Go For The Glory Quiz: Rash a Complication of Nipple Piercing?

June 7, 2013

Does piercing have anything to do with these skin lesions? How best to determine the cause of a gradually enlarging neck mass? See how you do with this week's 5 quiz questions . . .

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A 36-year-old man experienced left-sided chest pain for 3 days, after which these skin eruptions developed. The patient was ostensibly in good health.

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A 28-year-old woman complained of an asymptomatic, gradually enlarging neck mass, present for about 2 months. Physical examination revealed a firm, non-transilluminating (solid) mass located on the lower, anteromedial neck.

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A 76-year-old man presented for a periodic routine total body skin exam. His medical history included many actinic keratoses and several non-melanoma skin cancers.

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A 33-year-old man presented with a wound on the right lower leg that had gradually gotten worse over the past month. He had been taking an anticoagulant for 10 years for protein S deficiency and also was taking an antidepressant. The diagnosis was warfarin-induced skin necrosis.

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Question 1. Answer: c

Question 2. Answer: e

Question 3. Answer: b

Question 4. Answer: c

Question 5. Answer: b