusual presentations of common dermatological problems
  • Recent progress in diagnostics and management of dermatological conditions
  • The impact of skin disorders on individuals and the importance of a holistic approach to management
  • New research in dermatology 

Can't join us in-person at the RSM? You can also book to watch this event via live stream by clicking here

Attendance criteria

You can only attend this meeting if you hold a Consultant or training post in dermatology. You must bring ID with you to show this. Exceptions are made for those who are members of the Section (by completing an additional application form) who have made significant contributions to dermatology and are of good standing in dermatology and the profession.

This event will be recorded*, all registered delegates will be able to access the recording for 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the event takes place. 

CPD learning applied.

The Dermatology Section would like to thank our Annual Sponsors AbbVie, Almirall, Eucerin, Janssen-Cilag, La Roche-Posay & Cerave, Lilly UK, Sanofi Genzyme and UCB Ltd for their valued support of the 2021 to 2022 Academic Programme. We would also like to thank our sponsors Amgen and LEO Pharma for their support of this meeting.

Please note that none of the companies listed has had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of the meetings.

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Registration, tea and coffee and networking
Welcome and introduction

Dr Daniel Creamer, President of Dermatology Section, The Royal Society of Medicine 

Clericuzio-type poikiloderma with neutropenia

Dr Atheer Al Haddabi, Dermatology Specialty Trainee Year Four, King’s College Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of Dr Tanya Basu, Dr A Du Vivier and Professor GJ Mufti

Tardive COVID-19 pseudoperniosis (16 patients)

Dr Bella Ganatra, Dermatology Registrar, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of Professor Christopher B Bunker

An eye-opening case of periorbital inflammation

Dr Katie Creamer, Clinical Teaching Fellow in Medicine, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of Dr Julian Pearce, Dr Zainab Jiyad, Dr Nilukshi Wijesuriya, Dr Charlotte Fleming

A case of multiple self-healing squamous epitheliomas of Ferguson-Smith

Dr Emily Morrison, Internal Medicine Trainee Year TwoSurrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust on behalf of Dr Sandeep Cliff

A case of pemphigus foliaceus

Dr Ebun Oluwole, Dermatology Clinical Fellow, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of Dr Kristina Semkova

A case of epidermolysis bullosa aquisita following immune-checkpoint inhibitor treatment for metastatic melanoma

Dr Jane O’Connor, Dermatology Specialist Registrar, St Johns Institute of Dermatology, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of Dr Richard Groves

A rare case of paediatric dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP)

Dr Sally Aziz, Dermatology Junior Clinical Fellow, St Johns Institute of Dermatology, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of Dr Emma Howard

Tea and coffee break
Impact of genomics in skin cancer

Professor Sean Whittaker, Professor of Cutaneous Oncology and Medical Director for South East England Genomic Medicine Service Alliance and Laboratory Hub, St Johns Institute of Dermatology Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

This lecture is supported by the Gerald Levene Bequest 

Discussion and closing remarks
Close of meeting


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Disclaimer: All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Online registration for this event will close at 12:00am on 17 November 2021

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be  distributed  in future on various internet channels. 

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