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Erythema multiforme
target like/iris like skin lesions on palms and soles of feet
From: drug reaction or HSV or mycoplasma
mobiliform rash
looks like measeles after drug reaction = mild urticaria
Urticaria
Porphyria cutanea tarde
photosensitivity, hyper pigmentation
Bulla with sun exposure
Asoociated with: alcoholism, liver dz, hep C, oral contraceptives
Jaundice in 1st day or after 2nd week
Bilirubin > 12
Direct bili > 2
when is jaundice pathologic
Lichen planus
well-defined area of purple-coloured, itchy, flat-topped papules with interspersed lacy white lines
"6 Ps": planar (flat-topped), purple, polygonal, pruritic, papules, and plaques.
autoimmune: associated with Hep C and Graft vs Host
Polymyalgia rheumatica
Axial stiffness with elevated ESR
Tx: low dose steroids
Seborrheic dermatitis
Dandruf
Seborrheic keratosis
pasted on dark spots
Pseudotumor cerebrii (step 1 ophthamalgic exam)
Young female, obese, on OCP
p/w: headache, blurry vision
Toxic Shock syndrome
Sick, red palms
benzodiazepine
anti-ach
Dantrolene
Patient with depression now catatonic:
Patient with psychosis with acute torticolis/dystonia
Patient with neuroleptic malignant syndrome
IVIG and plasmapharesis (steroids not helpful)
Treatment for Guilain-Barre syndrome
neurofibromatosis type 2
hypopigmented lesions + bilateral acuoustic neuroma
Cross-sectional Study
Study: divide people into 2 groups (with factor, without factor), f/u results (future)
Case-control study
Study: Find 2 groups (case, control), look back in time to see difference
Retrospective Cohert
Study: look back in time, find pt with and without factor, then look what happens
Prospective cohert study
study: find people with different risk factors, divide into cohorts, follow outcomes