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5 Matching questions

  1. gangrene
  2. erythema
  3. keloid
  4. fissure
  5. laceration
  1. a cut; tearing; a torn wound
  2. b a narrow slit on the skin surface
  3. c redness of the skin
  4. d a sharply elevated, progressively enlarging scar that does not fade with time
  5. e necrotic or dead tissue

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an erruptive (rose colored) disease or fever
  2. any patch or flat area; used to describe the silvery scales of psoriasis
  3. a localized area of swelling on the body surface (e.g. produced by a skin test reaction)
  4. a small blister containing liquid
  5. no body pigment; white skin and hair

5 True/False questions

  1. erosioneating or gnawing away (e.g. an early ulcer)


  2. pustulea small, circumscribed, solid elevated lesion of the skin (e.g. wart, acne, mole)


  3. ulcera local destruction of tissue from sloughing of necrotic inflammatory tissue


  4. urticariahives; transient elevated patches (wheals)


  5. excoriationa superficial loss of skin (e.g. by scratching)