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Absolute Dermatology Review: Mastering Clinical Conditions by Hugh Morris Gloster Jr., Lauren E. Gebauer, Rachel L.

By Hugh Morris Gloster Jr., Lauren E. Gebauer, Rachel L. Mistur

​​​Each dermatologist that used to be board qualified after 1992 is needed by means of the yank Board of Dermatology to take a recertification examination each ten years. one of many significant elements of the examination is so as to establish medical photos of roughly two hundred epidermis illnesses, and whereas there are different parts to the attempt, they range in keeping with subspecialty. even if, everyone seems to be required to spot the pictures, so numerous months ahead of the examination, the yankee Board of Dermatology releases an inventory of the outside illnesses that may be established, yet doesn't give you the photographs or demonstrate which of them will seem.

Review of scientific stipulations for the Dermatology Recertification exam provides an intensive, concise evaluate of scientific photographs of the categorical stipulations that the reader may be required to acknowledge in the course of the American Board of Dermatology recertification attempt. additionally, concise key medical positive factors for every photo may be only if will help the reader in spotting the scientific photos at the exam, allowing them a extra effective option to learn for the attempt with no need to seem up pictures on-line or in a wide textual content booklet. Written by way of a board qualified dermatologic health care professional who lately took the recertification examination, this booklet proves critical to dermatologists taking the examination or citizens who need a quickly reference of the medical appearances of the most stipulations as a rule encountered through a dermatologist.​


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Most common on the trunk and proximal extremities D. Constitutional symptoms and arthritis may be present E. Systemic disease 1. Arthralgia and arthritis—most common 2. Uveitis or episcleritis 3. Renal—hematuria, proteinuria 4. Gastrointestinal—abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea 5. Pulmonary F. Associated disorders—viral infections, autoimmune connective tissue disease Urticarial vasculitis Photograph courtesy of American Academy of Dermatology 46 12 Small Vessel Vasculitis: Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis Urticarial Vasculitis A.

Intermittent palpable purpura on extensor extremities and buttocks Henoch-Schonlein purpura Photograph courtesy of the American Academy of Dermatology c. Acute Hemorrhagic Edema of Infancy Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy A. Type of small vessel vascultis B. Well-appearing child less than 2 years of age, recent history of upper respiratory infection, antibiotic use, or both C. Abrupt onset of large, annular or targetoid purpuric plaques on face, ears, and extremities D. Tender nonpitting edema of acral sites (face, ears, hands, feet) E.

Gloster, Jr. 1007/978-3-319-03218-4_4, © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 21 5 Lichen Simplex Chronicus Lichen Simplex Chronicus A. Secondary to chronic, habitual rubbing and scratching B. Well-defined, hyperpigmented to erythematous, leathery plaques with exaggerated skin lines (lichenification) C. Posterior neck, extensor arms and legs, genitalia Lichen simplex chronicus Photograph courtesy of SpringerImages Database, Springer Publishing Company Lichen simplex chronicus A. M.

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