Derm-part 2

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Derm-part 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The site of cell division is in what layer of the epidermis?
    • A. 

      Stratum basale

    • B. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • C. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • D. 

      Stratum corneum

  • 2. 
    What layer of the epidermis is only present in thick skin (palms/soles)?
    • A. 

      Stratum basale

    • B. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • C. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • D. 

      Stratum granulosum

  • 3. 
    Melanocytes produce pigment granules called
    • A. 

      Melanin

    • B. 

      Melanosomes

    • C. 

      Langerhans cells

    • D. 

      Keratinocytes

  • 4. 
    Which of the following best describes rete ridges?
    • A. 

      First line of skin immunologic defense

    • B. 

      Absent of the palms and soles

    • C. 

      Anchors the epidermis to the dermis

    • D. 

      Site of keratinization

  • 5. 
    All of the following statements are true EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Eccrine sweat glands regulate temperature

    • B. 

      Vellus hair is light/fine hair

    • C. 

      Sebaceous glands are only present on palms/soles

    • D. 

      The longest phase of hair growth is called anagen

  • 6. 
    A solid, palpable lesion <5mm wide is called a
    • A. 

      Patch

    • B. 

      Papule

    • C. 

      Macule

    • D. 

      Nodule

  • 7. 
    A flat, non palpable lesion <10 mm wide is called a 
    • A. 

      Macule

    • B. 

      Papule

    • C. 

      Patch

    • D. 

      Plaque

  • 8. 
    An elevated lesion containing serous fluid >5 mm wide is called a 
    • A. 

      Vesicle

    • B. 

      Bulla

    • C. 

      Cyst

    • D. 

      Pustule

  • 9. 
    Minute non-blanching hemorrhagic spots are called
    • A. 

      Crusts

    • B. 

      Wheals

    • C. 

      Petechiae

    • D. 

      Telangiecasia

  • 10. 
    A shallow defect in the epidermis is called a/an
    • A. 

      Induration

    • B. 

      Atrophy

    • C. 

      Excoriation

    • D. 

      Erosion

  • 11. 
    Exanthem refers to a
    • A. 

      Drop like lesion

    • B. 

      Widespread rash

    • C. 

      Specific part of the skin

    • D. 

      Blanching redness

  • 12. 
    Cleavage lines are also known as
    • A. 

      Langerhan's lines

    • B. 

      Koebner's phenomenon

    • C. 

      Langer's lines

    • D. 

      Dematomes

  • 13. 
    Which of the following best describes blanching erythema?
    • A. 

      Extravasated blood

    • B. 

      Intact capillaries

  • 14. 
    If you push on a blister and it causes further destruction of the dermis, it would be a positive _________ sign.
    • A. 

      Koebner

    • B. 

      Auspitz's

    • C. 

      Nikolsky's

    • D. 

      Darier's

  • 15. 
    What diagnostic method would you use to confirm a diagnosis of syphiillis?
    • A. 

      Tzanck smear

    • B. 

      Dark-Field Microscopy

    • C. 

      KOH

    • D. 

      Wood's Light

  • 16. 
    If you were testing for HSV using the Tzanck smear, the presence of what would be diagnostic?
    • A. 

      Coral red fluorescence

    • B. 

      Multinucleate giant cells

    • C. 

      Hyphae

    • D. 

      Red halos