Derm In-Review

Pruritic Skin – Friday Pop Quiz 8/2
pruritic skin
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A 67-year-old African American male recently diagnosed with metastatic renal cell carcinoma presents to clinic for evaluation of pruritic and burning skin findings (see clinical images below) that developed two weeks after he started treatment with bevacizumab and erlotinib. Which of the following medications would not cause this eruption? A. Cetuximab B. Erlotinib C. Panitumumab D …
Papules – Friday Pop Quiz 7/26
papules pathology
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A 34-year-old Caucasian female presents for evaluation of several skin-colored papules on the cheeks. She notes her mother and sister have similar findings. A biopsy is done and pathology results are shown below. Which of the following is true about this disorder? A. It is inherited in an X-linked recessive fashion. B. These patients should be referred to nephrology and pulmonology. C …
Buccal Mucosa – Friday Pop Quiz 7/19
Buccal Mucosa
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After starting multiple new medications in the past four months a 58 year-old man presented to clinic with a non-painful discoloration on his left buccal mucosa for the past three weeks. He also had a recent sinus infection treated with oral antibiotics. He denied tobacco use, alcohol use, and any dental work in the past three years. Biopsy showed focal hypergranulosis, necrotic keratinocytes, …
Skin Papules – Friday Pop Quiz – 7/12
skin papules
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A 38-year-old African American female presents for management of several pink papules growing on her elbows and groin. She also has multiple soft, skin-colored and hypopigmented blashkolinear nodules with representative pathology shown here. Her daughter and granddaughter have similar skin findings as well as ectrodactyly. Which of the following is true regarding the disorder? A. The diseas …
Skin Growths – Friday Pop Quiz 7/5
skin growth
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A 40-year-old woman presented to clinic for evaluation of multiple “skin growths” on her face, hands and gums that had increased in number over the past 10 years. Her past medical history was remarkable for invasive ductal carcinoma of the left breast, multiple colon polyps, a benign thyroid nodule and uterine fibroids. Classic phenotypic features of this disease include all of the followi …