Dermatology

A.Y. 2019/2020
3
Max ECTS
36
Overall hours
SSD
MED/35
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Undefined
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Linea: Policlinico

Responsible
Course syllabus
Lecture n1- Introduction to Dermatology: anatomy and functional areas
· Recall the general concept of skin anatomy, functional areas.
· Describe anatomic organization of horny layer.
· Define the concept of skin immunology.

Lecture n2- Skin Biochemistry
· Explain the desquamation process and differentiation of keratinocytes.
· Describe the lipid formation process.
· Define the concept of barrier function.
· Describe the pigmentation process and cells involved

Lecture n3- Physiology of the skin
· Describe the main functions of the skin.
· Explain barrier function
· Explain termoregulation process
· Describe immunesourveillance system
· Define the concept of photo dermatology
· Describe how to dress a chronic wound
· Explain the principles of wound healing

Lecture n4- Skin care
· Describe how to maintain the skin healthy
· Define preventive measures not to develop skin problems
· Explain complementary suggestions to get the most out of a therapy

Lecture n5- Topical Therapy Principles
· Define the vehicles of topical preparations
· Describe functional properties of the most common active principles.
· Associate the right vehicle to each cutaneous pathology.
· Define positive and interactions between drugs and skin

Lecture n6- Skin Infectious Diseases - parasitic and mycotic
· Describe parassitic and mycotic skin diseases
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Understand the principles of systemic and topical therapy

Lecture n7- Skin Infectious Diseases - bacterial and viral
· Describe bacterial and viral diseases
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Understand the principles of systemic and topical therapy

Lecture n8 - Skin Allergic Diseases
· Describe skin allergic diseases
· Define the differential diagnostic criteria
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Understand the principles of systemic and topical therapy


Lecture n9- Skin Inflammatory Diseases
· Describe skin inflammatory diseases
· Define the differential diagnostic criteria
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Understand the principles of systemic and topical therapy

Lecture n10 - OncoDermatology 1
· Recall the mains from oncological diseases affecting the skin
· Describe skin tumor prevention

Lecture n11 - OncoDermatology 2
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Explain the main treatment therapies

Lecture n12 - Autoinflammatory diseases
· Describe the physiopathological model of autoinflammation
· Recognize and describe typical skin lesions from clinical cases
· Understand symptoms and signs related to systemic involvement
· Explain the main treatments including biologic agents

Lecture n13 - Viral exanthemas 1
· Recognize and describe skin and mucosal key features

Lecture n14 - Viral exanthemas 2
· Describe laboratory findings helping in diagnosis

Lecture n15 - Drug induced reactions 1
· Recognize and describe urticaria-like reactions, Stevens-Johnson and toxic epidermal necrolysis spectrum
· Recognize and describe pustualar acute generalized exanthema, drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms and paradoxical reactions to biologic agents

Lecture n16 - Sexually transmitted diseases
· Recognize and describe the main sexually transmitted diseases
· Describe the diagnostic work-up, particularly of syphilis and gonorrhea
· Explain the main treatments

Lecture n17 - Interactive forum with students on the topics discussed during the course
Prerequisites for admission
· Knowledge of the pathways involved in the inflammatory process as well as in innate and acquired immunity.
· Knowledge of the cell populations that are involved in innate and acquired immunity as well as of the main cytokines, chemokines and effector molecules implicated in the immune response and inflammation.
· Knowledge of the main laboratory methods used in the diagnosis of the diseases (histhopathological examination, immunofluorescence, immunoenzymatic assays).
Teaching methods
Lectures and seminars, practical activities
Teaching Resources
Ayala F, Lisi P, Monfrecola G, Argenziano G, Stingeni L. Malattie cutanee e veneree. Seconda Edizione, Piccin 2019
Assessment methods and Criteria
Students' evaluation will be assessed through an oral session in which the students will be challenged to apply the concepts acquired during the course on physiological or clinical problems.
MED/35 - DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREAL DISEASES - University credits: 3
Lessons: 36 hours

Linea: San Donato

Responsible
Course syllabus
Lecture n1- Introduction to Dermatology: anatomy and functional areas
· Recall the general concept of skin anatomy, functional areas.
· Describe anatomic organization of horny layer.
· Define the concept of skin immunology.

