{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Dilation of Multiple Eccrine Ducts as a Highly Specific Marker for Cicatricial Alopecia ((Non-Physician Credit))

Activity Steps


The certificate for this activity is for NON-PHYSICIANS.

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate scalp biopsies for the presence of multiple eccrine duct dilation (MEDD)
  2. Compare the frequency of MEDD in cicatricial alopecia and noncicatricial alopecia
  3. Use MEDD as a histologic "clue" in the diagnosis of cicatricial alopecia
Price: $15.00


  • ACCME 1.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Test Code: AJDN1219
Published: December 2019
Expires: 1/31/2021
Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Timothy L. Tan, DO, Kristina Doytcheva, MD, Joan Guitart, MD, Pedram Gerami, MD, and Pedram Yazdan, MD
Categories: Dermatology , Pathology
Topics: Eccrine Ducts