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Flashcards in Skin Signs of Systemic Disease Deck (12):
1

What neurologic conditions is seborrheic dermatitis seen in?

Parkinson's, head trauma, and cerebral palsy

2

Some dermatologic findings associated with diabetes are _______.

acanthosis nigricans, yellow skin, foot ulcers, and brown spots

3

Those with hypothyroidism often have ______.

brittle nails, dry skin, and loss of lateral eyebrow

4

Bronze skin is a sign of ___________.

Addison's disease

5

If a patient had Osler nodes, Janeway lesions (nodules on hands), and splinter hemorrhages, what diagnosis should you be thinking?

Bacterial endocarditis!

6

Pyoderma gangrenosum (with the typical "cliff-edge" appearance) is found in those with _________; do not debride!

gastrointestinal issues like Crohn's

7

What does iron deficiency do to your nails?

It leads to koilonychia.

8

There is one type of cancer that commonly metastasizes to the skin with red dots. Name that cancer!

Renal cancer! (lung and breast to a lesser extent)

9

In bacterial endocarditis, __________ often is found on the teeth. It is green.

Streptococcus viridans

10

Inability to smile (and other difficulties with movement) are associated with ________.

systemic scleroderma

11

Hilar lymphadenopathy and being African American point to ________.

sarcoidosis

12

A purple, pruritic, palpable purpura suggests ______.

lichen planus (especially in HCV patients and those with mucosal lesions)

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