INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM

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INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
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  1. INTEGUMENTARY
    EXTERNAL COVERING OR SKIN
  2. 5 IMPORTANT FUNCTION OF THE SKIN
    • 1. PROTECTION
    • 2. PERCEPTION
    • 3. TEMPERATURE CONTROL
    • 4. ABSORBTION
    • 5. EXCRETION
  3. ONE SQUARE INCH OF SKIN CONTAINS HOW MANY NERVES, RECEPTORS AND BLOOD VESSELS?
    72 FEET OF NERVES

    HUNDREDS OF RECEPTORS THAT REGISTER HEAT, COLD AND PRESSURE

    15 FEET OF BLOOD VESSELS THAT PROVIDE NUTRIENTS AND OXYGEN. ALSO REGULATES BODY TEMP.
  4. DILATE
    ALLOWS HEAT FROM THE BLOOD TO ESCAPE THROUGH THE SKINS SURFACE TO COOL BODY
  5. CONSTRICT
    IN ORDER TO RETAIN HEAT, THE VESSELS CONTRICTS TO REDUCE THE LOSS OF HEAT
  6. TRANSDERMAL
    MEDICINE PLACED DIRECTLY ON THE SKIN (LIKE THE PATCH)
  7. WHAT TYPE OF GAS CANNOT PASS THROUGH SKIN?
    CARBON MONOXIDE
  8. EPIDERMIS
    TOP LAYER OF SKIN
  9. DERMIS
    MIDDLE LAYER OF SKIN
  10. SUBCUTANEIOUS
    LAYER OF SKIN ON THE BOTTOM
  11. WHORLS
    PATTERS ON THE FINGERTIPS
  12. 4APPENDAGES OF SKIN
    • 1. SWEAT GLANDS
    • 2. OIL GLANDS
    • 3. HAIR
    • 4. NAILS
  13. WHICH APPENDAGES DOES THE DERMIS CONTAIN?
    • 1. SWEAT GLANDS
    • 2. SEBACEOUS (OIL GLANDS)
  14. SEBACEOUS
    OIL GLANDS
  15. MELANIN
    BROWN-BLACK PIGMENT THAT IS PRODUCED BY CELLS CALLED MELANOCYTES. THEY ARE IN THE EPIDERMIS AND PROTECT UNDERLYING SKIN FROM THE SUN. FRECKLES ARE MELANIN.
  16. ERYTHEMA
    SUN BURN
  17. ALOPECIA
    THE LOSS OF HAIR
  18. PHYSIOLGIC
    NORMAL AND TEMPORARY HAIR LOSS THAT MAY OCCUR IMMEDIATLY OR 4 MONTHS AFTER GIVING BIRTH.
  19. AREATA
    A TYPE OF HAIR LOSS THAT IS REVERSIBLE, BOTH SEXES FROM YOUNG TO MIDDLE AGE ARE AFFECTED. SMALL PATCHES OR ENTIRE SCALP
  20. TRICHOLTILLOMANIA
    PATCHY HAIR LOSS AND CAN EFFECT THE EYEBROWS AS WELL. COMMON IN CHILDREN. CAUSED FROM PULLING IT OUT OR COMPULSIVE BEHAVIOR.
  21. BASAL CELL CARCINOMA
    SLOW GROWING LOCALLY DESTRUCTIVE SKIN TUMOR
  22. NODULO-ULCERATIVE BASAL CELL CARCINOMA
    ON THE FACE
  23. SUPERFICIAL BASAL CELL CARCINOMA
    ON CHEST AND BACK
  24. SCLEROSING BASAL CELL CARCINOMA
    ON THE HEAD AND NECK
  25. CELLULITIS
    ACUTE SPREADING INFLAMMATION OF THE SKIN AND SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE.
  26. DERMATITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE SKIN AND CAN REFER TO ANY FORM OF SKIN CONDITION
  27. ECZEMA
    NON CONTAGIOUS SKIN DISEASE. CAN BE ACUTE OR CHRONIC. DRY, RED, ITCHY SKIN
  28. FOLLICULITIES
    INFECTION OF THE HAIR FOLLICLE
  29. FURUNCLES
    BOILS, HARD PAINFUL NODULE
  30. CARBUNCLES
    BEGINS AS A NODULE THEN ENLARGES TO INVOLVE SERVERAL ADJACENT HAIR FOLICLES
  31. HIRSUTISM
    MOSTLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN. EXCESSIVE BODY HAIR DEVELOPMENT IN AN ADULT MALE PATTERN GROWTH.
  32. IMPETIGO
    CONTAGIOUS, SUPERFICIAL SKIN INFECTION
  33. KELOID
    SCAR
  34. LYME DISEASE
    TICK BORNE DISEASE. FLU LIKE SYMPTOMS, LEADS TO NERVOUS SYSTEM DISORDERS.
  35. PEDICULOSIS CAPITIS
    A FORM OF LICE, COMES FROM POOR PERSONAL HYGENE
  36. PEDICULOSIS CORPORIS
    A FORM OF LICE THAT LIVES IN CLOTHING SEAMS, EXCEPT WHEN FEEDING ON THE HOST. CAUSED FROM PROLONGED WEARING OF THE SAME CLOTHES.
  37. PEDICULOSIS PUBIS
    CRABS
  38. PSORIASIS
    CHRONIC INFLAMMATION THAT IS RECURRENT. CAUSED BY OVERGROWTH IN SKIN CELLS.
  39. RINGWORM
    FUNGUS THAT AFFECTS SCALP, BODY OR OTHER AREA'S.
  40. URTICARIA
    HIVES
  41. VERRUCAE
    BENIGN VIRAL INFECTION OF THE SKIN (WARTS)

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