Pd Written Exam 2 Practice Quiz

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This is the skin through HEENT, including material from lectures and Bates.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following, often a result of chronic rubbing, refers to visible and palpable thickening of the epidermis, roughening of the skin and increased visibility of normal skin furrows?
    • A. 

      Scaling

    • B. 

      Crusting

    • C. 

      Lichenification

    • D. 

      Keloids

  • 2. 
    Decreased turgor is often an indication of:
    • A. 

      Edema

    • B. 

      Dehydration

    • C. 

      Scleroderma

    • D. 

      Carotenemia

  • 3. 
    Physical exam findings include cool dry skin with rough texture.  Which might the patient have?
    • A. 

      Anemia

    • B. 

      Scleroderma

    • C. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • D. 

      Hypothyroidism

  • 4. 
    Vessicles in a unilateral dermatomal pattern are typical of what?
    • A. 

      Vitiligo

    • B. 

      Herpes zoster

    • C. 

      Tinea versicolor

    • D. 

      Acne vulgaris

  • 5. 
    Centeral cyanosis is most evident:
    • A. 

      In the oral mucosa, lips, and tongue

    • B. 

      In the hands, nails and feet

    • C. 

      In the palpebral conjunctiva, lips, hard palate, and undersurface of the tongue

    • D. 

      In the palms, soles and hands

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is hair loss that is not caused by normal or pathologic processes inside the patient's body?
    • A. 

      Alopecia areata

    • B. 

      Tinea capitis

    • C. 

      Trichotillomania

    • D. 

      Alopecia totalis

  • 7. 
    What would a flat lesion under 1cm be classified as?
    • A. 

      Papule

    • B. 

      Plaque

    • C. 

      Macule

    • D. 

      Patch

  • 8. 
    What would a raised, fluid filled lesion 1 cm or larger be classified as?
    • A. 

      Vesicle

    • B. 

      Pustule

    • C. 

      Nodule

    • D. 

      Bulla

  • 9. 
    The condition in which a person breaks out in red, raised itchy bumps (wheals), often from allergic causes, is:
    • A. 

      Dermatographism

    • B. 

      Urticaria

    • C. 

      Telangectasia

    • D. 

      Psoriasis

  • 10. 
    What might be suspect in a patient who presents with jaundice, spider angiomas (and other telangiectasias), palmar erythema, pruritus and purpura?
    • A. 

      Pregnancy

    • B. 

      Liver disease

    • C. 

      Leukemia/lymphoma

    • D. 

      Sickle cell anemia

  • 11. 
    Which is dried residue on the surface of a lesion?
    • A. 

      Scaling

    • B. 

      Ulceration

    • C. 

      Erosion

    • D. 

      Crusting

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a type of telangiectasia?
    • A. 

      Spider angioma

    • B. 

      Petechia

    • C. 

      Cherry angioma

    • D. 

      Ecchymosis

  • 13. 
    Tiny, reddish or purple non blanching lesions common in infectious mononucleosis or streptococcus infections are:
    • A. 

      Petechiae

    • B. 

      Purpura

    • C. 

      Ecchymosis

    • D. 

      Excoriation

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is a possible cause of onycholysis?
    • A. 

      Bronchiectasis

    • B. 

      Congenital heart disease

    • C. 

      Cirrhosis

    • D. 

      Nail biting

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a violaceous eruption over the eyelids common in dermatomyositis?
    • A. 

      Keloid

    • B. 

      Carotenemia

    • C. 

      Heliotrope

    • D. 

      Impetigo

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not a "red flag" in a headache history?
    • A. 

      Recent onset

    • B. 

      Acute onset

    • C. 

      Reversible sensory symptoms

    • D. 

      Markedly elevated blood pressure

  • 17. 
    Nausea and vomiting are common with migraine headaches, but could also indicate:
    • A. 

      Acute sinusitis

    • B. 

      Chronic sinusitis

    • C. 

      Subarachnoid hemorrhage

    • D. 

      Cluster headache

  • 18. 
    If sudden unilateral vision loss is painless, where should a problem be suspected?
    • A. 

      Cornea

    • B. 

      Anterior chamber

    • C. 

      Canal of Schlemm

    • D. 

      Retinal wall

  • 19. 
    Horizontal diplopia may indicate palsy in which of the following (two answers)?
    • A. 

      CN I

    • B. 

      CN III

    • C. 

      CN IV

    • D. 

      CN VI

  • 20. 
    If a patient tells you his hearing loss is worse in noisy environments, which would you expect?
    • A. 

      Conductive loss

    • B. 

      Sensorineural loss

    • C. 

      Meniere's disease

    • D. 

      Otitis externa

  • 21. 
    Epistaxis must be differentiated from:
    • A. 

      Hematemesis

    • B. 

      Hemoptysis

    • C. 

      Hematuria

    • D. 

      Hemolacria

  • 22. 
    What can observing medial crescentic shadows of the iris using light from the temporal side estimate?
    • A. 

      Risk for cataracts

    • B. 

      Risk for narrow angle glaucoma

    • C. 

      Risk for open angle glaucoma

    • D. 

      Mydriasis

  • 23. 
    Nystagmus can be an indicator of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Migraine headaches

    • B. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • C. 

      Open angle glaucoma

    • D. 

      Labyrinthine disorders

  • 24. 
    Paralysis of which cranial nerve causes the eyes to be conjugate in the right lateral gaze but not the left?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      III

    • C. 

      IV

    • D. 

      VI

  • 25. 
    What do you suspect if you cannot visualize the red reflex?
    • A. 

      Lens opacity

    • B. 

      Meningitis

    • C. 

      Refractive error

    • D. 

      Chronic open-angle glaucoma