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haney genpath c1307

Often appears first as comedo or closed comedo. Eventually plug may rupture or leak. Inflammation and scars may develop. acne vulgaris
Lay eggs in body hair or clothing. Eggs hatch, feed, and mature in 2-3 weeks. pediculosis
Macules, papules, plaques, plugged follicles, and atrophic areas are evident, usually on face, neck, upper extremities, or any part of the body exposed to sunlight. discoid lupus erythematosus
Lesions having irregular borders and a diversity of colors. malignant melanoma
First symptom pain, skin eruption begins as an erythematous maculopapular rash that develops rapidly into vesicles. herpes zoster
Lesions that are small pale vesicles especially on lips or around mouth. Affected area may burn/sting. cold sores and fever blisters
Erythema and the appearance of small skin vesicles that ooze, scale, itch, burn, or sting. contact dermatitis
Skin eruptions on areas such as the scalp, eyelids, cheeks, beard, chest, axillae, groin, or trunk that produce dry, moist, or greasy scales. Brown/yellow lesions. Produce dandruff seborrheic dermatitis
Size, shape, and appearance of these will vary. Tenderness and itching may accompany. warts
Tenderness and pain, glassy core and are smaller than calluses. corns
Early signs- shiny, reddened skin, usually appearing over a bony prominence. Small blisters, erosions, necrosis, and ulceration eventually occur. decubitus ulcers
Lesions begin as macules, vesicles, and pustules usually accompanied by pruritus. Thick, yellow crust eventually forms. impetigo
Gradually occurs with advancing age, all at once, or in patchy spots alopecia
Affected areas of skin typically appear dry, cracked, and encrusted. psoriasis
Eruption of pale raised wheals possibly surrounded by erythema. Intense itching urticaria
Affected portion extremely tender, painful, and swollen. Abscess may eventually enlarge, soften, and open, discharging pus and necrotic material. furuncles and carbuncles
Raynaud's phenomenon generally is the first symptom, pain, stiffness, and swelling of the fingers and joints. Contractures eventually develop scleroderma
Pruritus and often severe characteristic lesions on the face, neck, upper trunk, and bends of the knees and elbows. May cause vesicular and exudative eruptions in children and dry, leathery vesicles in adults. atopic dermatitis
cancerous skin lesions may appear any place on body. sun exposed areas of the body are common places. skin carcinomas
Created by: jhennes