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CH 11 Est book 2012
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What body system do vascular lesions involve?
What type of lesions are lesions in the early stages of development or change?
What type of lesions change the structure of tissues and organs?
Where do steatomas usually appear?
scalp, neck, and back
What color dye is a common allergen that causes allergic contact dermatitis?
What causes the itchy feeling that often accompanies contact dermatitis?
What is the biggest external cause of pigmentation disorders?
What color pigmentation is associated with pregnancy mask?
How often should people visit a physician to check for cancerous lesions?
once a year
A statement about acne that is true.
Acne is hereditary.
Where are sebaceous filaments often found?
What does adrenaline help the body to do?
cope with stressful events
What is an example of a food that can not irritate acne?
What grade of acne is cystic acne?
What is a potential side effect of using tretinoin (Retin-A)?
You should never work on any skin condition you do not recognize.
Estheticians are trained to diagnose and treat skin disorders and diseases.
Acne pustules in hair follicles are infectious.
A closed comedo forms when the openings of the follicles are blocked with debris and white cells.
Sebaceous hyperplasia lesions can be removed by extraction.
Anhidrosis requires medical treatment.
Folliculitis is a common condition in men.
Psoriasis can be spread by irritating the affected area.
An allergic reaction occurs when the immune system mistakes a toxic substance for a nontoxic substance.
Initial exposure to an allergen does not always cause an allergic reaction.
A tan is basically visible skin and cell damage.
If a client has a hair in a mole, you should simply pluck it out.
Skin cancer risk increases with cumulative UV sun exposure.
Tanning in a tanning bed is considered a safe way to tan.
Malignant melanoma cannot metastasize.
Infrequent, intense UV exposure may cause a higher risk for melanoma than chronic continuous exposure does.
Bacteria in the follicles can only live if oxygen is present.
Sebum soothes the follicles, preventing inflammation.
Adult acne is more common in males than females.
Moisturizers and sunscreens that are oil-in-water emulsions are preferred over those that are water-in-oil emulsions.
Epidermal cysts that are small, firm, white papules
Prohibit a treatment
Chronic inflammatory skin disorder of the sebaceous glands characterized by comedones and blemishes
Non-inflamed buildup of cells, sebum, and other debris inside follicles
Subcutaneous abscess filled with pus, caused by bacteria in glands or hair follicles
Physician who treats diseases and disorders of the skin
Overproduction of pigment
Lack of pigment
Skin condition characterized by inflammation, dry or oily scaling or crusting, and/or itchiness
Redness caused by inflammation
Acute inflammatory disorder of the sweat glands, resulting in the eruption of red vesicles and burning, itching skin from excessive heat exposure
Inflammation of the skin characterized by redness, dilation of blood vessels, and in severe cases, the formation of papules and pustules
Razor bumps without the pus or infection
Inflammatory skin condition caused by an allergic reaction from contact with a substance or chemical
Allergic reaction by the body's histamine production
White, yellow, or flesh-colored benign lesions frequently seen in oilier areas of the face
Acne-like condition around the mouth, consisting mainly of small clusters of papules
Capillaries that have been damaged and are now larger, or distended blood vessels
Excessive perspiration caused by heat, genetics, medications, or medical conditions
Dilation of the blood vessels
Chronic, relapsing form of dermatitis
Swelling from a fluid imbalance in the cells or from a response to injury, infection, or medication
Itchy skin disease characterized by red patches covered with white-silver scales
Deficiency in perspiration due to failure of the sweat glands
Itchy, swollen lesion caused by a blow, insect bite, skin allergy reaction, or stings
Thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue
Inflamed papule with a white or yellow center containing pus
Open lesion on the skin or mucous membrane of the body, accompanied by pus and loss of skin depth
Closed, abnormally developed sac containing fluid, infection, or other matter above or below the skin
Dead cells formed over a wound or blemish while it is healing, resulting in an accumulation of sebum and pus, sometimes mixed with epidermal material
Small blister or sac containing clear fluid
Small elevation on the skin that contains no fluid, but may develop into a pustule
Large blister containing watery fluid
Excessive shedding of dead skin cells
Crack in the skin that may penetrate into the dermis
Bump smaller than a tumor, caused by scar tissue, fatty deposits, or infections
Abnormal, rounded solid lump, larger than a papule
Disorder where clients purposely scrape off acne lesions, causing scarring and discoloration
Redness and bumpiness in the cheeks or upper arms, caused by blocked follicles
Increased pigmentation, also known as liver spots
Hypertrophy of the papillae and epidermis caused by a virus
Pink or flesh-colored precancerous lesions that feel sharp or rough that is a result of sun damage and should be checked by a dermatologist
Malformation of the skin from abnormal pigmentation or dilated capillaries; also known as a birthmark
Rare genetic condition characterized by the lack of melanin pigment in the body including the skin, hair, and eyes
Flat, pigmented area similar to a freckle
Acquired, thickened patch of epidermis
Pigmented nevus, ranging in color from tan to bluish black
Change in pigmentation due to melanin production as a defense against UV radiation that damages the skin
Loss of pigmentation
Hyperpigmentation triggered by hormonal changes, often during pregnancy or with birth control use
Thickening of the skin caused by a mass of keratinocytes
Hereditary factor in which dead skin cells build up because they do not shed from the follicles as they do on normal skin
basal cell carcinoma
Most common and least severe type of carcinoma
Painful skin condition from the reactivation of the chickenpox virus
herpes simplex virus 1
Recurring viral infection such as fever blisters or cold sores
squamous cell carcinoma
Moderately serious form of skin cancer, characterized by red or pink scaly papules or nodules
herpes simplex virus 2
Genital form of herpes
Inflammation of the mucous membrane around the eye due to chemical, bacterial, or viral causes
Fungal condition that inhibits melanin production
Most serious form of skin cancer
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