Lecture n2- Skin Biochemistry
· Explain the desquamation process and differentiation of keratinocytes.
· Describe the lipid formation process.
· Define the concept of barrier function.
· Describe the pigmentation process and cells involved

Lecture n3- Physiology of the skin
· Describe the main functions of the skin.
· Explain barrier function
· Explain termoregulation process
· Describe immunesourveillance system
· Define the concept of photo dermatology
· Describe how to dress a chronic wound
· Explain the principles of wound healing

Lecture n4- Skin care
· Describe how to maintain the skin healthy
· Define preventive measures not to develop skin problems
· Explain complementary suggestions to get the most out of a therapy

Lecture n5- Topical Therapy Principles
· Define the vehicles of topical preparations
· Describe functional properties of the most common active principles.
· Associate the right vehicle to each cutaneous pathology.
· Define positive and interactions between drugs and skin

Lecture n6- Skin Infectious Diseases - parasitic and mycotic
· Describe parassitic and mycotic skin diseases
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Understand the principles of systemic and topical therapy

Lecture n7- Skin Infectious Diseases - bacterial and viral
· Describe bacterial and viral diseases
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Understand the principles of systemic and topical therapy

Lecture n8 - Skin Allergic Diseases
· Describe skin allergic diseases
· Define the differential diagnostic criteria
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Understand the principles of systemic and topical therapy


Lecture n9- Skin Inflammatory Diseases
· Describe skin inflammatory diseases
· Define the differential diagnostic criteria
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Understand the principles of systemic and topical therapy

Lecture n10 - OncoDermatology 1
· Recall the mains from oncological diseases affecting the skin
· Describe skin tumor prevention

Lecture n11 - OncoDermatology 2
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Explain the main treatment therapies

Lecture n12 - Autoinflammatory diseases
· Describe the physiopathological model of autoinflammation
· Recognize and describe typical skin lesions from clinical cases
· Understand symptoms and signs related to systemic involvement
· Explain the main treatments including biologic agents

Lecture n13 - Viral exanthemas 1
· Recognize and describe skin and mucosal key features

Lecture n14 - Viral exanthemas 2
· Describe laboratory findings helping in diagnosis

Lecture n15 - Drug induced reactions 1
· Recognize and describe urticaria-like reactions, Stevens-Johnson and toxic epidermal necrolysis spectrum
· Recognize and describe pustualar acute generalized exanthema, drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms and paradoxical reactions to biologic agents

Lecture n16 - Sexually transmitted diseases
· Recognize and describe the main sexually transmitted diseases
· Describe the diagnostic work-up, particularly of syphilis and gonorrhea
· Explain the main treatments

Lecture n17 - Interactive forum with students on the topics discussed during the course
Prerequisites for admission
· Knowledge of the pathways involved in the inflammatory process as well as in innate and acquired immunity.
· Knowledge of the cell populations that are involved in innate and acquired immunity as well as of the main cytokines, chemokines and effector molecules implicated in the immune response and inflammation.
· Knowledge of the main laboratory methods used in the diagnosis of the diseases (histhopathological examination, immunofluorescence, immunoenzymatic assays).
Teaching methods
Lectures and seminars, practical activities
Teaching Resources
Ayala F, Lisi P, Monfrecola G, Argenziano G, Stingeni L. Malattie cutanee e veneree. Seconda Edizione, Piccin 2019
Assessment methods and Criteria
Students' evaluation will be assessed through an oral session in which the students will be challenged to apply the concepts acquired during the course on physiological or clinical problems.
MED/35 - DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREAL DISEASES - University credits: 3
Lessons: 36 hours
Professor: Veraldi Stefano

Linea: San Giuseppe

Course syllabus
Lecture n1- Introduction to Dermatology: anatomy and functional areas
· Recall the general concept of skin anatomy, functional areas.
· Describe anatomic organization of horny layer.
· Define the concept of skin immunology.

