Course Information
TitleΔΕΡΜΑΤΟΛΟΓΙΑ - ΑΦΡΟΔΙΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Dermatology-Venereology
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorEfstratios Vakirlis
Course ID240000657

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Dentistry (2010-today)

Registered students: 44
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses632

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The aim of the course: Τhe knowledge of normal skin and skin diseases, benign and malignant tumors of the skin. Teaching focuses in: pathogenesis, epidemiology, clinical picture, differential diagnosis, prognosis and therapeutic points of skin diseases with oral manifestations. Combining dermatology with dentistry students can identify skin diseases, providing skin care recommendations and referrals to specialists, when needed.Expanding their knowledge beyond the oral cavity enables students to provide real comprehensive care for their patients.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
Course Content (Syllabus)
Theoretical part • Introduction- Basic Types of skin lesions (Basic Terminology of Dermatology) • Viral Skin diseases • Bacterial Skin diseases • Fungal Diseases of Skin and Mucosa • Diseases caused by Arthropods • Diseases of the nails • Endocrine disorders • Diseases of the hair • Sexually Transmitted Diseases • Urticaria-Angioedema • Eczema-Dermatitis • Erythemato-Papulo-Squamous Diseases (Psoriasis, Lichen, Pityriasis Rosea) • Blistering Diseases • Hereditary Disorders of Keratinization (Icthyoses) • Skin tumors • Connective tissue diseases Dermatological practice (outpatients department) • Patient Evaluation – History • Physical Examination (Basic type of skin lesions, exanthema – enanthem analysis and description, approach to differential diagnosis, diagnosis, laboratoty diagnostic tests, specialized procedures-dermatoscopy) • Prescription • Dermatologic Surgery (Perioperative considerations, Biopsies-punch biopsy, simple excision, plastic procedures, electrosurgery-diathermy, cryotherapy, phototherapy)
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Powerpoint presentations with laptop
Course Organization
Clinical Practice
Student Assessment
Oral exams for Erasmus students
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
«Δερματολογία - Αφροδισιολογία», Φ. Χρυσομάλλης και Συνεργάτες (Αρίστιππος Μηνάς, Ευάγγελος Καπέτης, Δέσποινα Παναγιωτίδου, Γεωργία Βακάλη, Ιωάννης Παπαγαρυφάλλου, Δημήτριος Σωτηριάδης, Δημήτριος Ιωαννίδης, Ελισάβετ Λαζαρίδου, Ελένη Σωτηρίου, Αθανάσιος Καστάνης, Ευστράτιος Βακιρλής και Αικατερίνη Πατσατσή), University Studio Press, ανατύπωση 2006, Θεσσαλονίκη (Αρμενοπούλου 32) «Επιλεκτική Δερματολογία-Αφροδισιολογία του εξωτερικού ιατρείου», Ιωάννης Δ. Παπαγαρυφάλλου, Εκδόσεις Ροτόντα, Θεσσαλονίκη (Καμβουνίων 5).
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