Dermatology Terms

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Dermatology Quizzes & Trivia

Covers some of the basic veterinary dermatology terms from class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is another term for intertrigo?
    • A. 

      Furunculosis

    • B. 

      Pyotraumatic Dermatitis

    • C. 

      Skin Fold Dermatitis

  • 2. 
    Surface irritation and inflammation caused by frictional trauma of skin on skin
    • A. 

      Skin Fold Dermatitis

    • B. 

      Furunculosis

    • C. 

      Alopecia

    • D. 

      Vesicle

  • 3. 
    Pyotraumatic Dermatitis is also known as a "hot spot"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Inflammation secondary to rupture of a hair follicle
    • A. 

      Furunculosis

    • B. 

      Pustule

    • C. 

      Vesicle

    • D. 

      Plaque

  • 5. 
    Actinic means related to chemically active rays of the electromagnetic spectrum.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Excessive scaling is:
    • A. 

      Gross

    • B. 

      Seborrhea

    • C. 

      Dandruff

    • D. 

      Epidermal Collarette

  • 7. 
    Accumulation of keratin and follicular material that adheres to hair shaft
    • A. 

      Impetigo

    • B. 

      Scales

    • C. 

      Follicular Cast

  • 8. 
    A comedone is a primary problem only
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Dilated hair follicle containing cornified cells and debris
    • A. 

      Comedone

    • B. 

      Pustule

    • C. 

      Furunculosis

  • 10. 
    Scale is an accumulation of fragments of stratum corneum
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Alopecia is:
    • A. 

      Full or partial hair loss

    • B. 

      Difficult for men to deal with

    • C. 

      Only full hair loss

    • D. 

      Never where you want it to be

  • 12. 
    An ulcer is:
    • A. 

      Shallow Epidermal defect

    • B. 

      Break in epidermis with exposure of dermis

    • C. 

      Not good for coffee drinkers

    • D. 

      A primary problem

  • 13. 
    An erosion exposes the dermis underneath
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Thickening of the epidermis and/or dermis
    • A. 

      Callus

    • B. 

      Lichenification

    • C. 

      Scaling

    • D. 

      Lacking in sensitive people

  • 15. 
    "Scratch" is a lay term for excoriation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Remnants of a pustule, vesicle, or bulla can be
    • A. 

      Epidermal Collarette

    • B. 

      Scale

    • C. 

      Plaque

    • D. 

      Cyst

  • 17. 
    A Cyst:
    • A. 

      Is an epithelium lined cavity

    • B. 

      Can contain fluid

    • C. 

      Can contain solids

    • D. 

      Is a secondary problem

    • E. 

      Is a primary problem

  • 18. 
    A vesicle is a sharply circumscribed lesion containing fluid
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What is a bulla?
    • A. 

      Taunted by a bulla fighta

    • B. 

      A large vesicle

    • C. 

      Hives

    • D. 

      A large cyst

  • 20. 
    Circumscribed lesion that is raised and consists of edema is urticaria
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Circumscribed, non-palpable area characterized by color change
    • A. 

      Patch

    • B. 

      Papule

    • C. 

      Macule

  • 22. 
    A patch is a large macule
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Circumscribed, developmental skin defect
    • A. 

      Nevus

    • B. 

      Macule

    • C. 

      Papule

    • D. 

      Pustule

  • 24. 
    Small elevation of skin containing purulent material
    • A. 

      Papule

    • B. 

      Pustule

    • C. 

      Vesicle

    • D. 

      Cyst

  • 25. 
    Small solid elevation up to 1cm in diameter is a
  • 26. 
    A ______ is a large solid elevation with a flat top
  • 27. 
    A small solid elevation that penetrates into other skin layers is a ______
  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Pustules

    • B. 

      Macules

    • C. 

      Vesicles

    • D. 

      Papules

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Plaques

    • B. 

      Pustules

    • C. 

      Macules

    • D. 

      Wheals

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      Pustules

    • B. 

      Bullae

    • C. 

      Cysts

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Pustules

    • B. 

      Vesicles

    • C. 

      Papules

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Papules

    • B. 

      Wheals

    • C. 

      Plaques