Secondary Skin Lesions

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  1. Description of Scale
    (Secondary)
    • Heaped-up keratinized cells
    • Flaky skin
    • Irregular
    • Vary in size
  2. Description of Lichenification
    (Secondary)
    • Rough
    • Thickened epidermis
    • Secondary to persistent rubbing, itching or skin irritation
  3. Description of Keloid
    (Secondary)
    • Irregular shape
    • Elevated
    • Progressively enlarging scar
    • Grows beyond boundaries of wound
  4. Description of Scar
    (Secondary)
    • Thin-thick fibrous tissue
    • Follows injury or laceration to dermis
  5. Description of Excoriation
    (Secondary)
    • Loss of Epidermis
    • Linear hollowed out crusted area
  6. Description of Fissure
    (Secondary)
    • Linear crack from epidermis to dermis
    • May be moist or dry
  7. Description of Crust
    (Secondary)
    • Dried drainage or blood
    • Slightly elevated
    • Vary in size and color
  8. Description of Erosion
    (Secondary)
    • Loss of part of epidermis
    • Depressed
    • Moist
    • Follows rupture of vesicle
  9. Description of Ulcer
    (Secondary)
    • Loss of epidermis and dermis
    • Varies in size
  10. Description of Atrophy
    (Secondary)
    • Thinning of skin surface
    • Skin appears translucent and paper-like
  11. Examples of Atrophy
    • Aged skin
    • Striae
  12. Examples of Ulcer
    Pressure ulcer
  13. Example of Erosion
    • Varicella
    • Variola after rupture
    • Herpes simplex
  14. Examples of Crust
    • Scab on abrasion
    • Eczema
  15. Examples of Fissure
    • Athlets foot
    • Cracks in corners of mouth
    • Chapped hands
  16. Examples of Excoriation
    • Abrasion
    • Scratch
    • Scabies
  17. Example of Scar
    Healed wound
  18. Example of Keloid
    Keloid formation post surgery
  19. Example of Lichenification
    Chronic dermatitis
  20. Example of Scale
    Dry flaky skin
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Secondary Skin Lesions
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2011-03-06 04:39:59
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Secondary Skin lesions
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