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The Oral Mucosa: Gateway to the Immune System

  • General Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • General Lecture

Sunday, November 13, 2022

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Online Virtual

Session Description

This session will introduce the attendee to the different ways to access the immune system for the purpose of allergy immunotherapy.

Session Objectives

After attending the session, the attendee will be able to: 1. Describe the unique qualities of the oral cavity mucosa 2. Discuss the process by which exposure of allergenic proteins to this tissue will bring about desensitization to food and airborne allergens.