ch. 12 continued

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sunburn

skin cell damage by UV rays

lupus erthematosis

autoimmune disorder, red, scaly patch

scleroderma

autoimmune disorder, red, scaly rash on face or upper torso

scleroderma

autoimmune disease, connective tissues become thickened and hardened, hard and swollen skind

urticaria

hives

cellulitis

bacterial skin infection, rapid spreading infection

furuncles

boils

gangrene

tissue necrosis

impetigo

contagious bacterial infection in children

necrotizing fasciitis

severe infection

pyoderma

acute, inflammatory, pus bacterial infection like impetigo

pediculosis

parasite infestations, infestation of lice

scabies

infection by infestation with the itch mites

cicatrix

normal scarring

keratosis

any skin growth, like wart or callus, overgrowth and thickening of skin

lipoma

benigen, slow growing fatty tumor between skin and muscle

polyp

mushroom like growth deom the surface of the a mucous membrane

skin tags

small, flesh colored oe light brown polyps hanging from the body

squamous cell carcinoma

originates as a malignant tumor that can easily spread to other body systems

malignant melanoma

occurs in the melanocytes

biopsy

removal of a small part of tumor, living tissue

exfoliate cytology

technique in which cell are scraped from tissue and examined

sunscreen

blocks harmful UVB

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