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Dermatology for Dental Students

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Official data in SubjectManager for the following academic year: 2020-2021

Course director

Dr. Mehdi Moezzi (, clinical specialist

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Oncodermatology

Subject data

Code of subject: OSK-BRT-T  |  1 credit  |  Dentistry |  Clinical module  |  autumn

Prerequisites: OSP-MR1-T completed , OSP-PO2-T completed

Number of hours/semester

14 lectures + 0 practices + 0 seminars = total of 14 hours

Course headcount limitations

min. 5 – max. 140 person


Aim of the subject:
The purpose of the education in Dermatology is to get the students acquainted with the clinical and epidemic features of dermatological and venereal diseases in the dental medical practice, moreover their pathomechanisms and therapeutic possibilities.
The students pick up a reliable and necessary knowledge on the treatment of the most common dermatological disorders throughout the patient examinations and interventions/procedures under the auspices of practical education.
Dermatology is taught for a semester in the 5th year at the Medical School. One hours of theoretical and one hours of practical education are provided each week. Participation in the lecture in the practical education is obligatory.




Reading material

Obligatory literature

Literature developed by the Department


Recommended literature

T. B. Fitzpatrick, R.A. Johnson, K. Wolff, D. Suurmond: Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology. Common and Serious Diseases, 4th edition, The McGraw-Hill Companies, United States of America, 2001, ISBN 0071360387, International Edition ISBN 007116295X
J. A. A. Hunter: Clinical Dermatology, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1992, ISBN 0632019557

Conditions for acceptance of the semester

Examination: at the end of the semester of Dermatology education the students are obliged to take a semester examination.
The examination's test is written.

Mid-term exams


Making up for missed classes

Misses of the practice is not accepted.

Exam topics/questions

Examination: at the end of the semester of Dermatology education the students are obliged to take a semester examination. The examination's test is written.

1. Psoriasis
2. Pyodermas
3. Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma
4. Atopic dermatitis
5. Skin diseases caused by human papilloma virus (HPV)
6. Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections of the skin
7. Skin diseases caused by varicella zoster virus
8. Autoimmune bullous skin diseases
9. Malignant melanoma
10. Fungal diseases of the skin and its appendages
11. Drug allergy
12. Urticaria
13. Scabies, pediculosis
14. Pigmented nevi
15. Vasculitis
16. Contact dermatitis
17. Praecancerous lesions and intraepidermal carcinomas
18. Cutaneous and mucosal manifestations and treatment of syphilis
19. Diagnosis and treatment of gonorrhoea
20. Primary and secundary skin lesions, basics of dermatohistopathology
21. Topical therapy in dermatology
22. Systemic therapy in dermatology
23. Acne and its treatment
24. Lichen planus
25. Clinical outcome and symptomes of HIV infection
26. Rosacea, rhinophyma
27. The structure of the skin and its function


Instructor / tutor of practices and seminars