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5 Matching questions

  1. pediculosis
  2. cellulitis
  3. Kaposi sarcoma
  4. erythema
  5. petechia (pl. petechiae)
  1. a invasion into the skin and hair by lice
  2. b a pinpoint skin hemorrhage
  3. c inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous tissue caused by infection, leading to redness, swelling, and fever
  4. d Form of skin cancer frequently seen in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients. Consists of brownish-purple papules that spread from the skin and metastasize to internal organs.
  5. e redness

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. localized collection of pus
  2. scraping away skin by mechanical process or injury
  3. a disease characterized by chronic hardening (induration) of the connective tissue of the skin and other body organs
  4. a chronic inflammatory disease involving the skin, joints, kidneys, and nervous system
  5. a herpes-type virus that usually causes disease when the immune system is compromised

5 True/False questions

  1. urticariaan itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins


  2. edemapuffy swelling of tissue from the accumulation of fluid


  3. ecchymosis (pl.ecchymoses)escaped of blood into the skin causeing a small, flat, purple or blue discoloration, as may occur when blood is withdrawn by a needle


  4. pressure ulcer (decub)eroded sore on the skin caused by prolonged pressure (bed sore)


  5. purpuraultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts