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Tuesday, March 05
Palm Ballroom 2
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ethan A. Lerner, MD, PhD, FAAD
- Sarina Elmariah, MD
- Thierry Olivry, PhD - Handout
- Martin Steinhoff, MD, PhD
- Robert Swerlick, MD, FAAD - Handout
- Gil Yosipovitch, MD
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:
- 1. Recognize different types of itch.
- 2. Evaluate and manage acute and chronic itches.
- 3. Describe the pathophysiology of these itches.
Itch is the most common of skin symptoms. It occurs in both skin and systemic diseases, impacts quality of life and can be a challenge to treat successfully. This session will address itches of people and some of our pets. Expert clinicians will communicate their experience in the diagnosis and management of itches ranging from infectious to neuropathic.
|Tuesday, March 05|
|1:00 PM||What makes us itch / Dr. Steinhoff|
|1:20 PM||New treatments / Dr. Elmariah|
|1:40 PM||Atopic dermatitis: A shared itch between dogs and humans / Olivry, PhD, DipACVD, DipECVD|
|2:00 PM||Itches on the brain / Dr. Yosipovitch|
|2:20 PM||Immunological approaches to chronic itch / Dr. Swerlick|
|2:40 PM||Questions & Answers / All faculty|