The Integumentary System (Disorders,Conditions and Diseases) (page 2)

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The Integumentary System (Disorders,Conditions and Diseases) (page 2)
2012-11-15 20:35:11
Anatomy OHS

3rd 6th weeks
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  1. Urticaria
    Hives are red, itchy, raised areas of skin that appears in varying shapes and sizes
  2. Rosaccea
    A very common benign skin disorders that affects many people worldwide
  3. Rosaccea
    Many patients may just assume they blush easily or have gotten sunburned
  4. Vitiligo
    Is a pigmentation disorder in which melanocytes in the skin are destroyed 
  5. Vitiligo
    As a result white patches appear on the skin in different parts of the body
  6. Impetigo
    Is a skin infection that ca be spread from one person to another
  7. Impetigo
    Causes one or more "sores" on the skin that are covered by a thick dry honey colored crust
  8. Impetigo
    Anyone can get this, but it's most occurs in children 2 to 6 years old
  9. Boils
    Also referred to as a skin abscess
  10. Boils
    Is a localized infection deep in the skin
  11. Boils
    Generally starts as a reddemed, tender area. Overtime the area becomes firm and hard.
  12. Boils
    Eventually, the center of abscess softens and becomes filled with infection, fighting white bloods cells
  13. Boils
    White blood cells in the body sends via the bloodstream to eradicate the infection
  14. (Boils)
    This collection of white blood cells, bacteria and proteins is known as...
  15. Carbuncles
    A skin abcess, a collection of pus that forms inside the body
  16. Carbuncles
    Antibbiotics are often not very in treating abscesses
  17. Carbuncles
    The main treatments includes hot packs and draining (" lancing") the absesses, but only when it's sort and ready to drain
  18. Ringworm
    Not caused by a worm
  19. Ringworm
    A result of fungal infection
  20. Warts
    Commman location grows in the skin tha are caused by human papilomavinus (HPV Infection)
  21. Warts
    Considered to be contagious, it is very common for just one family member to have them
  22. Warts
    They often affect just one part of the body without spreading over time to other areas