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Basic Dermatology (Short Course)


About this course

This course is mainly focused on common skin diseases in Myanmar.

This course is intended mainly for medical students and junior doctors who would like to study Basic Dermatology. This course is designed as a short course and aims to give foundation to common dermatology diseases in daily clinical practices. For those who would like to learn the details, we encourage you to read corresponding topics from reference textbooks after learning each short lecture.

Course outline

Module 1: Anatomy and Function

➢ Structural Anatomy and Function of the Skin

➢ Morphology of skin lesions

Module 2: Eczema

➢ Atopic Eczema

➢ Seborrhoeic Eczema

➢ Allergic Contact Dermatitis

➢ Irritant Contact Dermatitis

Module 3: Psoriasis

Module 4: Other papulosquamous skin lesions

➢ Pityriasis Rosea

➢ Pityriasis Versicolor

➢ Drug eruptions

➢ Lichen Planus

➢ Tinea Infections

➢ Secondary Syphilis

Module 5: Common Vesiculo bullous skin lesions

➢ Herpes Simplex Infections

➢ Herpes Zoster

➢ Chickenpox

➢ Impetigo

➢ Fixed Drug Eruptions

Module 6: Urticaria and Angioedema

Module 7: Scabies



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University of Medicine, Mandalay

This course is organized by Interim Council of University of Medicine, Mandalay.

Who can take the course?

It is free to learn for CDM students from Medical and Medical alliance Universities.

Aims and Objectives

Aims and objectives

1. To get a basic knowledge of Clinical Dermatology .

2. To recognize the link between the essence of basic science and clinical practice.