Trivia: Quiz On Skin, Hair, And Nails! Test

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Trivia: Quiz On Skin, Hair, And Nails! Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Hemangiomas

    • B. 

      Strawberry Mark

    • C. 

      Candidas

    • D. 

      Port-Wine Stain (Nevus Flammeus)

  • 2. 
    While assessing a hemangioma on a 3 yr old girl, the nurse documents it as a raised bright red area, with well-defined borders and notes that it does not blanch with pressure. These descriptions are consistent with what vascular lesions?
    • A. 

      Telangiectases

    • B. 

      Strawberry Mark (Immature Hemangioma)

    • C. 

      Port-Wine Stain (Nevus Flammeus)

    • D. 

      Primary Contact Dermatitis

  • 3. 
    The following is a vascular lesion caused by vascular dilation. It is characterized by permanently enlarged and dilated blood vessels that are visible on the skin surface.
    • A. 

      Malignant Melanoma

    • B. 

      Cavernous Hemangioma (Mature)

    • C. 

      Telangegiectases

    • D. 

      Impetigo

  • 4. 
    A 54-year-old male alcoholic shows up at the doctors complaining of a  fiery red, star-shaped marking with a solid circular center appearing on his face.  The nurse finds these descriptions to be consistent with which of the following vascular skin lesions?
    • A. 

      Spider or Star Angioma

    • B. 

      Venous Lake

    • C. 

      Purpura

    • D. 

      Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

  • 5. 
    Which of the following purpuric lesions, is a tiny punctuate hemorrhage, that is typically 1 to 3 mm, round/discreet, and caused by bleeding from superficial arteries?
    • A. 

      Petechiae

    • B. 

      Impetigo

    • C. 

      Purpura

    • D. 

      Venous Lake

  • 6. 
    Which of the following describes, Lesions found on the legs near varicose veins, and also on the face, lips, and ears, that tend to be blue-purple in color and color disappears when pressure is applied.
    • A. 

      Venous Lake

    • B. 

      Strawberry Mark (Immature Hemangioma)

    • C. 

      Keloid

    • D. 

      Psoriasis

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are types of Telangiectases?
    • A. 

      Port-Wine Stain

    • B. 

      Petechiae

    • C. 

      Venous Lake

    • D. 

      Spider or Star Angiomas

    • E. 

      Impetigo

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are skin lesions associated with AIDS?
    • A. 

      Psoriasis

    • B. 

      Squamous cell carcinoma

    • C. 

      Epidemic Kaposi's sarcoma

    • D. 

      Tinea Capitis

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is patchy depigmentation from the destruction of melanocytes that can be described as patchy milky white spots, often symmetrically bilateral?
    • A. 

      Jaundice

    • B. 

      Albinism

    • C. 

      Vitiligo

    • D. 

      Venous Stasis

  • 10. 
    Upon assessment of a black male, the nurse observes that his skin is dark/dull, and conjunctivae, nail bed and oral, the mucosa are slightly blue in color.  Her observations lead her to believe that the patient may be suffering from which of the following?
    • A. 

      Cartoenemia

    • B. 

      Cyanosis

    • C. 

      Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    • D. 

      Venous Stasis

  • 11. 
    Which of the following conditions cause the appearance of a ruddy blue color in the face, oral mucosa, conjunctivae, hands/feet?
    • A. 

      Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    • B. 

      Cyanosis

    • C. 

      Polycythemia

    • D. 

      Uremia

  • 12. 
    When assessing a fair-skinned patient with jaundice, possible areas with the yellow color include...
    • A. 

      Palms of hands

    • B. 

      Sclera

    • C. 

      Skin

    • D. 

      Mucous membranes

    • E. 

      Hard palate

  • 13. 
    A patient with a bright red cherry coloring of the face, upper torso, nail beds, lips, and oral mucosa, may be at risk of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Polycythemia

    • B. 

      Venous Stasis

    • C. 

      Carbon monoxide poisoning

    • D. 

      Erythema

  • 14. 
    Anemia in light-skinned people may be detected in color as to which of the following?
    • A. 

      Cyanosis

    • B. 

      Pallor

    • C. 

      Jaundice

    • D. 

      Carotenemia

  • 15. 
    Which of the following describes lesions that run together (e.g., urticaria)
    • A. 

      Discrete

    • B. 

      Grouped

    • C. 

      Confluent

    • D. 

      Annular

  • 16. 
    A white fair-skinned females skin assessment shows orange-green color overlying pallor of anemia.  Ecchymoses and purpura are present.  The nurse suspects which of the following?
    • A. 

      Uremia

    • B. 

      Carotonemia

    • C. 

      Hyperemia

    • D. 

      Cafe' au lait spots

  • 17. 
    Which of the following diseases is characterized by a bronze appearance, an "eternal tan"?
    • A. 

      Cafe' au lait spots

    • B. 

      Albinism

    • C. 

      Addison's Disease

    • D. 

      Herpes Zoster

  • 18. 
    Pitting Edema that is graded as 3+ describes which of the following?
    • A. 

      Very deep pitting; indentation lasts a long time

    • B. 

      Moderate pitting; indentation subsides rapidly

    • C. 

      Mild-pitting, slight indentation

    • D. 

      Deep pitting; indentation remains for a short time

  • 19. 
    The best area to test for turgor in the elderly is the abdomen.
    • A. 

      True- often in the elderly, the clavicular area does not have much subcuataneous tissue; therefore, the abdomen is a better site to assess.

    • B. 

      False--The clavicular area is the best site to assess turgor.

  • 20. 
    The yellow color on the bottom of the feet is usually an observation made that is linked with jaundice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Persons with hyperthyroidism have an increased metabolic rate causing warm, moist skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    An assessment of skin texture that is noted as smoother, softer, and feels like velvet...may be associated with which of the following?
    • A. 

      Dehydration

    • B. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • C. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • D. 

      Regular use of moisturizers.

  • 23. 
    While assessing a 40 yr old female's trunk area, the nurse notices small smooth, slightly raised bright red dots.  Which of the following is described, if the nurse documents the spots as "normal"
    • A. 

      Cherry (senile) angioma

    • B. 

      Urticaria

    • C. 

      Excoriation

    • D. 

      Fissure

  • 24. 
    While inspecting a lesion with a Wood's light, lesions with blue-green fluorescence indicate which of the following?
    • A. 

      Leukonychia striata

    • B. 

      Gram - bacterial infections

    • C. 

      Fungal infections

    • D. 

      Common irritation

  • 25. 
    A 36 yr old female who sun-bathes frequently develops red-tan scaly plaques on her face and arms.  Which of the following, "common variations of hyperpigmentation," was described?
    • A. 

      Actinic (senile or solar) keratosis

    • B. 

      Closed comedones

    • C. 

      Senile Lentigines

    • D. 

      Seborrheic keratosis