Derm In-Review

Is it skin cancer? Tumor Identification – Friday Pop Quiz 2/15
skin cancer
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What is true about this tumor? A. It is the second most common type of skin cancer B. Telangiectasias are not commonly seen C. Rombo syndrome has these tumors D. Cowden syndrome E. Mohs micrographic surgery is not an effective treatment To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.   Brought to you by our Brand Partner …
Journal Review Series: January – March 2018
derm journals
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Derm In-Review Advisory Council Member, Dr. Ramya Kollipara, searched dermatology journals so that you don’t have to! She reports on important take-aways from different medical journals for the months of January, February, and March of 2018. It is key to keep in mind that “important” is subjective and what is contained in this review is one person’s opinion. Best of January 2018 Deter …
Pediatric Dermatology – Friday Pop Quiz 2/1
congenital absence of skin
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You are called to the neonatal intensive care unit for evaluation of a newborn with congenital absence of skin on the lower extremities as illustrated in the figure. The most likely associated defect is: A.) Collagen IV B.) Collagen VII C.) BPAG1 D.) BPAG2 E.) Alpha-6-beta-4-integrin To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.   Brought to you by our B …
Basal Cell Carcinoma – Friday Pop Quiz 1/25
Basal Cell Carcinoma
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The patient had an extensive superficial basal cell carcinoma on the forehead treated with topical imiquimod and returned 4-weeks later with this reaction. Which cytokine is not activated by this medication? A. Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α B. Interferon (IFN)-α C. Interferon (IFN)-γ D. Interleukin (IL)-12 E. Interleukin (IL)-4 To find out the correct answer and read the explanation …