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Chronic inflammatory disorder of pilosebaceous units. Episodes of increased capillary reactivity with increase in skin temperature.
______ Comedo: Whitehead
'The itch that rashes': Dry skin and pruritus. Vicious cycle of itch, scratch, rash.
General strategy for treatment of Rosacea with oral antibiotics is to use a _______ dose until clear then a lower dose is given as maintenance.
Acute, self-limited, exanthematous skin disease. Characterized by appearance of slightly inflammatory oval, papulosquamous lesions on the trunk and proximal areas of the extremitie
Phototherapy can be used in treating _______.
Chronic papulopustular and eczematous facial dermatitis. Often involves nasolabial fold and nares.
If systemic therapy of acne vulgaris with isotretinoin is planned, obtain ____________, triglycerides, and cholesterol levels for baseline monitoring.
______: hallmark of acne
'Flushing and blushing': May occur in response to hot liquids in mouth, spicy food, alcohol, sun or external heat exposure
Name a drug that can be used to treat psoriasis.
Severe form of nodulocystic acne. Nodules may be very painful and may result in severe scarring.
Severe generalized disoder in a small percentage of patients with psoriasis. The skin is almost totally involved with deep erythema, exfoliation, and associated abnormalities of te
_____ sign: Removal of scale results in the appearance of minute blood droplets.
Treatment of perioral dermatitis is to stop any topical _______.
Common disorder of pilosebaceous units
Lichen planus can be treated with topical ______.
Treatment of Pityriasis rosea is mainly _______. Topical corticosteroids are used for itching.
Small inflamed elevations of the skin that are filled with pus.
Lichenified plaques in a flexural distribution especially of the antecubital and popliteal fossae.
Occurs in sensitized individuals after exposure to a wide variety of plant allergens. Characterized by an acute, very pruritic, eczematous dermatitis, often in a linear arrangement
Inflammation of the skin
______ Psoriasis: Due to warm and moist environment in perianal, genital regions, and body folds - psoriatic plaques are usually not scaly but are macerated, often bright red and f
T cell driven disease.
Characterized by pustules, not papules, arising on normal or inflamed, erythematous skin. Two types are palmoplantar and generalized acute.
_______phenomenon: due to physical trauma and a major factor in eliciting lesions. Rubbing and scratching stimulate the psoriatic proliferative process.
Relatively uncommon disorder of unknown cause, most commonly affecting middle-aged adults. Shiny, flat, polygonal, violaceous papules.
Caused by an antigen that elicits a type IV hypersensitivity reaction. Occurs only in sensitized individuals.
'Coin-shaped' lesions. Often starts as papules, which then coalesce into plaques with scale. Most commonly found on arms and legs.
_____ lesions may resolve spontaneously within a few weeks but usually become recurrent and may evolve into chronic, stable psoriasis.
Early airway management is key in treatment of _______.
Uninflamed nodules and cysts. Caused by exposure to halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons. Most common skin sign of Dioxin poisoning.
Basic topical treatment of psoriasis include _____.
Deep, subcutaneous, submucosal edema. Mast cell mediated. Pathogenesis is similar to urticaria but manifests in deeper mucosal tissue. Edema of entire parts of the body.
May be present without any visible psoriasis. Included among the seronegative spondyloarthropathies, which include ankylosing spondylitis, enteropathic arthritis, and reactive arth
Majority of patients with psoriasis vulgaris have _____ stable plaque.
Caused by a chemical irritant. Confined to the area of exposure and is therefore always sharply marginated and never spreads. The hands are the most commonly affected are.
General strategy for systemic treatment of perioral dermatitis is to use ______ dose until it clears, then use reduced dose for 2 months.
Monomorphous small erythematous papules and pustules. No comedones.
Result from histamine release from tissue mast cells or circulating basophils. May be Ig-E mediated (usually acute). Acute form is less than 6 weeks.
______ Comedo: Blackhead
Chronic suppurative cicatrial disease of apocrine gland-bearing skin. Affects axillae, genitofemoral, and perianal regions.
Very common chronic dermatosis characterized by redness and scaling. Occur in regions where the sebaceous glands are most active. 'Cradle cap' and pityriasis sicca (dandruff).
Chronic papulosquamous disorder characterized by reddish orange scaly plaques, palmoplantar keratoderma and keratotic follicular papules. Disease progression is craniocaudal.
Recurrent or chronic relapsing form of vesicular palmoplantar dermatitis (pompholyx) of unknown etiology. Tiny tapioca vesicles on the sides of the fingers, palms, and soles.
'Winter itch.' Development of dry, scaly skin resulting in erythema, cracks, and fissuring on torso and extremities.
A discrete, solid, elevated body usually less than 0.5cm in diameter
_____ striae are characteristic white, lacelike patterns on the surface of the papules and plaques in lichen planus.
Generalized blanchable redness of the skin that may be associated with desquamation or extensive scaling.
A discrete, solid, elevated body usually broader than it is thick measuring more than 0.5cm in diameter.
______: 'Out of place'. Predisposition to developing allergic hypersensitivity reactions.
______ and occlusion or pressure can exacerbate acne
Begins with herald patch. Christmas tree pattern on the back. Most cases self-resolve in 4-6weeks, some take months.
Name a treatment for atopic dermatitis.
Use of topical retinoids in mild acne involves gradual _______ in concentration of cream, gel, or liquid.

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