Derm In-Review

It’s Mnemonic Monday! Let’s Really Party Hard T(w)oNight
Pseudoporphyria
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember medications or activities associated with pseudoporphyria with the following mnemonic: Let’s Really Party Hard T(w)oNight Lasix (furosemide) Retinoids Pyridoxine Hemodialysis Thiazides Tanning beds NSAIDs Click HERE to print your mnemonic card. Study More! Need a refresher on Porphyria Cutanea Tarda (PCT) and pseudoporphyria? Che …
Friday Pop Quiz 1/3
Squamous cell carcinoma
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Which of the following is TRUE regarding this condition? A. 50% of patients will eventually develop systemic involvement B. C3 deficiency increases susceptibility to this condition C. Biopsy typically shows a thinned basement membrane D. Squamous cell carcinoma is a potential sequela E. UV exposure is helpful in treatment To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, …
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 …
Residents Share: Study Tips, Biggest Fears, and Ways to Celebrate
Residents
by Bobbak (Bobby) Mansouri, MD, FAAD on
With boards approaching, it’s always important to remember that, as residents, you’re not alone. People have come before you and felt this stress. And there are plenty of people right beside you who are feeling the same way. I caught up with some residents and asked them to share some of their thoughts related to the upcoming certifying exam in hopes that we can all appreciate and remember tha …
Journal Review Series: April-June 2018
Journal Review Series
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 April, May, and June 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 review is one …