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1

What is Nikolsky's sign?

Nikolsky sign is a skin finding in which the top layers of the skin slip away from the lower layers when slightly rubbed

2

Positive Nikolsky's sign = ?

Bullous Pemphigus

3

Negative Nikolsky's sign = ?

Bullous Pemphigoid

4

What is Auspitz sign?

The removal of a surface scale to reveal tiny bleeding points (dilated capillaries)

5

What is Koebner's phenomenon

A skin condition develops in an area of skin trauma

6

Blue dot sign

Torsion of the hydatid of morgagni (Acute scrotum)

7

Soap Test

A soap test is done to find undescended testes. If negative then laparoscopic surgery is done to find testes.

8

Hutchinson's sign

Vesicles on the tip of the nose, or vesicles on the side of the nose, precedes the development of ophthalmic herpes zoster.