By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:
1. Discuss a differential diagnosis for cutaneous ulceration and know hallmark features of various types of ulcers.
2. Explain the utility and limitations of skin biopsy in the diagnosis of a cutaneous ulcer.
3. Describe characteristic clinical features of pyoderma gangrenosum and how to differentiate it from other types of ulcers.
Primary: Department of Internal Medicine Faculty
Secondary: Department of Internal Medicine Residents
This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies
ACGME: Patient care; Medical knowledge; Practice-based learning and improvement; professionalism; system-based practice
IOM: Providing patient-centered care; Working in interdisciplinary teams; Employing evidence-based practice
IECC: Value/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice; Roles/Responsibilities; Interprofessional communication; Teams and Teamwork
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For more information, please contact Cassandra Ryan, Cassandra.Ryan@austin.utexas.edu
Dr. Ammar M. Amed has no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.
The Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds planning committee members are Rene Salazar, MD; Dayna Diven, MD; Paul Nader, MD; Clay Cauthen, MD; Parker Hudson, MD; Jeni Skar; Cassandra Ryan; Angela Durham and John Ignat. The members of the planning committee have no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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