Flashcards in FARR Dermatology Deck (22):
Red plaques with silvery-white scales and sharp margins.
The most common type of skin cancer; the lesion is a pearly-colored papule with a translucent surface and telangiectasias.
Basal cell carcinoma.
A febrile patient with a history of diabetes presents with a red, swollen, painful lower extremity.
positive Nikolsky’s sign.
negative Nikolsky’s sign.
A 55-year-old obese patient presents with dirty, velvety patches on the back of the neck.
Acanthosis nigricans. Check fasting blood glucose to rule out diabetes.
Iris-like target lesions.
A lesion characteristically occurring in a linear pattern in areas where skin comes into contact with clothing or jewelry.
Presents with a herald patch, Christmas-tree pattern.
A 16-year-old presents with an annular patch of alopecia with broken-off, stubby hairs.
Alopecia areata (an autoimmune process).
Pinkish, scaling, flat lesions on the chest and back; KOH prep has a “spaghetti-and-meatballs” appearance.
A premalignant lesion from sun exposure that can lead to squamous cell carcinoma.
“Dewdrops on a rose petal.”
Lesions of 1° varicella.
Seborrheic dermatitis. Treat with antifungals.
Associated with Propionibacterium acnes and changes in androgen levels.
A painful, recurrent vesicular eruption of mucocutaneous surfaces.
nflammation and epithelial thinning of the anogenital area, predominantly in postmenopausal women.