A bluish discoloration of the hands and feet may be present at birth and may persist for several days or longer if the newborn is kept in cool ambient temperatures.
Shaped like a ring; used to describe a lesion that forms a ring around a clear center of normal skin.
Referring to glands found in the axillae and anogenital areas.
The location where keratin cells are synthesized.
A diffuse, acute infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue.
Facial discoloration common during pregnancy; also called the mask of pregnancy.
Referring to lesions that run together.
A marbled or mottled appearance to the skin of a newborn when exposed to decreased temperatures; occurs because the newborn's immature vascular systems is unable to adapt to temperature changes.
Referring to a lesion that follows a nerve or segment of the body.
Richly vascular connective tissue layer of the skin.
A contusion or bruise.
The most common inflammatory skin disorder; several forms exist, including irritant contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, and atopic dermatitis.
Outer portion of skin
A pink papular rash common in newborns; often characterized by vesicles on the back and thorax about 36 hours after birth.
Inflammation and infection of the hair follicle and surrounding dermis.
A deep-seated infection of the pilosebaceous unit.
Widely distributed or present in several areas at the same time.
Harlequin color change
A skin coloration that occurs in some newborns in response to changes in position; for example, while sidelying, a newborn infant may develop a pink color onthe dependent lower half of the body, whereas the top half is pale.
Infection caused by the herpes simplex virus
Infection caused by the varicella zoster virus.
Layer of skin that connects the dermis to the underlying organs.
Hypertrophied scar tissue
Fine, silky hair of newborns.
Pigment that gives skin its color.
Areas of deep bluish-gray pigmentation on the sacral aspect of a newborn.
Refers to maculopapular lesions that become confluent on the face and body
Epidermal cells converted to hard plates of keratin
Loops of capillaries that supply nourishment for hair follicles.
Tiny, flat purple or red spots on the skin surface, resulting from minute hemorrhages within the dermal layer.
Self-limiting inflammation of unknown cause.
A type of skin lesion common in patients with psoriasis.
A chronic and recurrent disease of kearatin synthesis.
Referring to a lesion with a netlike or lacy appearance.
A chronic inflammatory skin disorder.
A lipid substance that keeps skin and hair from drying out.
Referring to lesions that appear to occur in a wavy line.
Referring to a star-shaped lesion.
Outermost layer of the dermis, which protects the body against environmental stressors and water loss.
Layer of dermis found in thicker skin on the palms and soles.
Fine, irregular red lines produced by capillary dilation.
A group of noncandidal fungal infections that involve the stratum corneum, nails, and hair.
Short, fine hair that is nonpigmented.
A mixture of sebum and cornified epidermis.
A fluid-filled, elevated, but superficial skin lesion.