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Flavin MED106 wk 2

Flavin MED106 wk 2 Integ GI Resp 2019

General categories of diseases for the GI tract would include: Erosion of tissue, inflammation, and infection Benign/malignant tumors, obstruction, malnutrition, and malabsorption syndrome.
What is the largest organ in the body? skin
What is the first line of defense when the skin is injured? Redness, swelling, inflammation
All are manifested by pruritus, erythema, and the appearance of various cutaneous lesions dermatitis
Many substances can induce ____ ____, including plants such as poison ivy, oak, or sumac contact dermatitis
A flare-up of ____can be triggered by stress, anxiety, or conflict Eczema (an idiopathic disease)
When ____develop in the pharyngeal mucosa, the airway can become obstructed. hives
Urticaria is often treated with ___ to calm down the effects of the allergic reaction. Antihistamines
_____occurs in a band like pattern along the course of the peripheral nerves or dermatomes. Shingles
Cellulitis: The cause is either Streptococcus or _____that enters skin via a small cut lesion. Staphylococcus
_____ is characterized by lesions that are round, ringed, and scaled with vesicles> Tinea Corporis (looks like a bulls eye)
Signs & symptoms of a ____ include blisters, erosions, necrosis, and ulceration. Caused by impairment or lack of blood supply. Decubitus Ulcers
_____: Rash accompanied by intense itching Lice: Can produce a rash or wheals, but the most common sign or symptom is the presence of nits on hair shafts, skin, or clothing. Scabies
Chronic exposure to the UV radiation has two main effects that can lead to tumor formation or ____ . Skin cancers
Skin Carcinomas: ____ consists of conventional or Mohs surgical excision, cryosurgery, electrodesiccation, and curettage or radiation therapy. Treatments
Small dark areas of skin composed of dense collections of melanocytes are called ____. Nevi (Moles)
Characterized by restless sleep, depression, fatigue, anxiety, and bowel dysfunction w/ s/s include diffuse aching/burning in the muscles, stiffness, disturbed sleep, poor concentration, irritability, and depression is ___ fibromyalgia
Excessive inward curvature occurs as the person compensates for added abdominal girth is called _____ Lordosis
_____ (back curvature) Cause is genetic in some cases. Deformities of the vertebrae, Uneven leg lengths, & Muscle degeneration or paralysis. Scoliosis
___ is a natural sign of healing but too much and often can be an indication of Inflammation
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