2023-2024 / DERM0240-2

Elements of dermatology


10h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in dentistry1 crédit 


Arjen  Nikkels

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course presents the usual dermatoses affecting the oral cavity. The student will be teached to recognize these dermatoses, to give a differential diagnosis, provide the adequate complementary examinations, the treatment options and to which departement the patient can be addressed for adequate follow-up.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

To teach the students to recognize, to provide a differential diagnosis, and to propose complementary testing of frequently occurring dermatoses of the oral cavity, including infectious diseases (mycotic, bacterial, viral) as well as auto-immune and inflammatory diorderes, and benign and malignant neoplasia

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Basic knowledge of skin biology, histology, internal medecine and therapeutics is recommended

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

No practical sessions are organized. However, the student is invited to assist at the outpatient clinic consultations. Please contact the dermatology secretarial staff.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

The course is dispensed during the first trimester.
Please consult the vademecum for additional information on the schedule and location

Recommended or required readings

The powerpoint presentation is available online.

Additional information can be found in the following textbook:
Dermatology : An illustrated colour text 4 th edition, David J Gawkrodger
Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 124 pages, environ 53,00 Euros

The examination is organized according to the reglementation of the medical faculty.
The powerpoint presentation is the base for questionning.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


The dermatology departement can be reached during office hours on the following number: 04/3667232
Secretary: Ms M. Vaccarella
E-mail: dermatologie@chu.ulg.ac.be

Association of one or more MOOCs