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Skin reaction after progestogen implant case study

Skin reaction after progestogen implant case study

Format

Patient Case Study

Time to Complete

0.25 hours

Published

March 31, 2017

Updated

March 31, 2017
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Programme Description

Dr Rajiv Ghurye, Dr Suma Sreeshyla and Dr Simon Giles describe an unusual cause of Koebner’s phenomenon. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include benefits of, and contraindications to, subdermal progestogen implants.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Explain the benefits of subdermal progestogen implants
  • Understand the possible contraindications
  • Be aware of a potential increased risk of psoriatic lesions at the site of implant insertion
  • Authors

    Activity authors
    Dr Rajiv Ghurye, Dr Suma Sreeshyla and Dr Simon Giles
    GPs
    Shanklin Medical Centre
    Isle of Wight
    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 0.25 learning credits (0.25 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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    • 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
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