Version 2019



  • History and basic principles of dermoscopy
  • Dermatoscopes and how to use them-live demonstration
  • Polarized and non-polarized dermoscopy
  • Basic structures
  • Global pattern and local features
  • Acquired nevi
  • Congenital nevi
  • Melanoma (superficial spreading)
  • Nodular melanoma
  • Lentigo maligna
  • Acral melanoma
  • Mucosal melanoma
  • Nail melanoma
  • Seborrheic keratosis
  • Solar lentigo
  • Angioma and angiokeratoma
  • Dermatofibroma
  • Follicular tumors
  • Sebaceous tumors
  • Sweat gland tumors
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Actinic keratosis and Bowen’s disease
  • Invasive squamous cell carcinoma
  • Merkel cell carcinoma
  • Other rare malignant tumors
  • Principles of digital monitoring
  • Guide on using devices for digital dermoscopy
  • Managing patients with multiple nevi
  • Managing patients according to age
  • Managing patients according to phototype
  • Managing difficult scenarios
  • Dermoscopy for the management of skin tumors
  • Dermoscopy in infectious skin diseases
  • Dermoscopy in inflammatory skin diseases

Masterclass outline

Pre-course preparation

Participants will be provided with electronic material to study. The time required to study will be no more than a few working days.

3 full days

3 full days (09.00-18.00) intensive and personalized teaching.

A certificate of attendance will be provided to all participants.

Post-course evaluation

It will be conducted on-line the following days after the course and will be based exclusively on knowledge provided during the 3-days of the course.

Successful evaluation will be followed by administration of a Professional Dermoscopy Diploma, officially and fully recognized by the International Dermoscopy Society.

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