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Disease that usually appears brown-black growth on the face, chest and shoulders

Seborrheic keartosis

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Other name for seborrheic keratosis

Senile wart

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Causative agent for senile wart

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

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Also known as common wart

HPV

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Is verruca vulgaris contagious?

Yes

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T/F: Common wart does not recurr

False

7

A dry, scaly plaque with an erythematous base

Actinic keratosis

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T/F: Actinic keratosis is Pre-cancerous

True

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Etiology of Actinic keratosis

Sun damage

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Other name for Actinic keartosis

Sun burn

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Actinic keratosis may lead to what type of cancer?

Basal cell carcinoma

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Most common cancer in the skin

Basal cell carcinoma

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T/F: Basal Cell Carcinoma has the worst prognosis.

False- it does not metastasize

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A skin lesion that appeasrs as scaly, white plaques caused by rapid proliferation of the EPIDERMIS resulting to pruritus.

Psoriasis

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Pathognomonic sign of Psoriasis

Auspitz sign

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What is auspitz sign?

Presence of bleeding spot during scratching

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Treatment for Psoriasis

STEROIDS

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Infection of psoriasis leads to?

Monroe's abscess

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Monroe's abscess is caused by?

S. aureus

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A contagious disease that affects superficial skin with blisters but if left untreated can lead to acute glomerulonephritis due to Strep pyogenes

IMPETIGO

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Causative agent for impetigo

S. aureus
S. pyogenes

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Treatment of Impetigo

Topical antibiotic

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Fluid filled with symptoms lesion

Blisters

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Fluid filed with asymptomatic lesion

Vesicle
Bulla

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Transmission of impetigo

Air-borne
skin contact

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Disease characterized by a progressively enlarging scar due to an abnormal accumulation of collagen.

Keloid

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Other name for Keloid

Proud flesh

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2 most important protein for wound healing

Collagen
Elastin

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Too much collagen during scar formation leads to?

Keloid

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What is cicatrixation?

Scar formation