Hair Follicle Disorders: Hidradenitis, Folliculitis, Pseudofolliculitis and Keratosis Pilaris

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Classify the presenting characteristics associated with the hair disorders: hidradenitis, folliculitis, pseudofolliculitis, and keratosis pilaris.
2. Compare diagnostic findings through visual examination, dermoscopy and cytology as they apply to each of the discussed hair disorders: hidradenitis, folliculitis, pseudofolliculitis, and keratosis pilaris.
3. Develop an initial plan of care for the management of each of the discussed hair disorders: hidradenitis, folliculitis, pseudofolliculitis, and keratosis pilaris.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
04/25/2017
Course expires: 
04/24/2020

Jonathan Karnes, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School; MDFMR Dermatology Services, Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency, Augusta

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/25/2017
Course expires: 
04/24/2020
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