Ch.3 Def. Abr.

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Lewy51
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Ch.3 Def. Abr.
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2012-01-21 20:14:50
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  1. Abscess
    Localized collection of pus
  2. Urticaria
    Allergic reaction (Hives)
  3. Skin Test
    To check for allergy sensitivity
  4. Biopsy
    Removal of a small piece of living tissue from an organ for microscopic examination.
  5. Pressue Ulcer
    Bedsore (Ulcer literally created by pressure)
  6. Ulcer
    Lesion of the skin
  7. Tinea
    Ringworm
  8. Hematoma
    Collection of blood trapped under the skin
  9. Petechia
    Pinpoint hematomas (bruises)
  10. Contusion
    Bruise
  11. Hemorrhage
    Larger amount of blood lost in a short period
  12. Cyst
    Closed sac or pouch under the skin containing fluid
  13. Comedo
    Blackhead
  14. Alopecia
    Baldness
  15. Cryosurgery
    Use of subfreezing temperatures to destroy abnormal tissue cells
  16. IM

    PE
    Intra Muscular

    Physical Examination
  17. AIDS
    Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
  18. FH

    I & D
    Family History

    Incision and Drainage
  19. WBC

    RBC
    White Blood Cells

    Red Blood Cells
  20. Abrasion
    Scrape

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