Selected Cases in Inflammatory Dermatopathology


There are hundreds of inflammatory skin diseases making inflammatory dermatopathology quite challenging. Appropriate diagnosis of cutaneous eruptions requires appropriate sampling of the eruption and careful clinical-pathologic correlation.

Originally presented on February 10, 2019, in Park City, Utah.

Lecture Presenter

Scott Florell, MD

Scott Florell, MD

Associate Professor of Dermatology
University of Utah School of Medicine

Dr. Scott Florell is an associate professor of dermatology. With an interest in the education, career development, and mentoring of residents, Dr. Florell has been the Residency Program Director for the Department of Dermatology since 2010. He is a reviewer for several dermatopathology and dermatology journals and has authored or co-authored more than 80 journal articles with an emphasis on familial melanoma, nevus phenotype among familial melanoma kindreds, and cutaneous oncology. Dr. Florell is particularly interested in the research of melanoma and pigmented lesions.


After this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Correlate the clinical examination of the skin with predictors of histologic features
  • Explain the importance of clinical-pathologic correlation in diagnosis of inflammatory skin diseases
  • Recognize histologic clues that can suggest a specific diagnosis

Sponsored by:

University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, and ARUP Laboratories