skin lesions

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skin lesions
2010-10-11 19:55:15
skin lesions

skin lesions
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  1. neurofibromas
  2. scabies
  3. rash July 3 2007.jpg (161257 bytes)final skin June 2007.jpg (245785 bytes)
    herpes zoster
    • Angiokeratomas
    • red-purple maculopapular skin lesions
  4. Erythematous skin lesions on the abdomen of a 67-year-old woman
  5. acitinic keratoses
  6. Staphylococcus sepsis
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    types of lesions
  8. Macule: a flat lesion that cannot be felt.
  9. Papule: a bump smaller than 10 mm
  10. Nodule: a bump larger than 10 mm
  11. Vesicle: a fluid filled cavity under the skin smaller than 10 mm
  12. Blister: a fluid filled cavity larger than 10 mm
  13. Athletes foot due to Tinea (fungus) infection
  14. Shingles caused by infection with Herpes Zoster (virus)
  15. Ringworm caused by Tinea corporis infection (fungus)
  16. Psoriasis is a common, probably inherited skin condition probably related to an autoimmune inflammatory response
  17. Seborrheic keartosis is a benign form of skin cancer ususally seen in those over age 40
  18. Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disorder
  19. Actinic keratosis is a precancerous skin growth usually caused by sun exposure
  20. Basal cell carcinoma is a slow growing skin cancer
  21. Severe bedsore: an area of skin that breaks down due to the pressure caused by staying in one position too long (wheelchair, bedridden)
    • Early Lyme Disease lesion: an inflammatory disease caused by infection caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi (transmitted by tick bite)

    • Ichthyosis vulgaris is a common inherited skin disorder causing dry, scaly skin
  22. Keloid scars are an overgrowth of scar tissue at the site of a healed skin injury
  23. Moles are benign neoplasms where melanocytes replicate
  24. Contact dermatitis caused by contact with a material that causes an allergic reaction
  25. Poison ivy (contact dermatitis)
  26. Wart: a small benign neoplasm caused by infection with a type of human papilloma virus that does not cause genital warts
  27. Blackheads caused by a small plug in the opening of a follicle on the skin
  28. Cellulitis due to staph, strep or other bacterial infection
  29. Acne vulgaris occurs when tiny holes on the surface of the skin called pores become clogged
  30. Vitiligo
  31. Freckles and moles
  32. lentigo