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Type 2 Inflammation

Type 2 Inflammation and Its Role in Associated Dermatologic Diseases: A Two-Part Series

Join Dr. Raj Chovatiya as he reviews the pathophysiology and the role of type 2 inflammation in atopic dermatitis, prurigo nodularis, and chronic spontaneous urticaria.

Raj  Chovatiya
MD, PhD, MSCI
Raj Chovatiya

Learning objectives

  • Develop an understanding of type 2 inflammation
  • Gain an understanding of dermatologic diseases with a type 2 inflammatory component
  • Describe the pathophysiology and the role of type 2 inflammation in atopic dermatitis, prurigo nodularis, and chronic spontaneous urticaria

Description

The dysregulation of type 2 immunity serves as a key factor in driving chronic pruritus, encompassing skin barrier disruption and the infiltration of type 2 inflammatory cytokines. In this two-part series, Dr. Raj Chovatiya delves into how systemic type 2 inflammation contributes to the common underlying pathophysiology of various dermatological conditions, including atopic dermatitis, prurigo nodularis, and chronic spontaneous urticaria.

MAT-US-2300341 V2 P Exp Date: 02/02/25

About this expert

Dermatology

Raj Chovatiya

MD, PhD, MSCI

Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, US

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Raj  Chovatiya

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