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Erythrokeratodermia Variabilis

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  Erythrokeratodermia Variabilis

Credits: 1.00   Post-Assessment Questions:  4

Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 4 Jun 2021
Last Reviewed: 4 Jun 2020
Estimated Time To Finish: 60 Minutes

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Activity Description

Erythrokeratodermia is a group of inherited disorders characterized by well-demarcated erythematous lesions and hyperkeratotic plaques. Erythrokeratodermia variabilis (EKV), formerly known as Mendes da Costa syndrome, usually involves migratory red patches along with fixed localized or generalized keratotic plaques. Later, clinical features of progressive symmetric erythrokeratodermia (PSEK) were observed within a single family that also had EKV features. The former thinking that these diseases were distinct entities changed, and EKV and PSEK subsequently have been considered manifestations of a single inherited clinical entity. With the identification of the same gene mutation in patients with EKV and PSEK, some authors proposed the designation of erythrokeratodermia variabilis progressiva (EKVP) to encompass the diversity of the clinical phenotypes of both EKV and PSEK. This activity explains when erythrokeratodermia variabilis should be considered, how to properly evaluate for this condition, and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in caring for patients with this condition.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Describe the various presenting features of erythrokeratodermia variabilis.
  • Describe the evaluation of a patient suspected to have erythrokeratodermia variabilis.
  • Summarize the treatment of erythrokeratodermia variabilis.

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Authors: Chourouk Chouk
Editors: Noureddine Litaiem
Editors-In-Chief: Jonathan CraneShyam VermaAmanda Oakley
Chief Medical Reviewer: Patrick Zito
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Lisa Haddad
Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Scott Dulebohn

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, and StatPearls, LLC. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

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  3. Complete the entire self-study activity.
  4. Complete the post-test assessments.
  5. Successfully pass the post-test with a minimum score of 100%.
  6. Complete the evaluation form.
  7. Obtain a certificate.

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