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U081 - Urticaria management

Monday, February 19; 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Manage patients with urticaria, especially chronic urticaria
  • Distinguish between antihistamine types and describe how to utilize antihistamines most effectively to treat urticaria
  • Develop a treatment plan for patients with antihistamine resistant chronic urticaria

Description

This session will focus on the treatment of urticaria as recommended in recently updated guidelines, with a special focus on the treatment of chronic urticaria. Types of antihistamines available for treatment and their mechanism of action will be discussed as well as ways to maximize their effectiveness in controlling urticaria. The options available for treatment of antihistamine resistant cases of chronic urticaria will be presented along with evidence for each option's effectiveness

Disclosures

  • Baker, Diane Romayne, MD: Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Circassia Limited – O(Grants/Research Funding); CSL Behring – O(Grants/Research Funding); GlaxoSmithKline – O(Grants/Research Funding); Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Regeneron – I(Grants/Research Funding); sanofi-aventis – O(Grants/Research Funding); Stallergenes Greer Inc. – O(Grants/Research Funding); Teva Pharmaceuticals USA – O(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Soter, Nicholas Arthur, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Schedule
Monday, February 19
7:30 AM
Dr. Baker / Guideline recommended management of urticaria
7:55 AM
Dr. Soter / Treatment of anti-histamine resistant cases of chronic urticaria
8:20 AM
All faculty / Q & A
Event Details
  • Date
    Monday, February 19
  • Time
    7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
  • Location
    Room 5A
  • CME Credits
    1.00
  • Type
    New
Directors/Co-Directors
  • Diane Romayne Baker, MD, FAAD
Speakers
  • Nicholas Arthur Soter, MD, FAAD