Integumentary system Quiz #14, Common Skin Disorders 

1. A 65-year-old male with a history of hypertension and diabetes mellitus presents with a non-healing ulcer on his left lower extremity. The ulcer is located on the medial malleolus and is surrounded by hyperpigmented skin. Which of the following is the most likely underlying cause of this ulcer? 

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2. A 72-year-old female with a history of smoking and atherosclerosis presents with a painful ulcer on the lateral aspect of her right foot. The ulcer has a "punched-out" appearance, and the surrounding skin is cool to the touch. The pulses in her right foot are diminished. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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3. A 58-year-old male with a long-standing history of poorly controlled diabetes mellitus presents with a deep ulcer under his right big toe. The ulcer base has a granular appearance, and there is decreased sensation in the foot. The patient does not recall when the ulcer first appeared. Which of the following is the most likely cause of this ulcer? 

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4. A patient with a history of inflammatory bowel disease presents with a rapidly enlarging painful ulcer on the anterior aspect of the lower leg. The ulcer edges are undermined, and there is a history of similar ulcers in the past that healed with scarring. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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5. A 70-year-old male presents with a chronic ulcer on the lower leg that has failed to heal over several years. The patient has a history of a burn injury to the same area 40 years ago. The ulcer is indurated and has raised, everted edges. A biopsy of the ulcer edge is performed. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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