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localized collection of pus in any body part, frequently associated with swelling and inflammation
a purple patch more than 3 mm in diameter caused by blood under the skin; see also petechiae
inflammatory condition of the skin characterized by erythema, vesicles, and crusting with scales
profuse sweating; increased or excessive perspiration; may be caused by heat, menopause, or infection
tumor of the melanocytes; skin cancer characterized by dark pigmented, irregular-shaped lesion
a mass of tissue that bulges outward from the skin's surface on a stem or stalk of mucous membrane
viral infection producing the eruption of highlyainful vesicles that may follow a nerve path
an open sore or lesion of the skin; a lesion through the skin or a mucous membrane resulting from loss of tissue
incision and drainage
cutting open of a wound or lesion, such as an abscess, and letting out or draining the contents, such as pus
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