Dermatology: Trip to skin

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  • Trip to skin: its structure and functions
    • In this module we will discuss the structure of the largest human organ: our skin. We will learn about horizontal and vertical skin structures and their functions, and find out how dermatologists perform the ultra-sound examination of the skin, and what can they see
  • How does the skin interact with the environment?
    • In this module you will learn how the skin interacts with the environment, and how you can protect your skin from the consequences of these interactions. We will discuss the effects of radiation, cold temperatures, water, air humidity and plants on our skin, and will give some hints about the proper skin care.
  • Skin in different ages
    • In this module we will talk about the skin issues specific to different ages, starting from infants. We will discuss the skin of shildren and adults, pregnant women and elderly people, see how to take proper careof our skin in different ages, and will have a look at dermatoscopy, another important instrument of a dermatologist.
  • Inflammatory skin diseases
    • In this module we will talk about skin diseases. We will focus on inflammatory diseases: psoriasis, dermatitis, acne, eczema, acne and vitiligo. You will also have a look at practical examination of the skin with atopic dermatitis (ultrasonography), and learn about the treatment of these diseases.
  • Infections and skin
    • In the final module of our course we will discuss how infections affect our skin and trigger skin diseases. We'll start with bacterial, viral and fungal infections, then talk about scabies and even insect bites. We will finish with discussing more severe invections, their effects on skin, and learning how the dermatologists diagnose them