Skin Disorders

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Skin Disease Quizzes & Trivia

All disorders and diseases of skin.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A Eccymosis is a
    • A. 

      Visible dilation of small cutaneous blood vessels

    • B. 

      Pinhead sized macules of blood in the skin

    • C. 

      Local collection of pus in a cavity

    • D. 

      Larger accumulation of blood in the skin

  • 2. 
    A Macule is a sold mass in the skin, usually greater than 0.5 cm in diameter
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A blackhead is also called a
    • A. 

      Bulla

    • B. 

      Comedo

    • C. 

      Wheal

    • D. 

      Pustule

  • 4. 
    A Keloid is a excessive hard, smooth and pinkish scar above the skin surface
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    This is a streak-like linear atrophic pink purple or white lesion of the skin due to changes in connective tissue and stretching of the skin.
    • A. 

      Fissure

    • B. 

      Stria

    • C. 

      Excoriation

    • D. 

      Erosion

  • 6. 
    Which type of eczema is also called contact eczema
    • A. 

      Exogenous

    • B. 

      Endogenous

  • 7. 
    Atopic eczema and Seborrhoeic belong to which type of eczema
    • A. 

      Endogenous

    • B. 

      Exogenous

  • 8. 
    Allergic contact eczema is due typ which type of hypersensitivity reaction
    • A. 

      Type 1

    • B. 

      Type 2

    • C. 

      Type 3

    • D. 

      Type 4

  • 9. 
    Allergic contact eczema where skin lesions only occur after exposure to the sun is called
    • A. 

      Phototoxic contact eczema

    • B. 

      Photoallergic contact dermatitis

  • 10. 
    Seborrhoeic eczema in infants is also known as cradle cap
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Clinically Is it acute or chronic eczema that shows Lichenification
    • A. 

      Acute

    • B. 

      Chronic

    • C. 

      Both

  • 12. 
    This non infectious, inflammatory disease of the skin is characterised by well-defined erythematous plaques with large, adherent, silvery scales.
    • A. 

      Pityriasis Rosea

    • B. 

      Lichen planus

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

  • 13. 
    In which disorder does a larger lesion, called a herald patch appear first followed 7-10 days later by a bilaterally symmetrical eruptions.
    • A. 

      Lichen Planus

    • B. 

      Pityriasis Rosea

    • C. 

      Acne

    • D. 

      Rosacea

  • 14. 
    Which disorder begins in middle age or later and is characterised by telangiectasis - clearly visible dilated blood vessels in the skin.
    • A. 

      Lichen Planus

    • B. 

      Pityriasis Rosea

    • C. 

      Rosacea

    • D. 

      Acne

  • 15. 
    Which disorder presents itself with greasy skin, open comedomes and closed comedomes
    • A. 

      Rosacea

    • B. 

      Acne

    • C. 

      Pityriasis Rosea

    • D. 

      Pigmented naevi

  • 16. 
    Pityriasis Rosea is the  disorder that may lead to hypertrophy of the nose - rhinophyma
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which disorder has a primary lesion that is slightly raised, salmon coloured oval patch with a feine, wrinkled scale resembling cigarette paper.
    • A. 

      Rosacea

    • B. 

      Pityriasis Rosea

    • C. 

      Lichen Planus

    • D. 

      Acne

  • 18. 
    Rosacea is the disorder that appears in the fifth or sixth decade and effects women preferentially
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which disorder is characterised by white lacy patterns on the papule surface
    • A. 

      Pityriasis Rosea

    • B. 

      Lichen Planus

    • C. 

      Rosacea

  • 20. 
    Koebners Phenomenon is the occurrence of papules along a scratch line which appears in which disorder
    • A. 

      Pityriasis Rosea

    • B. 

      Lichen Planus

    • C. 

      Rosacea

  • 21. 
    Lichen planus has NOT been associated with which disease
    • A. 

      Ulcerative colitis

    • B. 

      Primary biliary cirrhosis

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Chronic active hepatitis

  • 22. 
    In acne sebum excretion is normal
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    This is a disorder of the pilosecaceous apparatus
    • A. 

      Pityriasis Rosea

    • B. 

      Rosacea

    • C. 

      Acne

    • D. 

      Lichen Planus

  • 24. 
    Oral isotretinoin a derivative of retinoic acid is used to treat which disease
    • A. 

      Pityriasis Rosea

    • B. 

      Stubborn Rosacea

    • C. 

      Acne

    • D. 

      Lichen Planus

    • E. 

      Both B & C

  • 25. 
    Pigmented naevi is also called warts
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False