Derm In-Review

It’s Mnemonic Monday! Ectothrix
Ectothrix
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember dermatophytosis of the hair (Ectothrix) where spores are found on the outside of the hair shaft, and fluoresce with Wood's light with the following mnemonic: Ectothrix: “Cats And Dogs Fight and Growl Sometimes” M. canis M. audouinii M. distortum M. ferrugineum M. gypseum T. schoenleiniii Click HERE to print your mne …
Keratoacanthomas – Friday Pop Quiz 11/20
keratoacanthomas
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This syndrome presents with multiple keratoacanthomas appearing suddenly during childhood or adolescence and inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern: A. Ferguson-Smith B. Grzybowski C. Gorlin D. KA centrifugum E. Buschke-Lowenstein 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 Sanova …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! X-Linked Recessive (XLR) Syndromes
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember syndromes with an X-linked Recessive (XLR) inheritance pattern with the following mnemonic: CHAD’S KINKY WIFE GOT LUCKY Chronic granulomatous disease Hunter’s disease Anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia Dyskeratosis congenita SCID Menkes Kinky hair disease Wiskott-Aldrich Ichthyosis X-linked Fabry’s disease Ehlers-Danlos V and IX …
Monoclonal Gammopathy – Friday Pop Quiz 11/13
monoclonal gammopathy
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What is the most likely diagnosis in this patient with a monoclonal gammopathy? A. Sarcoidosis B. Leprosy C. Phymatous rosacea D. Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma E. Cutaneous tuberculosis 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. …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! X-linked Dominant (XLD) Syndromes
X-Linked Dominant Syndromes
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember syndromes with an X-linked Dominant (XLD) inheritance pattern with the following mnemonic: The CHICAGO Bulls Dominated Because They Had the MIDAS Touch Conradi-Hünermann Incontinentia pigmenti CHILD Albright’s Goltz Oro-facial digital syndrome Bazex MIDAS (microphthalmia, dermal aplasia, and sclerocornea) Click HERE to print you …