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Skin Disorders Cos

Diseases and Disorders 2012-2013

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A blister containing a watery fluid, similar to vesicle but larger. Bulla
A closed, abnormally developed sac that contains fluid, pus, semi-fluid, or morbid matter above or below the skin. Cyst
A spot or discoloration on the skin, such as a freckle or a red spot left after a pimple has healed. Macule
An abnormal rounded, solid lump above, within, or under the skin; larger than papule. Tubercle
A swelling; an abnormal cell mass resulting from excessive multiplication of cells, varying in size, shape, and color. Tumor
A small blister or sac containing clear fluid, lying within or just beneath the epidermis. Vesicle
An itchy swollen lesion that lasts only a few hours; caused by a blow, bite of an insect, urticaria(skin allergy), or the sting of a needle. EX:Hives or mosquito bites. Wheal
Dead cells that form over a wound or blemish while its healing; an accumulation of sebum and pus, sometimes mixed with epidermal material. EX: Scab on a sore Crust
A skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping. Excoriation
A crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis. EX: Chapped lips or hands Fissure
Thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue. Keloid
Any thin, dry, or oilyplate of epidermal flakes. EX: Abnormal or excessive dandruff Scale
Light colored slightly raised mark on the skin formed after an injury or lesion of the skin has healed. Scar (Cicatrix)
An open lesion on the skin or mucus membrane of the body, accompanied by pus and loss of skin depth. Ulcer
Also known as a whitehead Closed comedo
Benign, keratin filled cysts that appear just underneath the epidermis and have no visible opening. Milia
Skin condition caused by an infalmmation of sebaceous glands. Seborrheic Dermatitis
Deficency in perspiration, often a result of fever or certain skin Diseases. *MEDICAL TREATMENT!* Anhidrosis
Foul smelling perspiration, usually noticable on feet or armpits. Bromhidrosis
Excessive sweating caused by heat or general body weakness. Hyperhidrosis
Formerly known as acne. Chronic congestion appearing primarily on cheeks and nose, characterized by redness, dilation of the blood vessels, and formation of papules and pustules. Rosacea
Prickly heat;acute inflammatory disorder of the sweat glands, characterized by the erruption of small red vesicles and accompanied by burning, itching skin, caused by excessive heat. Miliaria Rubra
What are red patches covered with silver-white scales? psoriasis
A small round brownish spot or blemish on the skin, ranges in color is what? a mole
Light abnormal patches is what? leukoderma
What is albinism? absence of melanin pigment of the body
An allergy to an ingredient or chemical is? allergic contact dermatitis
Cannot survive with the presence of oxygen anaerobic
Most common type of skin cancer basal cell carcinoma
Also known as liver spots chloasma
Also known as pinkeye conjunctivitis
What is contact dermatits? an inflammation caused by having contact with certain chemicals
What is dermatitis? inflammatory condition of the skin
What is dyschromias? abnormal coloration of the skin
Eczema is? an often chronic disease of the skin characterized by severe inflammation
What is extrinsic factors? environmental factors that contribute to aging
What is a molecule that causes biochemical aging? free radicals
What is herpes simplex? viral infection presents as a fever blister or cold sore
What is darker than normal pigmentation? hyperpigmentation
What is an abnormal growth of skin? hypertrophy
What is hypopigmentation? absence of pigment resulting in light or white splotches
What is impetigo? a contagious bacterial skin infection
What is intrinsic factors? skin aging factors
Ocurs when irritating substances damage the epidermis irritant contact dermatitis
Thicken patch of epidermis keratoma
Technical term for freckles lentigines
Mark on the skin that indicates an injury lesion
Most severe type of skin cancer malignant melanoma
Also known as a birthmark nevus
A solid bump larger than .4 inches nodule
Product that has been designed and proven to clog follicles noncomedogenic
Lesions that are different colors and raised above the skin primary lesions
Acne prone skin retention hyperkeratosis
Pocket lesion filled with sebum sebaceous cyst
Piles of material on skin surface secondary skin lesions
Sensitization is what? allergic reaction created by exposure to chemicals
A small brown-colored or flesh-colored outgrowth of the skin skin tag
Type of skin cancer that is more serious than basal cell carcinoma that is? squamous cell carcinoma
Abnormal skin discoloration with a circular and irregular shape stain
Change of pigment of skin caused by exposure to the sun or UV rays tan
What is telangiectasis? distended or dilated surface blood vessels
What is the technical term of a wart? verruca
What is the hereditary condition that causes hypopigmented skin? vitiligo
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