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Bone abbr & skin

Abbr AKA Above knee amputation
Abbr BKA Below knee amputation
Abbr DJD Degenerative joint disease
Abbr Fx Fracture
Abbr LS Lumbosacral
Abbr ORIF Open reduction internal fixation
Abbr PROM Passive range of motion
Abbr RA Rheumatoid arthritis
Abbr RF Rheumatoid factor
Abbr ROM Range of motion
Abbr THR Total hip replacement
Abbr TKA Total knee arthroplasty
Abbr TKR Total knee replacement
Abbr TMJ Temporomandibular joint
Abbr TX, Tx Traction
Albino A person with an absence of color pigments
Alopecia Baldness
Constrict Blood vessels get smaller
Crusts Areas of dried pus and blood, commonly called "scabs"
Cyanosis A bluish discoloration of the skin caused by insufficient oxygen
Dermis Also called corium or true skin
Dilate Blood vessels get larger
Epidermis The outer most layer of skin
Erythema A reddish color of the skin that can be caused by either burns or a congestion of blood in vessels
Integumentaty system Skin
Jaundice A yellow discoloration of the skin
Macules Flat spots on the skin, such as freckles
Pustules Pus filled sacs such as those seen in acne or pimples
Sebaceous glands Oil glands that usually open onto hair follicles
Subcutaneous fascia or hypodermis The innermost layer of skin
Sudoriferous glands Sweat glands that are coiled tubes that extend through the dermis and open on the surface of the skin at pores
Ulcer A deep loss of skin surface that may extend into the dermis; may cause peroodic bleeding and formation of scars
Wheals Itchy, elevated areas with an irregular shape; hives and insect bites are examples
Created by: Irismay07



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