Learning module: Blisters

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 blisters.

After completing this module, the learner should be able to:
  • List common causes of blisters by location.
  • Select appropriate tests to diagnose blisters.
  • Identify when to refer a patient with blisters to a dermatologist.

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    The AAD has partnered with the Society of Pediatric Dermatology (SPD) to produce a series of pediatric dermatology-specific modules for the AAD's Basic Dermatology Curriculum (BDC).  The topics for these modules were selected by pediatric dermatologists as topics not currently addressed within the BDC.

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