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WVSOM Class of 2012 Skin

White line(s) due to acute illness (arsenic poisoning)? Mees's Bands
Proximal half white, distal half pink, often due renal dysfunction? Lindsay's Nails
White except for distal tip; seen with cirrhosis? Terry's Nails
Pulling out and breaking off of hair is called? Trichotillomania
Flat lesions < 1 cm? Macules
Flat lesions > 1 cm? Patch
Solid, raised lesions < 1 cm? Papule
solid, raised greater than 1 cm but less than 2 cm nodule
solid, raised greater 2 cm tumor
raised, surface area large in relation to height greater than 1 cm plaque
raised, leakage fluid into dermis wheal
fluid filled, raised, less than 1 cm vesicle
fluid filled, raised, greater than 1 cm bulla
raised, less 1 cm filled purulent fluid pustule
a plug of sebum and keratin in the opening of a hair follicle, the opening can be dilated forming a blackhead, or closed forming a whitehead. comedo
a channel under the skin produced by a parasite burrow
raised, encapsulated, in dermis or subcutaneous, filled liquid or semisolid cyst
accumulation of purulent material in the dermis or subcutaneous abcess
A necrotizing form of inflammation of a hair follicle furuncle
A coalescence of several furuncles carbuncle
keratin filled cysts in distal sweat gland (found in infants in warm weather) milia
pink or red blanchable discoloration due dilated blood vessels erythema
non- blanching, less .5 cm intravascular defect petechiae
non-blanching greater than .5 cm intravascular purpura
non-blanching due to vascular destruction or vasculitis ecchymosis
blanchable, red body with radiating legs spider angioma
non- blanchable, bluish spider venous star
fine lines due to dilatation of capillaries telangiectasia
patch due to destruction of capillary capillary hemangioma
Diffuse or circumscribed hardening of the skin sclerosis
thinning of the epidermis atrophy
ring shaped annular
partial rings arcuate
circular circinate
disc shaped without central clearing discoid
lace like reticulated
snake like serpiginous
circle within a circle iris
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