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Integumentary System

Fat Adip/o Lip/o Steat/o
Skin Cutane/o Derm/o Dermat/o
Hair Pil/o Trich/o
Sweat Hidr/o
Nail Onych/o Ungu/o
Scale Squam/o
Oil Seb/o Sebace/o
Unusual Skin Texture Ichthyo- Kerato- Pachyo- Xero- Rhytido-
Unusual Skin Color Leuko- Erythro- Xantho- Melanoma-
Some words cannot be broken into parts parts——- Comedo Macerate Urticaria
Break the medical term into smaller word parts ———- Dermatalgia Dermatodynia Dermatolysis Hemathidrosis
Location of a rash——— Localized vs. generalized Spreading Centrifugal vs. centripetal
Presence of bumps and their size——— Papules<1cm Nodules>1cm Plaques are large and flat
Bumps that are filled with fluid——- Vesicles are<1 cm and filled with clear fluid Bulla are >1 cm and filled with clear fluid Pustules are filled with pus Abscesses are large pustules
Flat spots——— Freckles are small spots called macules Large macules are called patches
Skin conditions caused by blood vessels——- Collection of blood vessels.... Cherry angioma-raised Telangiectasia-flat Bruises..... Petechiae-small Ecchymosis-large
Scar formations——- Cicatrix Keloid
Epidermal tumors Nevus Dysplastic nevus Verucca
Decubitus ulcer Decub
Eczema, asthma, hay fever EAHF
ABCDE Asymmetry,border, color, diameter, evolving,
AK Actinic keratosis
BCC Basal cell carcinoma
Bx Biopsy
C&S Culture and Sensitivity
Derm Dermatology
FS Frozen Section
ID Indradermal
SC SQ Subcut Subcutaneous
SCC Squamous cell carcinoma
TD Transdermal
XP Xerodermia pigmentosa
Created by: bridgetleyva
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