1350: Skin lesions (primary) EXAM 3

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1350: Skin lesions (primary) EXAM 3
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2014-12-02 20:54:38
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Primary skin lesions
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  1. Define petechiae.
    small, purplish hemorrhagic spots on the skin that do not blanch w/ applied pressure.
  2. Define papule.
    small, somewhat elevation of the skin (<0.5cm)
  3. Define nodule.
    small, rounded mass or lump (0.5 - 2.0 cm)
  4. Define tumor.
    an uncontrolled, abnormal, circumscribed growth ofcells in any animal or plant tissue.
  5. Define vesicle.

    Define bulla.
    elevation of the epidermis containing serous fluid; blister.

    a large vesicle.
  6. Define wheal.
    a small, burning or itching swelling on the skin, as from a mosquito bite or from hives.
  7. Define pustules.
    pus filled vesicle.
  8. Define cyst.
    mass from subQ or dermis.

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