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'Winter itch.' Development of dry, scaly skin resulting in erythema, cracks, and fissuring on torso and extremities.
General strategy for treatment of Rosacea with oral antibiotics is to use a _______ dose until clear then a lower dose is given as maintenance.
Uninflamed nodules and cysts. Caused by exposure to halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons. Most common skin sign of Dioxin poisoning.
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
______ 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
Severe form of nodulocystic acne. Nodules may be very painful and may result in severe scarring.
Use of topical retinoids in mild acne involves gradual _______ in concentration of cream, gel, or liquid.
Phototherapy can be used in treating _______.
Name a drug that can be used to treat psoriasis.
______ Comedo: Whitehead
______: 'Out of place'. Predisposition to developing allergic hypersensitivity reactions.
Name a treatment for atopic dermatitis.
Treatment of perioral dermatitis is to stop any topical _______.
Begins with herald patch. Christmas tree pattern on the back. Most cases self-resolve in 4-6weeks, some take months.
A discrete, solid, elevated body usually less than 0.5cm in diameter
T cell driven disease.
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.
Small inflamed elevations of the skin that are filled with pus.
Early airway management is key in treatment of _______.
A discrete, solid, elevated body usually broader than it is thick measuring more than 0.5cm in diameter.
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.
'Coin-shaped' lesions. Often starts as papules, which then coalesce into plaques with scale. Most commonly found on arms and legs.
'The itch that rashes': Dry skin and pruritus. Vicious cycle of itch, scratch, rash.
_____ sign: Removal of scale results in the appearance of minute blood droplets.
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.
_______phenomenon: due to physical trauma and a major factor in eliciting lesions. Rubbing and scratching stimulate the psoriatic proliferative process.
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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.
Chronic papulopustular and eczematous facial dermatitis. Often involves nasolabial fold and nares.
Majority of patients with psoriasis vulgaris have _____ stable plaque.
______ Comedo: Blackhead
______: hallmark of acne
Generalized blanchable redness of the skin that may be associated with desquamation or extensive scaling.
Chronic inflammatory disorder of pilosebaceous units. Episodes of increased capillary reactivity with increase in skin temperature.
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
Common disorder of pilosebaceous units
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).
_____ striae are characteristic white, lacelike patterns on the surface of the papules and plaques in lichen planus.
Monomorphous small erythematous papules and pustules. No comedones.
_____ lesions may resolve spontaneously within a few weeks but usually become recurrent and may evolve into chronic, stable psoriasis.
______ and occlusion or pressure can exacerbate acne
If systemic therapy of acne vulgaris with isotretinoin is planned, obtain ____________, triglycerides, and cholesterol levels for baseline monitoring.
Characterized by pustules, not papules, arising on normal or inflamed, erythematous skin. Two types are palmoplantar and generalized acute.
Inflammation of the skin
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.
'Flushing and blushing': May occur in response to hot liquids in mouth, spicy food, alcohol, sun or external heat exposure
Lichenified plaques in a flexural distribution especially of the antecubital and popliteal fossae.
Chronic papulosquamous disorder characterized by reddish orange scaly plaques, palmoplantar keratoderma and keratotic follicular papules. Disease progression is craniocaudal.
Basic topical treatment of psoriasis include _____.
Treatment of Pityriasis rosea is mainly _______. Topical corticosteroids are used for itching.
May be present without any visible psoriasis. Included among the seronegative spondyloarthropathies, which include ankylosing spondylitis, enteropathic arthritis, and reactive arth
Lichen planus can be treated with topical ______.
Chronic suppurative cicatrial disease of apocrine gland-bearing skin. Affects axillae, genitofemoral, and perianal regions.
Acute, self-limited, exanthematous skin disease. Characterized by appearance of slightly inflammatory oval, papulosquamous lesions on the trunk and proximal areas of the extremitie

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