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Which number on the diagram indicates the hair shaft?
Abnormal changes in the structure of organs or tissues are called primary, secondary and tertiary:
Which of the following types of skin can be identified by a shiny "T" zone and the presence of dryness around the cheeks, jaw line and hairline areas?
Symptoms that can be felt rather than seen, such as itching, burning or pain, are known as a(n):
Which of the following is an infection in the hair follicles caused by bacteria, shaving or clothing irritation?
How should a salon professional react if the client has a skin disease?
refer client to a physician or dermatologist
Which number on the diagram indicates the sudoriferous gland?
Chronic is the term used to identify conditions that are:
Frequent and habitual
Dried masses that are the remains of an oozing sore are called:
Herpes Simplex is also known as:
What is the professional action to take when a client with rosacea requests a facial service?
proceed with the service with approval of the client's physician
The lack of perspiration caused by fever or disease is called:
A cyst is defined by which of the following descriptions?
Abnormal membranous sac
Indicating a medical opinion of a future condition of illness is known as a(an):
A disease influenced by weather is referred to as:
A congenital failure of the skin to produce melanin pigment is known as:
What is the technical term for the study of diseases?
Accumulations of hardened sebum beneath the skin are called whiteheads or:
The medical term for razor bumps or irritation following shaving?
Verruca is a name given to a variety of:
What is the definition of bromidrosis?
Foul smelling perspiration
Which of the following terms does NOT describe a guideline that can indicate skin cancer?
Which disorder is caused by excessive secretion of the sebaceous glands?
What may happen to the skin if an area is subject to pressure or friction applied to skin?
It may become callused
A solid mass in the skin that could be soft or hard, fixed or freely movable and may be elevated or deep is called a:
A papule is an example of a:
Primary skin lesion
Acne can be found in two stages, acne simplex and:
Acne most often occurs on the:
face, back and chest
Vesicles May develop from which of the following conditions
Which of the following terms is another name for a keratoma?
Where does a steatoma most often appear?
Scalp, neck, and back
A sensitivity that may develop from contact with normally harmless substances and include symptoms such as redness or itching is a(n):
Which of the following causes a red, streaky, or patchy rash where the substance has touched the skin?
Allergic contact dermatitis
All of the following are inflammatory disorders of the skin EXCEPT:
A disease that is communicable by contact is known as:
Which of the following is characterized by dry or moist lesions with inflammation of the skin and requires medical attention?
Mechanical abrasions or injuries to the epidermis are know as:
Localized infections of hair follicles are called boils or:
Oval or irregular patches of white skin that do not have normal pigment are characteristics of:
Which of the following is considered a pigmentation abnormality?
What is the name of the layer of skin indicated by the number 2 on the diagram?
What is the technical name for liver spots?
An example of a subjective symptom would be:
Comedone is the technical name for:
What is the technical name for the study of the cause of diseases?
Melanotic sarcoma is a skin cancer that begins with:
The term used to identify conditions that are brief and severe is:
What is another name for a stain on the skin caused by the dilation of the small blood vessels in the skin, also known as a birthmark or congenital mole?
Which number on the diagram indicates the papilla?
What is the name of the layer of skin indicated by the number 1 on the diagram?
What is the technical term for a decrease in activity of melanocytes?
Which of the following skin lesions usually appear as cracks or lines and often occurs when skin loses its flexibility due to exposure to wind, cold and water?
A freckle is an example of which type of primary skin lesion?
Which of the following are lesions, like vesicles, but larger and occur in cases of second degree burns?
Which of the following is also referred to as pink eye?
Persons exposed to excessive heat may develop small red vesicles with burning and itching of the skin called prickly heat or:
Which of the following types of skin has an all-over shiny look and/or rough texture with blackheads and enlarged pores?
A secondary lesion appearing as round, dry patches of skin covered with rough, silvery scales is called:
What usually looks like a burn and often shows as dry, red and rough skin?
irritant contact dermatitis
Which number on the diagram indicates the sebaceous gland?
What is the name of the area of the skin indicated by the number 3 on the diagram?
The lesion found following the normal healing process of an injury is called a(n):
An allergic reaction to cosmetics or chemicals which salon professionals may be susceptible to is called:
Which of the following primary lesions are small elevations of skin similar to vesicles, in size and shape but contain pus?
An open lesion visible on the skin surface that may result in the loss of portions of the dermis and may be accompanied by pus is known as a(n):
What is the disorder called that is an over-production of perspiration caused by excessive heat or general body weakness?
What is a condition called that is characterized by dry, scaly skin caused by reduced sebum production?
Which of the following is a highly contagious bacterial infection that produces a honey-yellow, crusted lesion that is usually found on the face?
Clusters of furuncles are called:
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