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Papules – Friday Pop Quiz 7/26
papules pathology
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A 34-year-old Caucasian female presents for evaluation of several skin-colored papules on the cheeks. She notes her mother and sister have similar findings. A biopsy is done and pathology results are shown below. Which of the following is true about this disorder? A. It is inherited in an X-linked recessive fashion. B. These patients should be referred to nephrology and pulmonology. C …
Buccal Mucosa – Friday Pop Quiz 7/19
Buccal Mucosa
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After starting multiple new medications in the past four months a 58 year-old man presented to clinic with a non-painful discoloration on his left buccal mucosa for the past three weeks. He also had a recent sinus infection treated with oral antibiotics. He denied tobacco use, alcohol use, and any dental work in the past three years. Biopsy showed focal hypergranulosis, necrotic keratinocytes, …
Skin Papules – Friday Pop Quiz – 7/12
skin papules
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A 38-year-old African American female presents for management of several pink papules growing on her elbows and groin. She also has multiple soft, skin-colored and hypopigmented blashkolinear nodules with representative pathology shown here. Her daughter and granddaughter have similar skin findings as well as ectrodactyly. Which of the following is true regarding the disorder? A. The diseas …