Skin Structure, D&D

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  1. Inflammation of the skin caused by having contact with certain chemicals or substances
    Contact dermatitis
  2. Small brown or flesh-colored outgrowth of the skin
    Skin tag
  3. Small brown or flesh-colored outgrowth of the skin
    Skin tag
  4. Large protruding pocket-like lesion filled with sebum
    Sebaceous cyst
  5. Abnormal brown or wine-colored skin discoloration with a circular or irregular shape
    Stain
  6. Skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping
    Excoriation
  7. Common bacterial infection of the eyes
    Conjunctivitis
  8. The layer of skin that we see and is treated by the practitioner is the:
    corneum
  9. Benign, keratin-filled cysts that appear just under the epidermis and have no visible opening are:
    milia
  10. Fatty tissue found below the dermis is:
    subcutaneous tissue
  11. An open lesion of the skin or mucous membrane, accompanied by pus and characterized by loss of skin depth, is a(n):
    ulcer
  12. A closed comedo is also known as a blackhead.(T/F)
    False
  13. A large sore bump that does not have a head of pus is a:
    papule
  14. A freckle is an example of a mark on the skin called a:
    lesion
  15. The clear, transparent layer just under the stratum corneum that consists of small cells through which light can pass is the:
    stratum lucidum
  16. The American Cancer Society recommends using a checklist to recognize potential skin cancer or changes in moles, using the letter B to check mole:
    borders
  17. Acne is also known as sebaceous vulgaris.(T/F)
    False
  18. A hair follicle filled with keratin and sebum forms a:
    comedo
  19. Inflammation of the sebaceous glands characterized by red, flaky skin in the scalp and hairline is:
    seborrheic dermatitis
  20. All of the following are examples of primary lesions EXCEPT:
    keloid
  21. The trick in preventing occupational contact dermatitis is to use gloves or utensils when working with irritating chemicals.(T/F)
    True
  22. Dark, brown patches on the skin that may appear uneven in texture, jagged, or raised may be a warning sign of:
    malignant melanoma
  23. Continued pressure on any part of the skin causes it to thicken and develop into a(n):
    callus
  24. A flat spot or discoloration on the skin is a:
    macule
  25. The surface of healthy skin is slightly:
    acidic
  26. A large blister containing a watery fluid is a:
    bulla
  27. A skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands caused from retained secretions is:
    acne
  28. Dead cells that form over a wound or blemish while it is healing comprise a:
    crust
  29. Hypertrophy of the papillae and epidermis is a:
    wart
  30. Any thin dry or oily plate of epidermal flakes is known as a:
    scale
  31. Milia resemble small sesame seeds and are commonly associated with newborn babies.(T/F)
    True
  32. The melanin produced by the body that is red to yellow in color is:
    pheomelanin
  33. Which type of nerve fibers carry impulses from the brain to the muscles?
    Motor
  34. Cracks in the skin that penetrate the dermis layer, such as chapped hands or lips, are:
    fissures
  35. The deeper layer of the dermis that supplies the skin with oxygen and nutrients is the:
    reticular layer
  36. The most common and least severe type of skin cancer is:
    basal cell carcinoma
  37. An abnormal cell mass that varies in size, color, and shape is a:
    tumor
  38. Which of the following is NOT an intrinsic skin-aging factor?
    sun exposure
  39. The top of the papillary layer where it joins the epidermis is the:
    epidermal–dermal junction
  40. Distended or dilated surface blood vessels are called:
    telangiectasias
  41. The highly sensitive dermis layer of connective tissue is about 10 times thicker than the epidermis. (T/F)
    False
  42. An inflamed pimple containing pus is a:
    pustule
  43. The layer of the dermis that houses the nerve endings which provide the body with the sense of touch is found in the:
    papillary layer
  44. The epidermis layer of the skin is also known as the:
    cuticle layer
  45. Oil glands that are connected to hair follicles are also called:
    sebaceous glands
  46. Vitamins such as A, C, D, and E have been shown to have positive effects on the skin’s health when taken by mouth. (T/F)
    True
  47. After four years of college, you can become a dermatologist.(T/F)
    False
  48. The deepest layer of the epidermis, the basal cell layer, is also known as the:
    stratum germinativum
  49. Receptors that send messages to the brain
    sensory nerve fibers
  50. Produce the dark skin pigment called melanin
    melanocytes
  51. Fibrous protein that gives the skin form and strength
    collagen
  52. Fibrous protein that is also the principal component of hair and nails
    keratin
  53. Small, cone-shaped elevations at the bottom of the hair follicles
    dermal papillae
  54. Small, round elevation on the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus
    pus
  55. A thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue is known as a:
    keloid
  56. All of the following are appendages of the skin EXCEPT:
  57. pineal gland
  58. The absence of melanin pigmentation of the body is known as:
    albinism
  59. The cause of rosacea is unknown. (T/F)
    True
  60. The dermis layer is made up of two layers, which are the:
    papillary and reticular

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