(MAXIMUM OF 50 POINTS; NO NEGATIVE MARKING, SO EDUCATED GUESSES DESIRABLE)
THE CLASSIFIED STAKES ROUND (1 POINT EACH)
1. There are lots of references to an acronym GWAS in investigative dermatology journals. Expand GWAS?
2. Which pathway of disorders are depicted in the pictures below?
3. Which is the most sensitive microscopic test for fungal infection?
4. Which is the most commonest aetiology of longitudinal erythronychia?
5. Which among these lines on nails is representing true leukonychia: Mees lines, Muerhckes lines, Hutchinsons lines, Leger’s lines or Terry’s lines?
THE CONDITIONAL STAKES ROUND (2 POINTS EACH)
6. Pili torti and deafness form the two main components of which syndrome?
7. X is an antimicrobial peptide gel under study for acne vulgaris, condylomata acuminata, vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia and rosacea. A double-blind, placebo-controlled RCT is in progress in atopic dermatitis patients. Name this antimicrobial peptide.
8. ‘Darier-like’, ‘Hailey—Hailey like’, ‘Pemphigus vulgaris like’, ‘spongiotic’ and ‘pemphigus foliaceous like’ are the histopathological subtypes of _________.
9. Cerebral anomalies + coloboma + conjunctival lipodermoid +____ X______ = Schimmelpenning Syndrome
10. Connect ARS B, SLURP 1 protein and an island in the Adriatic Sea.
THE LISTED RACE ROUND (3 points each)
11. 1500 to 1000 BCE, Indian writers described two conditions “kilas” and “palita,” which were earlier descriptions of the disease. In the Far East prayers known as Makatominoharai dating from 1200 BCE recognized this. In the sixteenth century, Hieronymus Mercurialis published his book on diseases of the skin. In it he devotes an entire chapter on this disease, entitled “On Leuce and Alphos,”. Celsus is attributed to have named the condition. Which condition?
12. Identify the pruritic disease from characteristic histopathology.
13. Identify the disease from following clinicopathological correlation
14. Which skin syndrome with internal connotations is characteristically associated with these skin lesions?
15. The foundations were laid by Hermann von Tappeiner at the turn of the 20th century while studying the effects of acridine on paramecia. Dr. Thomas J. Dougherty, and a dermatologist, Dr. Dale B. Wilson, working at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, are responsible for much of the early clinical work done beginning in 1978 in helping to determine the potential clinical uses of this technique. Which technique?
THE GROUP RACE ROUND (5 points each x 4)
16. This substance is a nonionic surfactant formed through the condensation of glucose with a fatty alcohol and is a cosmetic additive. are found in both rinse-off products (shower gels, shampoos,
and hair dyes) and leave-on cosmetics (sunscreens, fragrances, moisturizers, and deodorants). Known to be hypoallergenic, this has been nominated as ‘Allergen of the year’. Name it.
17. An underreported condition, the status is controversial whether this disease is really a distinct entity or merely an atypical manifestation of lymphocytic infiltration of the skin (Jessner and Kanof). Described by Clark and classified as a pseudo-lymphoma by Braun – Falco, name this entity.
18. Which metalloproteinase inhibitor attacks both hatched lice and eggs in a 0.74% lotion formulation and is found successful recently in phase III trials and is awaiting FDA approval?
19. What does this character (depicted in both photographs) have to do with dermatology?