مقرر جلد 394 DERM394

Course description

The course aims at enabling medical students to identify diseases affecting the skin and to describe them appropriately. It also helps them to formulate a decent differential diagnoses and have to manage them properly. To achieve a maximum benefit of any course, a development committee is assigned to revisit the curriculum each year and make the necessary changes.

 

Course Objectives

 Understand the basics of skin anatomy.

 Be familiar with the primary and secondary skin lesions and be able to describe various skin conditions.

 Recognize the most common skin diseases and those to manage them.

 Be familiar with the use of laboratory tests in their diagnosis pertinent to dermatology.

 Formulate decent differential diagnoses of skin diseases.

 Gain an over view of the skin manifestations of systemic diseases.

 Deal appropriately with common emergencies in dermatologic diseases.

 

Recommended books

 Clinical dermatology (oxford) By Rona. M. Mackie (5th Edition)

 

Additional sources:

 Fitzpatrick Color atlas of synopsis of clinical dermatology By KLAUSS WOLFF

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