little moon; the white, crescent-shaped area of the nail.
Inflammatory condition of the sebaceous glands and the hair follicles; pimples.
small outgrowth of epidermal and dermal tissue; skin tags.
Inflammation of the skin caused by exposure to radiant energy, such as x-rays, ultraviolet light, and sunlight.
Genetic condition in which there is partial or total absence of pigment in skin, hair, and eyes.
Absence or loss of hair, especially of the head; baldness;
loss of hair in defined patches usually involving the scalp
Abnormal condition in which there is a lack of or complete absence of sweating.
Graft taken from one part of the patient's body and transferred to another part of that same patient
pencil, grafting, knife
Process of forcibly tearing off a part or structure of the body, such as a finger or toe.
basal cell carcinoma
epithelial malignant tumor of the skin that rarely metastasizes.
basal cell carcinoma
Injury in which a part of the skin is torn by an insect, animal, or human, resulting in a combination of an abrasion, puncture, or laceration.
Acute, infected, painful nodule formed in the subcutaneous layers of the skin, gland, or hair follicle; most often caused by the invasion of staphylococci; furuncle.
Larger blister; a bleb.
Injury to tissue caused by heat, fire, chemical agents, electricity, lightning, or radiation.
Infection of the skin or mucous membranes with any species of Candida but chiefly Candida albicans.
a genus of yeasts and used to be called Manilia.
Infection of the subcutaneous tissue, usually composed of a cluster of boils.
Intense burning pain associated with trophic skin changes in the hand or foot after trauma to the part.
An acute, diffuse inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous tissue characterized by local heat, redness, pain, and swelling.
Scar left after the healing of a wound.
Condition of horny induration and thickening of the skin that may be soft or hard depending on location. Caused by pressure, friction, or both from ill-fitting shoes.
Technique of using subfreezing temperature to produce well-demarcated areas of cell injury and destruction
pertaining to the skin.
Closed sac that contains fluid, semifluid, or solid material.
Removal of foreign material or damaged or dead tissue, especially in a wound.
An area of skin and tissue that becomes injured or broken down. Also known as a bedsore or pressure ulcer.
Surgical complication where there is a separation or bursting open of a surgical wound.
Surgical procedure to remove acne scars, nevi, tattoos, or fine wrinkles on the skin by using sandpaper, wire brushes, or other abrasive materials on an anesthetized epidermis
inflammation of the skin.
Physician who specializes in the study of the skin.
one who specializes
Study of the skin.
Surgical instrument used to cut the skin for grafting.
Skin condition caused by a fungus
Abnormal condition in which the blood seeps into the skin causing discolorations ranging from blue-black to greenish yellow
An acute or chronic inflammatory skin disorder characterized by erythema, papules, vesicles, pustules, scales, crusts, or scabs alone or in combination.
Redness of the skin; may be caused by capillary congestion, inflammation, heat, sunlight, or cold temperature.
Abnormal redness of the skin occurring over widespread areas of the body.
Abrasion of the epidermis by scratching, trauma, chemicals, or burns
Production of pus or serum.
Inflammation of a follicle or follicles.
Eating sore. A necrosis, or death, of tissue, or bone that usually results from a deficient or absent blood supply to the area.
An inflammatory skin disease caused by a herpes virus.
Inflammation of the sweat glands.
Eruption of itching and burning swellings on the skin.
Abnormal condition of excessive sweating
Pertaining to under the skin or inserted under the skin.
Pertaining to jaundice
Skin infection marked by vesicles or bullae
Covering; the skin
Pertaining to within the skin, as an intradermal injection.
yellow; a symptom of a disease in which there is excessive bile in the blood.
Overgrowth of scar tissue caused by excessive collagen formation
A flat, brownish spot on the skin sometimes caused by exposure to the sun and weather.
Localized loss of pigmentation of the skin
A destructive type of skin lesion;
Cancerous tumor that has black pigmentation
Cancer that develops in the pigment cells of the skin
prickly heat. Seen in newborns. caused by excessive body warmth.
Pigmented, elevated spot above the surface of the skin.
Pigmented, elevated spot above the surface of the skin.
Inflammation of the nail
A fungal infection of the nails
Infectious condition of the marginal structures around the nail
Condition of infestation with lice.
Small, pinpoint, purplish hemorrhagic spots on the skin.
Chronic skin condition characterized by frequent episodes of redness, itching, and thick, dry scales on the skin.
Purplish discoloration of the skin caused by extravasation of blood into the tissues.
Plastic surgery for the removal of wrinkles.
A chronic disease of the skin of the face marked by varying degress of papules, pustules, erythema, telangectasia, and hyperplasia of the soft tissues of the nose
Any rose-colored rash marked by maculae (red spots on the skin.
red spots on the skin.
systemic disease caused by a virus and characterized by a rash and fever; german measles and 3 day measles.
Contagious disease characterized by fever, inflammation of the mucous membranes, and rose-colored spots on the skin; measles
Contagious skin disease characterized by papules, vesicles, pustules, burrows, and intense itching; it is caused by an arachnid Sarcoptes scabiei, variety hominis, the itch mite, and is also called the itch.
Mark left by the healing process of a wound, sore, or injury.
Chronic condition with hardening of the skin and other connective tissues of the body
Excessive flow (secretion) of oil from the sebaceous glands.
fatty or oily secretion produced by the sebaceous glands
Condition occurring in older people wherein there is dry skin and localized scaling caused by excessive exposure to the sun.
a discolored spot on the skin; freckle
a localized, evanescent elevation of the skin that is often accompanied by itching; urticaria
a solid, circumscribed, elevated area on the skin; pimple
a small fluid-filled sac; blister.
a small, elevated, circumscribed lesion of the skin that is filled with pus; varicella (chickenpox)
an eating or gnawing away of tissue; decubitus ulcer
squamous cell carcinoma
malignant tumor of squamous epithelial tissue
Streaks or lines on the breasts, thighs, abdomen, or buttocks caused by weakening of elastic tissue;
Pertaining to below the skin
pertaining to below the nail
tight, firm; to pull or draw tight a surface
A vascular lesion formed by dilatation of a group of small blood vessels that may appear as a birthmark.
inability to distinguish between the sensations of heat and cold
Contagious skin diseases affecting both humans and domestic animals, caused by certain fungi and marked by the localized appearance of discolored, scaly patches on the skin.
Fungal condition of the hair
Open lesion or sore of the epidermis or mucous membrane
Contagious viral disease characterized by fever, headache, and a crop of red spots that becomes macules, papules, vesicles, and crusts; chickenpox
skin condition characterized by milk-white patches surrounded by areas of normal pigmentation
A skin lesion with a rough papillomatous surface on the epidermis
Injury to soft tissue caused by trauma
yellowness of the skin
Abnormal dryness of skin, mucous membranes, or the conjunctiva.