Skip to Main Content

++

CHAPTER EIGHT. Atypical Wounds

++
++
++

Which of the following symptoms is not an indication that the patient has an atypical wound?

++
++
++

a. Fungating growth of abnormal tissue

++
++

b. Mild-to-moderate pain

++
++

c. Unusual location for the apparent wound diagnosis

++
++

d. Failure to respond to standard care for the apparent diagnosis

++
++
++

A patient with diabetes presents with systemic signs of fever, malaise, and weakness with erythema of the lower extremity after getting a scratch while doing yard work. The erythema is quickly spreading and small blisters are forming in the area. The recommended initial treatment for a wound of this type is

++
++
++

a. Anti-inflammatory medications

++
++

b. Local wound care and compression

++
++

c. Referral to infectious disease specialist and surgical debridement

++
++

d. Antiviral medications

++
++
++

Irritant contact dermatitis is caused by

++
++
++

a. Allergic reaction to an oral medication

++
++

b. Contact with a caustic substance such as cleaning fluids or poison ivy

++
++

c. Allergic reaction to a specific substance such as latex or perfume

++
++

d. Psychological response to a stressful event

++
++
++

An elevated lesion less than 10 mm in diameter that contains clear fluid is termed a

++
++
++

a. Vesicle

++
++

b. Bulla

++
++

c. Pustule

++
++

d. Macule

++
++
++

The first and most important treatment of toxic epidermal necrolysis is

++
++
++

a. Determining and giving the correct antibiotic

++
++

b. Identifying and halting the causative medication

++
++

c. Isolation of the patient to prevent spread of the disease

++
++

d. Topical steroids to treat the epidermal inflammation

++
++
++

Which of the following vasculitic disorders is most likely to have cutaneous lesions?

++
++
++

a. Giant cell arteritis

++
++

b. Microscopic polyangiitis

++
++

c. Polyarteritis nodosa

++
++

d. Takayasu arteritis

++
++
++

For which of the following diseases is sharp or selective debridement contraindicated?

...

Pop-up div Successfully Displayed

This div only appears when the trigger link is hovered over. Otherwise it is hidden from view.