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Diagnosis of cutaneous vasculitis

Diagnosis of cutaneous vasculitis

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Time to Complete

1 hour


March 31, 2017


November 13, 2017

Programme Description

Dr James Miller and Dr Anton Alexandroff consider classification, clinical features and suitable investigations. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include causes of secondary vasculitis, classification of cutaneous vasculitis, and taking a history.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Define cutaneous vasculitis
  • Identify systemic features and triggers
  • Determine when a skin biopsy is useful
  • Understand when to refer to secondary care
  • Authors

    Activity authors
    Dr James Miller
    Dermatology specialist registrar
    University Hospitals of Leicester

    Dr Anton Alexandroff
    Consultant dermatologist and honorary senior lecturer
    Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital
    Spire Leicester Hospital
    BMI Manor Bedford Hospital
    Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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    • A computer with an internet connection
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