Chapter 5: Part 5
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Chapter 5: Part 5
___________ ______ _________ involves keratinocytes of stratum spinosum.
Squamous cell carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma is most common in what 4 places?
How is good prognosis of Squamous cell carcinoma treated?
radiation therapy & removed surgically
___________ inolves melanocytes.
_________ is highly metastic and resistant to chmotherapy.
How is melenoma treated?
surgical exicision accumpanied by immunotherapy
ABCD rule of melenoma:
2 sides of malanoma ______ _______.
The border of melanoma exhibits _____________.
What colors can melanoma be?
sometimes red or blue
What is the diameter of melenoma?
larger than 6mm
What 4 things can cause burns?
What does a burn do?
damages tissue, denatures proteins, & kills cells
What is the immidiate threat of a burn?
Dehydration & Electrolyte imbalance
What does dehydration and electrolyte imbalance lead to?
renal shutdown & circulatory shock
What is used to estimate the volume of fluid loss from burns?
rule of nines
First degree burn is _________ damage only.
How can u tell if it's a first degree burn?
Second degree burn is ___________ and ________ ___________ damage.
epidermal & upper dermal
How can you identify a 2nd degree burn?
What is damaged in a third degree burn?
entire thickness of skin
What color will a third degree burn be?
gray-white, cherry red, or black
No initial edema or pain(destroyed nerve endings) is a sign of ____ degree burn.
What often happens after a third degree burn to to fix the skin?
When is a 2nd Degree burns critical?
When 25% of the body is covered
When is a 3rd degree burn critical?
When 10% of the body is covered
Third degree burn is critical when _______, _______, or _______ are burned.
face, hands, or feet