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

​​​Each dermatologist that used to be board qualified after 1992 is needed via the yank Board of Dermatology to take a recertification examination each ten years. One of the main elements of the examination is for you to determine scientific pictures of roughly 2 hundred dermis illnesses, and whereas there are different elements to the attempt, they range in accordance with subspecialty. besides the fact that, everyone seems to be required to spot the pictures, so numerous months earlier than the examination, the yankee Board of Dermatology releases an inventory of the outside ailments that might be established, yet doesn't give you the photographs or display which of them will appear.  

Review of scientific stipulations for the Dermatology Recertification Examination provides an intensive, concise overview of medical photos of the categorical stipulations that the reader can be required to acknowledge throughout the American Board of Dermatology recertification test.  furthermore, concise key medical gains for every snapshot should be only if will support the reader in spotting the medical photos at the exam, allowing them a extra effective method to learn for the attempt with no need to seem up photographs on-line or in a wide textual content e-book. Written by means of a board qualified dermatologic medical professional who lately took the recertification examination, this e-book proves crucial to dermatologists taking the examination or citizens who desire a speedy reference of the medical appearances of the most stipulations typically encountered through a dermatologist.​ 


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Painful subcutaneous nodules on the lower extremities which may ulcerate f. Peripheral gangrene and ulceration of distal digits g. Mild systemic features—fever, myalgias, arthralgias, peripheral neuropathy with paresthesias 2. Systemic (classic PAN) a. Skin features are the same as cutaneous PAN b. Systemic features i. Fever, myalgias, arthralgias, weight loss ii. Peripheral neuropathy (paresthesias), mononeuritis multiplex iii. Abdominal pain—mesenteric ischemia carries a poor prognosis iv. Orchitis—especially with hepatitis B v.

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. Blossoming of salmon-colored oval scaly plaques with a collarette of scale (trailing scale) or central fine scale B. Distributed with the long axis, which is oriented along Langer’s lines of cleavage parallel to skin lines; on the back this creates a Christmas tree or fir tree pattern C. Most commonly occurs on the trunk and extremities (face, palms, soles usually spared) D.

Gloster, Jr. 1007/978-3-319-03218-4_11, © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 37 Chapter II Cutaneous Vasculitis, Vasculopathy, and Microvascular Occlusion Sydromes 12 Small Vessel Vasculitis: Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis a. Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis a A. Postcapillary venules of the dermis are involved with neutrophilic inflammation as a result of circulating immune complexes B. Most cases resolve spontaneously within weeks to months C. Causes: idiopathic, infection, autoimmune, or inflammatory disorder, drugs, neoplasm D.

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