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Important Topics in Dermatology for NEET-PG

Nov 14, 2018

Important Topics in Dermatology for NEET-PG

PrepLadder 6.0After sharing the important topics in Forensic Medicine, Pharmacology, Orthopedics, Pathology,PSM, Psychiatry, Medicine we have now come up with important topics in Dermatology. Dermatology is among the short subjects asked in combination with Medicine in NEET-PG.  50% of the questions asked in Dermatology are Image-based questions. For important & high-yielding topics, keep on reading this blog to discover topics & sub-topics which must be prepared thoroughly for NEET-PG.

Important Topics in Dermatology

Topics Sub-Topics
Basic Dermatology Layers of epidermis, langerhan cells, basement membrane zone, micro-abscesses
Hair disorders histology of Alopecia areata & Trichotillomania
Nail disorders Nail changes of lichen planus, psoriasis and leukonychia
Glands Names of all disorders of sweats and sebaceous glands, treatment of acne.
Blistering disorders
  • Differences between Pemphigus vulgaris and foliaceous, Pemphigus & Bullous Pemphigoid.
  • Dermatitis herpetiformis- presentation & treatment.
  • Clinical presentation of Darier Disease & Hailey Hailey Disease
Pigmentary disorders treatment of Vitiligo(especially phototherapy), Nevus (Becker’s, Ota, Ito), PKDL- presentation
Bacteria infections Impetigo, disorders caused by resident flora of skin
Fungal infections Tinea capitis(kerion), Pityriasis Versicolor- clinical presentation
Mycobacterial infections clinical presentation of Lupus vulgaris& scrofuloderma , Leprosy- Peripheral nerves & treatment.
Viral infections HPV subtypes causing warts, treatment of herpes, histology of Molluscum contagiosum
Sexually transmitted infections Syphilis- types, presentations , signs associated , treatment. treatment of Anogenital warts & Gonorrhea, incubation periods of different STI.
Papulosquamous disorders
  • Psoriasis- types, histology and treatment.
  • Lichen Planus- histology.
  • Pityriasis Rosae & Lichen Nitidus- clinical presentation
  • Urticaria pigmentosa- darier sign,urticaria- cholinergic & Angioneurotic Edema,Ichthyosis- types,
  • Atopic Dermatitis-diagnosis ,
  • Contact dermatitis- causes,
  • SJS Syndrome &
  • TEN- clinical presentation ,Erythema Multiforme- target lesions.
  • Neurofibromatosis-clinical presentation
  • Erythema Nodosum- causes
  • Tuberous Sclerosis- cutaneous findings
  • Drug Induced Eruptions- Fixed Drug Eruption
  • Scabies- treatment
  • Malignant melanoma-types
  • BCC- presentation
  • Acanthosis Nigricans - causes
  • Actinitic Keratosis- treatment
  • Seborrheic keratosis - presentation
Investigation Wood Lamp Examination, patch test, diascopy
Also Read: Papulosquamous Disorders : Types and Treatment - NEET PG Dermatology BLISTERING DISORDERS of the Skin - NEET PG Dermatology More subjects important topics follow soon Stay tuned..!!
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