Terminology of Skin Disorders

Return to all Skin Problems and Diseases sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

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

1.  Accurately describe common patterns of skin lesions
2.  Communicate dermatologic findings to other clinicians using correct morphologic terminology.
3.  Demonstrate the ability to form differential diagnosis - and ultimately an accurate diagnosis - based on morphology.

Additional Information

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

Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP, Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

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