Dermatology

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pszurnicki
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195517
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Dermatology
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2013-01-26 16:00:15
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  1. Difference bewteen toxic shock syndrome and SSSS?
    toxic shock syndrome has  hypotension and tachycardia
  2. glued on apperance of a lesion?
    sebborheic keratosis
  3. Seborrheic= benign
  4. precancerous lesion to squamous cell cancer?
    acitinc keratosis
  5. major determinant of a person with melanoma?
    depth of the lesion
  6. rx for kaposi sarcoma?
    rx hiv
  7. kaposi sarcoma caused by what virus?
    hhv8
  8. atopic dermatitis vs psoriasis?
    • atopic is itchy
    • psoriasis is scaly
  9. what vitamins are used for psoriasis?
    • vitamin a¬†
    • vitamin d
  10. UV light for psoriasis is used when?
    for large surface areas
  11. rx for atopic dermatitis?
    • tacrolimus
    • lubricate
  12. rx for seborheic dermatitis?
    • steroids for hypersensitivity
    • topical antifungals for the fungus causing it
  13. differential for pytariasis rosea?
    • secondary syphilis--due vdrl or rpr
    • dermatophyte infection--koh
    • pytariasis has a herald patch and is not on the soles of feet and hands
  14. what std causes alopecia areata?
    rx?
    • secondary syphilis
    • steroids and vdrl
  15. cause of telogen effluvium?
    loss of hair secondary to a systemic disease
  16. rx for mild acne/?
    benzoyl peroxide
  17. rx for acne?
    • benzoyl peroxide
    • if not effective
    • retinoic acid
    • if not effective
    • topical erythromycin
    • if not effective
    • oral minocycline
    • if not effectie
    • oral retinoic acid--isotretinoin

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