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Pruritus: Diagnostic Approach and Management in Dogs

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Pruritus: Diagnostic Approach and Management in Dogs
Date:
Jun 19, 2024
Time:
8:00 PM (US Eastern Time)
Category:
Dermatology,
CE Credits:
1
RACE Approved:
Approved
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Pruritus: Diagnostic Approach and Management in Dogs
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Webinar Description:
This webinar will focus on the diagnostic approach to the pruritic patient and how to rule in or rule outthe most common differential diagnoses. The strategy of how to work through various triggers for allergic skin disease will be presented as well updates on food allergies, food trials and the pros and consof current treatments for pruritus.

Webinar Agenda:

  • The concept of pruritus threshold will be presented and applied to clinical cases
  • Various common factors that contribute to pruritus will be discussed focusing on secondary infections, which are a common cause of failure of treatments for pruritus.
    • Allergies will be discussed in detail including common pitfalls of food trials and the pros and cons of allergy testing
    • Pros and cons of existing treatment for pruritus will be discussed.