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Chapter 5 skin Lesions
By Becca class med 121 at Forsyth Tech
Terms in this set (21)
scarping or rubbing away of the skin, mucous membrane as a result of friction to the area.
a localized collection of pus in any body part that results from invasion of pus-forming bacteria
a small thin walled skin lesion containing clear fluid
a lager blister.
a circumscribed inflammation of the skin and deeper tissues that contain pus, which eventually discharges to the skin surface.
the typical lesion of acne vulgaris, caused by the accumulation of keratin and sebum within the opening of a hair follicle.
a closed sac or pouch in or within the skin that contains fluid, semifluid, or solid material.
a cracklike sore or groove in the skin or mucous membrane
an abormal passageway between two tubular organs (such as the rectum and vigina) or from an organ to the body surface.
a localized pus-producing (pyogenic) infection originating deep in a hair follicle, characterized by pain, redness, and swelling also known as a boil
circumscribed, slightly elevated lesions of the skin that are paler in the center than its surrounding edges.
a tear in the skin, a torn jagged wound.
a small flat discoloration of the skin that is neither rasied nor depressed. examples: bruises, freckles, and rashes of measles and roseola
a small, circumscribed swelling protruding above the skin, a small node
a small solid circumscribed elevation on the skin. example: pimple, or wart
a small stalklike growth that protrudes upward or outward from a mucous membrane surface, resembling a mushroom stalk.
an inflammation, sore, or ulcer in the skin over a bony prominence of the body, resulting from loss of blood supply and oxygen to the area due to prolonged pressure on the body part. also known as a bed sore
thin flakes of hardened epithelium that is accompanied by inflammation.
a circumscribed, open sore or lesion of the skin that is accompanied by inflammation. also known as bed sores
a small thin walled lesion containing clear fluid; a blister
a circumscribed, slightly eveated lesion of the skin that is paler in the center than its surrounding edges; example hives
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