Flashcards in Allergic and Hypersensitivity Dermatoses Deck (10)
Which type of dermatitis is caused by chemicals or environmental substances that come in contact with the skin, or by rubbing?
IRRITANT CONTACT DERMATITIS
Which type of dermatitis is a cell mediated, type IV hypersensitivity due to sensitization to an allergen?
ALLERGIC CONTACT DERMATITIS
How many allergens have been identified?
Name the type 1 hypersensitivity reaction often seen in those with a family history of asthma, hay fever, and atopic dermatitis?
(oozing, crusting, flaking vesicles, seen on faces and elsewhere)
Name the most common mediator for hives?
How are hives characterized?
Systemic drugs cause generalized reactions like __________.
Name the chronic inflammatory skin disorder resulting from abnormal activation of T cells?
How do you know if you see psoriasis, which you should not treat during a flare up or if topical steroids recently used?
CIRCUMSCRIBED, RED THICKENED PLAQUES WITH OVERLYING SILVER SCALE