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Milady Chapter 8

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impetigo
A contagious bacterial skin infection characterized by weeping lesions is:
scaly red papules or nodules
Squamous cell carcinoma is characterized by:
contact dermatitis
An inflammation of the skin caused by having contact with certain chemicals or substances is:
rosacea
A chronic condition characterized by redness on the cheeks and nose is:
vitiligo
Which of the following is a hereditary condition that causes hypopigmented spots on the skin?
stain
An abnormal brown or wine-colored skin discoloration with a circular or irregular shape is a:
nettle sting, urticaria , insect bite
Which of the following can produce a wheal?
lesion
The term used to describe a mark on the skin is:
bromhidrosis
Foul-smelling perspiration caused by bacteria is:
dermatologist
A physician who specializes in diseases and disorders of the skin, hair, and nails is a(n):
ulcer
An open lesion on the skin or mucous membrane of the body, accompanied by pus and loss of skin depth, is a(n):
fingers
Common places for allergic contact dermatitis on a client include all of the following EXCEPT:
eczema
The inflammatory condition characterized by moderate to severe inflammation, scaling, and sometimes severe itching is:
papule
A raised bump that is often red due to inflammation and sore due to the pressure of swelling is a:
tumor
An abnormal mass varying in size, shape, and color is a:
UVA and UVB rays
The UV rays of the sun reach the skin in two different forms, as:
secondary skin lesions
Piles of material on the skin surface or depressions in the skin surface characterize:
keloid
A thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue is a:
fissure
A crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis layer of the skin is a:
UVA rays
Which rays of the sun are known as aging rays?
malignant melanoma
Black or dark brown patches on the skin that may appear uneven in texture characterize:
intrinsic
Genetic aging, gravity, and facial expressions are examples of which aging factor?
whitehead
A closed comedo is known as a:
oxygen
Propionibacterium acnes are anaerobic, which means they cannot survive in the presence of:
80-85
The sun is the number one factor in premature aging, causing what percentage of aging?
sebaceous glands
Acne is a skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation of:
blackheads
When the sebum of a comedo is exposed, it oxidizes, producing:
macule
A flat spot or discoloration of the skin such as a freckle is a:
birthmark
Another name for a nevus is a:
skin-care routine
The best skin defense against pollutants is:
distended or dilated surface blood vessels
Telangiectasias are defined as:
vesicles
Poison ivy and poison oak produce:
herpes simplex
The recurring viral infection characterized by cold sores is:
milia
Benign, keratin-filled cysts that appear under the epidermis and have no visible opening are:
scale
Cicatrix is another name for a(n):
free radicals
Unstable molecules that cause biochemical aging are called:
tubercle
An abnormal, rounded, solid lump above, within, or under the skin is a(n):
10 am and 3 pm
Peak hours of the day, when UV exposure is highest, are usually between:
uvb rays
The shorter rays of the sun that stop penetration at the base of the epidermis are:
keloid
Which of the following is an example of a secondary skin lesion?
wart
A verruca is also known as a:
hyperpigmentation
A condition characterized by darker than normal pigmentation, appearing as dark splotches, is:
benzoyl peroxide
Which leave-on acne treatment not only helps to shed cellular debris, but also kills the acne bacteria?