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We have 2,255 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 677 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Dermatology Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Dermatologist subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Dermatology Board Exam to help you target learning and identify areas that need further study. Analytics and reports allow you to compare your scores to other students.
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Dermatology Board Exam Overview
How many hours is the Dermatology Board Exam?
The Dermatology Board Exam is 8 hours.
How many questions is the Dermatology Board Exam?
The Dermatology Board Exam is 300 questions.
What topics are covered on the Dermatology Board Exam?
Topics include: General Dermatology Visual Recognition - 20%, General Dermatology - 30%, Pediatric Dermatology - 12.5%, Surgical Dermatology - 12.5%, Dermatopathology - 12.5%, Research - 12.5%
Dermatology Board Exam MCQs (2,255)
Our question bank for the Dermatology Board Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 215 questions
- Cardiovascular - 53 questions
- Connective Tissue - 127 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 78 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 66 questions
- Eyes - 71 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 93 questions
- Genetics - 157 questions
- Genitourinary - 80 questions
- Growth and Development - 41 questions
- Gynecologic - 40 questions
- Hematologic - 75 questions
- Infectious - 501 questions
- Integument - 2314 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 134 questions
- Nervous - 95 questions
- Nutrition - 30 questions
- Obstetric - 30 questions
- Oncologic - 390 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 29 questions
- Pulmonary - 53 questions
- Renal - 31 questions
- Surgery - 108 questions
- Toxicology - 79 questions
- Trauma - 21 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 16 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 9 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 22 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 6 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 173 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 7 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 535 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 8 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 652 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 2 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 2 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 4 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 1 questions
- Causes - 1018 questions
- Classification - 246 questions
- Differential - 1322 questions
- Epidemiology - 97 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 626 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 442 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 47 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 2 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 524 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 90 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 29 questions
- History Physical - 2358 questions
- Legal - 2 questions
- Pathophysiology - 1079 questions
- Patient Education - 101 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 943 questions
- Toxicology - 59 questions
- Treatment Medical - 796 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 3 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 13 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 4 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 216 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 1 questions
- Clinical Education - 16 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 142 questions
- Drug Information - 151 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 64 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 3 questions
Dermatology Board Exam Articles (677)
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“Intraepidermal” means that the cancerous cells are located in the epidermis from where they originally developed (in situ). Squamous c ...
Phenol is a disinfectant and chemical precursor with a variety of uses and indications. Joseph Lister introduced the concept of antiseptic surgery& ...
X-linked ichthyosis (XLI), known as steroid sulfatase (STS) deficiency and X-linked recessive ichthyosis, is a genetic skin disorder recognized in ...
Hydroquinone cream is the standard depigmentation or skin lightening agent. Clinically it is used to treat areas of dyschromia, such as in:
Seabather's eruption (SBE), also known as "Sea Lice," is pruritic dermatitis found in a bathing suit distribution and at sites of friction aft ...
After an injury, the skin attempts to restore its normal blood flow and function: this occurs through a very orderly three-phase process known as w ...
Bowenoid papulosis (BP) is an uncommon sexually transmitted condition. It was first described in 1977 by Kopf and Bart as penile papules. However, ...
Nevus flammeus or port-wine stain is a capillary malformation presenting as a pink or red patch on a newborn's skin. It is a congenital skin condit ...
Acne keloidalis nuchae is a disease characterized by persistent folliculitis at the nape of the neck that forms keloid like scars and ultimately&nb ...
Incision and drainage (I&D) is a widely used procedure in various care settings, including emergency departments and outpatient clinics. I ...
Klippel Trenaunay syndrome (KTS) is a vascular malformation syndrome comprising of varying involvement of cutaneous capillaries, veins, and lymphat ...
Lichen planus (LP) is an inflammatory disorder of the skin and mucous membranes with no known cause. It appears as pruritic, violaceous papules and ...
Granular cell tumors were described as early as 1926 by the Russian pathologist Abrikossoff. They were initially coined granular cell myoblastomas, ...
Pityriasis alba is a common, benign skin disorder occurring predominantly in children and adolescents. The name refers to its appearance:
Jonathan S Crane DO Dermatology Residency Program Director Sampson Regional Med Ctr / Campbell Univ FAAD, FAOCD Wilmington NC
Shyam B Verma MBBS, DVD Consultant Nirvan Skin Clinic FRCP (London), FAAD, Vadodara AL
Amanda M Oakley MB ChB, FRACP, PGDipHealInf Adjunct Associate Professor University of Auckland FNZDS, Honorary Member American Academy of Dermatology, Honorary International Fellow of American Dermatological Association, Honorary Member of Skin Cancer College of Australasia, Honorary Member of MelNet New Zealand Hamilton
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