Learn Advantage Of Hair Transplantation

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Learn Advantage Of Hair Transplantation

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the MOST APPROPRIATE term to describe the normal grouping of hairs in the human scalp?
    • A. 

      Megagrafts

    • B. 

      Minigrafts

    • C. 

      Follicular units

    • D. 

      Follicular micro grafts

  • 2. 
    All of the following hair loss conditions present a contraindication to hair transplant surgery, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Alopecia areata

    • B. 

      Telogen effluvium

    • C. 

      Active scarring alopecia

    • D. 

      Quiescent trichotillomania

  • 3. 
    Which condition is essential to consider before proceeding to hair transplantation in any black women with hair loss in the crown?
    • A. 

      Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA)

    • B. 

      Alopecia areata

    • C. 

      Relaxer induced hair breakage

    • D. 

      Pseudopelade

  • 4. 
    This patient has undergone which procedure?
    • A. 

      Follicular unit extraction (FUE)

    • B. 

      Follicular unit strip surgery (FUSS)

    • C. 

      Rotational flap surgery

    • D. 

      Scalp biopsy

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an advantage of hair transplantation via FUE type procedures over traditional strip (FUSS) procedures?
    • A. 

      The patient can wear hair very short in the future

    • B. 

      It is a scarless procedure

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      The survival of grafts is higher

  • 6. 
    The following patient lost hair in the temples in a matter of 10 weeks. His father has male pattern balding. Which of the following procedures would account for his appearance 4 months later?
    • A. 

      Follicular unit hair transplantation

    • B. 

      Steroid injections

    • C. 

      Finasteride 1 mg pills

    • D. 

      Minoxidil 5 % foam

  • 7. 
    Which of the following tests should be ordered in someone starting hydroxychloroquine?
    • A. 

      A. CBC

    • B. 

      B. Liver function studies (LFTs)

    • C. 

      C. Creatinine

    • D. 

      D. Both CBC and LFTs

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a reasonable first line systemic (oral) agent for treatment of lichen planopilaris (LPP)?
    • A. 

      Hydroxychloroquine

    • B. 

      Mycophenolate mofetil

    • C. 

      Cyclosporine

    • D. 

      Azathioprine

  • 9. 
    How would you predict the response to minoxidil 5 % foam in these two patients ?
    • A. 

      A. Patient on the left will likely respond better

    • B. 

      B. Patient on the right will likely respond better

    • C. 

      C. Both are predicted to respond equally

    • D. 

      D. It is unlikely either would respond

  • 10. 
    You are treating a 29 year old woman with androgenetic alopecia and suspected telogen effluvium secondary to iron deficiency. Her ferritin is 4 and hemoglobin 114. Despite iron supplementation with Ferrous gluconate 300 mg twice daily, her iron is not climbing. She takes antacids very occasionally for stomach upset and general GI upset. She drinks 3-6 cups of coffee per day and describes her periods as heavy. Which of the following would be appropriate steps?
    • A. 

      Consider reducing coffee consumption

    • B. 

      Ask her to take iron with vitamin C and repeat ferritin in 3 months

    • C. 

      Consider testing for for celiac disease

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is true of the anagen phase?
    • A. 

      The duration of anagen determines the length of the hair

    • B. 

      The duration of anagen phase for scalp hair is about 3-6 years

    • C. 

      Oral contraceptives increase the length of anagen phase

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Inflammation in scarring alopecias is located in which region of the hair follicle ?
    • A. 

      A. Isthmus

    • B. 

      B. Infundibulum

    • C. 

      C. Stem

    • D. 

      D. Bulb

    • E. 

      E. Both A and B

  • 13. 
    Inflammation in dissecting cellulitis is located in which region?
    • A. 

      Isthmus

    • B. 

      Stem

    • C. 

      Bulb

    • D. 

      Deep subcutaneous

  • 14. 
    A punch biopsy for hair loss specimens should always be what size?
    • A. 

      3 mm

    • B. 

      4 mm

    • C. 

      5 mm

    • D. 

      6 mm

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is true of patterns of androgenetic alopecia in women?
    • A. 

      The Olsen pattern is the most common type

    • B. 

      A male type pattern can occur

    • C. 

      The Ludwig pattern has 3 grades

    • D. 

      The frontal hairline is usually retained in women

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is FDA approved for treating androgenetic alopecia in women?
    • A. 

      A. Minoxidil

    • B. 

      B. Spironolactone

    • C. 

      C. Finasteride

    • D. 

      D. Both A and B

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is FDA approved for the treatment of alopecia areata?
    • A. 

      Topical corticosteroids

    • B. 

      Intralesional triamcinolone acetonide

    • C. 

      Minoxidil

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Which is the following regarding ophiasis type alopecia areata is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      Ophiasis typically refers to hair loss at the back and sides

    • B. 

      It is often associated with good prognosis

    • C. 

      Topical and intralesional steroids are reasonable first line treatments.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following statements regarding nail abnormalities in alopecia areata is CORRECT?
    • A. 

      Nail abnormalities are more common in adults

    • B. 

      Nail changes are more common in alopecia areata than totalis or universals

    • C. 

      Geometric nail pitting (arranged like a grid) is particularly common type of pitting

    • D. 

      Patients with AA often have more pits than those with psoriasis

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is mutagenic in the AMES test?
    • A. 

      Diphencyprone (DPCP)

    • B. 

      Squaric Acid Dibutyl Ester (SADBE)

    • C. 

      Dinitrochlorobenzene (DNCB)

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    In a patient with hair shedding and a ferritin of 400, which of the following is (are) appropriate blood tests to order next?
    • A. 

      ESR

    • B. 

      CRP

    • C. 

      Serum iron

    • D. 

      TIBC

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Which of the following histological features is LEAST HELPFUL to confirm the diagnosis of trichotillomania?
    • A. 

      Trichomalacia

    • B. 

      Perifollicular hemorrhage

    • C. 

      Perifollicular fibrosis

    • D. 

      Pigmented casts

  • 23. 
    Which dermatoscopic features are most in keeping with tinea capitis?
    • A. 

      Corkscrew hairs

    • B. 

      Comma hairs

    • C. 

      Zig zag shaped hairs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Folliculitis decalvans is a type of
    • A. 

      Lymphocytic predominant Primary Scarring Alopecia

    • B. 

      Neutrophil predominant Primary Scarring Alopecia

    • C. 

      Mixed scarring alopecia

    • D. 

      Secondary Scarring Alopecia

  • 25. 
    "Footprints" in the snow is a reference to what feature?
    • A. 

      Atrophy

    • B. 

      Fat necrosis

    • C. 

      Shoulder and mound type keratoses

    • D. 

      Global destruction

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