Flashcards in Path and Physical Exam Deck (199)
Dermatomyositis; Rash around eyes
Rashes over dorsal joints of hand, upper back, around eyes
Rashes with Progressive muscle weakness
Rash on left elbow and forearm with weakness of that arm that is getting worse
Rash on extensors
Silver Scale Rash
Rash on Flexors
Severe Itching. SO Itchy that Pts will scratch till it bleeds; In areas of folded skin;
Well-defined lesions; thick, silver scale; Feels less itchy (Mild) but more like a burn
Contact dermatitis can cause
Skin Conditions to avoid Sun exposure
Skin lesion with ulceration and crusting; signs of bleeding; Border irregular
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Shiny Pearly Skin lesion with raised borders and flat center
Basal Cell Slow or Fast growing
Hyperpigmented skin lesion that has been changing quickly
Horner's; B/L = Drugs
Dry Eyes could indicate
Brain Stem or MS; Vertical Nystagmus is not good. Horizontal can be normal or is much more likely to be benign
If asked to perform CN 2 and 3 perform which tests?
Direct; Indirect; Accommodation and convergence (Look for pupil constriction)
Fully Dilated pupil
Irregular pupil size compared B/L; Can be normal; affects 20% of the population??
Pupil that accommodates but does not react to light
Nerve responsible for "Opening of eyelid"
Nerve responsible for "Closing of eyelid"
Dilation of Pupil (Sympath or parasympathetic Nerve?)
Why do chiros eval the eyes?
For early signs of getting MS, MG, DM