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Submental Injections – Friday Pop Quiz 4/16
Submental Injections
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The following patient recently underwent submental injections of deoxycholic acid (Kybella). One day later, she noticed an inability of her right lip depressors to pull her lip downward and laterally, particularly when smiling. What is the next best step? A. Watchful waiting B. Inject the opposite side to achieve symmetry C. Obtain an MRI D. Inject intralesional corticosteroids …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! Oculocutaneous Albinism
Oculocutaneous Albinism
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember genes associated with Oculocutaneous Albinism.  The genes associated with each type are listed. Mnemonic: Try, Try, 2-P, and TRiP, on a SLiC MAT Tyrosinase (Type 1A OCA) Tyrosinase (Type 1B OCA) OCA2 (previously P-gene) (Type 2 OCA) TRP-1 (Type 3 OCA) SLC45A2 (also called MATP) (Type 4 OCA) Click HERE to download or print your …
Infectious Organism – Friday Pop Quiz 4/9/2021
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A patient with AIDS develops purulent nodules and draining sinuses of the neck. Gram stain of pustular contents supports the diagnosis of which infectious organism? A. Actinomyces israelii B. Staphylococcal aureus C. Pseudomonas aeruginosa D. Mucor spp. E. Blastomyces dermatitidis To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.  Brought to you by our bran …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! IgA Monoclonal Gammopathies
IgA Monoclonal Gammopathies
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember diseases that are associated with IgA monoclonal gammopathies.  Remember that IgA related diseases are typically neutrophil predominant. Mnemonic: SWEET PEPSI Sweet's Syndrome Pyoderma Gangrenosum Erythema Elevatum Diutinum (EED) POEMS Subcorneal Pustular Dermatosis IgA pemphigus Click HERE to download or print your mnemonic c …