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1

What are desmosomes?

connections btw keratinocytes in the stratum spinosum

2

Where does atopic dermatitis occur on the skin?

face and flexor surfaces

3

What's another name for atopic dermatitis?

eczema

4

___ and ____ are associated with atopic dermatitis, so this must be a type 1 hypersensitivity.

Asthma and allergic rhinitis

5

What's the difference btw contact dermatitis and atopic dermatitis?

contact = irritant causing the problem
atopic = asthma, allergic rhinitis

6

What is Wickham striae and what's it assoc. with?

reticular white lines on surface of lichen plannus

7

Where is lichen plannus seen?

wrists, elbows, and mouth