Primary Skin Lesions 4

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pdorse
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130732
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Primary Skin Lesions 4
Updated:
2012-01-26 04:58:26
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  1. Excoriation
    • Loss of the epidermis: linear hollowed-out crusted area
    • (E.g. abrasion or scratch)
  2. Fissure
    Linear crack or break from the epidermis to the dermis; may be moist or dry
  3. Erosion
    Loss of part of the epidermis: depressed moist, glistening; follows rupture of the vesicle or bulls.
  4. Ulcer
    • Loss of epidermis and dermis; concave; varies in size
    • (E.g. pressure sores, stasis ulcers)
  5. Curst
    Dried serum, blood or purulent exudate; slightly elevated; size varies; brown, red, black or tan.
  6. Atrophy
    Thinning of skin surface and loss of skin markings; skin translucent and paper-like.

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