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FOC U083 - Immunoregulatory Effects of Botulinum Type A Toxin

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket

Subject:

Date: Tuesday, March 05

CME Credits: 1.50

Location: Flamingo 3

Time: 7:15 AM - 8:45 AM

Director: Erin Gilbert, MD, PhD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Distinguish between the proposed mechanisms of action of botulinum type A neurotoxin in the context of inflammatory skin disease.
  • Apply this knowledge clinically in treating common inflammatory dermatoses.

Description:
This session is directed towards physicians interested in learning more about the immunomodulatory effects of botulinum neurotoxin type A (BoNT-A) and how these can be applied to cutaneous disorders. The discussion will include specific mechanisms of action of BoNT-A in neurogenic inflammation and introduce treatment protocols for acne, rosacea and psoriasis.