The Integumentary System (Disorders,Conditions and Diseases) (page 3)

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The Integumentary System (Disorders,Conditions and Diseases) (page 3)
2012-11-15 21:16:49
Anatomy OHS

3rd 6th weeks
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  1. Keloid
    A scar that doesn't know when to stop.
  2. Keloid
    When the cells keep on reproducing, the result is an overgrown (hypertrophic) scar
  3. MRSA (Staph Infection)
    Stands for Methiallin Resistan Staphylococcus Aureus (S. aureus) bacteria
  4. MRSA
    This organism for causing infections, in addition to may other types of infections
  5. Gangrene
    May result when blood flw to a tissue is lost or not adequate to keep the tissue alive
  6. Wet and Dry
    Two types of Gangrene
  7. Gangrene
    If wet ...???.. goes untreated, the patient may die of seois and die in hours/days
  8. Harlequin Type Icthyosis
    A skin disease, that is the most severe form of congenital ichthyasis, characterized by a thickening of keratin layer in fetal human skin
  9. Harlequin Type Icthyosis
    In suffers of the disease, the skin contains massive diamond shaped scales, and tends to have a reddish color
  10. Harlequin Type Icthyosis
    In addition, the eyes, ears and mouth, and other appendages may be abnormally contractea.
  11. Harlequin Type Icthyosis
    The scaly keratin greatly limits the child's movement
  12. Harlequin Type Icthyosis
    Because the skin is cracked where normal skin would fold, it is easily pregnable by bacteria and other contaminants, resulting in serious risk of fatal infection
  13. Scleroderma
    Is an autoimmune disease of the connective tissue.
  14. (Scleroderma)
    Autoimmune Disease
    Illnesses which occur when the body's tissue are attacked by its own immune system
  15. (Scleroderma)
    Autoimmune Disease
    Leads to thickness and firmness of involved areas
  16. Alopecia Areata
    Is a hair loss condition which usually affects the scalp
  17. Alopecia Areata
    It can sometimes affect other areas of the body
  18. Alopecia Areata
    Hair loss tends to be rather rapid and often involves one side of the head more then the other
  19. Alopecia Areata
    Affects both males and females
  20. First Degree Burn
    Are similar to painful sunburn, causing redness and swelling to the tissue
  21. Second Degree Burn
    Leading to blistering and more intense pain, Damage us found in deeper tissue
  22. Third Degree Burn
    The skin turns white and loses sensation. Scaring is permanent, and depending on the extent on the burning, may be fatal. The entire depth tissue is affected.