Types of lesions

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  1. What are primary lesions?
    Physical changes in the skin caused by disease process
  2. Types of primary lesions?
    • - Flat
    • - Raised and solid
    • - Fluid Filled
  3. What are secondary lesions?
    evolve from primary lesions and may be caused by external factors ( scratching, trauma, healing process)
  4. What are the different types of secondary lesions?
    • Excoriation
    • Crust
    • Eschar
    • Scar
    • Keloid
    • Scale
    • Fissure
    • Erosion
    • Denuded
    • Ulcer
    • Atrophy
    • Lichenification
  5. What are vascular lesions?
    • Red, blanching
    • Red, non-blanching
  6. Red, blanching?
    - vascular capillary dilation

    • Erythema
    • Erythoderma
    • Telangiectasia
    • Spider angioma ( common noticeable telangiectasia)
  7. Red, non-blanching
    red color is due by extraversation ( bleeding of the capillaries)

    • Pupura
    • Petechiae
    • Ecchymosis
    • Palpable purpura
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PNP9
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Card Set:
Types of lesions
Updated:
2013-11-27 12:04:04
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Lesions
Folders:
Dermatology
Description:
The different category of lesions
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