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Dried mass that is the remains of an oozing sore, may contain blood, pus, sebum, epithelial tissue and bacterial debris; Secondary Lesion
self inflicted abrasion; superficial; sometimes crusted; scratches from intense itching. Ex: insect bites, scabies, dermatitis, varicella; Secondary Lesion
shedding of dead skin cells of the uppermost layer of the epidermis. May be dry or oily; Secondary Lesion
Cicatrix; formation resulting from a lesion which extends into the dermis or deeper, and is part of the normal healing process.; Secondary Lesion
crack or line in the skin that may penetrate as deep as the dermis. Can be dry or moist occur when skin loses its flexibility due to exposure to wind, cold or water; Secondary Lesion
an open lesion visible on the surface of the skin that may result in the loss of portions of the dermis and may be accompanied by pus.; Secondary Lesion
a flat discoloration on the skins surface; usually rounded may be oval, irregular or have an outline that gradually fades into surrounding tissue. Ex; large freckle; Primary Lesion
solid formation above the skin often caused by insect bites or an allergic reaction. sharply defined or solid, raised pink swelling or welt that rises above the skin; Primary Lesion
a small elevation of the skin usually inflammatory that does not contain pus. can progress into pustules; Primary Lesion
small inflamed elevation, next step from a papule filled with bacterial fluid and pus. usually appears red and cloudy; Primary Lesion
fluid filled elevation in the skin caused by localized accumulation of fluids or blood just below the epidermis. also known as a blister ;Primary Lesion
Similar to vesicle; but larger found above and below the skin and contains a clear watery fluid; ;Primary Lesion
soild mass within the skin. may be soft or hard, fixed or freely moving; Primary Lesion
abnormal membranous sac containing a gaseous liquid or semi-solid substance; Primary Lesion
hereditary rash or an inflammation of the skin characterized by dry, sensitive irritated skin. common locations are the face, neck, and body folds
washed caused by either by an allergic reaction from contact with substances such as dyes, detergents, nickel, fabric or plants
form of eczema; common skin rash with redness and scaly, pinkish yellow patches that have oily appearance
an inheritable disease that can be triggered by environmental factors; thick, scaly, silvery skin patches surrounded by a red area.
dry or moist lesions an eruption of small vesicles and watery discharge.
highly contagious bacterial infection produces a honey-yellow, crusted lesion, usually on the face, scalp and or neck.
medical term for ringworm; contagious fungal disease characterized by red circular patch of blisters caused by a fungal vegetable parasite
fungal infection affecting legs, trunk or arms. characterized by pink to red rash and itching
commonly known as tri-color yeast infection. non-contagious infection produces hypo pigmented areas usually on neck, chest, back and arms
viral infections on the top later of skin that are caused by HPV; produce rough keratotic skin growths; commonly found on hands, fingers, feet and genitals
common infection caused by yeast
Sebaceous Gland Disorder
overactivity or under activity of the sebaceous glands that can produce a variety of skin conditions that require medical attention
dry scaly skin caused by reduced sebum production
condition caused by excess secretion of the sebaceous gland; commonly associated with oily skin
harmless sebaceous cyst fill with sebum considered a tumor of sebaceous gland also called wens
furuncle / boil
painful infection of a hair follicle an adjacent subcutaneous tissue that appears as a firm nodule with a central, hard, pus-filled core.
group of boils, very painful, acute bacterial infection characterized by inflammation that involves several hair follicles and the adjacent subcutaneous tissue.
chronic inflammatory condition of the face in which small capillaries of the face become dilated and inflamed. accompanied by red, acne-type pustule and papules
dilated capillaries at the surface of the skin; broken and inflamed blood vessels caused by persistent red, flushed look
more severe form of rosacea causes tissue of the nose to swell and enlarge
nodular cystic acne
inflammatory hard lesions found deeper in the skin should not be treated by esthetician
Acute inflammatory disorder of the sweat glands, characterized by the eruption of small red vesicles and accompanied by burning, itching skin
the congenital absence of pigmentation in the eyes and skin and hair
an acquired skin disease characterized by patches of unpigmented skin (often surrounded by a heavily pigmented border)
Skin condition characterized by light abnormal patches; caused by a burn or congenital disease that destroys the pigment-producing cells.
a birthmark; a congenital skin blemish; any congenital anomaly, including various types of birthmarks and all types of moles.
a flat, brownish spot on the skin sometimes caused by exposure to the sun and weather; freckle
mask of pregnancy; pigmentation disorder that occurs during pregnancy characterized by brown spots on the face
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