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The Dermatologist’s Board Review - October

The Dermatologist’s Board Review - October

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. Which form of this disease is typically associated with aggressive clinical behavior? 

a) Pagetoid reticulosis

b) Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma 

c) Granulomatous slack skin

d) Primary cutaneous gamma/delta T-cell lymphoma 

e) CD30+ lymphomatoid papulosis 

2. The recurrence rate for these lesions after shave biopsy is approximately: 

a) 4%

b) 8%

c) 12%

d) 20%

e) 35% 


3. Which statement is true regarding this condition?

a) Filaggrin mutations are pathogneumonic for the disease

b) The Th1 response predominates

c) Most of the genetic regions associated with the disease correspond to loci associated with psoriasis

d) The overall incidence of the disease is decreasing

e) The incidence of the disease is lowest in industrialized countries 


4. A recent Ichthyosis Consensus Conference has proposed the term “keratinophathic ichthyosis” to replace which older designation? 

a) Harlequin ichthyosis

b) Lamellar ichthyosis

c) Congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma

d) Sex-linked ichthyosis

e) Epidermolytic ichthyosis 

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