Section: Webinars Category: Pathology

Clinical Diagnosis of Onychomycosis: Pathology and Treatment

Steve McClain, MA

Steve A McClain, MD discusses the causative pathogens of onychomycosis. He also discusses the clinical correlation of onychomycosis and differential diagnosis of psoriasis and lichen planus, as well as the different fungi that mimic melanoma clinically and treatment options.

Completion (Credits: 1.25) CME (Credits: 1)

Method of Participation

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Identify the causative pathogens of onychomycosis
  2. Describe the clinical correlation of onychomycosis and differential diagnosis of psoriasis and lichen planus
  3. Identify the different fungi that mimic melanoma clinically
  4. Describe several modes of treatment including oral, topical, chemical, and laser
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • Completion (Credits: 1.25)

    This lecture has been approved for the PRESENT Residency Education Online Curriculum by the PRESENT Curriculum Committee.

    Release Date: 02/02/2021 Expiration Date: 03/02/2022

  • CME (Credits: 1)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 1 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 02/02/2021 Expiration Date: 02/02/2022

  • Author
  • Steve McClain, MA

    Adjunct Professor Dermatology and Emergency Medicine
    Stony Brook, LI

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    Steve McClain is the owner of McClain Laboratories.