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What is Ecthyma?
A deeper extension of impetigo w/the same etiology except that it may be caused by pseudomonas
What is "Gray Patch"?
(ringworm) Dermatophyte infection, Tinea Capitis, hair breaks off close to the scalp.
What is "Black Dot"?
(ringworm) Dermatophyte infection, Tinea Capitis, closely broken-off hair looks like "dots", diffuse & poorly circumscribed.
What is Kerion?
A boggy elevated, purulent, inflamed nodule.
What is Favus?
Cutaneous atrophy, scar formation & baldness.
If a lesion is describes as; Tranlucent, Pearly, Rodent Ulcer, Telegiectasia, what should I think of?
Basal Cell Carcinoma
What is the most common type of skin cancer?
Basal Cell Cercinoma
Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Follicles become blocked, bacteria causes puss, abcess forms, may open & drain spontaneously, scar tissue forms, cortisone injections in abcess may promote healing, surgical removal of scarred skin & underlying dzd tissue, long term ABX tx sometimes necessary.
Perioral Dermatitis
Red papular eruption around mouth & on chin, CORTICOSTEROIDS WORSSEN DISORDER, Tetracycline 1g/day ind divided doses, reduce dose gradually p 1 month, to smallest effective dose.
Open comedone
Closed comedone
Antimicrobial of choice for acne?
Oral isotretinoin
Deoes Sebhorrheic Dermatitis cause hair loss?
No, usually appears oily thick yellow scale, w/variable prutitus.
Acute inflammatory pruritic eruption due to blockage of sweat glands. Mini epidermal inclusions cysts that originate from retained sweat.