Wednesday, December 2, 2020 1:00pm to 2:15pm

COVID-19 Comorbidities and Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Diseases in Adults and Children

Wednesday, December 2
1–2:15pm ET / 10–11:15am PT

Moderator: Kimberly Manning, MD
Panelists: Lynn McKinley-Grant, MD, FAAD
Candrice R. Heath, MD
Jenna Lester, MD

Panelists will focus on the challenges physicians face in recognizing systemic diseases in melanin-rich skin types. There can be delays and misdiagnosis of life-threatening diseases when color changes related to the disease are not recognized. The skin signs of COVID-19 co-morbidities, ie, diabetes and pulmonary disease, will be discussed in adults and children.

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This is Part 4 of a series of virtual panel discussions, “The Impact of Skin Color and Ethnicity on Clinical Diagnosis and Research,” that calls attention to health disparities and structural racism in medicine. Brought to you by the Skin of Color SocietyNEJM Group, and VisualDx.