Integumentary System

  1. Another name for oil glands
    Sebacceous Glands
  2. Another name for sweat glands
    Sudoriferous Glands
  3. Reddening of the skin
  4. Bluish discoloration of skin and mucous membranes. Results from poor oxygenation of hemoglobin, lack of adequate RBCs.
  5. Paleness of skin.
  6. Yellow to orange color visible in skin and mucous membranes.
  7. Reddish raised plaques on areas of high sux exposure can become malignant. (Pre-cancerous)
    Actinic Keratosis.
  8. Dark raised lesions. (Pre-cancerous)
    Seborrheic keratosis
  9. Abnormal patchy loss of melanin over face, hands, and groin.
  10. Sall reddish purple pinpoint spots over abdomen and buttocks
  11. Health condition in which hair is lost from some or all areas of the body, usually from the scalp. (hair loss)
  12. Excessive hairiness on humans in those parts of the body where terminal hair does not normally occur.
  13. Overgrowth of a scar.
  14. Inflammation of skin.
  15. Another word for spider viens
    Varicose veins.
  16. Comedones: open ? closed?
    • open: blackheads
    • closed: whiteheads
  17. tinea corporis
    ringworm on the body
  18. tinea capitis
    ringword on the head/scalp
  19. tinea pedis
    ringwork on the foot (athlete's foot)
  20. tinea curis
    ringworm in the groin
  21. another word for warts
  22. which herpes consists of warts & cold sores
    Herpes Simplex
  23. Which herpes causes shingles
    Herpes Zoster
  24. pediculosis corporis
    infestation of lice on the body
  25. pediculosis capitus
    infestation of lice on the head
  26. infestation of lice on the groin
    pediculosis pubis
  27. small mite burrows in to skin
  28. Which carcinoma?
    -bottom layer of epidermis
    -slower than squamos
    basal cell carcinoma
  29. Which carcinoma?
    squamous cell carcinoma
  30. Skin cancer : A B C D E
    • Assymetry
    • Border
    • Color Variation
    • Diameter
    • Evolution
  31. Pressure Ulcers: (4 Stages)
    stage 1?
    stage 2?
    stage 3?
    stage 4?
    • 1)nonblanchable erythema
    • 2)partial thickness, skin loss (epidermis / dermis)
    • 3)full thickness, skin loss (SQ)
    • 4)full thickness, skin loss w/ muscle, bone, supporting structures.
  32. excessive abnormal hair growth (werewolf syndrome)
  33. hair is shed and replaced with sparse, abnormal hair growth
  34. types of burns : thermal
    • dry heat-flame
    • moist heat-steam or hot liquid
  35. types of burns: chemical
    acid or alkaline agents
  36. procedure in which a liquid nitrogen is sprayed or painted onto a wart, mole, other benign lesion, or onto a small malignant lesion. The liquid nitrogen freezed and destroys the lesion.
  37. procedure that scrapes off a superficial skin lesion.
  38. procedure in which necrotic tissue is removed fom a burn, wound, or ulcer. done to prevent infection from developing, to assess the extent or depth of a wound, or to create clean surface
  39. skin resurfacing that uses rapidly spinning wire brush or diamond surface to mechanically scrape away epidermis.
  40. a procedure that brings the edges of the skin together after a laceration.
  41. procedure that uses a scalpel to removed an entire large lesion.
    excisional biopsy
  42. procedure to remove skin cancer, particularly tumors with irregular shapes and depths.
    moh's surgery
  43. surpgical procedure to remove the wrinkles and tighten loose, aging skin on the face and neck
  44. procedure that uses human, animal, or artifical skin to provide a temporary covering or a permanent layer of skin over a burn or wound
    skin grafting
  45. allergic reaction that takes place throughout the body in a hypersensitive person after contact with an allergen that was ingested, inhaled, or injected.
    systemic reaction
  46. allergic reaction that takes place on an area of the skin that was exposed to an allergen
    local reaction
  47. hemorrhage under the skin
  48. elevated, localized collection of blood under the skin
  49. another word for bruising
  50. excessive dryness of the skin
  51. gray to black discoloration of the skin in areas where the tissue has died
  52. superficial injury with a sharp object such as a fingernail or thorn that creates a linear scratch in the skin
  53. spreading inflammation and infection of the connective tissues of the skin and muscle
  54. small, soft, flesh-colored growth of epidermis and dermis that protrudes outwardly
    papilloma/skin tag
  55. benign skin lesion that is present at birth and comes in a variety of colors and shapes
  56. a blood test that measures what your allergic too
  57. ultraviolet light used to highlight areas of skin abnormality.
    wood's lamp or light
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Integumentary System