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Pitted keratolysis resulting from hyperhidrosis case study

Pitted keratolysis resulting from hyperhidrosis case study

Format

Patient Case Study

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

March 31, 2017

Updated

March 31, 2017
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Programme Description

Dr Maria-Angeliki Gkini and Dr Anshoo Sahota discuss clinical diagnosis and treatment options for pitted keratolysis. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include clinical features, management and advice for patients.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Explain the predisposing factors that put patients at risk of PK
  • Advise patients on self-management such as wearing cotton socks and exposing skin to air
  • Understand the effect of palmoplantar hyperhidrosis on relationships and self-esteem
  • Identify potential side-effects of treatment
  • Authors

    Activity authors
    Dr Maria-Angeliki Gkini, clinical fellow
    Dr Anshoo Sahota, consultant dermatologist
    Whipps Cross University Hospital
    Barts Health NHS Trust
    UK

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    GP
    London
    UK

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours 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. This activity is offered at no cost.

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    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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