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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