Dermatology 01

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Dermatology 01

Atopic EczemaContact Dermatitis


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    List the criteria for Atopic eczema. Hint: Age, Where, etc.
  • 2. 
    How do you manage Atopic eczema? List the two main points and explain in detail.
  • 3. 
    Name one of the 3 layers of the skin.
  • 4. 
    Eczema is categorised into 2 types: Endogenous and Exogenous/dermatitis. True or False.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Atopic eczema is found where?
    • A. 

      Axillae

    • B. 

      Extensor surfaces

    • C. 

      Flexor surfaces of joints

    • D. 

      Groins

    • E. 

      Intergluteal flexures

    • F. 

      Face

    • G. 

      Neck

    • H. 

      Hands

  • 6. 
    Symptoms of Atopic Eczema (chronic and acute) includes
    • A. 

      Vesicles

    • B. 

      Erythema

    • C. 

      Oedema

    • D. 

      Bleeding

    • E. 

      Oozing, crusting, scaling

    • F. 

      Pruritic

    • G. 

      Deterioration

  • 7. 
    Risk factors for Atopic eczema are
    • A. 

      Genetic

    • B. 

      Immunological

    • C. 

      Environmental factors

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Hydration is important for managing Atopic Eczema. Name one of the 3 types of moisturisers you can use?
  • 9. 
    Hydrocortisone creams
    • A. 

      Use twice a day, max 7 days

    • B. 

      0.5% S2, 1% S3

    • C. 

      Can cause skin thinning

    • D. 

      Stop use after inflammation is under control

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Tick the correct medications for Atopic Eczema
    • A. 

      Tar Preparations

    • B. 

      Triptans

    • C. 

      Hydrocortisone Creams 0.5% or 1%

    • D. 

      Glucosamine

    • E. 

      Alumimium acetate (Burow's solution)

    • F. 

      Ergot alkaloids

  • 11. 
    Dexchlorpheniramine an oral histamine and helps relieve itching.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What helps form a layer and prevent moisture loss?
    • A. 

      Emollients

    • B. 

      Occlusives

    • C. 

      Humectants

    • D. 

      Astringent

  • 13. 
    What is not correct about Contact Dermatitis?
    • A. 

      Cannot be allergic contact dermatitis

    • B. 

      Cause of exposure to irrants

    • C. 

      Demarcated lesions occur in acute/chroinc inflammation

    • D. 

      Can be painful and/or itchy

  • 14. 
    Name one of the causes of allergic contact dermatitis in relation to drugs in skin creams.
  • 15. 
    What are the causes of allergic contact dermatitis? Name one only.