Digital Quiz: 8 Questions About Finger Ulcers

May 11, 2016

Skin ulcerations have a broad differential. Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge of some difficult diagnoses.

One 18-year-old male worked for a landscaping business, another in a pet shop. Both presented with an ulcerated lesion on a finger and after examination and evaluation showed no improvement with antibiotics.

Skin ulcerations have a broad differential and often pose a tough diagnosis and treatment challenge. Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge of these difficult diagnoses.

Note: If you would like more information on any of the questions, a link to the original article, “Non-Healing Finger Ulcers in 2 Teen Boys,” is provided on the last page of the quiz.

 

Question 1:

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The correct answer is B. Venous skin ulcers

 

Question 2:

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The correct answer is A. Lymphocutaneous

 

Question 3:

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The correct answer is D. Most patients become systemically ill.

 

Question 4.

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The correct answer is D. Culture

 

Question 5.

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The correct answer is C. Itraconazole

 

Question 6.

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The correct answer is A. Mycobacterium marinum

 

Question 7.

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The correct answer is B. False

 

Question 8.

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The correct answer is D. A, B, and C

For more information on all questions and answers, please visit  “Non-Healing Finger Ulcers in 2 Teen Boys.”