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Course: Dermoscopic clues in the differential diagnosis of basal and squamous cell carcinoma

Professor: Aimilios Lallas, MD, MSc, PhD (Dermatologist-Venereologist, First Department of Dermatology, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece)

Start date: 01-01-2018

Certificate: This activity is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for 1 European CME credit (ECMEC) till 2020.

Description: In this eLearning Short Course, the dermoscopic criteria of BCC and SCC are discussed in direct comparison with the dermoscopic features seen in other tumors and inflammatory diseases that are frequently included in the differential diagnosis.

The expected educational outcomes are as following:
1. Learning the main key dermoscopic features of different skin lesions (tumours and other conditions) in the differential diagnosis of Basal Cell Carcinoma including sebaceous hiperplasia, dermal nevi, eccrine poroma, papula fibrosa, Paget disease, rosea, lupus, etc.
2. Lerning the main key dermoscopic features of different skin lesions (tumours and other conditions) in the differential diagnosis of Squamous Cell Carcinoma, including seborrheic keratosis, adnexal tumours, Paget disease, melanoma, etc.

The Material is expected to be used by visitors and professionals of the International Dermoscopy Society with more than 6000 members. Its aim is to provide quality e-learning for dermoscopists under the auspices of the IDS. The course is focussed in one relevant topic with clinical impact with practical messages for the practitioner.

Dermoscopy facilitates the recognition of BCC and SCC, since specific dermoscopic criteria have been described for both tumors.
The short course will be developed into 2 lessons.



Lesson 1: Differential diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma

Video duration: 11:47 Minutes - 22 Slides

Lesson 2: Differential diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma

Video duration: 9:47 - 20 slides

Sponsored by Almirall

Exam:20 Questions.



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