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Skin Diseases & Disorders

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keloid
A thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue is known as a:
bascal cell carninoma
The most common type of skin cancer caused by overexposture to the sun is:
asteatosis
A dry, scaly skin condition due to a definciency or absence of sebum caused by old age and exposure to cold is:
acne
A skin disoder characterized by chronic inflammation of the sebaceaous glands caused from retained secretions is:
extraction procedures
Comedones should be removed under asepic conditions using proper:
full or broad spectrum
To be effective, sunscreen used as protective to filter out UVA and UVB rays should be rated as:
tertiary
Lesions of the skin are classified as primary, secondary, and:
dermatitis
A generic medical term used to describe an abnormal inflammatory condition of the skin is:
tumor
An absormal cell mass resulting from excessive multipocation of cells that varies in size, color, and shape is a:
histamines
Chemicals released by the immune system that flood tissues to diute a skin irritant are:
acne vulgaris
Acne, or common pimples, is also known as:
UVA and UVB rays
The UV rays of the sun reach the skin in two different forms, which are:
telangiectasias
Distended capillaries caused by onstant overdilation and weakening of the capillary walls are known as:
UVB rays
The rays of the sun that cause sunburns and tanning and are also known as burning rays:
malignant melanoma
Dark, brown patches on the skin that may appear uneven in texture, jagged, or raised may be a warning sign of:
fissures
Cracks in the skin that penetrate the dermis layer, such as chapped hands or lips, are:
steatoma
Sebaceaous systs or fatty tumors filled with sebum that range in size from a pea to an orange are:
bulla
A large primary lesion containing a watery fluid is a:
melanin
The pigment is the skin that s designed to help protect the skin from the sun's UV rays is:
milia
Benign, keratin-filled cysts found under the epidermis that resemble small sesame seeds are:
macule
A spot of discoloration of the skin, neither raised nor sunken is a:
comedo
A hair follicle filled with exessive keratin and sebum forms a:
borders
The american Canver Society recommends using a checklist to recognize potential skin cancer or changes in moles, using the better B to check mole:
scale
An excessive thin plate of epidermal flakes, dry or oily, is known as a:
albinism
The absence of melanin pignentation of the body is known as: