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The Language of Dermatology: Descriptive and Morphologic skills

By the end of this lecture the student should know how to descripe the dermatology lesion by using specific drmatology terms .

Atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis and other dermatitis

By the end of this lecture students sholud know the how to dagnoised and treat general Eczema patients.

Cutaneous manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By the end of this lecture students should be familarier with skin mainfistation of systemic lupus and it is various types and the way of presentations

(INMD 532)  -  Dermatology COURSE 5th year
Units Hours
Theoretical Practical
3 1 2
Course Catalog Description
Dermatology (INMD 352): 2 (1 1 0) Course
This course is usually given to medical students in the fifth year 1st semester
In this course, the students are taught the skills and techniques relevant to the examination of dermatological problems. The course covers various infectious,allergic and neoplastic skin diseases and cutaneous manifestations of systemic disorders. The students also study diagnosis, treatment and how to counsel patients with venereal diseases. The course elaborates upon the use of the latest methodologies including the laser in the treatment of various dermatological cases. Problem based learning approach will be adopted as a teaching method
Course Requirements

Summary of the main learning outcomes for students enrolled in the course:

  1. To understand the basics of skin anatomy.
  2. To be familiar with the language of dermatology by learning the primary and secondary skin lesions and to be able to describe various skin conditions.
  3. To enable medical students to recognize the most common skin diseases and to manage them.
  4. To be familiar with the diagnostic laboratory tests pertinent to dermatology.
  5. To help students to formulate decent differential diagnoses of skin diseases.
  6. To gain an over view of the skin manifestations of systemic diseases.
  7. To be able to deal appropriately with different emergencies in dermatologic diseases.

Clinical Dermatology: Oxford Core Texts, Sixth edition

Fitzpatricks Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, Seventh Edition


Clinical Dermatology: Oxford Core Texts, fifth edition

By: Rona M. MacKie

Fitzpatricks Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, Seventh Edition

By: Richard Johnson and Klaus Wolff


Dr.Naif Salem Al-Shahrani (Course Organizer)

Dr.Salman Bin Dayel

Dr.Othman Abaussain

Dr.Mohaamed Al-Saidan

Grading Policy
Evaluation Type Weight
   1 .  Mid-Term 30 % ()
   2 .  Topic Presentation 10 % ()
   3 .  Final Exam(MCQ & OSCE) 60 % ()
Learning Outcome
Outcome Proficiency Assessment
   1 .  Knowledge MCQ & OSCE
   2 .  Communication Skills Topic Presentation
Week Description - Reading  

Basic structure of the skin


Language of dermatology


Acne and other acne  related disorder's


Psoriasis and other papulosquamous disorders


Principles of dermatitis and AD , contact dermatitis and other dermatitis


Common bacterial diseases


Common viral and fungal diseases


Cutaneous lupus and other connective tissue disorders


Cutaneous manifestation of systemic diseases


pigmentary disorders


Hair disorders


Blistering disorders


Dermatological emergencies


Common skin malignancies