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The Dermatologist’s Board Review - June 2019

The Dermatologist’s Board Review - June 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

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1. Periungual erythema with telangiectasia of the proximal nail fold may occur in patients with collagen vascular disease. A similar eruption involving the skin overlying the proximal and distal interphalangeal joints makes the most likely diagnosis:

a) Dermatomyositis (Gottron papules)

b) Lupus erythematosus

c) Scleroderma

d) Mixed connective tissue disease (overlap syndrome)

e) Sjögren (sicca) syndrome





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2. This 2-year-old child is recovering from a severe illness. His distal digits and periungual skin reveal significant exfoliation. Another sign of his disorder is:

a) Alopecia

b) Anonychia

c) Glossitis

d) Loss of vision

e) Cutaneous ulcers

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