Skin, Hair, Nails

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rbolduc
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103259
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Skin, Hair, Nails
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2011-09-21 02:30:54
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skin, hair & nails
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  1. intense redness of the skin due to excess blood in the dilated superficial capillaires
    erythema
  2. bluish, mottled color that signifies decreased perfusion
    cyanosis
  3. nevus
    mole
  4. small, flat macules of brown melanin pigment that occur on sun-exposed skin
    freckles
  5. yellow color to the skin, which indicates rising amounts of bilirubin in the skin
    jaundice
  6. elevated edge of nail, with an angle greater than 180 degrees, because of COPD
    late clubbing
  7. an elevated cavity that contains free fluid, up to 1cm in diameter
    vesicle
  8. a solid, elevated, circumscribed lesion that is less than 1cm in diameter
    papule
  9. a solid, elevated, hard or soft lesion that is larger than 1cm in diameter
    nodule
  10. hypertrophic scar
    keloid
  11. tiny punctate hemorrhages, less than 2mm, round and discrete, dark red, purple or brown
    petechiae
  12. irregular brown patch of hyperpigmentation on the face that may occur with pregnancy
    chloasma
  13. thin, tough, outer layer of skin
    epidermis
  14. pediculosis capitis
    head lice
  15. profuse perspiration
    diaphoresis
  16. seborrheic dermatitis
    cradle cap
  17. excess body hair in females
    hirsutism
  18. atopic dermatitis
    eczema
  19. herpes zoster
    shingles
  20. tinea pedis
    ringworm of the foot

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