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The purpose of this chapter is to present information that may be considered "high yield" for the dermatology board exam, mock boards, and recertification exam.

Table 35-1 identifies common factoids relating to genetic inheritance of diseases. Table 35-2 focuses on important disease-associated viruses. Table 35-3 focuses on histologic bodies. Table 35-4 discusses infectious diseases for which there are known vectors. Table 35-5 presents common contact allergens. Tables 35-6, 35-7, and 35-8 focus on common findings of the bones, eyes, and nails, respectively.

TABLE 35-1Genes to Know

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