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DERMATOLOGY

Illustrated articles, audio modules and picture quizzes on a range of dermatological conditions seen in primary care, including rashes, lesions, complications of underlying conditions such as diabetes, and skin conditions linked to immune disorders and allergy. All educational activities carry CPD credits that contribute towards GPs' and nurses' appraisal and revalidation requirements.

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Audio

Malignancy and actinic disease: is this malignant?External web site

Dr John McKenna outlines diagnosis of potentially malignant lesions, recent guidance on melanoma relevant to ...

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Audio

`I've got this rash': identifying rashes in primary careExternal web site

Dr Elizabeth Ogden outlines steps to take for successful identification, including history-taking, assessing severity and ...

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Audio

Assessing patients for minor surgeryExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery considers indications for minor surgery on the NHS, benefits for the patient ...

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Audio

Psoriasis: diagnosis and individualised therapyExternal web site

Dr Mark Griffiths outlines the aetiology, prevalence, symptoms and signs of psoriasis. Key learning points ...

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Eczema in children: management and advice for parentsExternal web site

Dr Graham Johnston provides a strategy for dealing with atopic dermatitis and child eczema including ...

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Knowledge

Neck swellings: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnoses of neck swellings including thyroglossal cysts, cervical lymphadenopathy, a ...

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Knowledge

Vascular conditions: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnoses of vascular conditions including strawberry naevus, spider naevus, cherry ...

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Case studies - Non-hyperkeratotic, non-hypertrophic actinic keratosisExternal web site

This activity looks at three patient case studies outlining the management of non-hyperkeratotic, non-hypertrophic actinic ...

Initiated, funded and reviewed by LEO Pharma. Date of Preparation: October 2016; UK4340a/00463c
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Pigmentation: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines the differential diagnosis of conditions presenting with pigmentation including melasma, postinflammatory ...

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Painful nails: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery presents four common types of nail problems including pincer nails, subungual haematoma, ...

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Quiz

Rash on the torso - what's the diagnosis?External web site

Identify the likely cause of the rash on a young man’s torso, in this pictorial ...

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Knowledge

Managing urticaria: current guidelinesExternal web site

Dr Tabi Leslie reviews the current guidelines for chronic spontaneous urticaria, including the EAACI, BAD, ...

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Trichotillomania: diagnosis and managementExternal web site

Dr Satwinderjit Shinhmar and Dr Anthony Bewley describe trichotillomania, explaining its pathogenesis and possible aetiology. ...

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Knowledge

Hidradenitis suppurativa: diagnosis and managementExternal web site

Hidradenitis suppurativa causes significant physical and psychosocial morbidity and a holistic approach is important for ...

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Knowledge

How to discharge patients appropriatelyExternal web site

GPs and consultants make decisions every day as to whether a patient needs to be ...

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Patient Case Study

Case study: a new, solitary lesion on pigmented skinExternal web site

A male patient of Asian origin presented with a new, solitary pigmented lesion on his ...

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Patient Case Study

Dermatology: five pictorial cases and outcomesExternal web site

Dr Brian Malcolm presents five illustrated cases of skin conditions, with case histories and outcomes. ...

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Clinical Review

Acne vulgaris: clinical reviewExternal web site

Acne is the most common skin condition seen in the developed world and can have ...

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Knowledge

Recognition of frontal fibrosing alopeciaExternal web site

Dr Yusur Al-Nuaimi and Dr Matthew Harries summarise the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of frontal ...

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Clinical Review

Atopic eczema: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr Rufaro Gamanya considers the causes of atopic eczema and advises on ...

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Clinical Review

Seborrhoeic dermatitis: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article, updated in 2016, Dr James Powell covers the diagnosis and management of ...

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Knowledge

Paediatric problems: illustratedExternal web site

Presentations of haemangioma, atopic eczema, rhabdomyosarcoma and precocious puberty are highlighted in this activity. Each ...

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Knowledge

Warts: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnosis of warts including filiform warts, seborrhoeic warts and molluscum ...

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Knowledge

Psoriasis: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnosis of psoriasis including plaque psoriasis, guttate psoriasis, palmoplantar psoriasis ...

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Patient Case Study

Sepsis case studyExternal web site

Dr Sean Brink describes the case of a 39-year-old man who presented with swelling and ...

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Knowledge

Lower leg eczema: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnosis of lower leg eczema including varicose eczema, atopic eczema, ...

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Plaque psoriasis, Nexplanon implants and lipid-lowering drugs: prescribingExternal web site

Treating plaque psoriasis, new treatment for multiple myeloma, migration of Nexplanon implants and therapy for ...

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Shoulder problems: illustratedExternal web site

Presentations of shoulder problems are highlighted in this activity by Dr Phil Marazzi, including burns, ...

