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ch. 12 continued

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sunburn
skin cell damage by UV rays
lupus erthematosis
autoimmune disorder, red, scaly patch
scleroderma
autoimmune disorder, red, scaly rash on face or upper torso
scleroderma
autoimmune disease, connective tissues become thickened and hardened, hard and swollen skind
urticaria
hives
cellulitis
bacterial skin infection, rapid spreading infection
furuncles
boils
gangrene
tissue necrosis
impetigo
contagious bacterial infection in children
necrotizing fasciitis
severe infection
pyoderma
acute, inflammatory, pus bacterial infection like impetigo
pediculosis
parasite infestations, infestation of lice
scabies
infection by infestation with the itch mites
cicatrix
normal scarring
keratosis
any skin growth, like wart or callus, overgrowth and thickening of skin
lipoma
benigen, slow growing fatty tumor between skin and muscle
polyp
mushroom like growth deom the surface of the a mucous membrane
skin tags
small, flesh colored oe light brown polyps hanging from the body
squamous cell carcinoma
originates as a malignant tumor that can easily spread to other body systems
malignant melanoma
occurs in the melanocytes
biopsy
removal of a small part of tumor, living tissue
exfoliate cytology
technique in which cell are scraped from tissue and examined
sunscreen
blocks harmful UVB