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Epidermolysis

Loosening of outer layer of the skin with formation of large blisters (bullae).

Exanthematous

Characterized by or of the nature of an eruption or rash

Xanthoma

nodules develop under the skin owing to excess lipid deposits; yellowish tumor on the skin

Stratum corneum

outermost layer of the epidermis, which consists of flattened, keratinized cells

Lipocyte

fat cell

Epidermis

outermost layer of skin

Causalgia

Intensely unpleasant burning pain in a limb following damage to nerves.

Phoresis

carrying, transmission

Diaphoresis

sweating

Pruritus

itching

Albinism

the congenital absence of pigmentation in the eyes and skin and hair

Leukoplakia

white, thickened patches on mucous membrane tissue of the tongue or cheek

Anhidrosis

absence of sweating

Pilonidal cyst

closed sac located in the sacrococcygeal area of the back; sometimes noted at birth as a dimple

Keloid

hypertrophied, thickened scar developing after trauma or surgical incision

Blackheads

dried sebum and bacteria

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