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Chapter 20 Skin Care Milady

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Nevus
The technical term for a birthmark
mole
A small brownish spot or blemish on the skin ranging in color from pale tan to brown or bluish black
Rosacea
A chronic inflammatory congestion of the cheeks and nose which is characterized by redness, dilation of the blood vessels, and the formation papules and pustules
cyst
qA closed abnormally developed sac, containing fluid, semifluid, or morbid matter above or below the skin
six months
children under the age of ______ should not be exposed tot he sun
malignant melanoma
skin cancer that starts w/ a black or dark brown patch on the skin that appears uneven in texture jagged or raised
albinism
congenital absence of melanin pigment of the body
tumor
An abnormal cell mass varying in size, shape and color
ultra violet rays
The weakening of collagen and elastic fibers occurs at a faster rate when the skin is frequently exposed to ________ w/out proper protection
hyperhydrosis
the technical term for excessive prespiration
color
The Ameerican Cancer Society recommeds using the ABCDE cancer check list to help make skin cancer easier to recognize w/ A representing Asymetery, B/ Border, C/ _________, D/ Diameter, E/ Evolving
sagging
As we age, elastin fibers naturally weaken, causing wrinkling and ________ of tissue
Keloid
A thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue
UVB
While they can be damaging to the skin, ______ rays do contribute to the body's synthesis of vitamin D and other important minerals.
Eczema
An inflammatory painful itching disease of the skin, acute or chronic in nature, presenting many forms of dry or moist lesions
Herpes Simplex
The recurring virus infection commonly called a fever blister
80-85%
Approximately _______ of our aging is caused by the rays sun.
pustual
An inflamed pimple containing pus
fissure
A crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis
verruca
The technical term for a wart
excoriation
a skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping
scale
an accumulation of epidermal flakes, dry or greasy
psoriasis
A skin disease characterized by red patches covered w/white silver scales usually found on the scalp, elbows, knees, chest and lower back.
macule
a small discolored spot on the surface of the skin, such as a freckle
dermatitis venenata
an eruptive skin infection caused by contact w/irritating substances such as chemicals or tinit
asteatosis
A condition of dry, scaly skin due to a deficiency or absence of sebum, caused by aging and exposure to the cold
chloasma
a condition characterized by increased pigmentation on the skin, in spots that are not elevated
closed comedones
the technical term for white head
leukoderma
A skin disorder characterized by light abnormal patches; caused by a burn or congenital disease that destroys the pigment producing cells
macual or macule
the technical term for a freckle
keratoma
a callus, an acquired superficial thickened patch of epidermis.
steatoma
a sebaceous cyst which is a subcutaneous tumor of the sebaceous gland