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Chapter 65. Common Skin Disorders

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If the use of topical steroids in warranted for the treatment of a diaper rash, which of the following is the most appropriate therapeutic option?

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A. Triamcinolone ointment 0.025%

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B. Hydrocortisone cream 0.25%

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C. Fluocinolone cream 0.025%

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D. Fluocinonide ointment 0.05%

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E. Desoximetasone cream 0.25%

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The preferred treatment option for an infant with mild diaper dermatitis is:

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A. Hydrocortisone cream

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B. Nystatin ointment

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C. Clotrimazole cream

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D. Zinc oxide paste

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E. Bacitracin zinc

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Which of the following symptoms of diaper rash should be referred to a physician for further diagnosis and treatment?

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A. Red rash with a well-defined boundary

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B. Rash that is not responsive to 7 days of nonprescription treatment

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C. Rash contained within the general diaper region

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D. An infant without a fever or evidence of secondary infection.

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E. None of these symptoms necessitate referral to a physician

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The application of skin protectants for the treatment of diaper rash should occur:

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A. Once daily

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B. As needed

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C. Every 4 hours

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D. Every 6 hours

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E. With every diaper change

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Which of the following is not involved in the development of acne lesions?

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A. Increased sebum production

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B. Decreased androgen levels

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C. Inflammation

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D. Hyperkeratinization

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E. Bacterial growth

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Which of the following nonpharmacological recommendations for acne is most appropriate?

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A. Squeeze closed comedos to prevent development of inflammatory lesions

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B. Wash face at least three times daily with a nonabrasive cleanser

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C. Moisturize skin daily with an oil-free noncomedogenic moisturizer

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D. Oil based ...

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