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 through the yankee Board of Dermatology to take a recertification examination each ten years. one of many significant parts of the examination is for you to determine scientific images of roughly 2 hundred dermis illnesses, and whereas there are different elements to the try, they range in keeping with subspecialty. although, 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 would be verified, yet doesn't give you the photographs or exhibit which of them will seem.

Review of medical stipulations for the Dermatology Recertification exam provides an intensive, concise evaluate of medical photos of the explicit stipulations that the reader should be required to acknowledge throughout the American Board of Dermatology recertification try. moreover, concise key medical positive factors for every picture could be only if will help the reader in spotting the scientific photographs at the exam, allowing them a extra effective strategy to examine for the attempt with no need to seem up pictures on-line or in a wide textual content publication. Written by means of a board qualified dermatologic health care provider who lately took the recertification examination, this publication proves fundamental to dermatologists taking the examination or citizens who desire a fast reference of the medical appearances of the most stipulations in general encountered via a dermatologist.​


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Usually occurs ages 30–60, earlier in patients with HIV D. Leukocytoclastic vasculitis in early lesions E. Associated conditions 1. Infections—HIV, hepatitis B virus, tuberculosis, syphilis, beta hemolytic streptococcus 2. Autoimmune disorders 3. Monoclonal gammopathy (especially IgA paraproteinemia) Erythema elevatum diutinum Photograph courtesy of SpringerImages Database, Springer Publishing Company 48 12 Small Vessel Vasculitis: Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis Erythema elevatum diutinum A. Symmetric, firm red–violet or red–brown papules and plaques on extensor extremities Erythema elevatum diutinum Photograph courtesy of American Academy of Dermatology Mixed Small and Medium Vessel Vasculitis 13 a.

Solitary, skin-colored to pink to salmon-colored patch or plaque with a slightly raised advancing margin with trailing scale and central fine scale 3. Appears on the trunk and enlarges over several days 4. Usually 2–4 cm in diameter but may be smaller or larger C. Less common variants 1. Inverse a. Involves axilla and inguinal areas b. More common in children, dark skin 2. Vesicular 3. Purpuric 4. M. Gloster, Jr. 1007/978-3-319-03218-4_8, © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 31 32 8 Pityriasis Rosea Pityriasis rosea A.

1007/978-3-319-03218-4_5, © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 23 6 Lichen Striatus Lichen striatus A. Asymptomatic linear dermatosis mainly affecting children under the age of six B. Continuous or interrupted linear band of small (2–4 mm) flat-topped slightly scaly red to hypopigmented papules C. Usually there is a single unilateral streak on an extremity along Blashko’s lines D. Most common on the extremities, then trunk, then head and neck E. Develops rapidly, spontaneously resolves in months–years with hypopigmentation F.

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