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Learning module: Blotches: Light rashes

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

After completing this module, the learner should be able to: 

  • Identify and describe the morphology of common light rashes

  • Describe the use of Wood’s lamp and KOH examination to evaluate light spots

  • Recommend an initial treatment plan for selected light rashes

  • Determine when to refer a patient with a light rash to a dermatologist

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