A small brownish spot or blemish on the skin ranging in color from pale tan to brown or bluish black
A chronic inflammatory congestion of the cheeks and nose which is characterized by redness, dilation of the blood vessels, and the formation papules and pustules
qA closed abnormally developed sac, containing fluid, semifluid, or morbid matter above or below the skin
skin cancer that starts w/ a black or dark brown patch on the skin that appears uneven in texture jagged or raised
ultra violet rays
The weakening of collagen and elastic fibers occurs at a faster rate when the skin is frequently exposed to ________ w/out proper protection
The Ameerican Cancer Society recommeds using the ABCDE cancer check list to help make skin cancer easier to recognize w/ A representing Asymetery, B/ Border, C/ _________, D/ Diameter, E/ Evolving
While they can be damaging to the skin, ______ rays do contribute to the body's synthesis of vitamin D and other important minerals.
An inflammatory painful itching disease of the skin, acute or chronic in nature, presenting many forms of dry or moist lesions
A skin disease characterized by red patches covered w/white silver scales usually found on the scalp, elbows, knees, chest and lower back.
an eruptive skin infection caused by contact w/irritating substances such as chemicals or tinit
A condition of dry, scaly skin due to a deficiency or absence of sebum, caused by aging and exposure to the cold
a condition characterized by increased pigmentation on the skin, in spots that are not elevated
A skin disorder characterized by light abnormal patches; caused by a burn or congenital disease that destroys the pigment producing cells