chap 16 disease

  1. Functions of Skin
    Protection, sensory, temperature control, secretion
  2. Epidermis
    first layer cellular membrane contains keratin
  3. Dermis
    second layer fibrous connective tissue contains collagen
  4. Subcutaneous Layer
    third layer contains fat tissue
  5. basal layer
    produces melanocytes
  6. Adipocytes or Lipocytes
    fat cells
  7. Hair fiber is composed of?
  8. Lunula
    moon shaped whitish region at the base of the nail
  9. Cuticle
    narrow band of epidermis at base of nail
  10. Sebaceous Glands
    Release oily substances
  11. Macule
    Flat lession; Freckles and moles
  12. Polyp
    Growth extending from the surface of mucous membrane
  13. Pustule
    Papule containing pus, small abscess
  14. Vesicle
    small collection of clear fluid; blister
  15. Bulla
    a large vesicle
  16. Wheal
    Smooth, edematous (swollen) papule or plaque that is redder or paler than the surrounding skin
  17. Alopecia
    Absence of hair
  18. Ecchymosis, ecchymoses(plural)
    bluish-purplish mark (bruise) on the skin
  19. Petechia, petechiae(plural)
    Small, pinpoint hemorrhage
  20. Pruritus
  21. Urticaria (Hives)
    Acute, Allergic reactions in which red, round wheals develop on the skin
  22. Acne
    chronic papular and pustular eruption of the skin with increased production of sebum
  23. Blackhead
  24. Eczema
    Chronic or acute atopic dermatitis
  25. exanthematous viral disease
    rash of the skin due to a viral infection. (rubella, rubeola, and varicella)
  26. Impetigo
    contagious pyoderma
  27. psoriasis
    itchy, scaly, red plaque covered by silvery gray scales
  28. scabies
    contagious, parasitic infection of the skin with intense pruritus
  29. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease of collagen in skin, joints, and internal organs
  30. tinea
    infection of the skin caused by a fungus
  31. vitiligo
    loss of pigment in areas of the skin (leukoderma)
  32. Callus
    increased growth of cells in the keratin layer of the epidermis caused by pressure or friction
  33. keloid
    hypertrophied, thickened scar
  34. Nevus, Nevi(plural)
  35. Dysplastic nevi
    moles that may progress to form skin cancer
  36. Verruca
    Epidermal growth (wart) caused by a virus
  37. basal cell carcinoma
    malignant tumor of the basal cell layer of the epidermis
  38. cryosurgery
    using subfreezing temperatures liquid to destroy tissue
  39. Mohs micrographic surgery
    thin layers of malignant tissue are removed, and each is examined under a microscope
  40. diaphoresis
    profuse sweating
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