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A 21-year-old college wrestler reports to the athletic trainer with complaints of blisters and serous drainage on his neck as seen in Figure A. Which of the following is true about the diagnosed skin condition?
Best treated with Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole
Athlete may return to play 48 hours after initiation of medical therapy
Lesions should be unroofed and debrided
Treatment of choice inactivates viral DNA synthesis
Streptoccoci would be most likely isolated on culture
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Which of the following dermatologic conditions represented in Figures A-E is commonly seen in athletes and is most appropriately treated with topical mupirocin for small lesions and incision with drainage and administration of trimethoprim/sulfa for larger lesions?
If a team experiences an outbreak of community acquired methicillin-resistant staph aureus (MRSA), which of the following factors is most likely to be the etiology?
Presence of turf burns
Use of a cold whirlpool
Use of a warm whirlpool
Sharing locker room soap
Sharing locker room towels
An 18-year-old lacrosse player is diagnosed with infectious mononucleosis. What is the recommendation for return to play?
Full participation once symptoms resolve
Full participation once the splenomegaly resolves
Full participation 4 weeks after the onset of symptoms regardless of the size of the spleen
Full participation 4 weeks after both the onset of illness and findings of a normal-sized spleen
No participation for 8 weeks