A Dangerous-or Just Unsightly-Lesion?

May 11, 2015

This waxy eyebrow lesion appears to be stuck to the skin. Do you know what it is? See how well you do with the questions in this quiz.

Question 1:

For about 2 years, this raised, approximately 1.3-cm in diameter, irregular, waxy lesion had been present on the lateral eyebrow of a 62-year-old man.

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The correct answer is c. Seborrheic keratosis.
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Question 2:

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The correct answer is d. All of the above
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Question 3:

A 20-year-old woman presented with 15 days of nausea and intractable bilious non-bloody emesis. She had undergone corrective surgery for scoliosis 1 month earlier. Abdominal CT showed marked distention of the stomach, consistent with gastric outlet obstruction. An esophagogastroduodenoscopy finding is seen here.

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The correct answer is d. Superior mesenteric artery syndrome
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Question 4:

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The correct answer is e. All of the above
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Question 5:

 

A 20-year-old woman presented in mid-winter with a mildly painful, swollen, and discolored left toe of a week’s duration. She denied fevers, chills, joint pain, fatigue, changes in menstruation, or other systemic symptoms. There was no history of trauma to her feet or excessive cold exposure.

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The correct answer is b. Chilblains
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