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#je$$stack114w term6

#1jess pharm 114 term week 6

TermDefinition
acne disorder resulting from the action of hormones and other substances on the skin's oil glands and hair follicles
acne vulgaris commonly known as pimples and occurs when the pores of the skin are clogged with oil or bacteria
atopic group of diseases where there is an inherited tendency to develop other allergic conditions
atopic dermatitis chronic disease of the skin
blister collection of fluid below or within the epidermis
comedone a plug of keratin and sebum within a hair follicle that is blackened at the surface; also called a blackhead
cutaneous pertaining to the skin
cysts end products of pustules or nodules
decubitus ulcer pressure sore or bedsore
dermatitis inflammation of the skin
eczema general term used to describe several types of inflammation of the skin
eschar blackened necrotic tissue of a decubitus ulcer
escharotomy removal of necrotic skin and underlying tissue
exacerbation aggravation of symptoms or increases in the severity of the disease
first-degree burn minor discomfort and reddening of the skin
fourth-degree burn burn that involves underlying muscles, fasciae or bone
full-thickness burn third-degree burn where the epidermis and dermis are destroyed
keratolytic medication that causes shedding of the outer layer of skin
lice group of parasites that can live on the body, scalp or genital area of humans
millia tiny little bumps that occur when normally sloughed skin cells get trapped in small pockets on the surface of the skin
nits head lice eggs
nodule ruptured pustules that form abscesses
nymph baby louse
ovicidal kills eggs
papule obstructed follicle that becomes inflamed
parasite organism that benefits by living in, with, or on another organism
partial-thickness burns first and second degree burns
pediculicide medication that kills lice
phototherapy treatment for atopic dermatitis that involves exposing the skin to ultraviolet A or B light waves
pilosebaceous units a sebaceous gland connected to a canal, called a follicle, and contain a fine hair
psoriasis chronic disease of the skin that is characterized by itchy red patches covered with silvery scales
pustule larger lesions that are more inflamed than papules
remission lessening in severity or an abatement of symptoms
rules of palms rule for determining the extent of a burn surface area
rules of nines formula for estimating the percentage of adult body surface covered by burns
scabicide medication that kills the scabies mite
scabies parasitic infection caused by the mithe sarcoptes scabei
second-degree burns burn that involves deep epidermal layers and causes damage to the upper layers of dermis
third-degree burn burn characterized by destruction of the epidermis and dermis
whitehead trapped sebum and bacteria that stay below the surface of the skin
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