Flashcards in disorders and diseases Deck (10)
What is vitiligo?
Pale pigmentation caused my lack of melanin.
What is a more common name for a pustule?
a spot or pimple.
What is a more common name for a comedone?
Name some characteristics of an oily skin type?
overactive sebum production, a shiny appearance, typical to have wider pores, more likely to breakout and have blackheads, commonly linked to acne, dehydrated.
Name some characteristics of a dry skin type?
flaky or dry patches, occasionally a tight feeling to the face, visible fine lines, often dull and lack luster, dehydrated.
What are tinea corporis and athletes foot?
a fungal infection.
Name a viral infection...
herpes simplex or zoster, warts, conjunctivitis.
Scabies is an...
What carrier oil would you use if you had/have scarring?