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CH 4 Integumentary; Diseases and Conditions
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Diffuse spreading acute inflammation within solid tissues. The most common cause of streptococcus pyogenes infection.
Irritated or allergic response of the skin that can lead to an acute or chronic inflammation.
Superficial inflammation of the skin characterized by vesicles, weeping and pruritis. Also called dermatitis
Inflammation of the hair follicle
Localized suppurative staphylococcal skin infections originating in a gland or follicle characterized by pain redness and swelling.
Superficial Vesiculopustular skin infection, normally seen in children , possiblke in adults.
Infection in the fold of the skin at the margin of the nail.
Inflammatory scaling disease of the scalp and face. In newborns it is known as cradle cap
Yeast infection in moist occluded areas of the skin. Also called moniliasis
Fungal infection of the skin
Fungal infection of the nails
Fungal infection of the scalp; Ringworm
Ringworm of the body.
Fungal infection of external genitalia and upper legs in males; Jock itch
Fungal infection of the foot; Athletes Foot
Fungal infection of the nails also known as onychomycosis
Parasitic infection of lice; involving head, body, or genital area
Parasitic infestation caused by mites
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)
Viral infection characterized by clusters of small vesicles filled with clear fluid on raised inflammatory bases HSV-1 causes fever blisters HSV-2 is genetal herpes
Acute painful infectious rash; Shingles
Common contageous epithelial growths on the skin; Warts
Baldness or hair loss; resulting from genetic factors, aging or disease.
Abnormal excess of hair; hirsutism
benign cavity lined by keratinizing epithelium and filled with sebum and epithelial debris
Tiny superficial keratinous cysts caused by clogged oil ducts
chronic inflammatory disorder that occurs in fair skinned individuals and is characterized by telangiectasia, erythema, papules, and pustules on tha face.
Disorder of impulsive tendency to pull out ones hair
Common chronic skin disorder characterized by circumscribed, salmon red patches covered by thick, dry, silvery scales
Common Painless thickening of the stratum corneum at locations of external pressure
Horny mass of condensed epithelial cells overlying a bony prominence; Clavus
Bedsore, pressure sore, or pressure ulcer
Category of dry skin that has the scaly appearence of a fish. The mild form is known as xeroderma.
Complete lack of melanin production
Abnormally increased pigmentation
Abnormally decreased pigmentation
Hyperpigmentation of the forehead, cheeks, and/or nose as the result of pregnancy or oral contraceptives
Benign acquired disease of unknown origin, consisting of irregular patches of various sizes lacking in pigment
Excessive persperation caused by heat, strong emotion, menopause, hyperthyroidism or infection.
Minute vesicles and papules often with surrounding erythema cause by occlusion of sweat ducts in hot humid weather
Localized vascular lesion
skin nodule that is painless, round, firm red or gray
Fatty tumors that are soft, movable, subcutaneous nodules
benign circumscribed pigmented superficial warty skin lesion that may be accompanied by pruritis.
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