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Dermatology Continuing Education Dinner in June

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Merck Animal Health cordially invites you to attend a dinner featuring: Michaela G. Austel, Dr. Med. Vet., DACVD who will be presenting “The Pruritic Patient – Today’s challenges and opportunities in an era of new treatment options.”


Pruritic patients can have a somewhat long and sometimes confusing differential list which can pose a challenge at times.  The goal of this continuing education event is to highlight the necessary systematic steps to achieve a correct diagnosis for the pruritic patient.  Possible diagnostic pitfalls are discussed along with strategies to avoid them.  Several new and promising interventions for pruritic patients have become available over the past years. There specific advantages and disadvantages will be discussed in detail.