MT chp 5 integumentary conditions

  1. dermabrasion
    surgical procedure to remove acne scars, tattoos etc
  2. -ist
    specialist
  3. -tome
    instrument to cut
  4. ec-
    out
  5. chym
    juice
  6. -osis
    condition
  7. ec-chym-osis
    abnormal condition in which blood seeps into the skin causing discolorations ranging from blue-black to greenish yellow; bruise
  8. topical immunomodulators (TIMS)
    nonsteroidal type of skin medications; used for eczema
  9. erythema
    redness of skin; caused by fifth disease; found in school-age children; contagious caused by papovirus B-19
  10. eschar
    slough, scab
  11. coriat
    corium
  12. excoriation
    abrasion of the epidermis by scratching, trauma, chemicals, or burns
  13. exudate
    oozing of pus or serum
  14. aden
    gland
  15. urticaria
    hives
  16. impetigo
    skin infection marked by vesicles of bullae; caused by strep or staph
  17. -ary
    pertaining to
  18. -oid
    resemble
  19. lentigo
    freckle
  20. leukoderma
    localized loss of pigmentation of the skin
  21. leukplakia
    white spots or patches formed on mucous membrane of tongue and cheek; can become malignant
  22. lupus
    destructive skin lesion
  23. melanoma
    black tumor
  24. ABCDs of melanoma
    • A-asymmetry
    • B - border
    • C - color
    • D - diameter
  25. miliar
    millet (tiny)
  26. -ia
    condition
  27. miliaria
    rash of tiny pinhead-sized papules, vesicles and/or pustules; prickly heat; found on babies
  28. onychia
    inflammation of the nail bed resulting in loss of nail
  29. onychomycosis
    nail fungal infection
  30. pachy
    thick
  31. pachyderma
    thick skin
  32. par-
    around
  33. par-onych-ia
    infectious condition around nail
  34. pedicul-osis
    condition of louse; lice
  35. petechiae
    small, pinpoint, purplish hemorrhagic spots on skin
  36. prurit-us
    severe itching
  37. psoriasis
    chronic skin conditions characterized by frequent redness, itching, dry scales
  38. purpura
    puplish or red discoloration of skin caused by extravasation of blood into tissues
  39. rhytid/o
    wrinkles
  40. -plasty
    surgical repair
  41. roseola
    rose-colored rash marked by maculae or red spots on skin
  42. rubella
    german; three-day measles
  43. rubeola
    measles, contagious disease characterized by fever and inflammation of mucous membranes and red spots
  44. scler/o
    hard
  45. sclero-derma
    chronic condition; hardening of skin and connective tissue
  46. senile
    old
  47. senile keratosis
    condition in older people; dry skin and scaling caused by excessive sun exposure
  48. squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)
    malignant tumor
  49. striae
    stretch marks
  50. ungu
    nail
  51. tel
    end, distant
  52. ang/i
    vessel
  53. -ectasia
    dilation
  54. tel-angi-ectasia
    vascular lesion formed by dilation of a group of small blood vessels; appears as birthmark
  55. tinea
    contagious skin disease; ringworm
  56. ulcer
    open lesion
  57. trich/o
    hair
  58. vitiligo
    skin condition; milk-white patches surrounded by areas of normal pigmentation
  59. xanth/o
    yellow
  60. xer/o
    dry
  61. rosacea
    chronic skin disease marked by varying degrees of papules, pustules, erytherma, and hyperplasia of the soft tissues of the nose; occurs in middle-aged to older people
Author
Alf
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354162
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MT chp 5 integumentary conditions
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integumentary medical conditions
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