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Grand Rounds, a staple of American medical education for more than 100 years, spans every field of clinical practice. It is a master class on the art and science of medicine, delivered by renowned clinicians in academic settings nationwide. Yet in today's practice, where time is an all-too precious commodity, regular attendance at Grand Rounds sessions has become increasingly difficult. In response to this challenge, ReachMD brings the lecture hall to you, with these outstanding talks from top academic centers across the country.
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Evolving Pathogenic Concepts on Atopic Dermatitis, its Systemic Nature and its Therapeutic Implications
Guest: Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common and relapsing allergic disease of the skin. Atopic dermatitis (or atopic eczema) is an inflammatory skin condition characterized by pruritis, and often occurring in the skin flexures. The prevalence rate for atopic dermatitis is estimated at up to 25% in children and 2%-3% adults. The diagnosis and management of patients with atopic dermatitis presents challenges along the course of the disease. New findings from scientific research as to the pathophysiology of AD is redefining strategies for its therapeutic management.