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FRM F016 - What's Boiling Over: Atopic Dermatitis & Other Eczematous Conditions

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Saturday, August 03

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Sutton South

Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Peter A. Lio, MD, FAAD


  • April W. Armstrong, MD, MPH, FAAD
  • Jennifer S. Kim, MD - Handout
  • Sheilagh M. Maguiness, MD, FAAD

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

  • Review the NIAID food allergy guidelines and their relevance to atopic dermatitis care.
  • Discuss the differential diagnosis and appropriate management of severe infantile eczema.
  • Recognize the appropriate use of systemic therapy and some alternative therapies in atopic dermatitis.

This forum will update the learner on advances in the diagnosis and management of patients with atopic dermatitis and related conditions. We will specifically address the significance of food allergy guidelines and how they relate to eczema patients, the unique challenges presented by patients with severe eczematous eruptions, the role of patch testing and contact allergy in atopic patients, and the appropriate use of systemic therapy. We will also briefly discuss alternative medicines in atopic dermatitis, including traditional Chinese medicine.


Saturday, August 03
3:00 PMUpdates in Research / Dr. Lio
3:20 PMThe Role of Allergy in Atopic Dermatitis / Dr. Kim
3:40 PMOptimizing Topical Regimens: Updates & Pearls / Dr. Armstrong
4:00 PMSevere and Refractory Eczema: What Now? / Dr. Maguiness
4:20 PMAlternative and Complementary Medicines in Eczema / Dr. Lio
4:40 PMSummary and Questions / All faculty