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Learning module: Contact dermatitis

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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