Derm In-Review

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 …
It’s Pop Quiz Friday 7/13! Let’s see if you get it right!
Next Steps Pop Quiz
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An 80-year-old man with Parkinson’s disease developed a new pruritic eruption with these cutaneous findings. What is the antigenic target of the autoantibodies generated in this condition A. NC16A of BPAg1 B. NC16A of BPAg2 C. C-terminal of BPAg1 D. C-terminal of BPAg2 E. alpha-6-beta-4 integrin To find out the correct answer and read t …
It’s Pop Quiz Friday 7/6! Let’s see if you get it right!
NS Pop Quiz Friday 14
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This patient is not a candidate for systemic therapy and declines surgical treatment. Which of the following injectable agents is an oncolytic virus that is FDA-approved for inoperable disease? A) Talimogene laherparepvec (T-VEC) B) Interleukin-2 C) GM-CSF D) Rose bengal E) bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) To find out the correct answer and …
It’s Pop Quiz Friday 6/29! Let’s see if you get it right!
FridayPopQuiz_13
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Which dermoscopic features are illustrated here? A) Reticular pattern and milky-red globules B) Atypical pigment network & blue-white veil C) Globular pattern & radial streaks D) Homogenous pattern & pseudopoding E) Starburst pattern & regression To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. …
It’s Pop Quiz Friday 6/22! Let’s see if you get it right!
Pop Quiz Friday #12
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What is the next step when seeing this patient? A) No further work up needed B) Endoscopy to look for vascular malformations w/ potential GI bleeding C) Careful follow up to monitor for malignant transformation, including possible imaging and biopsy in the future. To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Question pro …