MB CH 12
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MB CH 12
fingernail or toenail
genetic condition characterized by deficiency or absence of pigment in skin, hair, and irises.
baldness; partial or complete loss of hair, most commonly on scalp
removal of a small piece of living tissue for examination to identify or confirm diagnosis
cluster of connected furuncles (boils)
acute, rapidly spreading bacterial infection within connective tissues. Malaise, swelling, warmth, and red streaks.
whiteheads & blackheads. Noninfected lesion cause by buildup of sebum and keratin in a hair follicle.
abnormal sac containing gas, fluid, or semisolid material.
inflammation of hair follicle common in arms, legs, and men's beards
boil. Large, tender, swollen areas caused by infection around sebaceous glands
forms normally when a wound heals. Will eventually form the scar.
Auto-immune disorder characterized by a red scaly rash on face and upper trunk. Also attacks connective tissue.
discolored flat spot that is < 1cm in diameter.
Method of removing skin cancer in which individual layers of cancerous tissue are removed until a margin of healthy tissue is reached.
develops from melanocytes
fungal infection of nail
; associated with most forms of dermatitis
chronic skin disorder characterized by red papules covered with silvery scales.
multiple purple areas of discoloration caused by bleeding underneath skin
infestation of itch mites. Small, itchy bumps and blisters
gland that secrete sebum in the dermis layer of skin. closely associated with hair follicle
closed sac found just under the skin containing yellow, fatty material.
excessive discharge of sebum
inflammation usually caused by seborrhea that causes scaling and itching of upper layers of skin and scalp
benign skin growth that has a waxy, pasted on look. Most common in the elderly.
small, raised pink or red vascular birthmark
blood trapped under a finger or toenail
; itchy red wheals caused by allergies
; small hard skin lesions caused by human pappiloma virus
small blister <0.5cm in diameter containing watery fluid.
skin condition characterized by irregular patches of depigmented skin and possibly hair. Caused by destruction of melanocytes.