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Board Review: Dermatology and MSK

David Pearson, MD

  • Unlike older children, neonatal impetigo may present with bullae
  • Spectrum of disease
    • Erythema multiforme major - <10% total body surface area (TBSA)
    • Stevens Johnson's Syndrome - 10-30% TBSA
    • Toxic epidermal necrolysis - >30% TBSA
  • Cervical disc herniation occurs at C6-7 in approximately 70% of cases
  • Base of thumb fractures
    • Rolando - comminuted and intra-articular
    • Bennett - intra-articular and dislocation of the base of 1st metacarpal
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