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SELF-ASSESSMENT

Section Editor(s): Jacob, Sharon E.

doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000116
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Directions: Each question or phrase is followed by 5 response options. Select the single BEST response.

  1. Th e whiteness of white gold is due to the inclusion of the following metals EXCEPT
    1. cadmium.
    2. nickel.
    3. palladium.
    4. titanium.
    5. zinc.
  2. Which gold alloy does not release gold?
    1. 14-carat gold
    2. 24-carat gold
    3. Jeweler’s gold
    4. white gold
    5. All of the above
  3. Which substance is the LEAST likely to cause systemic contact dermatitis to gold?
    1. coronary stents
    2. dental amalgams
    3. orbital implants
    4. orthopedic prostheses
    5. peroral supplements
  4. Which site is the LEAST likely for allergic contact dermatitis to gold?
    1. ears
    2. eyelids
    3. genitalia
    4. hands
    5. neck
  5. Common sources of isocyanates include
    1. adhesives.
    2. lacquers.
    3. textile fi nishes.
    4. None of the above
    5. All of the above
  6. Which food is the most common cause of oral allergy syndrome?
    1. cow’s milk
    2. eggs
    3. pork
    4. raw fruits
    5. seafood
  7. Which aeroallergen is associated with celery?
    1. birch
    2. grass
    3. mugwort
    4. ragweed
    5. All of the above
  8. Which substance is a significant source of methylisothiazolinone?
    1. dental amalgam
    2. textile fi nish
    3. wall paint
    4. All of the above
    5. None of the above
  9. Which allergen is the most relevant in patch-tested patients with lichenoid oral lesions linked to amalgam restorations?
    1. copper
    2. mercury
    3. nickel
    4. silver
    5. tin

Answers to Self-Examination for Volume 26(2) of Dermatitis

  1. D. (Chen JK, Lampel HP. Dermatitis 2015;26(2):69–77.)
  2. C. (Chen JK, Lampel HP. Dermatitis 2015;26(2):69–77.)
  3. D. (Chen JK, Lampel HP. Dermatitis 2015;26(2):69–77.)
  4. C. (Chen JK, Lampel HP. Dermatitis 2015;26(2):69–77.)
  5. E. (Burrows D, Houle M-C, Holness DL, et al. Dermatitis 2015;26(2):94–98.)
  6. D. (Price A, Ramachandran S, Smith GP, et al. Dermatitis 2015;26(2):78–99.)
  7. E. (Price A, Ramachandran S, Smith GP, et al. Dermatitis 2015;26(2):78–88.)
  8. C. (Puangpet P, Chawarung A, McFadden JP. Dermatitis 2015;26(2):99–102.)
  9. B. (Lynch M, Ryan A, Galvin S, et al. Dermatitis 2015;26(2):89–93.)
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