Learning module: Dermatoses in pregnancy

Goals and objectives for module

The purpose of this module is to help medical students develop a clinical approach to the evaluation and initial management of patients presenting with specific dermatoses of pregnancy.

After completing this module, the learner should be able to:
  • Identify and describe the morphology of specific dermatoses of pregnancy.
  • List the dermatoses of pregnancy that carry risks for the mother and the fetus.
  • Explain basic principles in the diagnosis and treatment of specific dermatoses of pregnancy.

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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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