Blotches: Dark rashes

Goals and objectives for module

The purpose of this module is to help medical students develop a clinical approach to the evaluation and initial management of patients presenting with hyperpigmented rashes.

After completing this module, the learner should be able to:
  • Identify and describe the morphology of common hyperpigmented rashes.
  • Provide an initial treatment plan for selected dark rashes.
  • Determine when to refer a patient with a dark rash to a dermatologist.

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