PANCE Blueprint Dermatology (5%)

Eczematous Eruptions (PEARLS)

The NCCPA™ PANCE and PANRE Dermatology Content Blueprint covers three disorders under Eczematous Eruptions

Dyshidrosis Characterized by a pruritic vesicular eruption comprised of clear, deep-seated vesicles without erythema erupting on the lateral aspects of fingers, the central palm, and plantar surfaces.

  • The eruption has been described as resembling tapioca pudding. The onset may be acute, recurrent, or chronic

Treatment: petroleum jelly, moisturizer, cold compresses, and topical steroids

Dyshidrotic Eczema

Dyshidrotic Eczema

Lichen simplex chronicus Lichen simplex chronicus (LSC) is a chronic dermatitis resulting from chronic, repeated rubbing or scratching of the skin. Skin becomes thickened with accentuated lines (“lichenification”). The constant scratching causes thick, leathery, brownish skin

  • A long-term manifestation of scratching atopic dermatitis

Treatment: Break the itch-scratch cycle (antihistamines, occlusive dressing)

Lichen simplex chronicus

Lichen simplex chronicus

Urticaria (ReelDx) (Prev Lesson)
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