Sudden Onset Rash – Friday Pop Quiz 1/21/2022
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A 14-year-old female presents with the sudden onset of the skin findings pictured diffusely covering greater than 90% of her skin surface. The rash is accompanied by a high fever (40C) and elevated white blood cell count. What is the most likely cause of her condition? A. ABCC6 mutation B. Anti-FceR1 IgG antibodies C. Anti-transglutaminase 3 antibodies D. Deficiency of the IL-36 re …
Histocompatibility Antigen – Friday Pop Quiz 1/14
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A 23-year-old female presents with itchy and irritated rash in the image. The rash began in her late teens. She has a family history of similar rash in her mother. Which histocompatibility antigen is most likely in this patient? A. HLA-Cw2 B. HLA-Cw6 C. HLA-B51 D. HLA-B27 E. HLA-Bw35 To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.    Brought to yo …
Bartonella Hensalae – Friday Pop Quiz 1/7/2022
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Which antibiotic is best to treat this condition caused by Bartonella hensalae? A. Erythromycin B. Ceftriaxone C. Clindamycin D. Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxasole E. Fluconazole To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.    Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks.   …
Wound Healing – Friday Pop Quiz 12/31/2021
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As the shown wound heals and matures, which cell type is most important for wound contraction? A. Macrophages B. Neutrophils C. Fibroblasts D. Myofibroblasts E. Endothelial cells To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.    Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks.   …