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A premalignant warty lesion occurring on the sun-exposed skin of the face or hands in aged light-skinned people.
Infections skin disease commonly occurring in children; caused by group A streptococci of Staphylococcus.
A tumor that does not form metastases, and does not invade and destroy adjacent normal tissue.
A melanocytic nevus that is visible at birth, is often larger than an acquired nevus.
Acute or chronic dermatitis caused by initial irritant effect of a substance that comes in contact with the skin.
Removal of foreign materials, necrotic matter, and devitalized tissue from a wound or burn.
Focal ischemis necrosis of skin and underlying tissues at sites of constant pressure or recurring friction.
Procedure used to remove acne scars or pits, performed with sandpaper or other abrasive materials.
A slowly-growing, benign skin nodule consisting of poorly demarcated cellular fibrous tissue.
A physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating cutaneous and related systemic diseases.
Cutaneous pigmented lesions with notched, irregular borders, considered pre-malignant.
A thick, crusty covering or slough that develops after thermal or chemical burn or cauterization of the skin.
A nevus in which nests of melanocytes are found in the dermis, but not at the epidermaldermal junction.
Pathologic death of one or more cells, or of a portion of tissue or organ, resulting from irreversible damage.
A circumscribed malformation of the skin, especially one that is colored by hyperpigmentation.
A common inherited condition characterized by the eruption of reddish, silvery-scaled maculopapules.
complex wound closure
involving extensive debridement, extensive undermining, stents or retention sutures and more than layered closure
cleaning and removing skin or tissue from the wound until normal healthy tissue is exposed
a procedure in which the physician cuts through the dead skin that covers the surface when there is a full-thickness burn.
a procedure that is named after physician who pioneered the basic microscopic technique
procedure where the entire breast is removed in addition to the pectoral muscles and axillary lymph nodes
horizontal or transverse removal of dermal or epidermis lesions, without full-thickness excision.
Complex wound repair
involves complicated wound closure, including revision, debridement, extensive undermining, and more than layered closure
Intermediate wound repair
requires closure of one or more subcutaneous tissues and superficial fascia, in addition to the skin closure
destruction of a lesion by the use of electric current radiated through a needle.
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