Physician Assistant Exam Review
Brian Wallace PA-C
We review core medical knowledge on a continuous basis for the physician assistant preparing for the PANRE.
S2 E040 Derm Part 3
Acne Vulgaris Obstruction and inflammation of hair follicles and sebaceous glands The most common skin disease affecting 80% of the US population Sebum is an oily secretion from the sebaceous glands How it happens Follicles get clogged with sebum and keratinocytes Follicles are colonized by Propionibacterium acnes which is a normal human anaerobe Inflammation occurs […]
S2 E039 Dermatology part 2
Papulosquamous disorders Conditions which present with both papule and scales Lichen simplex chronicus (not on 2019 blueprint) A skin disorder characterized by repetitive itching and scratching. This may be secondary to eczema, psoriasis, bug bites, psych disorders etc. Clinical Presentation & Physical Exam findings Itching Lichenified (leathery) skin with well defined borders Labs, Studies and […]
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