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MA 101


Use of liquid nitrogen to destroy tissue.

Skin Biopsy

Suspected malignant skin lesions are removed and sent to the lab.

Skin Test

Reaction of the body to a substance by observing the result- injection or topical

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Malignant tumor of the squamous epithelial cells of the epidermis.

Malignant Melanoma

Cancerous growth composed of melanocytes.

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Malignant tumor of the basal cell layer of the epidermis.


Pigmented lesion of the skin


Hypertrophied, thickened scar.


Infection of the skin caused by a fungus.


Skin condition characterized by itchy, scaly, red plaques covered by silvery gray scales.


Infection of the skin marked by heat, redness, pain, and swelling.

Urticaria (hives)

Acute allergic reaction red, round wheals develop.


Open sore on the skin or mucous membranes within the body.


Absess of the skin containing pus.


Benign growth extending from the surface of mucous membranes.


Solid, round or oval elevated lesion.


Groove or crack-like sore.


Closed sac or pouch containing fluid.

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