Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity, Hypereosinophilic Syndrome-and a Little Dermatology

May 20, 2014

Have you heard of FODMAPS? Here: questions about these carbohydrates and also on onychomycosis and other lumps and bumps.

Question 1:

Fermentable, oligo-, di-, mono-saccharides and polyols (FODMAPs), which are mostly short-chain carbohydrates, are found in high concentration in wheat and rye. Recent evidence suggests that FODMAPs may be cause of symptoms in some patients with non-celiac gluten sensitivity.

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Question 2:

A 42-year-old woman with a history of non-melanoma skin cancer sought attention for these “bumps” on her forehead.

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Question 3:

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Question 4:

Hypereosinophilic syndrome affects various organ systems.

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Question 5:

This large, solitary, freely mobile, asymptomatic nodule was on the lower back of a 69-year-old man with a past history of non-melanoma skin cancer.

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ANSWER KEY:

Question 1. E

Question 2. B

Question 3. G

Question 4. C

Question 5. C