Derm In-Review

ANA Boards Fodder
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Connective tissue diseases are a boards favorite, and lab interpretation, including identifying ANA patterns from photos, are fair game.  I’ve put together the following table of ANA patterns as well as their associated disease states and autoantibodies for easy memorization (and easy points!). Image sources: Centromere: …
It’s Pop Quiz Friday 6/15! Let’s see if you get it right!
Next Steps in Derm Pop Quiz Friday #11
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
Histology of these lesions in a patient with sarcoidosis would most likely show: A) Granulomatous inflammation B) Lobular panniculitis C) Necrotizing vasculitis D) Septal panniculitis E) Thrombophlebitis To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Question provided by Dr. Adam Friedman Brought to you by our brand partne …
It’s Pop Quiz Friday 5/18! Let’s see if you get it right!
These lesions were biopsied and demonstrated a grenz zone and mixed inflammatory infiltrate composed of eosinophils, neutrophils, plasma cells and lymphocytes, with RBC extravasation. Which of the following treatment modalities has shown efficacy in treating this condition? Pulsed Dye Nd:YAG Alexandrite Intense pulsed light Excimer To find ou …