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Skin Pathologies: Inflammatory & Allergic Eruptions

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A patient presents to your office with an itchy rash. You notice erythematous, target-like skin lesions all over the patient's arms, legs, and trunk. The patient also reports he is experiencing joint aches. His temperature is 101 degrees Fahrenheit. What is the most likely diagnosis?

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1. A person afflicted with which skin disorder experiences hive formation in response to excessive heat?

2. Which condition can also be referred to commonly as 'dandruff' or 'cradle cap'?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand different reactions people can present with at a doctor's office. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of the different reactions such as scleroderma and contact dermatitis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Itchy rash that causes target-like skin lesions, joint aches and a fever
  • Skin disorder in the formation of hives in response to excessive heat
  • Another name for dandruff or cradle cap
  • Scleroderma
  • Differences between contact dermatitis and atopic dermatitis

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related inflammatory and allergic skin reactions lesson
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as contact dermatitis and atopic dermatitis
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of conditions such as scleroderma

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to skin reactions, read through the brief lesson on Inflammatory & Allergic Skin Eruptions. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the difference between internal and external stimuli for skin conditions
  • Learn about main components of skin conditions such as erythema, pruritus, and uticaria
  • Review different skin conditions causes and symptoms such as contact dermatitis and scleroderma
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