Test Taking Tips
Review innervation and blood supply to pectoralis major, pectoralis minor, serratus, and latissimus dorsi.
There is always a question about topical antimicrobials such as silver nitrate or sulfamylon. Review their side effects and what organisms they best cover.
What type of UV radiation is linked with skin cancer?
What is the most common skin malignancy in the United States?
What are the classic physical findings of basal cell carcinoma?
What type of basal cell carcinoma is the most aggressive?
What margins are appropriate for basal cell?
What is the most common physical finding of squamous cell carcinoma?
What is the name of the cancer associated with a previous burn injury?
What are appropriate margins for squamous cell carcinoma?
What are risk factors for the development of squamous cell carcinoma?
Actinic keratosis, arsenics, atrophic dermatitis, Bowen disease, chlorophenols, fair skin, HPV, immunosuppression, nitrates, previous skin cancer, radiation exposure, sun exposure, xeroderma pigmentosum
What is the natural history of squamous cell carcinoma?
Aside from sun exposure, what is classically a risk factor for squamous cell carcinoma?
Can squamous cell carcinoma metastasize?
When can Mohs surgery be used for basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma?
Delicate areas that include perioral, perioccular, perinasal, ears, hands, and genitalia
What is the most common melanoma site on the skin in men? In women?
What is the most common location for distant melanoma metastasis?
What is the most common metastasis to the small bowel?
What margins are recommended for a melanoma skin lesion with thickness of 1 mm?