Check prices at PrepLadder before buying books anywhere else.

After sharing the important topics in Forensic Medicine, Pharmacology, Orthopedics, Pathology,PSM, Psychiatry, Medicine we have now come up with important topics in Dermatology.

Dermatology is among the short subjects asked in combination with Medicine in NEET-PG.  50% of the questions asked in Dermatology are Image-based questions.

For important & high-yielding topics, we approached the famous faculty of Derma, Dr. Manish Soni to share topics & sub-topics which must be prepared thoroughly for NEET-PG.

Rs. 10,000 off on PrepLadder 2019 video pack. Offer ends soon

View Details  


Important Topics in Dermatology



Basic Dermatology

Layers of epidermis, langerhan cells, basement membrane zone, micro-abscesses

Hair disorders

histology of Alopecia areata & Trichotillomania

Nail disorders

Nail changes of lichen planus, psoriasis and leukonychia


Names of all disorders of sweats and sebaceous glands, treatment of acne.

Blistering disorders

  • Differences between Pemphigus vulgaris and foliaceous, Pemphigus & Bullous Pemphigoid.
  • Dermatitis herpetiformis- presentation & treatment.
  • Clinical presentation of Darier Disease & Hailey Hailey Disease

Pigmentary disorders

treatment of Vitiligo(especially phototherapy), Nevus (Becker’s, Ota, Ito), PKDL- presentation

Bacteria infections

Impetigo, disorders caused by resident flora of skin

Fungal infections

Tinea capitis(kerion), Pityriasis Versicolor- clinical presentation

Mycobacterial infections

clinical presentation of Lupus vulgaris& scrofuloderma , Leprosy- Peripheral nerves & treatment.

Viral infections

HPV subtypes causing warts, treatment of herpes, histology of Molluscum contagiosum

Sexually transmitted infections

Syphilis- types,presentations , signs associated , treatment. treatment of Anogenital warts & Gonorrhea, incubation periods of different STI.

Papulosquamous disorders

  • Psoriasis- types, histology and treatment.
  • Lichen Planus- histology.
  • Pityriasis Rosae & Lichen Nitidus- clinical presentation


  • Urticaria pigmentosa- darier sign,urticaria- cholinergic & Angioneurotic Edema,Ichthyosis- types,
  • Atopic Dermatitis-diagnosis ,
  • Contact dermatitis- causes,
  • SJS Syndrome &
  • TEN- clinical presentation ,Erythema Multiforme- target lesions.
  • Neurofibromatosis-clinical presentation
  • Erythema Nodosum- causes
  • Tuberous Sclerosis- cutaneous findings
  • Drug Induced Eruptions- Fixed Drug Eruption
  • Scabies- treatment
  • Malignant melanoma-types
  • BCC- presentation
  • Acanthosis Nigricans - causes
  • Actinitic Keratosis- treatment
  • Seborrheic keratosis - presentation


Wood Lamp Examination, patch test, diascopy


For the detailed explanation on above-mentioned topics, download Dermatology App by Dr. Manish Soni


The app includes video lectures covering the entire Dermatology, Tests with Video Discussion, Question Bank, Free daily updates and much more.

Get  it here:




More subjects important topics follow soon

Stay tuned..!!

Download the New PrepLadder App

Recommended Articles for You

Here is an important news for all the MBBS doctors seeking admission to MD/MS program through PGIMER [ ... ]



World Sleep Day is an annual event created and hosted by the World Sleep Society since 2007. 

It [ ... ]



The result of NEET-PG 2019 has been declared on 31 January 2019. Since that time all of you have been [ ... ]



After the announcement of NEET-PG 2019 results, we have been consistently receiving queries enquiring [ ... ]


Here is an important news for Medical PG aspirants who wished to join Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate [ ... ]