Flashcards in Disorders and Diseases of the Skin Deck (79)
What term describes any mark, wound, or abnormality?
Light patches caused by destroyed pigment-producing cell?
What is a term fir a flat spot or discolorationof the skin such as a freckle?
What is true of malignant melanoma?
it is the most serious form of skin cancer
What is an example of epidermal cysts?
What is another name for the acute inflammatory disorder miliaria rubra?
What term refers to pigmented nevus
Small bumps caused by conditions such as scar tissue or infections?
Another name for nevus?
Abnormal, rounded solid lump larger than a papule?
What is tinea versicolor?
yeast infection of the skin that inhibits melanin production
What is the common name for the contagious infection tinea corpus?
What is the generic term for a fungal infection
What is the scientific term for couperose skin?
What causes the skin to tan upon exposure to UV radiation?
increase in pigmentation
Sebaceous cyst of subcutaneous tumor filled with sebum?
Term for brown or wine colored discoloration?
scaly red or pink papules or nodules?
squamous cell carcinoma
Condition characterized by redness and dilation of blood vessels?
What is the term for flaky skin cells or any thin plate of epidermal flakes, dry or oily?
solidified impactions of oil without the cell matter ?
What is a light colored, slightly raised mark on the skin that is formed after an unjury or lesion of the skin has healed?
Benign lesions frequently seen in oiler areas of the face ?
chronic inflammatory skin disorder of the sebaceous glands?
disorder where clients purpousely scrape off acne lesions?
pink or flesh colored precancerous lesions that result from sun damage?
What is anhidrosis?
deficiency in perspiration
What is asteatosis?
dry, scaly skin from sebum deficiency
What is the term for excess inflammation (dry skin, redness, itching) from allergies and irritants?