(Single Best Answer) Question 1391: A 8-year old child presents with itching on the scalp with loss of hair. A characteristic Black Dot appearance is seen. Which of the following is the most likely cause ?
A) Alopecia areata B) Pediculosis capitis C) Tinea capitis D) Traumatic alopecia Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
A) Fastidious, fast-growing, gram positive bacteria whose growth requires an atmosphere of L-cysteine B) Known to cause severe systemic infections - most often bacterial endocarditis, which can develop on either native or prosthetic valves C) Normally reside in the oral cavity and has been associated with local infections in the mouth D) The cure rates for HACEK prosthetic-valve endocardtitis appears to be high Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
A) widespread bleeding / thrombosis B) prolongation of prothrombin time / partial thromboplastin time C) high levels of fibrin degradation products D) high platelet count Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):