2015 VAM: 3305 - Recurrent Fevers: What the Allergist Needs to Know About Autoinflammation
This recording will focus on understanding the molecular basis of the inflammasome, classic autoinflammatory disorders (familial Mediterranean fever, TNF-receptor periodic syndrome), as well as addressing the approach to the patient with recurrent fevers to distinguish autoinflammation from immunodeficiency and autoimmunity. Treatment modalities, and challenging cases will also be discussed.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: 1.25
Credit must be claimed by June 30, 2017. Any credit request on or after July 1, 2017 will be subject to an administrative fee.
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Allied Health Professionals
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the role of the allergist/immunologist in diagnosing autoinflammatory disorders
2. Identify differences in the presentation and pathophysiology of common adult and pediatric autoinflammatory diseases
3. Discuss the advances being made in the identification and treatment of patients with autoinflammatory diseases
Dr. Suzanne L. Cassel, MD FAAAAI, University of IA Hospitals, Iowa City, IA
Dr. Hal M. Hoffman, MD FAAAAI, Department of Pediatrics, La Jolla, CA
Dr. Lori Broderick, MD PhD, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
- 1.25 AttendanceAttendance credit.
- 1.25 CECE credit.
- 1.25 CMECME credit.