Chronic inflammatory seborrheic dermatitis 4 Recalcitrant nodular acne 3 Long

Chronic inflammatory seborrheic dermatitis 4

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Chronic, inflammatory seborrheic dermatitis 4 . Recalcitrant nodular acne ____ 3. Long-term treatment of moderate atopic dermatitis includes: 1 . Topical corticosteroids and emollients 2 . Topical corticosteroids alone 3 . Topical antipruritics 4 . Oral corticosteroids for exacerbations of atopic dermatitis ____ 4. Severe contact dermatitis caused by poison ivy or poison oak exposure often requires treatment with: 1 . Topical antipruritics 2 . Oral corticosteroids for 2 to 3 weeks 3 . Thickly applied topical intermediate-dose corticosteroids 4 . Isolation of the patient to prevent spread of the dermatitis ____ 5. When a patient has contact dermatitis, wet dressings with Domeboro solution are used for: 1 . Cleaning the weeping area of dermatitis 2 . Bathing the patient to prevent infection 3 . Relief of inflammation 4 . Providing a barrier layer to protect the surrounding skin ____ 6. Appropriate initial treatment for psoriasis would be: 1 . An immunomodulator (Protopic or Elidel) 2 . Wet soaks with Burrow’s or Domeboro solution 3 . Intermittent therapy with intermediate potency topical corticosteroids 4 . Anthralin (Drithocreme) ____ 7. Patient education when prescribing the vitamin D 3 derivative calcipotriene for psoriasis includes: 1 . Apply thickly to affected psoriatic areas two to three times a day. 2 . A maximum of 100 grams per week may be applied. 3 . Do not use calcipotriene in combination with their topical corticosteroids. 4 Calcipotriene may be augmented with the use of coal tar products.
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. ____ 8. Mild acne may be initially treated with: 1 . Topical combined antibiotic 2 . Minocycline 3 . Topical retinoid 4 . OTC benzoyl peroxide ____ 9. Tobie presents to the clinic with moderate acne. He has been using OTC benzoyl peroxide at home with minimal improvement. A topical antibiotic (clindamycin) and a topical retinoid adapalene (Differin) are prescribed. Education of Tobie would include: 1 . He should see an improvement in his acne within the first 2 weeks of treatment. 2 . If there is no response in a week, double the daily application of adapalene (Differin). 3 . He may see an initial worsening of his acne that will improve in 6 to 8 weeks. 4 . Adapalene may cause bleaching of clothing. ____ 10. Josie has severe cystic acne and is requesting treatment with Accutane. The appropriate treatment for her would be: 1 . Order a pregnancy test and if it is negative prescribe the isotretinoin (Accutane). 2 . Order Accutane after educating her on the adverse effects. 3 . Recommend she try oral antibiotics (minocycline). 4 . Refer her to a dermatologist for treatment. ____ 11. The most cost-effective treatment for two or three impetigo lesions on the face is: 1 . Mupirocin ointment 2 . Retapamulin (Altabax) ointment 3 . Topical clindamycin solution 4 . Oral amoxicillin/clavulanate (Augmentin) ____ 12. Dwayne has classic tinea capitis. Treatment for tinea on the scalp is: 1 .
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