Which of the following statements is true regarding erythema multiforme?
The lesions are bull's-eye or target lesions
A patient presents with a complaint of chronic scaly, white, or yellowish inflammatory plaques with pruritis. Which of the following types of dermatitis is this most likely to be?
A patient begins with a single lesion that is circular, well demarcated, and salmon pink. Secondary oval lesions develop and extend over the trunk and extremities. Which of the following diseases does this most likely represent?
Which of the following is the appropriate term for "inflammation of the hair follicle"?
What type of glands are located in the greatest number in the palms and soles of the feet?
Eccrine sweat glands
Which of the following is not a viral infection?
Which of the following types of skin cancer is the most common?
A 60-year old male presents with inflammation of skin on his forehead, nose, cheeks, and chin. His appears bulbous. He is developing conjunctivitis. Which of the following is most likely causing his condition?
Which of the following is the superficial layer of the skin?
Which form of dermatitis is common in infancy and childhood?
Which of the following is a true statement regarding herpes simplex virus (HSV)?
Lesions of HSV-1 are typically found near the mouth
Which of the following forms of pemphigus has large blisters occuring in tissue folds of the axilla and groin?
Which of the following is a true statement regarding scleroderma?
There are massive deposits of collagen with fibrosis
Which of the following stages correctly matches the description?
Stage I - nonblanchable erythema of intact skin
Which of the following is the appropriate term for a "fungal infection of the scalp"?
A patient presents with thick, well-demarcated, silvery, scaly erythematous plaques located in his axilla. Which of the following skin conditions does this represent?
Which stratum of the epidermis contains dead keratinocytes?
The dermis is composed of all of the following except:
Which does not occur as the skin ages?
Arteriovenous anastomoses in the dermis:
facilitate the regulation of body temperature
The cause of atopic dermatitis is:
mast cell degranulation, T cells, and monocyte interactions
The skin lesion of psoriasis is a:
thick, scaly, erythematous plaque
A circular, demarcated, salmon-pink scale within a plaque is characteristic of: