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27 Aug 2020

Diseases of the Feet, Nails, Anal Sacs and Ears; Neoplasia

Swindon

Objectives

Key learning objectives Day One:

  • Understand the pathogenesis and clinical features of diseases affecting the feet, nails, anal sacs and ears
  • Be able to approach the investigation of pedal, nail, anal sac and aural disease
  • Formulate differential diagnoses and have knowledge of specific conditions
  • Appreciate treatment options

Key learning objectives Day Two:

  • Appreciate the biology of tumours
  • Recognise common neoplastic presentations - localised, diffuse and systemic
  • Have an understanding of the following types of neoplasia: neoplasia of skin structures - benign, malignant, mast cell tumours, lymphoma, squamous cell carcinoma, mammary tumours
  • Know the neoplasia of other structures with involvement of the skin eg. Cushing’s and hepatocutaneous syndrome
  • Recognise paraneoplastic syndromes
  • Formulate an approach to the diagnosis and staging of disease
  • Appreciate those conditions that could be confused with neoplasia eg. Autoimmune diseases
  • Understand the treatment options available medication / chemotherapy and the prognosis for different neoplasms

Available Dates

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