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1

herpetic whitlow-- causes-- who gets what type

HSV of finger-- ocurs on borken or abraded skin-- 75% of adults casued by type 2 -- kids type 1

2

what type i herpes gladiatorum

HSV 1

3

seconday HSV infection in pts with skin problems

Eczema herpetiform-- think lot sof punched out small lesions

4

whats the most sensitive and most rapid test fro Herp

Tzanck -- rapid
Tissue culture- most sensitive

5

how is varicella spread

mostly resp-- also contact with lesions

6

varicella looks

" dew drops on a rose petal" -- this wall vesicles surrounded by redness-- lesion sare in multiple stages of develpoment

7

tx varicclea -- kids adn adults

kids- calamine, antihistamine, maybe acyclovir
Adults-- Acyclovir-- due to high risk of complications
Immunocompromised IV acyclovir

8

whats hutchinson's sign

rash at tip of nose indicatin opthalmic diviosn of trigem nerve is infected with HZV-- need opthalmagia to make sure they dont have Hepes keratitis

9

disgnisos for HZV

clinical -- Tzanck test, DFA, culture -- treat with acyclovir

10

Hand - foot - moth diseases cause tx

highy contagius coxsackie virus-- benign, thin wall gray vesicles spread by direct contact -- lasts 1-2 weeks no tx needed

11

herpangina , cause, where it is seen , tx

self limiting caused by coxsaskie virus--- spread by oral fecal, resp, painful vescular eroinds of SOFT PALATE, uvalam tonsils, buccla mucosa-- no tx

12

whats linked to gluten sensitive enteropathy

Dermatitis Herpetiformis-- itchy, found on elbows , and kness , butt

13

Dermatitis Herpetiformis- diagnisis

skin biopsy, direct immunofloresnce

14

Pemphigus Vulgaris

autoimmune disease-- antibdies attack desmoglein 3 and 1 which hold epithelial cells together
Oral mucosa common,
flacci d blisters-- widespread eroisison crust

15

Pemphigus vulg. tx and diagnoses

high dose prednisone-- steroids
skin biopsy immunoflorence

16

bullus pemphigoid

common automimmue in elderly -- tense blisters in flex areas, mucous membranes spared