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escape of blood into skin (or mucous membrane) causing small, flat, purple or blue discoloration. may occur when blood is withdrawn by a needle and syringe from an arm vein
condition characterized by white spots or patches on mucous membrane, may be precancerous
circumscribed malformation of the skin, usually brown, black or flesh colored; congenital = birthmark or mole
erosion of the skin caused by prolonged pressure, often occuring in bedridden patients (ie bed sore)
small hemorrhages in the skin (or mucous membrane) giving a purple-red discoloration, associated with blood disorders or vascular abnormalities
transitory, itchy elevation of the skin with a white center and red surrounding area (a single hive)
destruction of tissue with a hot or cold instrument, electric current, or caustic substance
inflammation of skin and subcutaneous tissue caused by infection, leading to redness, swelling and fever
injury with no break in the skin, characterized by pain, swelling and discoloration (bruise)
noninfectious, inflammatory skin disease characterized by redness, blisters, scabs and itching
cancerous condition starting as purple or brown papules on lower extremities that spreads through the skin to lymph nodes and internal organs. common with AIDS
chronic disorder of the skin that produces erytherma, papules, pustules, and broken blood vessels, usually occurring on the central area of the face in people over 30
skin infection caused by itch mites, characterized by papule eruptions that are caused by the female burrowing into the outer layer of skin and laying eggs.
disease characterized by chronic hardening of connective tissue of the skin and other body organs
squamous cell sarcoma
malignant growth that develops from scalelike epithelial tissue. unlike basal cell carcinoma, there is a significant potential from metastasis. most frequently caused by chronic exposure to sunlight.
systemic lupus erythematosus
chronic inflammatory disease involving the skin, joints, kidneys, and nervous system.
itching skin eruption composed of wheals of varying size and shape, which usually resolves in a short period of time. (hives)
white patches on the skin caused by the destruction of melanocytes associated with autoimmune disorders
precancerous skin condition of horny tissue formation that results from excessive exposure to sunlight
congenital heriditary characterized by partial or total lack of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes
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