Card Set Information
Abnormal assessment Findings
Abnormal Assessment Finding
A collapse or airless condition of the lung.
Absence or loss of hair, esp. of the head.
A wasting; a decrease in size of an organ or tissue.
A large blister or skin vesicle filled with fluid.
A substance secreted by glands at the outer third of the ear canal.
An enlarged terminal phalanx of the finger. Excessive growth of the soft tissues of the ends of the fingers.
A crackling or rattling sound made by a part of the body, either spommtaneously or during physical examination.
Dried serum, pus, or blood on the skin surface.
A blue, gray, slate, or dark purple discoloration of the skin caused by deoxygenated or reduced hemoglobin in the blood.
A closed sac or pouch with a definite wall that contains fluid, semifluid, or solid material.
Two images of an object seen at the same time.
Inability to swallow or difficulty in swallowing.
Impairment of speech resulting from a brain lesion or neurodevelopmental disorder.
Air hunger resulting in labored or difficult breating, sometimes accompanied by pain.
Bruise;Superficial bleeding under the skin or a mucous membrain.
A local or generalized condition in which body tissues contain an excessive amount of tissue fluid in the interstitial space.
An eating away of tissue. External or internal destruction of a surface layer by physical or inflammatory processes.
Reddening of the skin.
Abnormal anterior protrusion of the eyeball (hypothyroidism)
A groove, natural division, cleft, slit, or deep furrow; opening
A swelling comprising a mass of extravasated blood confined to an organ, tissue, or space and caused by a break in a blood vessel.
A temporary deficiency of blood flow to an organ or tissue,
A condition marked by yellow staining of body tissues and fluids, as a result of excessice levels or bilirubin in the bloodstream.
Type of scar caused by an over active tissue repair process following a skin injury or trauma to the skin
Abn exaggerated or angulation of the posterior curve of the thoracic spine, commonly know as "humpbakc".
Cutaneous thickening and hardening from continued irritation.
A flat spot on the skin whos color may be lighter or darker than the surrounding skin. ex: freckles and vitiligo
An error in refraction in which light rays are focused in front of the retina, enabling the person to see distincly for only a short distance.
A small cluster of cells.
Involuntary back and forth or cyclical movements of the eyes.
Having diminished arounsal and awareness, often as the result of intoxication, metabolic illness, infection, or neurological catastrophe.
Lack of color; paleness
Swelling of the optic nerve with dilated veins, blurred optic disc margins, and an enlarged blind spot on the visual field.
a small bump or pimple, typically larger than a grain of salt, but smaller than a peppercorn, that rises aboce the surface of the neighboring skin
Small, purplish, hemorrhagice spots on the skin that appear in patients with platelet deciciencies and in many febrile illnesses.
Bening growth in the body characterized by finger-like projections.
Th permanent loss of accomodation of the crystalline lens of the eye that is marked by the inability to maintain focus on objects held near to the eye.
Itch; a tingling or faintly burning skin sensation that prompts a person to rub or scratch.
Dropping or drooping of an organ or part.
Suppurative; forming or containing puss.
A small, elevated skin lesion filled with white blood cells and sometimes bacteria or the products of broken-down cells.
A mark left int he skin or an internal organ by the healing of a wound, sore, or injury because of replacement by connective tissue of the injured tissue.
Containing or of the nature of serum and blood.
Having the nature of serum; thin or watery
A disorder of the eye in which optic axes cannot be directed to the same object.
Stretch marks that are a form of scarring on the skin that are caused by tearing of the dermis.
A lesion of the skin or the mucous membraned marked by inflammation, necrosis, and sloughing of damaged tissues.
A more or less round and temporary elevation of the skin, white in the center with a pale-red perichery, accompanied by itching. (insect bites)
Resistance of the skin to deformation.
A chronic liver disease characterixed pathologically by liver scarring with loss of normal hepatic architecture areas of ineffective regeneration