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H&P gen survey, skin

using a BP cuff that is too wide will underestimate the BP
using a BP cuff that is too narrow will overestimate the BP
macule flat, circumscribed change in color< 1 cmfreckles (ephilides)
patch macule > 1cmvitiligo, mongolian spots
papule elevated, firm, circumscribed< 1 cm
plaque papule > 1 cm
wheal elevated, irregular area of cutaneous edemahives (urticaria)
nodule elevated, firm, circumscribed, deeper in the dermis, > .5 cmlipoma
tumor elevated, solid, deeper in dermis> 2 cmneoplasms, lipoma
vesicle elevated, circuscribed, filled with serous fluid, < 1 cmherpes simplex, chicken pox (varicella)
bulla vesicle > 1 cm
pustule elevated, superficial, with purulent materialance, impetigo
cyst elevated, circumscribed, encapsulateddermis or subcutaneous layerfluid or semi solid
telangiectasia fine, irregular, capillary dilation
scale heaped up, keratinized, and flaky
lichenification rough, thickened epidermis
erosion loss of epidermis, depressionrupture of a vesicle
ulcer loss of epidermis and dermis
excoriation linear loss of epidermis
fissure linear crack from epidermis into dermis
scar fibrous tissue following surgery or injury
keloid scar that is elevated, irregular, and grows beyond borders of the wound
crust dried serum, blood, or purulent exudate
atrophy thinning of skin surface, loss of skin markings
Created by: gls8377