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Chpt 3 Derm

APHY

TermDefinition
vascular lesion wound related to blood vessels
cherry angioma small blood vessel tumor
telangiesctasia overextension of the end of a blood vessel
petechia small bruise
ecchymosis large bruise
cicatrix scar
keloid overgrowth of scar tissue
epidermal tumors tumors on the skin
nevus mole
dysplastic nevus mole with bad changes/formations
verruca wart
C&S culture & sensitivity growing microorganisms to determine which drugs they may respond to
Bx biopsy removal of tissue to examine it
excisional biopsy removal of entire lesion for examination
incisional biopsy removal of a portion of a lesion for examination
dermatoscope instrument used to look at the skin
dermoscopy procedure of looking at the skin
adipocele hernia filled with fatty tissue
dermatofibroma a fibrous skin tumor
erythrocyanosis red &/or blue skin discoloration
keratogenic causing horny tissue development
necrosis tissue death
onychia a nail condition
onychocryptosis ingrown nail
onycholysis loss of a nail
onychomalacia abnormal softening of a nail
onychopathy nail disease
onychophagia biting of the nail
pachyderma tough skin
paronychia condition of skin around nail
steatoma a fatty tumor
xanthoma a yellow tumor
Created by: JodyWitt
 

 



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