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Stratum corneum:
site for superficial dematophyte infections
Melanin:
synthesized from tyrosine; packaged in melanosomes
Rubella:
painful postauricular lymphadenopathy
Common cause of febrile convulsions:
roseola
Trichophyton tonsurans:
most common cause of tinea capitis
M. furfur:
produces acid that inhibits melanosome transfer to keratinocytes
Most common inherited skin disorder:
ichthyosis vulgaris
Pemphigus vulgaris (IG ag desmosomes) and bullous pemphigoid (IG ag. BM):
type II hypersensitivity reactions
Dermatitis herpetiformis:
associated with celiac disease
Lichen planus:
associated with hepatitis C
Pityriasis rosea:
herald patch followed by rash in "christmas tree" distribution
Erythema nodosum:
panniculitis involving anterior portion of shins. most common inflammatory lesion of subcutaneous fat
Granuloma annulare:
association with diabetes mellitus
PCT (Porphyria Cutonea tarda):
deficiency of uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase
Urticaria:
exhibits dermatographism (areas of mechanical pressure)
ser-Albinism:
deficiency of tyrosinase; absent melanin in melanocytes
Leser-Trelat sign:
phenotypic marker for stomach adenocarcinoma