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Skin Hair and Nales I and II vocab
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A bluish discoloration of the hands and feet may be present at birth and may persist for several days or longer if the newborn is kept in cool ambient temperatures
Shaped liked a ring; used to describe a lesion that forms a ring around a clear center of normal skin.
Thinning of skin surface and loss of skin markings; skin translucent and paper-like.
Vesicle greater than 1 cm in diameter.
A diffuse, acute infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue.
A facial discoloration common during pregnancy; also called the mask of pregnancy.
Referring to lesions that run together.
Dried serum, blood or purulent exudates; slightly elevated; size varies; brown,red, black, tan or straw-colored.
A marbled or mottled appearance to the skin of anewborn when exposed to decreased temperatures; occurs because the newborn's immature vascular systems are unable to adapt to temperature changes.
Elevated, circumscribed, encapsulated lesion; in dermis or subcutaneous layer; filled with liquid or semi-silid material.
Referring to a lesion that follows a nerve or segment of body
A contusion or bruise.
Loss of part of the epidermis; depressed, moist, glistening; follows rupture of a vesicle or bulla.
Loss of epidermis; linear hollowed-out, crusted area.
Linear crack or break from the epidermis to the dermis; may be moist or dry.
Inflammation and infection of the hair follicle and surrounding dermis.
A deep-seated infection o fthe pilosebaceous unit
Harlequin color change
A skin coloration that occurs in some newborns in response to changes in position.
Irregular-shaped, elevated, progressively enlarging scar; grows beyond the boundaries of the wound; caused by excessive collagen formation during healing.
Fine, silky hair of newborns skin.
Rough, thickened epidermis secondary to persistent rubbing, itching, or skin irritation; often involves flexor surface of extremity.
A flat, circumscribed area that is a change in the color of the skin; less than 1cm in diameter.
Areas of deep bluish-gray pigmentation most commonly on the sacral aspect of a newborn.
An elevated, firm, circumscribed lesion; deeper in dermis than papule; 1 to 2 cm in diameter.
An elevated, firm, circumscribed area; less than 1 cm in diameter.
A flat, nonpalpable, irregular shaped macule greater than 1 cm in diameter.
Tiny, flat purple or red spots on the skin surface, resulting from minute hemorrhages within the dermal layer.
Elevated, firm and rough lesion with flat top surface grater than 1 cm in diameter.
Elevated, superficial lesion; similar to vesicle but filled with purulent fluid
Heaped-up, keratinized cells; flaky skin; irregular; thick or thin; dry or oily; variation in size.
Thin to thick fibrous tissue that replaces normal skin following injury or laceration to the dermis.
Fine, irregular, red lines produced by capillary dilation.
Elevated and solid lesion; may or may not be clearly demarcated; deeper in dermis; greater than 2 cm in diamter.
Elevated, circumscribed, superficial, not into dermis; filled with serous fluid; less than 1 cm in diameter.
Elevated, irregular shaped area of cutaneous edema; solid, transient, variable diameter.
Loss of epidermis and dermis; concave, varies in size.
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