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  1. Abrasion
    scrapping away of the skin by mechanical process or injury
  2. Abcess 
    localized collection of pus 
  3. Acne 
    Infmamatory disease of the skin involving the sebaceous glands and hair follicles 
  4. Actinic Keratosis 
    A precancerous skin condition of horny tissue formation that results from excessive exposure to sunlight 
  5. Albinism 
    Congenital hereditary condition characterized by partial or total lack of pigment in the skin, hair, and eyes
  6. Basal Cell Carcino (BBC)
    Epithelium tumor arising from the epidermis.  It seldom metastazies but invades local tissue.
  7. candidiasis
    an infection of the skin, mouth or vagina caused by the yeast-type fungus
  8. carbuncle 
    skin infection composed of a cluster of boils caused by staphyloccocal bacteria 
  9. cellulitis
    inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous tissue caused by infection, leading to redness, swelling, and fever
  10. contusion
    injury with no break in the skin, charactersised by pain, swelling, and discoloration (bruise)
  11. eczema 
    nininfectious, infamatory skin disease characterized by redness, blisters, scabs ans itching
  12. fissure
    slit or cracklike sore in the skin
  13. furuncle 
    painful skin node caused by staphylococcal bacteria in a hair follicle
  14. gangrene
    death of tissue caused bu loss of blood supply followed by bacterial in a hair follicle
  15. impetigo
    superficial skin infection characterized by pustules and caused by either staphylococci or streptococci 
  16. infection
    invasion of pathogens in body tissue. An infection may remain localized if the body's defense mechanism are effective
  17. Kaposi sarcoma
    a cancerous condition starting as purple or brown papules on the lower extremities that spreads through the skin to the lymph nodes and internal organs
  18. laceration 
    torn, ragged edged wound
  19. lesion
    any visible change in tissue resulting from injury or disease.  It is a broad term that includes sores, wounds, ulcers, tumors
  20. MRSA infection
    Invasion of body tissue by methicillin resistant a strain of common bacteria that has developed resistance to penicillin and other antibiotics
  21. Pediculosis 
    Invasion into the skin and hair by lice
  22. psoriasis
    chronic skin condition producingg red lesion covered with silvery scales
  23. rosacea
    chornic disorder of the skin that produces erythema, papules, pustules, and broken blood vessels, usually occuring on the central area of the face in people older than 30 years
  24. scabies
    skin infection caused by the itch mite, characterised by papule eruptions that are caused by the female burrowing into the outer layer skin and laying eggs 
  25. scleriderma 
    a disease characterised by chronic hardening of the connective tissue of the skin and other body organs
  26. squamous cell caecinoma
    a malignant grwoth that develops from scalelike epithelial tissue.  
  27. System lupus erythematosus
    a chronic inflammatory disease involving the skin, joints, kidneys, and nervous system.  
  28. Tinea
    Fungal infection of the skin. The fungi may infect keratin of the skin, hair, nails.  Infections are classified by body regions such as tinea capitis
  29. Urticaria (hives)
    an itching skin eruptions composed of wheals of varying size and shape, which usually resolves in a short period of time.  
  30. Vitiligo
    white patches on the skin caused by the destruction of melanocytes associated with autoimmone disorders

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