Undergrad Courses
Curriculum of Dermatology, Andrology& STDs
  • Target student: The sixth year student in the Faculty of Medicine.
  • Objectives
To define common diseases in skin, andrology & STDs.
- To define the pathogenesis of each disease & to interpret its clinical picture. The space alloted to any subject should be based on its incidence in general practice. Rare diseases are included when: harm would befall the patients if the diagnosis was missed or because they illustrate vividly a biological principle.
- To distinguish the disease from similar conditions i.e., differential diagnosis.
Affective :
To be honest in his work.
- To keep secrets of his patients.
- To do his best for the seek of the patient.
- Assurance of the patient.
Teaching strategy :
- Lectures : 30 hours (19hours Derm,.+11 hours Andrology).
Clinical sessions: 12 hours / week for 4 weeks.
Evaluation :
Clinical examination at the end of clinical sessions.
- At the end of the year, evaluation is done by:
  • MCQ.
  • Oral examination.
  • Course:
    Dermatology (19 hours)
    1. Structure and function of the skin.
    2. Principles of diagnosis ( The approach to the skin patient).
    3. Congenital anomalies & Naevi (Ichthyosis, Epidermolysis bullosa, xeroderma pigmentosa)
    4. Infectious skin Diseases:
      1. Bacterial skin infections.
      2. Mycobacterial infections (TB., Leprosy).
      3. Viral skin infections.
      4. Fungal skin infection.
      5. Skin Infestations
        • Eczema & allergic dermatoses:
          1. Eczema
          2. Urticaria
          3. Drug eruptions
          4. Erythema multiforme
          5. Erythema nodosum.
        • Scaly erythematous dermatoses
          • Psoriasis .
          • Lichen planus
          • Pityriasis rubra pilaris
          • Lupus erythematous.


    Diseases of skin appendages
    Acne vulgaris
    - Seborrheic dermatitis
    - Alopecia
    - Miliaria
    • Disordders of pigmentation
    • Bullous diseases (Pemphigus, dermatitis herptiform).
    • Skin reaction to infection & internal disease.
    • Dermatologic therapy:
    -Topical therapy (bases, Antiseptic, Antibiotic, Antipruntic, Corticosterords)
    • Systemic therapy (Antihisiamines, Corticosterords).
    • Sexually transmitted diseases:
    - Urethritis
    - Chancroid, Granuloma inguinale, Lymphogranuloma venereum
    - The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
    • The mechanism of erection & ejaculation.
    • Sexual disorders.
    • Physiology of the male reproductive system
    • Male infertility.
    • Special problems of andrology (Cryptorchidism-Varicocale-Orchitis-Epididymitis).