Flashcards in DERM - Geriatric dermatology Deck (13):
how does the dermal-epidermal junction change with aging?
interdigitations between dermis and epidermis flatten:
- reduced contact
- decreased nutrient transfer
- increased skin fragility
- easy bruising
decreased lipids in the top skin layer with aging leads to:
- dryness and roughness
- decreased barrier function
dryness and roughness and decreased barrier function in aging is due to:
decreased lipids in top skin layer
what is the only agent shown to be effective in treating photodamage?
what is the appearance of seborrheic dermatitis?
erythema and greasy looking scales
diffuse erythema and erythematous papules and papulopustules seen on cheeks, forehead, chin
what can be used for severe or refractory rosacea?
neurodermatitis is aka:
lichen simplex chronicus
moist erythema, maceration, and superficial erosion
intertrigo and candidiasis
bullous pemphigoid antibodies are against:
what is the treatment of bullous pemphigoid?
- topical corticosteroid
- calcineurin inhibitor
- nicotinamide with tetracycline
cutaneous horns are derived from what skin layer?