Submental Injections – Friday Pop Quiz 4/16
Submental Injections
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The following patient recently underwent submental injections of deoxycholic acid (Kybella). One day later, she noticed an inability of her right lip depressors to pull her lip downward and laterally, particularly when smiling. What is the next best step? A. Watchful waiting B. Inject the opposite side to achieve symmetry C. Obtain an MRI D. Inject intralesional corticosteroids …
Infectious Organism – Friday Pop Quiz 4/9/2021
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A patient with AIDS develops purulent nodules and draining sinuses of the neck. Gram stain of pustular contents supports the diagnosis of which infectious organism? A. Actinomyces israelii B. Staphylococcal aureus C. Pseudomonas aeruginosa D. Mucor spp. E. Blastomyces dermatitidis To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.  Brought to you by our bran …
Skin Rash – Friday Pop Quiz 3/26
respiratory tract infectioon
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This 17-year-old boy also reports dark urine, bilateral knee pain, and intermittent abdominal pain. Which of the following is true regarding this condition? A. It is more common in adults than children B. A DIF biopsy showing intravascular IgA deposition is diagnostic C. It usually occurs after a respiratory tract infection D. He has a high likelihood of developing permanent renal …
Actinic Keratoses: Evidence-Based Treatment Options
Actinic Keratoses
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Dr. Hanke, a dermatologic surgeon who needs no introduction (but I’ll give one anyway!) provided us with an evidence-based discussion of field treatments available for actinic keratoses at ODAC 2021 conference. Just to name a few of Dr. Hanke’s accomplishments, he is the current Senior Vice President of the Skin Cancer Foundation, Senior editor of JDD, and the former president of the AAD, A …