Goals and objectives
The purpose of this module is to help medical students develop a clinical approach to the evaluation and initial management of patients who present with contact dermatitis. After completing this module, the learner should be able to:
- Identify and describe the morphology for contact dermatitis.
- Distinguish allergic contact dermatitis from irritant contact dermatitis.
- Recommend an initial treatment plan for a patient with allergic or irritant contact dermatitis.
- Determine when to refer a patient with contact dermatitis to a dermatologist.
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