CLIN MED: Skin

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CLIN MED: Skin
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2013-12-13 08:27:48
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CLIN MED : Skin
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  1. widespread increase in melanin maybe caused by
    Addison's Disease
  2. slightly but uniformly pigmented macule
    or patch with a somewhat irregular border,
    usually 0.5 to 1.5 cm in diameter; benign.
    Café-Au-Lait Spot
  3. Common superficial fungal infection of the
    skin, causing hypo- or hyperpigmented.
    slightly scaly macules on the
    trunk, neck, and upper arms (short-sleeved
    shirt distribution.
    In lighter skin, macules may look
    reddish or tan instead of pale.
    Tinea Versicolor
  4. depigmented macules appear
    on the face, hands, feet, extensor surfaces,
    and other regions and may coalesce into
    extensive areas that lack melanin
    Vitiligo
  5. Cyanosis
    • somewhat bluish color
    • that is visible in these toenails and toes.
  6. makes the skin diffusely yellow.  most easily and reliably in the sclera,    Causes include liver disease and hemolysis of red blood cells.
    Jaundice

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