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

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

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  • 1. 
    A 20 yr old male patient, comes to the doctor, complaining of a flat macular patch that ranges from red, bluish, and purple color.  Upon further assessment, you discover that the patch intensifies with crying, exertion, and exposure to heat or cold.  Which of the following lesions is consistent with your findings?
    • 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

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