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Flashcards in Skin Infections and Infestations Deck (21):
1

What viruses are associated with skin disease?

Human papilloma
Herpes Zoster
Herpes Simplex
Molluscum Contagiosum

2

What type of skin lesion does HPV produce?

Warts

3

How are mosaic warts transmitted?

Person to person

4

What is the isomorphic phenomenom?

Warts spread in the line of the scratch

5

What is the management for warts?

Let it disappear spontaneously

6

Where is HSV found within the body once dormant?

Dorsal root ganglion

7

What is the treatment for HZV and HSV?

Aciclovir (higher dose needed for HZV)

8

What type of bacteria are associated with skin disease?

Staphylococcus aureus
Streptococcus
Corynebacterium

9

What is a furuncle?

A boil found in the hair root

10

How is impetigo managed?

Topical antibiotics, sometimes with oral if widespread

11

How should boils be treated?

Drain pus first then antibiotics

12

How is ecthyma treated?

Topical and oral antibiotics

13

What is the treatment for cellulitis?

Rest
Elevation of limb
IV antibiotics
Check feet for athlete's foot

14

What fungi are associated with skin disease?

Candida albicans
Pityrosporum
True fungi

15

What areas of the body can candida albicans effect in particular?

Warm and moist areas (nappy rash)

16

What appearance will candida albicans usually give?

Brick red eyrthema
Satellite lesions of red papules on periphery

17

What is the appearance of paranichia?

Swollen and red
Cuticle disappears
Pus

18

What is the cardinal feature of scabies?

Intense itchiness

19

How is scabies transmitted?

Human contact for at least 1 minute

20

What is the appearance of scabies?

Curvy line of burrow under the skin

21

What is the treatment for scabies?

Treatment placed everywhere except for hair baring scalp
Leave on for 12 hours before washing
Repeat after 7 days