Test Your Nail Disorders Knowledge

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Test Your Nail Disorders Knowledge

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nail-biting is also known as? chomp chomp chomp
    • A. 

      Onychophagy

    • B. 

      Hematoma

  • 2. 
    Nail end coils or curves upwards, brittle thin nails:
    • A. 

      Lamellar dystophy

    • B. 

      Koilonychia

  • 3. 
    Overgrowth of nail, look like chalk white and flaking is known as onyCHauxis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Claw like nails thick and curved. GROSS are known as onycoGRyphosis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Fragile and split in the nail plate is known as onychorrhEXis 
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 6. 
    Red itchy skin is known as psorisis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Onycholysis is known as:
    • A. 

      Loosening of the nail

    • B. 

      Thickening of the nail

  • 8. 
    Keratin forms most of the following:
    • A. 

      Hair

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Nail

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    DermatOsis is a cutaneOus lesiOn or grOup of lesiOns?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Dermat I t I s  is the Inflammat Ion of skin
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What is the name of a larger (eNormous) and deeper papule?
    • A. 

      Papulite

    • B. 

      Nodule

  • 12. 
    Ulcers are produced by scratching
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Occur when ulcers have taken place and are in the process of healing
  • 14. 
    Lesions grouped in a circ(ular) distribution refer to 
    • A. 

      Aplasia

    • B. 

      Annular

  • 15. 
    An abscess is a localised collection of what?
  • 16. 
    Which muscle  causes erection of hairs when your cold or scared?
    • A. 

      Arrector pili

    • B. 

      Arrector scared

    • C. 

      Arrector fili

  • 17. 
    A BUlla is a large flUid filled Blister
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Dermatology is the study of
    • A. 

      Hair

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Nails

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Check the 3 layers of the skin
    • A. 

      Epidermis, skin, outer layer

    • B. 

      Skin, skin, skin

    • C. 

      Epidermis, hypodermis, dermis

  • 20. 
    What is the brown colored protein produced by melanocytes?
    • A. 

      Melanin

    • B. 

      Keratin

    • C. 

      Merkel

  • 21. 
    A patch refers to a large area of color change, with a smooth surface
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A rash is a widespread eruption of lesions OR acne?
    • A. 

      Lesions

    • B. 

      Acne

  • 23. 
    A target lesion looks like which of the following?
    • A. 

      Squares

    • B. 

      Flowers

    • C. 

      Circles

  • 24. 
    A serpignous lesion is in the shape of a snake or serpent?
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 25. 
    PteryGium is known as overGrowth of the cuticle
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False