Flashcards in Pathoma- Skin Deck (7)
What are desmosomes?
connections btw keratinocytes in the stratum spinosum
Where does atopic dermatitis occur on the skin?
face and flexor surfaces
What's another name for atopic dermatitis?
___ and ____ are associated with atopic dermatitis, so this must be a type 1 hypersensitivity.
Asthma and allergic rhinitis
What's the difference btw contact dermatitis and atopic dermatitis?
contact = irritant causing the problem
atopic = asthma, allergic rhinitis
What is Wickham striae and what's it assoc. with?
reticular white lines on surface of lichen plannus