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The Dermatologist’s Board Review - August 2019

The Dermatologist’s Board Review - August 2019

The contents of these questions are taken from the Galderma Pre-Board Webinar. The Pre-Board Webinar is now an online course. For details, go to



1. Every one of this 14-year-old’s fingernails and toenails are abnormal with some hyperkeratotic mucocutaneous lesions. The disorder shown is:

a) Palmar plantar keratoderma

b) Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis

c) Pachyonychia congenita

d) Trachyonychia

e) Psoriasis



2. The combination of paired transverse white bands of the nail bed parallel to the lunula with periungual erythema and abnormal nail fold capillaries strongly suggest that this patient has which of the following:


b) Hypoalbuminemia

c) Nail patella syndrome (triangular lunula)

d) Yellow nail syndrome

e) White superficial onychomycosis

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