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Rosacea presentation and typical tx

Dry skin with intermittent facial flushing with pustulent rash around nose, erythema affecting nasolabial folds ....topical metrondiazole

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Bullous impetigo

flaccid bullae which leak straw-coloured fluid (staph. aureus) vs Bullous pemphigoid (multiple tense blisters)

3

Lichen planus presentation and treatment

Shiny red papules on flexor surfaces with white streaks. Possible lesions in mouth. Tx topical corticosteroids and steroid mouthwash

4

Which medication worsens psoriasis?

Beta blockers

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Common Bacterial Skin Conditions and their causative organisms

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Common Viral Skin Conditions and their causative organisms

7

Common fungal skin infection and their causative organisms

8

Causative organisms most commonly causing erysipelas, cellulitis and nec fasc

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Difference erysipela, cellulitis and nec fasc

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Erysipelas presentation and treatment

Tx: penicillin 14 days

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Cellulitis

Fluclox PO or if systemically unwell, fluclox IV

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Treatment of BCC

Large-ulcerated BCC -> surgical excision

Cryotherapy -> small, low-risk BCCs

Fluorouracil cream -> superficial BCC on the trunks and limbs

Imiquimod -> immune modulator, small, low risk BCC

 

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birch fruit syndrome tx

oral cetirizine (anti-histamine)

15

arterial vs venous ulcers

16

What is necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum?

Enlarging red-brown lesions over the shins which become atrophic with a yellowing centre over time

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treatment for rosacea

avoid drinking alcohol

others: azelaic acid, oral ivermectin, brimonidine, doxycyline and isoretinoin