Dermatitis (Skin Inflammation)

Dermatitis (Skin Inflammation)

by Carlo Raj, MD, Brian Alverson, MD

Dermatitis is a group of inflammatory disorders that affect the skin. It can result from allergy, infection, autoimmune disorders or other causes that lead to skin redness and itching. Atopic dermatitis is an example of allergic dermatitis, while seborrheic dermatitis can be caused by fungal infection.

An overview of the most common types of dermatitis and their clinical presentation is provided in this course. Join now!

Course Details

  • Videos 6
  • Duration 0:35 h
  • Quiz questions 23
  • Articles 6


Your Educators of course Dermatitis (Skin Inflammation)

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

You probably know MD Edward Goljan and his Rapid Review Pathology Series. But do you know the "new" Goljan? His name is Carlo Raj and he is currently following his mentor's footsteps by presenting you pathology as you have never experienced before.

Carlo Raj has earned his MD at the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and continued his medical career as professor of Pathophysiology at the Becker Professional Education, Chicago, USA, and as an international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he teaches at Becker Professional Education and is also CEO of Indus Intellect, whose goal it is to spread medical knowledge across the globe.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.

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By Rahmah B. on 24. September 2018 for Atopic Dermatitis

I think he is one of the top lectures that have a particularly unique way in gaining attention. Kudos

Seborrheic dermatitis
By Lyndon O. on 29. August 2018 for Seborrheic Dermatitis

Belabors the points quite succinctly! The approach is just the best for clinical dermatology!

Needs discussion about investigations
By Vish V. on 19. August 2018 for Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Would like to see some discussion about investigations eg patch testing

informative lecture
By Mohammad S. on 08. July 2018 for Seborrheic Dermatitis

very good and informative lecture. thank you for good explanation associated with the differential diagnosis