Derm In-Review

It’s Pop Quiz Friday 8/17! Do you know the right answer?
chronic pruritic eruption
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A 40-year-old male presents with a chronic pruritic eruption. Which of the following is true? A) Apple green birefringenceon PAS stain B) Improves after treating underlying infection C) Stains PAS positive and diastase resistant D) Demonstrates amyloid deposition predominantly around blood vessels E) Associated with a lymphoproliferative disorder &n …
It’s Pop Quiz Friday 8/10! Let’s see if you get it right!
Violaceous Erythema
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Which of the following is the most appropriate test to order in the initial workup of this condition?   A) Arteriobrachial index B) Ultrasound of ovaries C) Sinus endoscopy D) Fasting lipid panel E) Thyroid panel To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.   Brought to you by our Brand Partner   …
It’s Pop Quiz Friday 8/3! Let’s see if you get it right!
Pop Quiz Melasma
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Which of the following peels is the best option for treatment of this condition? A. Trichloroacetic acid 10-25% B. Baker Gordon Peel C. Three coats of Tricholoracetic acid 35% D. Trichloroacetic acid 50% E. Tricholoracetic acid 35% + jessner's solution To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.   Brought to you by our Brand Partner   …
It’s Pop Quiz Friday 7/27! Can you get it right?
NS_FridayPopQuiz_Onychomycosis-Penicillium
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A patient presents with nail findings seen here. Biopsy demonstrates fungus. The patient recently saw an add for a medication, Jublia (Efinaconazole). What is the medication of action? A.  Antifungal via inhibiting fungal lanosterol 14-alpha-demethylase B.  Inhibits squalene epoxidase C.  Inhibits DNA gyrase D.  Inhibits epithelial sodium channels E.  Binds ergosterol and forms por …
It’s Pop Quiz Friday 7/20! Let’s see if you get it right!
NS Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
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Which of the following is true about this condition? A. Histology will show amastagotes in plasma cells. B. Cuture is performed on MacConkey agar. C. Diagnosis may be made by sending a sample for real-time PCR assay to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. D. This condition does not typically resolve without treatment. E. Treatment for cutaneous and …