Derm In-Review

Journal Review Series: January – March 2018
derm journals
by Ramya Kollipara, MD on
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.  Find study tools and more like this at Derm In-Review. It is key to keep in mind that “important” is subjective and what is contained in this revie …
Laser Protection – Friday Pop Quiz 2/8
laser glasses
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
According to the information provided, the glasses shown provide protection for which laser type? A.) Pulsed dye 585 nm B.) Alexandrite 755 nm C.) Nd:YAG 1064 nm D.) Ruby 694 nm E.) Nd:YAG 650 nm To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Test your knowledge at Derm In-Review or check out more pop quizzes. Brought to you by our Brand Partner …
Pediatric Dermatology – Friday Pop Quiz 2/1
congenital absence of skin
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
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. Test your knowledge at Derm In-Re …
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 …
Sutures – Friday Pop Quiz 1/18
Sutures
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Which of the sutures shown here has the highest tissue reactivity? A.) Chromic gut B.) Polyglactin 910 C.) Polydioxanone D.) Poliglecaprone 25 E.) Polyglycolic acid To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Want more? Continue testing your knowledge with more pop quizzes. Take custom quizzes and simulated board exams here. Brought to you by our Brand P …