Dermatology Podiatry Year 2

26 Questions

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Dermatology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Similar to a vescle but larger usually more than 5mm in diameter, consisting of clear fluid accumulated within or below the epidermis.
    • A. 

      Vesicle

    • B. 

      Pustule

    • C. 

      Bulla

    • D. 

      Cyst

  • 2. 
    Dried exudate on the surface of the skin.
    • A. 

      Plaque

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Scale

  • 3. 
    A localised area of colour or textural change in the skin
    • A. 

      Macule

    • B. 

      Ecchymosis

    • C. 

      Freckle

  • 4. 
    Alopecia is the absence of hair?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Atrophic skin is thin, translucent and wrinkled with easily visable blood vessels
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An acute abcess formation in adjacent hair follicles.
    • A. 

      Carbuncle

    • B. 

      Furuncle

    • C. 

      Folliculitis

  • 7. 
    A compressible papule or plaque of dermal oedema, red or white in colour.
    • A. 

      Urticaria

    • B. 

      Erythema

    • C. 

      Wheal

    • D. 

      Purpura

  • 8. 
    A pustule is a visible collection of pus in a blister. Pustules can be seen in psoriasis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A purulent inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • A. 

      Erythema

    • B. 

      Ecchymosis

    • C. 

      Cellulitis

  • 10. 
    A small solid elevation of the skin, generally defined as less than 5mm, maybe flat or domeshaped.
    • A. 

      Nodule

    • B. 

      Papule

    • C. 

      Macule

  • 11. 
    Irritants cause more contact dermatitis than allergens do?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Contact dermatitis, which of the following are common irritants?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Temperature extremes

    • C. 

      Frictional abrasives

    • D. 

      Nickel

  • 13. 
    Atopic eczema induces lichenification
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Treatments used to treat Atopic eczema
    • A. 

      Emollients

    • B. 

      Antihistamines

    • C. 

      Hot baths

    • D. 

      Topical steroids

    • E. 

      Antibiotics

    • F. 

      Wear wool clothing

  • 15. 
    Types of Eczema
    • A. 

      Discoid eczema

    • B. 

      Seborrhoeic Dermatitis

    • C. 

      Venous eczema

    • D. 

      Arthiritic dermatitis

    • E. 

      Lichen simplex chronicus

    • F. 

      Lichen striatus

  • 16. 
    Dermatophytes infect the
    • A. 

      Feet

    • B. 

      Groin

    • C. 

      Hands

    • D. 

      Eye lashes

    • E. 

      Scalp

    • F. 

      Nails

  • 17. 
    Superficial mycoses of the nail, what would differiantial diagnosis be?
    • A. 

      Psoriasis

    • B. 

      Trauma

    • C. 

      Discoid eczema

  • 18. 
    A small nipple like prjection from the skin surface
    • A. 

      Bulla

    • B. 

      Cyst

    • C. 

      Pustule

    • D. 

      Papilloma

  • 19. 
    Anodule consisting of an epithelial lined cavity filled with fuild or semi solid material
    • A. 

      Papilloma

    • B. 

      Papule

    • C. 

      Cyst

    • D. 

      Macule

    • E. 

      Eruption

  • 20. 
    Local hyperplasia of the horny layer of the skin.
    • A. 

      Scale

    • B. 

      Callus

    • C. 

      Plaque

    • D. 

      Crust

  • 21. 
    An atrophic, linea band in the skin, usually white or purple, formed as the result of connective tissue changes
    • A. 

      Keloid

    • B. 

      Scar

    • C. 

      Striae

  • 22. 
    Haemorrhagic punctate spot 1-2 mm
    • A. 

      Telangiectasia

    • B. 

      Petechia

    • C. 

      Blood blister

    • D. 

      Erythema

  • 23. 
    Is extravasation of blood causing reddish discolouration of the skin or mucous membrane. e.g bruise
    • A. 

      Ecchymosis

    • B. 

      Purpura

    • C. 

      Telangiectasia

  • 24. 
    A superficial break in the epidermis which does not extend down into the dermis
    • A. 

      Ulcer

    • B. 

      Erosion

    • C. 

      Fissure

  • 25. 
    Clinically fungi are usually divided into: Moulds, Yeasts, Dermatophytes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    The 3 genera of Dermatophytes which affect epidermal tissue and keratinised tissue, ie. hair, skin
    • A. 

      Trichophyton

    • B. 

      Microsporum

    • C. 

      Epidermophyton

    • D. 

      Keratinophyton