FPIES Diagnosis, Management and Collaborative Approach to Treatment

Date:
Oct 26, 2021 from 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (ET)

In this lecture, specialists from both the allergy and gastroenterology divisions will team up to discuss the differences in presentation in patients with FPIES and the possibility of concomitant diagnoses. The latest developments in the treatment of FPIES with a nutritional approach will be reviewed as well as the importance of food challenges in patients with FPIES.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify differences in presentation in patients with FPIES (acute vs. chronic).
  2. Review concomitant diagnosis (possibility of gastroesophageal reflux, constipation)
  3. Discuss differential diagnosis of patients with FPIES and how team approach is important in patients with FPIES.

Speakers

  • Terri Brown-Whitehorn, MD, attending physician with the Division of Allergy and Immunology, the Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic Disorders and the Integrative Health Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Gayle Diamond, MD, Board Certified Pediatric Gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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ACCME Accreditation Statement: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Approval of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) for this lecture is pending. If approved, physicians can claim CME credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity for free.

Related Specialties: Allergy and Immunology, Gastroenterology, General Pediatrics