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F046 - Advanced Patch Testing: Pearls From the ACDS

Saturday, March 2; 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Identify new allergens for patch testing
  • Describe best methods for patch testing in patients with Atopic dermatitis
  • Identify common allergens in children


This session will review concepts related to comprehensive patch testing including testing of preservatives. In addition, topics reviewed with include testing patients with specific patterns of dermatitis and those with atopic dermatitis.


  • Atwater, Amber R., MD: Abbott Vascular – A(Fees); Biosense Webster – SP(Fees); Biotronik – C(Fees); Medtronics – A(Fees), SP(Fees); Pfizer Inc. – O(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Brown, Katherine Kristine, MD: Biofrontera AG – O(H);
  • Chen, Jennifer, MD: AbbVie – I(Grants/Research Funding); Dermira – I(Grants/Research Funding); Sanofi/Regeneron – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Ehrlich, Alison, MD: AbbVie – I(Grants/Research Funding), SP(H); biogen – I(Grants/Research Funding); Boehringer Ingelheim – C(H); Celgene Corporation – I(Grants/Research Funding), SP(H); Dermira – I(Grants/Research Funding); DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Eli Lilly and Company – C(H), I(Grants/Research Funding), SP(Grants/Research Funding); Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc – C(H); Janssen-Ortho Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. – C(H); Leo Pharma Inc – I(Grants/Research Funding); Merck & Co., Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Regeneron – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Matiz, Catalina, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Sood, Apra, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Saturday, March 2
9:00 AM
Dr. Ehrlich / Introduction
9:05 AM
Dr. Matiz / Top 10 Allergens in Children
9:25 AM
Dr. Sood / Updates on Eyelid Dermatitis
9:45 AM
Dr. Atwater / Preservative Allergy
10:05 AM
Dr. Brown / Update on Benzoate Allergy
10:25 AM
Dr. Chen / Patch Peals for Testing Atopics
10:45 AM
All faculty / Panel Discussion
Event Details
  • Date
    Saturday, March 2
  • Time
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location
    Room 102B
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Alison Ehrlich, MD, FAAD
  • Amber R. Atwater, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Apra Sood, MD, FAAD
  • Catalina Matiz, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Jennifer Chen, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Katherine Kristine Brown, MD, FAAD - Handout