Test Answers on dermatology

Passmedicine – Dermatology

question What is Vitiligo? answer Autoimmune condition resulting in the loss of melanocytes and consequent depigmentation of the skin. 1% of the population question What are the features of vitiligo? answer well demarcated patches of depigmented skin The peripheries tend to be most affected Trauma may precipitate new lesions (Koebner phenomenon) question What conditions are […]

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USMLE First Aid 2016 Dermatology

question A 30-year-old non-smoker presents with bilateral puffiness and swelling of the fingers and joint pain. Cold exposure and stress cause episodes of blanching and cyanosis of the fingers. She is not on any medications. answer Scleroderma-CREST syndrome question This presents as a triad of autoimmunity, noninflammatory vasculopathy and collagen deposition with fibrosis commonly showing […]

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Dermatology Abbreviations (WHS)

question BCC answer basal cell carcinoma question BX, bx answer biopsy question C&S answer culture & sensitivity question decub answer decubitus ulcer question Derm answer dermatology question HSV answer herpes simplex virus question I&D answer incision & drainage question ID answer intradermal question MM answer malignant melanoma question SG answer skin graft question SCC answer […]

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Medical Terminology- Dermatology

question abscess (AB-ses) answer infection by pyogenic bacteria resulting in localized collection of pus question alopecia (al-o-pee-sha) answer baldness question biopsy (by-op-see) answer surgical procedure to remove a piece of tissue by needle, knife, punch, or brush to examine under a microscope to make a diagnosis question cauterization (kaw-ter-rye-zay-shun) answer intentional destruction of tissue by […]

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Dermatology Abbreviations

question AK answer actinic keratosis (pre-cancerous) question amel mel answer amelanotic melanoma (skin cancer) question BCC answer basal cell carcinoma (non-melanoma skin cancer) question C&D answer curettage & desiccation question CA answer cancer question CNH answer chondrodermatitis nodularis helices question DF answer dermatofibroma question doxy answer doxycycline (antibiotic) question EDC answer electrodessication and curettage question […]

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Medical Terminology Chapter 7: Dermatology (diseases, procedures, drugs, and abbreviations)

question Dermatitis answer inflammation of the skin question Edema answer swelling of tissue due to fluid accumulation question Neoplasm answer ‘new growth’ question Pruritus answer itching question Chloasma answer hyper pigmentation of face due to pregnancy question Albinism answer lack of pigment question Erythema answer reddish discoloration question Jaundice answer yellow discoloration question Necrosis answer […]

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Basic Dermatology Terminology

question Striacutisdestensae answer A band or streak of linear, atrophic, pink, white, or purple lesions of the skin due to changes in the connective tissue question Erythroderma answer A generalized redness of the skin question Vegetation answer A growth of pathological tissue consisting of multiple closely set papillary masses question Furuncle answer A localized pyogenic […]

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Dermatology Surgical Instruments

question Bard Parker No 3 – most commonly used answer question Bard Parker Round Knurled – allows control by twisting rather than rocking motion answer question Beaver handle – round like a pencil and used for small delicate areas like the eyes and has specific blades answer question Iris scissors – sharp tip, short blade […]

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Dermatology Pictures Answers

question cellulitis- acute spreading infection of dermis and Sub Q. Group A Strep and S.aureus in adults H.influenza B in children Borders not elevated or demarcated Can see trauma to the area answer question comedome- a plug of sebaceous and keratinous material lodged in the opening of a hair follicle. Blackheads and whiteheads answer question […]

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Test Answers on Dermatology

question Seborrheic Dermatitis (dandruff) answer 1. Affects 3-5% of population 2. Caused by Malassezia furfur 3. Common associations -Parkinsons disease -AIDs and AIDs related complex 4. scaly, yellowish, greasy dermatitis 5 Locations -Scalp (dandruff), eyebrows, nasal creases -called cradle cap in newborns question Seborrheic Dermatitis Therapy answer Shampoo-selenium sulfide, zinc pyrithione; may need higher prescription […]

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Dermatology terms

question Macule = in Latin means stain, describes colour change without elevation of skin surface. Can have white macules where melanin is lost. answer question Papule = circumscribed, raised lesion, <1cm diameter. <img src="https://chmanchacentro.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/papule-circumscribed-raised-lesion.jpg" title="Papule = circumscribed, raised lesion, <1cm diameter." alt="Papule = circumscribed, raised lesion, answer question Nodule = Similar to papule but >1cm […]

