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Another name for oil glands
Another name for sweat glands
Reddening of the skin
Bluish discoloration of skin and mucous membranes. Results from poor oxygenation of hemoglobin, lack of adequate RBCs.
Paleness of skin.
Yellow to orange color visible in skin and mucous membranes.
Reddish raised plaques on areas of high sux exposure can become malignant. (Pre-cancerous)
Dark raised lesions. (Pre-cancerous)
Abnormal patchy loss of melanin over face, hands, and groin.
Sall reddish purple pinpoint spots over abdomen and buttocks
Health condition in which hair is lost from some or all areas of the body, usually from the scalp. (hair loss)
Excessive hairiness on humans in those parts of the body where terminal hair does not normally occur.
Overgrowth of a scar.
Inflammation of skin.
Another word for spider viens
Comedones: open ? closed?
ringworm on the body
ringword on the head/scalp
ringwork on the foot (athlete's foot)
ringworm in the groin
another word for warts
which herpes consists of warts & cold sores
Which herpes causes shingles
infestation of lice on the body
infestation of lice on the head
infestation of lice on the groin
small mite burrows in to skin
-bottom layer of epidermis
-slower than squamos
basal cell carcinoma
squamous cell carcinoma
Skin cancer : A B C D E
Pressure Ulcers: (4 Stages)
2)partial thickness, skin loss (epidermis / dermis)
3)full thickness, skin loss (SQ)
4)full thickness, skin loss w/ muscle, bone, supporting structures.
excessive abnormal hair growth (werewolf syndrome)
hair is shed and replaced with sparse, abnormal hair growth
types of burns : thermal
moist heat-steam or hot liquid
types of burns: chemical
acid or alkaline agents
procedure in which a liquid nitrogen is sprayed or painted onto a wart, mole, other benign lesion, or onto a small malignant lesion. The liquid nitrogen freezed and destroys the lesion.
procedure that scrapes off a superficial skin lesion.
procedure in which necrotic tissue is removed fom a burn, wound, or ulcer. done to prevent infection from developing, to assess the extent or depth of a wound, or to create clean surface
skin resurfacing that uses rapidly spinning wire brush or diamond surface to mechanically scrape away epidermis.
a procedure that brings the edges of the skin together after a laceration.
procedure that uses a scalpel to removed an entire large lesion.
procedure to remove skin cancer, particularly tumors with irregular shapes and depths.
surpgical procedure to remove the wrinkles and tighten loose, aging skin on the face and neck
procedure that uses human, animal, or artifical skin to provide a temporary covering or a permanent layer of skin over a burn or wound
allergic reaction that takes place throughout the body in a hypersensitive person after contact with an allergen that was ingested, inhaled, or injected.
allergic reaction that takes place on an area of the skin that was exposed to an allergen
hemorrhage under the skin
elevated, localized collection of blood under the skin
another word for bruising
excessive dryness of the skin
gray to black discoloration of the skin in areas where the tissue has died
superficial injury with a sharp object such as a fingernail or thorn that creates a linear scratch in the skin
spreading inflammation and infection of the connective tissues of the skin and muscle
small, soft, flesh-colored growth of epidermis and dermis that protrudes outwardly
benign skin lesion that is present at birth and comes in a variety of colors and shapes
a blood test that measures what your allergic too
ultraviolet light used to highlight areas of skin abnormality.
wood's lamp or light