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Alopecia
Baldness
Abscess
Inflamed cavity filled with pus as a result of infection
Bandage
Soft material applied to body part to control bleeding
Benign tumor
Tumor that is not malignant
Cellulittis
Inflammation and or infection of skin, may result in tissue destruction if not treated properly
Cyst
Sac of fluid or semisolid material under the skin
Dermatitis
Inflammation of the skin
Dressing
Covering applied directly to wound for pressure and support
Eczema
Superficial dermatitus
Erythema
Redness of the skin
Exudate
Drainage
Fissure
Crack in the skin or mucas membrane
Folliculitis
Inflammation of hair follicles
Herpes Simplex
Infection caused by Herpes Simplex virus
Herpes Zoster
Inflamation caused by reactivation of varicelia zoster virus
Impetigo
Highly infectious skin infection causing erythemal and progressing to honey colored clusters
Malignant tumor
Cancerous growth
Neoplasm
Abnormal growth of new tissue; tumor
Nodule
Small node, mass or swelling
Papilloma
Benign skin tumor
Papilloma Virus
Benign skin tumor caused by virus
Pruritus
Itching
Psoriasis
hronic skin disorder, red patches, covered by thick dry silvery scales
Seborrhea
Over production of sebum by sebaceous glands
Staphyloccus
Genus of bacteria, some can cause skin infections
Streptococcus
Genus of bacteria, implicated in infection of skin
Uriticaria
Hives
Verruca
Wart
Wheal
Smal, round, itchy elevation of skin, white center, red border; hive