Derm In-Review

Genodermatosis – Friday Pop Quiz 10/4
Genodermatosis
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This is a genodermatosis. Which statement is INCORRECT? A. Nikolsky's sign can be positive. B. Has a predilection for neck/ axillae, intertriginous areas. C. The responsible gene is ATP2C1. D. The responsible gene encodes a Ca2+ pump located in the sarcoplasmic reticulum. E. Superinfection with herpes simplex virus can occur in the genital region. To find out the correct answer …
Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid – Friday Pop Quiz 8/30
ocular cicatricial pemphigoid
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Which of the following agent(s) has been most effective in treating severe ocular cicatricial pemphigoid? A. Cyclophosphamide B. Mycophenolate mofetil C. Cyclophosphamide + corticosteroids D. Cyclosporine E. Azathioprine To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Brought to you by our Brand Partner …
Lesion Treatment – Friday Pop Quiz 8/23
lesion treatment
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Biopsy of this lesion reveals massive papillary dermal edema, a diffuse neutrophilic infiltrate, and a lack of vasculitis. Stains for infectious organisms are negative. What is the first line treatment? A. Dapsone B. Colchicine C. Thalidomide D. Potassium iodide E. Prednisone To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Brought to you by our Brand Partn …
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 …