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Knowledge

Management of common photodermatosesExternal web site

Dr Adam Fityan discusses skin disorders caused or aggravated by light. Key learning points for ...

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Expert Perspective

Dermatological emergencies in primary careExternal web site

Dr Stela Ziaj and Dr Anshoo Sahota provide an overview of dermatological emergencies for primary ...

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Knowledge

Non-infective skin disorders in HIV patientsExternal web site

Skin disorders are common in patients with HIV and may be related to the infection ...

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Knowledge

Skin reactions to wound dressingsExternal web site

Professor Richard White explains the importance of careful selection of wound dressings in order to ...

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Clinical Review

Skin conditions in young childrenExternal web site

Dr Helen Goodyear describes the diagnosis and management of four common skin conditions affecting young ...

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Knowledge

Lip swellings: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnosis of lip swellings including granulomatous cheilitis, venous lake, milk ...

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Presentation Slides

MIMS Clinical Update 2016 - Manchester SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Clinical Update 2016 Manchester event – for attendees only.

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Expert Perspective

Managing psoriasis in childrenExternal web site

Sue Ann Chan and Helen Goodyear provide an overview of the management of childhood psoriasis. ...

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Presentation Slides

MIMS Clinical Update 2016 - Dermatology SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the Dermatology stream of MIMS Clinical Update 2016 – for attendees only.

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Expert Perspective

Facial ulcers in childrenExternal web site

Dr Helen Goodyear summarises the most common causes of facial ulcers in children. Key learning ...

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Knowledge

Pityriasis: differential diagnosesExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnosis of pityriasis, including pityriasis rosea, pityriasis versicolor, pityriasis alba ...

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Quiz

Test your knowledge of recent NICE guidanceExternal web site

This activity is designed to test your knowledge of recently published or updated clinical guidance, ...

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Knowledge

Hand rashes: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnosis of hand rashes including atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis and ...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on melanomaExternal web site

Guidance: July 2015 NICE guidance NG14: Melanoma: assessment and management. Dr Nigel Stollery describes how to ...

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Expert Perspective

Acute erythematous rashes in childrenExternal web site

Dr Dharshini Sathishkumar and Dr Helen Goodyear focus on infectious causes of erythematous rashes in ...

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Red flags

Leg ulcers - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh discusses the causes of leg ulcers, examination and initial investigations, and highlights ...

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Lesions on the trunk and neck - what's the diagnosis?External web site

A 59-year old woman presented with lesions on her trunk and neck. Identify the likely ...

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Rash on the trunk and limbs - what's the diagnosis?External web site

A 28-year old man presented with a rash affecting his limbs and trunk. Identify the ...

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Knowledge

Depression in adolescents, renal agents in diabetes and skin cancer in RAExternal web site

Diagnosis of depression in adolescents, safety of renal agents in diabetes and risk of skin ...

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Knowledge

Scrotal lesions: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnosis of scrotal lesions including inguinal scrotal hernia, hydrocoele, angiokeratomas ...

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Foot conditions: illustratedExternal web site

Presentations of conditions affecting the feet including oedema, hammer toe, and hallux valgus are highlighted ...

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Benign skin lesions: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnosis of benign skin lesions including epidermoid cyst, ganglion, dermatofibroma, ...

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Head and neck tumours: illustratedExternal web site

Presentations of head and neck tumours including basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are ...

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Quiz

A mouth sore - what's the diagnosis?External web site

A woman presented with a painful, sore area on her lower lip. Identify the likely ...

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Dry and blistered feet - what's the diagnosis?External web site

A 41-year old postman presented with dry, blistered feet. Identify the likely diagnosis in this ...

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Rash on the legs - what's the diagnosis?External web site

A young man with coeliac disease presented with a rash on his legs. Identify the ...

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Knowledge

Skin complications of diabetes: pictorial guideExternal web site

Dr Jean Watkins uses photos to illustrate diagnosis and management of skin conditions that are ...

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Knowledge

Alopecia: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnosis of alopecia including male pattern baldness, alopecia areata, pseudopelade ...

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Clinical Interview

Dermatology clinical Q&A December 2015External web site

Dr Brian Malcolm, GP with a special interest in dermatology, describes his role and answers ...

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Patient Case Study

Facial Raynaud's diseaseExternal web site

Dr Penny Edrich describes an unusual rash on a patient’s face, which upon specialist examination ...

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Knowledge

Conjunctivitis and iritis: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery offers advice on differentiating between allergic and infective eye conditions, including conjunctivitis ...

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Clinical Review

Cellulitis: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Ava Lee and Dr Nick Levell review the causes, diagnosis and management of cellulitis, ...

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