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FRM F016 - Chronic Urticaria & Angioedema: What's New in Pathogenesis & Treatment

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, March 21

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room 704/706

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Director: Michael D. Tharp, MD, FAAD

  • Diane Romayne Baker, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • James Baker, MD
  • Warren W. Piette, MD, FAAD

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

  • Differentiate the signs and symptoms of chronic idiopathic urticaria and angioedema from urticarial vasculitis
  • Recognize patients with autoimmune urticaria
  • Develop treatment strategies for urticaria, angioedema and urticarial vasculitis

This forum will review the most recent information on the pathogenesis of urticaria, angioedema and urticarial vasculitis. The audience will learn to differentiate urticaria and angioedema patient subsets as well as identify patients with urticarial vasculitis. New and novel treatments for urticaria, angioedema and urticarial vasculitis will be discussed.


Friday, March 21
1:00 PMIntroduction / Dr. Tharp
1:05 PMPathogenesis of Urticaria / Dr. Baker
1:35 PMPathogenesis and Treatment of Angioedema / Dr. Baker
2:05 PMTreatment of Urticaria / Dr. Tharp
2:35 PMUrticarial Vaculitis: Pathogenesis and Treatment / Dr. Piette