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Chapter 3

Intehumentary General skin changes

decubitus ulcer bed sore
dermatosis skin condition
dermopathy skin disease
atopic dermatitis a chronic dry inflammatory disease characterized by itching
hypertrichosis excessive growth of the hair
ichthyosis a condition in the skin is dry an scaly resembling fish scales
postpartum alopecia baldness experienced after pregnancy
psoriasis a skin condition experienced by patches of itchy, red, scaly skin
sclerodermatatitis inflammation of the skin accompanied by thickening and hardening
scleronychia thickening and hardening of the skin
xanthosis yellowing of the skin
actinic keratosis horny skin condition caused by sun exposure
basal cell carcinoma cancerous tumor of basal skin cells
hidradenoma tumor of the sweat gland
malignant cutaneous a harmful new formation of skin tissue (cancerous)
malignant melanoma a harmful tumor of the melanin cells
squamous cell carcinoma a cancerous tumor of squamous skin cells
acne vulgaris inflammation of the skin follicles
dermatomycosis a fungal skin condition
hidradenitis inflammation of sweat glands
impetigo a highly contagious bacterial infection of the skin
mycodermatitis inflammation of the skin caused by fungus
onychodysotrophy poor nourishment and development of the nail
tinea fungal condition "ringworm"
trichomycosis a fungal condition of the hair
actinic dermatitis inflammation of the skin caused by sun exposure
dermatitis inflammation of the skin caused by the discharge of oil
steatitis inflammation of fat tissue
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