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Flashcards in Dermatology Deck (22):
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"Stuck-on" appearance

Seborrheic keratosis

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Red plaques with silvery-white scales and sharp margins

Psoriasis

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Most common type of skin cancer; the lesion is a pearly-colored papules w/ a translucent surface and telangiectasias

Basal cell carcinoma

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Honey-crusted lesions

Impetigo

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A febrile pt w/ a hx of diabetes presents w/ a red, swollen, painful lower extremity

Cellulitis

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(+) Nikolsky's sign

Pemphigus vulgaris

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(-) Nikolsky's sign

Bullous pemphigoid

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55 y/o obese pt presents with dirty, velvety patches on the back of the neck

Acanthosis nigricans. Check fasting BG to r/o diabetes

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Dermatomal distribution

Varicella zoster

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Flat-topped papules

Lichen planus

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Iris-like target lesions

Erythema multiforme

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Lesion characteristically occurring in a linear pattern in areas where skin comes into contact w/ clothing or jewelry

Contact dermatitis

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Presents with a herald patch, Christmas-tree pattern

Pityriasis rosea

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Pinkish, scaling, flat lesions on the chest and back; KOH prep has a "spaghetti-and-meatballs" appearance

Tinea (pityriasis) versicolor

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4 characteristics of a nevus suggestive of melanoma

Asymmetry, border irregularity, color variation, and large diameter

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A premalignant lesion from sun exposure that can lead to squamous cell carcinoma

Actinic keratosis

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"Dewdrops on a rose petal"

Lesions of primary varicella

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"Cradle cap"

Seborrheic dermatitis. Tx conservatively w/ bathing and moisturizing agents

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A/w Propionibacterium acnes and changes in androgen levels

Acne vulgaris

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Painful, recurrent vesicular eruption of mucocutaneous surfaces

Herpes simplex

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Inflammation and epithelial thinning of the anogenital area, predominantly in postmenopausal women

Lichen sclerosus

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Exophytic nodules on the skin w/ varying degrees of scaling or ulceration; 2nd most common type of skin cancer

Squamous cell carcinoma