Integumentary Disorders Q 22 - Gyan Darpan : Learning Portal
Get GK Updates on WhatsApp

Post Top Ad

Saturday 2 April 2022

Integumentary Disorders Q 22

A male client seen in an ambulatory clinic has a butterfly rash across the nose. The nurse interprets that this finding is consistent with early manifestations of which of the following disorders?
    A. Hyperthyroidism
    B. Pernicious anemia
    C. Cardiopulmonary disorders
    D. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

Correct Answer: D. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

An early sign of SLE is the appearance of a butterfly rash across the nose.

Option A: Hyperthyroidism often leads to moist skin and increased perspiration.
Option B: Pernicious anemia would be manifested by pallor of the skin.
Option C: Cardiopulmonary disorders may lead to clubbing of the fingers.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Post Top Ad