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Dermatology mnemonics

question Mnemonic for different types of eczema? answer Dermatitis – Always Very Itchy And Poor Skin Gets Amazingly Lichenified Discoid; Atopic; Varicose; Irritant contact; Allergic contact: Pompholyx; Seborrhoeic; Gravitational/stasis; Asteatotic; Lichen simplex question Mnemonic for the layers of the epidermis? answer Come – Lets Get Sun Burn Cornium Lucidum Granulosum Spinosum Basale question Systemic causes […]

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Dermatology

question Dermatology Assessment: History answer Onset—A/W heat, cold, exercise, exposures, travel, drugs, season, change in environment Where initially; has it spread or changed? Itch or hurt? Treatment and response Previous similar lesions, recurrent? Other family members/contacts affected (sexual contact) ROS—constitutional or prodromal symptoms FH—skin conditions Social history—hobbies, exposures question Types of Skin lesions answer question […]

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FDL: Dermatology, Corticosteroids, Scabies/Lice

question Fluticasone propionate answer Flonase Corticosteroid for Nasal Use question Mometasone answer Nasonex Corticosteroid for Nasal Use question Prednisolone answer Pred Forte Pred Mild Ophthalmic Corticosteroid question Prednisone answer Prednisone Systemic Corticosteroid question Dexamethasone answer Maxidex Systemic Corticosteroid Ophthalmic Corticosteroid question Hydrocortisone answer Emo-Cort Topical Corticosteroid Cortef Systemic Corticosteroid question Betamethasone valerate answer Betaderm Valisone […]

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Bates Ch 6 Tables (Dermatology)

question Cafe-Au-Lait Spot answer a slightly but uniformly pigmented macule or patch with a somewhat irregular border, usually 0.5-1.5 cm in diameter. benign. six or more such spots, each w/ a diameter of >1.5 cm however, suggest neurofibromatosis. question Tinea Versicolor answer common superficial fungal infection of skin causing hypo/hyperpigmented slightly scaly macules on the […]

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Dermatology – Lesion Descriptions

question Characteristics of Lesions answer size (measure all dimensions) shape color texture elevation or depression attachment at base: pedunculated (having a stalk) or sessile (without a stalk) Exudates (color, odor, amount, consistency) Configuration (annular (rings), grouped, linear, arciform (bow-shaped), diffuse) Location and distribution: generalized or localized, region of body, patterns, discrete or confluent question Characteristics […]

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PTHA1225: Dermatology/ soAP note (ppt)

question Dermatology answer dermat/o : skin -logy : study of – the healthcare specialty that studies the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system and uses diagnostic tests, medical and surgical procedures, and drugs to treat integumentary diseases question Integumentary system answer integu/o- : to cover -ment : action, state -ary : pertaining to – […]

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FNP- DERMATOLOGY

question Scabies itch mite name answer sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis question scabies mode of transmission answer close personal contact. Highly contagious question scabies characteristics answer scaly lesions at site of invasion- warty and encrusted intraepidermal burrow question papule answer ex moles question macule answer ex freckles question wheal answer ex mosquito bite question vesicle answer […]

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Scribe America – Dermatology Terms & Diagnoses

question *Abscess (Cellulitis with Fluctuance) answer Infection characterized by a localized accumulation of leukocytes with tissue necrosis involving the dermis and subcutaneous tissue question Acanthosis answer Thickening of the epidermis resulting in the formation of papules and plaques question Acanthosis nigricans answer An eruption of velvety, hyperpigmented plaques and warty papules in the axillae, groin, […]

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UTHSC – P1 Exam 1 – Dermatology

question What variables are necessary for maximum skin penetration? answer Minimum surface area, lipid-soluble, small molecular weight, non-ionized (non-polar) molecules question What enhances permeability of the skin? answer Areas of the body – scrotum, face, axilla, scalp (highly vascularized!) Extremes in age – babies – REALLY easily absorbed – Peds skin – THINNER – and […]

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Dermatology Physical Exam Findings

question Scale (hyperkeratosis) answer increase of dead cells on the skin surface with a dry appearance question Crust answer Dried plasma which has exuded through an eroded skin surface question Papule answer Solid, palpable lesion which is < 10 mm in diameter question Nodule answer Solid, palpable lesion which is > 10 mm in diameter […]

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