Lecture n2- Skin Biochemistry
· Explain the desquamation process and differentiation of keratinocytes.
· Describe the lipid formation process.
· Define the concept of barrier function.
· Describe the pigmentation process and cells involved

Lecture n3- Physiology of the skin
· Describe the main functions of the skin.
· Explain barrier function
· Explain termoregulation process
· Describe immunesourveillance system
· Define the concept of photo dermatology
· Describe how to dress a chronic wound
· Explain the principles of wound healing

Lecture n4- Skin care
· Describe how to maintain the skin healthy
· Define preventive measures not to develop skin problems
· Explain complementary suggestions to get the most out of a therapy

Lecture n5- Topical Therapy Principles
· Define the vehicles of topical preparations
· Describe functional properties of the most common active principles.
· Associate the right vehicle to each cutaneous pathology.
· Define positive and interactions between drugs and skin

Lecture n6- Skin Infectious Diseases - parasitic and mycotic
· Describe parassitic and mycotic skin diseases
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Understand the principles of systemic and topical therapy

Lecture n7- Skin Infectious Diseases - bacterial and viral
· Describe bacterial and viral diseases
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Understand the principles of systemic and topical therapy

Lecture n8 - Skin Allergic Diseases
· Describe skin allergic diseases
· Define the differential diagnostic criteria
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Understand the principles of systemic and topical therapy


Lecture n9- Skin Inflammatory Diseases
· Describe skin inflammatory diseases
· Define the differential diagnostic criteria
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Understand the principles of systemic and topical therapy

Lecture n10 - OncoDermatology 1
· Recall the mains from oncological diseases affecting the skin
· Describe skin tumor prevention

Lecture n11 - OncoDermatology 2
· Recognize and describe lesions from clinical cases
· Explain the main treatment therapies

Lecture n12 - Autoinflammatory diseases
· Describe the physiopathological model of autoinflammation
· Recognize and describe typical skin lesions from clinical cases
· Understand symptoms and signs related to systemic involvement
· Explain the main treatments including biologic agents

Lecture n13 - Viral exanthemas 1
· Recognize and describe skin and mucosal key features

Lecture n14 - Viral exanthemas 2
· Describe laboratory findings helping in diagnosis

Lecture n15 - Drug induced reactions 1
· Recognize and describe urticaria-like reactions, Stevens-Johnson and toxic epidermal necrolysis spectrum
· Recognize and describe pustualar acute generalized exanthema, drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms and paradoxical reactions to biologic agents

Lecture n16 - Sexually transmitted diseases
· Recognize and describe the main sexually transmitted diseases
· Describe the diagnostic work-up, particularly of syphilis and gonorrhea
· Explain the main treatments

Lecture n17 - Interactive forum with students on the topics discussed during the course
Prerequisites for admission
· Knowledge of the pathways involved in the inflammatory process as well as in innate and acquired immunity.
· Knowledge of the cell populations that are involved in innate and acquired immunity as well as of the main cytokines, chemokines and effector molecules implicated in the immune response and inflammation.
· Knowledge of the main laboratory methods used in the diagnosis of the diseases (histhopathological examination, immunofluorescence, immunoenzymatic assays).
Teaching methods
Lectures and seminars, practical activities
Teaching Resources
Ayala F, Lisi P, Monfrecola G, Argenziano G, Stingeni L. Malattie cutanee e veneree. Seconda Edizione, Piccin 2019
Assessment methods and Criteria
Students' evaluation will be assessed through an oral session in which the students will be challenged to apply the concepts acquired during the course on physiological or clinical problems.
MED/35 - DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREAL DISEASES - University credits: 3
Lessons: 36 hours