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skin diseases 06


chronic skin disease marked by the appearance of discrete pink or red lesions surmounted by silvery scaling. psoriasis
dry, cracked, encrusted skin. lesions may appear on scalp, chest, buttocks, and extremities. psoriasis
hives urticaria
inflammatory reaction of the capillaries beneath a localized area of the skin urticaria
inflammatory disease of the subecaceous glands and hair follicles acne vulgaris
appearance of comedos, papules,and pustules. more common in adolescents. acne vulgaris
loss of hair alopecia
contagious superficial skin infection marked by vesicles or bullae that become pustular, rupture, and form yellow crusts impetigo
boil furuncles
several furuncles develp8ng in adjoining hair follicles with multiple drainage sinuses carbuncle
skin infestation with lice, a parsitic insect pediculosis
localized area of dead skin and subcutaneous tissue decubitus ulcers
chronic, superficial fungal infection dermatophytoses
can occur in the tinea capitis(scalp), tinea corporis(body), tinea unguium(nails), tinea pedis(feet), or tinea cruris(groin) dermatophytoses
horny indurations and thickening of the stratum corneum of the skin, they have a central keratinous core corns
localized hyperplasia of the stratum corneum callus will exhihit as a lesion. calluses
verrucae; circumscribed, elevated skin lesions resulting from hypertrophy of the epidermis. warts
connective-tissue disorder characterized by a superficial, localized inflammation of the skin. discoid lupus erythematosus (DLS)
systemic sclerosis; progressive, chronic, systemic disease characterized by diffuse fibrosis of the skin and internal organs. scleroderma
may appear in two forms. morphea- skin becomes thickened and densely fibrous. systemic- both skin and internal organs are involved. sclerosderma
chronic functional disease of the sebaceous glands marked by an increase in the amount and often alteration in the quality of the sebaceous secretion. seborrheic dermatitis
when this occurs in infancy it is called cradle cap. it is also common in the diaper area. seborrheic dermatitis
acute skin inflammation caused by the direct action of various irritants on the surface of the skin or by contact with substance to which an individual is allergic or sensitive contact dermatits
inflammation of the skin, unknown etiology, iherently irritable skin. common among infants, but it may occur at any time in life. atopic dermatitis
eczema atopic dermatitis
skin erupions occurring about the perimeter of the mouth, lips, and nose, or on the mucous membranes within the mouth. cold sores and fever blisters
shingles herpes zoster
acute inflammatory eruption of highly painful vesicles on the trunk of the body or occasionally on the face herpes zoster
most common skin cancers are basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas skin carcinomas
neoplasm composed of abnormal melanocytes appearing in both the epidermis and dermis malignant melanoma
common in childhood skin diseases that may be chronic and familial in nature atopic dermatitis
maculopapular and occasionally excoriated eruption in the diaper area of infants diaper rash
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