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Resistant to Beta Lactams Due to Altered Penicillin Binding Proteins (PBPs)
Staphylococcus aureus Disease
Scalded Skin Syndrome
Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSST 1)
Binds to MHC II and T Cell Receptor
Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Double Stranded DNA
Warts 1, 2, 6, 11
Type 16, 18
Worsened by Smoking
Koilocytic change in squamous epithelium
Pyknotic Nuclei Surrounded by Clear Halo
Signs and Symptoms
Umbilicated Flesh-Colored Domed Lesions
Papules or Plaques
Precursor to Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Linear Deposits of IgG
Epidermal Basement Membrane
Tense Blisters on Skin
Rarely Affect Oral Mucosa
Skin and Oral Mucosa
Positive Nikolsky's Sign
Pregnancy or OCP Use
30-60 year olds
Signs & Symptoms
Plaques or Papules
Purple & Polygonal
Often Mucosal or Genital Involvement
Sawtooth Infiltrate of Lymphocytes
Hepatitis C Association
Diameter > 6mm
Evolution over time
S-100 Tumor Marker
LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase) Screens for Metastasis
Wide Local Excision
Melanoma Mechanism and Characteristics
Associated with Sunlight Exposure
Mutation in B-RAF kinase
Large Number of Moles
Fair-Skinned people at higher risk
Radial Growth Phase
Vertical Growth Phase
Depth of tumor correlates with risk of metastasis
Preceded by Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
Single "Herald Patch"
"Christmas Tree" Distribution
Plaques with Collarette Scale
Self-resolving in 6-8 Weeks
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