The Dermatologist’s Board Review - January 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

board review disorder

1. Which one of the following statements about this disorder is true?

a) In the persistent cases, there is frequent degeneration into malignant melanoma
b) It is present at birth
c) It becomes lighter during childhood, often resolving completely
d) It is most frequent among Asians
e) It never occurs in Caucasians







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2. A biopsy from which component of the nail unit is essential in making a diagnosis in this patient?

a) Nail bed
b) Nail plate
c) Proximal nail fold
d) Nail matrix
e) Hyponychium

Answers on page 2

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