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M6 13-005

Exam 16: Intro to Integumentary (Key Terms)

Alopecia Loss of hair
Angioma a tumor-like mass formed by a group of dilated blood vessels
Crust scab on an abrasion
Carbuncle cluster of furuncles. Infection of several hair follicles that spreads to the surrounding tissue
Dermatitis superficial infection of the skin
Eczema lesions surrounded by erythema. They rupture then dry and itch. Associated with allergies.
Erythema redness or inflammation of the skin.
Excoriation surface layer injury caused by scratching or abrasion.
Furuncle boil.
Keloid raised, hard, shiny scar.
Necrosis dead tissue.
Nodule an elevated solid mass deeper than a papule.
Macule a flat area that is a change in the color of the skin (freckles).
Papule elevated, firm area less than 1 cm in diameter.
Pruritus itching.
Pustule elevated lesion filled with purulent fluid.
Tinea pedis athlete's foot.
Tumor outgrowth of skin cells.
Vesicle circumcised elevation containing serous fluid (chicken pox, herpes zoster).
Wheal hives, irregularly shaped, elevated.
Created by: jtzuetrong



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