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Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, highly pruritic inflammatory skin disease that may significantly impair a patient’s quality of life and is associated with other allergic comorbidities like asthma. AD typically presents with itching, red to brownish-gray patches, dry, and scaly skin, and while it may present at any age, it is one of the most common skin disorders in children.The prevalence of AD has increased over past decades. Lifetime prevalence in children in the United States has been around 17%.
The following healthcare professionals: dermatologists and primary care physicians; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who practice in dermatology; and any other healthcare professionals with an interest in or who clinically encounter patients with AD.
This program is supported by educational grants from Sanofi Aventis / Genzyme.
Release Date: February 28, 2018 -- Expiration Date: February 28, 2020
Faculty: Peck Ong, MD
Epidemiology and pathophysiology of AD
Diagnosis and Prognosis
Barriers to optimal care in patients with AD
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Faculty Disclosure: Dr. Peck Ong, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles; Department of Pediatrics, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA is a consultant for Pfizer.
Disclosures of Educational Planners: Charles Turck, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP has no relevant financial disclosures.
Commercial Support Disclosure: This program is supported by educational grants from Sanofi Aventis / Genzyme.
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