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Indigo Module

Integumentary Review

describe third-degree burns
how is hair colour determined?
what are the two most important sublayers of the epidermis and where are they located?
what do melanocytes produce and what is their function?
what happens to new skin cells as they move towards the stratum corneum
what is a dermatologist? specialist in the study of skin
what is a pathologist?
what is the most common type of skin cancer? basal cell carcinoma
define skin and name its important functions
describe first-degree burns
describe immunotherapy
describe in situ and invasive
describe sebaceous glands
describe second-degree burns
describe the subcutaneous layer
trichomycosis abnormal condition of hair fungus
pallor absence of colour in the skin
urticaria allergic reaction of the skin characterized by eruption of pale red, elevated patches
neoplasm any new and abnormal growth
impetigo bacterial skin infection
alopecia baldness
hemangioma benign tumour of dilated blood vessels
malignant cancerous
eczema chronic inflammatory skin condition
integument covering
tinea fungal skin infection; also called ringworm
pediculosis infestation with lice
onychia inflammation of the nail bed
thelitis inflammation of the nipple
dermatitis inflammation of the skin
acne inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands
pruritus intense itching
vitiligo loss of skin pigmentation
petachia minute, pinpoint hemorrhage under the skin
gangrene necrosis or death of tissue
benign non-cancerous
cicatrix normal scarring
congential noted at birth
subcutaneous pertaining to under the skin
abscess pus at the sight of an infection
keloid raised firm, thickened scar
erythema redness of the skin
crustation scab
abrasion scrape
dermoplasty skin grafting
lentigo small brown macules
comedo small skin lesion of acne
pressure ulcer sore that prevents blood flow to tissues
mycology study of fungus
pachyderma thick skin
psoriasis thick, dry, silvery scales cause by excessive development of the basal layer
fulguration tissue destruction by electric current; also called electrodesiccation
albinism total absence of pigment in skin, hair and eyes
xenograft transplantation from a foreign donor
verruca warts
BCC basal cell carcinoma
Bx, bx biopsy
C&S culture & sensitivity
CA cancer
chemo chemotherapy
CIS carinoma in situ
cm centimeter
decub, decubitus
Derm dermatology
FS frozen section
I&D incision & drainage
ID intradermal
IMP impression
IV intravenous
TNM tumour-node-metastasis
ung ointment
XP, XPD xeroderma pigmentosum
Created by: nicoleleeming