Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in School of Dentistry
Academic year when starting the degree: 
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
Course type: 
Supplementary compulsory subjects
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (36 hours)

The student needs to know the basic sciences and the pathological bases of the diseases.

Oral examination.

Voto Finale

The lessons will cover the main topics concerning cutaneous and venereal diseases to enable students to orientate themselves towards the correct diagnosis and therapy during their future clinical activity.

Anatomy and physiology of the skin. Elemental, primary and secondary skin and mucous lesions. Clinical and instrumental dermatological objective examination.
Fungal and bacterial viral diseases. Clinical practice, diagnosis and treatment of infectious dermatoses. To recognize the clinical manifestations of the main skin diseases from bacteria, viruses, fungi and skin and appendage parasites (erysipelas, impetigo, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, warts, molluscum contagiosum, tinea capitis, tinea corporis, onychomycosis, candidiasis, versicolor pityriasis, scabies, pediculosis) and to know the diagnostic instrumental examinations.
Autoimmune and Bullous Diseases. Clinical practice, diagnosis and therapy of connective tissue diseases and of bullous dermatosis. To recognize the cutaneous frameworks of connective tissue diseases (lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, morphea, scleroderma). To recognize the clinical picture and indicate the most frequent causes of autoimmune bullous diseases (pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, dermatitis herpetiformis).
Allergic dermatological diseases. Clinical practice, diagnosis and therapy of allergic dermatological diseases (atopic dermatitis, DIC DAC). Evaluation and classification of the symptoms of syndromes with urticaria-angioedema; interpretation of the pathogenesis and investigation of its causes.
Inflammatory dermatosis and of epidermal differentiation: acne, rosacea, seborroheic dermatitis, alopecia, lichen planus and psoriasis.
Sexually transmitted diseases. Clinical practice, diagnosis and therapy of the main sexually transmitted diseases: gonorrhea, syphilis, urethritis and non gonococcal balanoposthites.
Benign and malignant skin neoplasms. Clinic, diagnosis and therapy of the main epithelial, adnexal and melanocytic neoplasms: actinic keratoses, keratoacanthoma, basal cell carcinomas, spinocellular carcinomas, nevi and melanoma.

Manual of medical and surgical dermatology. Cainelli, Giannetti, Rebora

Lectures with the possibility for the student to request individual interviews for additional clarifications.

Students will also be provided with additional teaching material, i.e. PDF files of the lessons held during the course.