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

Each one dermatologist that was once 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 one can determine medical pictures of roughly 2 hundred epidermis ailments, and whereas there are different elements to the try, they range in accordance with subspecialty. besides the fact that, everyone seems to be required to spot the photographs, so a number of months prior to the examination, the yankee Board of Dermatology releases a listing of the surface illnesses that may be verified, yet doesn't give you the photos or show which of them will look.

Review of medical stipulations for the Dermatology Recertification exam presents a radical, concise evaluation of medical photographs of the explicit stipulations that the reader might be required to acknowledge throughout the American Board of Dermatology recertification try. furthermore, concise key scientific beneficial properties for every photograph can be only if will support the reader in spotting the medical photographs at the exam, allowing them a extra effective technique to research for the attempt with no need to seem up pictures on-line or in a wide textual content e-book. Written by means of a board qualified dermatologic doctor who lately took the recertification examination, this ebook proves critical to dermatologists taking the examination or citizens who need a fast reference of the scientific appearances of the most stipulations ordinarily encountered by means of a dermatologist.​

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Retiform purpura d. Punched-out ulcers e. 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.

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.

Systemic small vessel necrotizing vasculitis of skin and oral mucosa D. Palpable purpura, painful subcutaneous nodules, and pyoderma gangrenosum–like ulcers Wegener’s granulomatosis Photograph courtesy of SpringerImages Database, Springer Publishing Company Wegener’s granulomatosis A. Saddlle nose deformity: cartilage necrosis and collapse occurs in systemic or localized Wegener’s granulomatosis Wegener’s granulomatosis Photograph courtesy of SpringerImages Database, Springer Publishing Company b.

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