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1

why should actinic keratosis be treated?

It may progress to squamous cell carcinoma.

2

What is first line treatment for rosacea?

Metronidazole, tetracycline is probably a close second.

3

Where are 90% of basal cell lesions found on the body?

On the head and neck

4

Purple, pruritic, polygonal, papule on physical exam should make you think of what diagnosis?

lichen planus

5

What are the ABCs of melanoma?

Asymmetry, border, color, diameter, elevation/irregularity, evolving.

6

A positive auspitz sign should make you think of what diagnosis?

Psoriasis

7

What is the key indicator for the prognosis of melanoma?

thickness of the lesion

8

What is the treatment for melanoma?

wide local excision

9

A waxy stuck on appearance should make you think of what diagnosis?

seborrheic keratosis

10

A five year old presents in January with a red itchy rash behind his knees and on the flexor surfaces of the elbows. What is the most likely diagnosis?

atopic dermatitis

11

The term satellite lesion should make you think of what diagnosis?

candida diaper rash

12

Coin shaped plaques should make you think of what diagnosis?

nummular eczema

13

A thirty year old female presents with pustules on
her face that spare the vermilion border. In her history she has been using topical steroids. What is the most likely diagnosis?

perioral dermatitis

14

A patient presents with flaky skin in the nasolabial folds and in her hair. What is the most likely diagnosis?

seborrheic dermatitis

15

how do you treat a stasis dermatitis

compression stockings

16

tapioca blisters should make you think of what diagnosis?

dyshidrosis - these are usually on the hands and feet

17

how do you treat dyshydrosis?

topical steroids

18

giant cells on a Tzanck smear make you think of what diagnosis?

herpes simplex virus

19

how do you treat lichen simplex chronicus?

get the patient to stop scratching it

20

A herald patch should make you think of what diagnosis?

pityriasis rosea

21

How do you treat pityriasis rosea?

reassurance

22

A patient with a history of herpes now presents with a target lesion. What is the most likely diagnosis?

erythema multiforme

23

Rhinophyma should make you think of what diagnosis?

acne rosacea

24

Silvery scales should make you think of what diagnosis?

Psoriasis

25

Tear drop lesion after a course of strep throat should make you think of what diagnosis?

Guttate psoriasis

26

Are lesions form psoriasis typically found on flexor or extensor surfaces?

extensor

27

What is the first line treatment for tine corporis?

toical azoles

28

what are the two most common organisms responsible for cellulitis?

strep and staph

29

pitting nails are associated with what dermatologic disorder?

psoriasis

30

nummular eczema is most like what other dermatological disorder?

atopic dermatitis