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Flashcards in Inflammatory skin Conditions Deck (20):
1

what do langerhans cells do?

antigen presenting cells

2

what is panniculitis?

inflammation in subcut fat

3

what is spongiotic epidermal reaction pattern

increase in space between cells because of oedema and lyphocytes

4

what is psoriasiform epidermal reaction pattern?

over growth of cells

5

what is bullous and pustular epidermal reaction pattern

bullous: large blister
pustular: with WBC

6

what to do if superficial lesions and not worried about it?

curettage

7

when use punch biopsy?

want get dx of an inflammatory condition

8

incisional biopsy for what?

blister
tumour

not for pigmented lesion

9

excisional biopsy for what?

something benign or even malignant

10

when do wide local excision?

after the dx from punch
remove scar
allow histologty
thicker tumour

11

PCR for what?

viruses
mycobacterium
monoclonal B and T lymphocytes

12

PAS stain for what?

fungi

13

spongiotic reactions seen in what?

allergic contact dermatitis
atopic dermatitis
drug reaction
fungal

14

what is parakeratosis?

nuclei in the keratinocytes in the outer layer of skin where there shouldn't be.

15

ddx for psiorification?

Reiter's
AIDS dermatitis
lichen simplex chronicus: (chornic rubbing)

16

what makes inclusion bodies in keratinocytes

viral infections

17

CMV inclusion bodies look how?

like owl eyes, LARGE

18

what to look out for in immunosuppressed person with skin issues?

CMV
VZV
infections

19

non-blanching pupuric rash makes you thinking of what?

vasculitis

20

2 layers of dermis

reticular (thicker collagen)
papillary (thinner collagen)