skin lesions

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

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    • Ichthyosis vulgaris is a common inherited skin disorder causing dry, scaly skin
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    Keloid scars are an overgrowth of scar tissue at the site of a healed skin injury
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    Moles are benign neoplasms where melanocytes replicate
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    Contact dermatitis caused by contact with a material that causes an allergic reaction
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    Poison ivy (contact dermatitis)
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    Wart: a small benign neoplasm caused by infection with a type of human papilloma virus that does not cause genital warts
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    Blackheads caused by a small plug in the opening of a follicle on the skin
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    Cellulitis due to staph, strep or other bacterial infection
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    Acne vulgaris occurs when tiny holes on the surface of the skin called pores become clogged
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    Freckles and moles
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skin lesions
2010-10-11 23:55:15
skin lesions

skin lesions
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