Ch 16 Conditions.txt

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  1. collection of dried serum and cellular debris
    crust
  2. thick-walled, close sac or pouch containing fluid or semisolid material
    cyst
  3. wearing away or loss of epidermis
    erosion
  4. groove or crack-like sore
    fissure
  5. flat lesion measuring less than 1cm in diameter
    macule
  6. solid, round or oval elevated lesion 1 cm or more in diameter
    nodule
  7. small (less than 1 cm in diameter), solid elevation of the skin
    papule
  8. growth extending from the surface of mucous membrane
    polyp
  9. papule containing pus
    pustule
  10. open sore on the skin or mucous membrane
    ulcer
  11. small collection (papule) of clear fluid (serum); blister
    vesicle
  12. smooth, edematous (swollen) papule or plaque that is redder or paler than the surrounding skin
    wheal
  13. absence of hair from areas where it normally grows
    alopecia
  14. bluish-purplish mark (bruise) on the skin
    ecchymosis, ecchmymoses
  15. small, pinpoint hemorrhage
    petechia, petechiae
  16. itching
    pruritus
  17. acute allergic reaction in which red, round wheals develop on the skin
    urticaria
  18. chronic papular and pustular eruption of the skin with increased production of sebum
    acne
  19. diffuse, acute infection of the skin marked by local heat, redness, pain, and swelling
    cellulitis
  20. inflammatory skin disease with erythematous, papulovesicular lesions
    eczema
  21. rash (exanthem) of the skin due to a viral infection
    exanthematous viral diseases
  22. death of tissue associated with loss of blood supply
    gangrene
  23. bacterial inflammatory skin disease characterized by vesicle, pustules, and crusted-over lesions
    impetigo
  24. chronic, recurrent dermatosis marked by itchy, scaly, red plaques covered bysilvery gray scales
    psoriasis
  25. contagious, parasitic infection of the skin with intense pruritis
    scabies
  26. chronic progressive disease of the skin and internal organs with hardening and shrinking of connective tissue
    scleroderma
  27. chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease of collagen in skin, joints, and internal organs
    systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  28. infection of the skin caused by a fungus
    tinea
  29. loss of pigment in areas of the skin
    vitiligo
  30. increased growth of cells in the keratin layer of the epidermis caused by pressure or friction
    callus
  31. hypertrophied, thickened scar developing after trauma or surgical incision
    keloid
  32. thickened and rough lesion of the epidermis; associated with aging or skin damage
    keratosis
  33. white, thickened patches on mucous membrane tissue of the tongue or cheek
    leukoplakia
  34. pigmented lesion of the skin
    nevus, nevi
  35. epidermal growth (wart) caused by a virus
    verruca
  36. malignant tumor of the basal cell layer of the epidermis
    basal cell carcinoma
  37. malignant tumor of the squamous epithelial cells in the epidermis
    squamous cell carcinoma
  38. cancerous growth composed of melanocytes
    malignant melanoma
  39. malignant, vascular, neoplastic growth characterized by cutaneous nodules
    kiaposi sarcoma

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