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Cards (47)

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(47 cards)

ichthyosis

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condition in which the skin becomes dry, scaly, and keratinized

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abscess

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a collection of pus in the skin

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rubella

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contagious viral skin infection, commonly called German measles.

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gangrene

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tissue necrosis caused by loss of blood supply

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tinea capitis

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ringworm of the scalp

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dry gangrene

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late stages of gangrene characterized by the affected area becoming dried, blackened, and shriveled; referred to as mummified

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laceration

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torn, ragged-edged wound (not a cut)

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pediculosis

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infestation with lice

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tinea

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fungal skin disease resulting in itching, scaling lesions

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second degree burn

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a burn marked by pain, blistering, and superficial destruction of dermis with edema and hyperemia of the tissues beneath the burn.

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fissure

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crack-like lesion or groove on the skin

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psoriasis

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chronic skin condition producing red lesions covered with silvery scales

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third degree burn

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a burn involving all layers of the skin; characterized by the destruction of the epidermis and dermis, with damage or destruction of subcutaneous tissue

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acne rosacea

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chronic form of acne seen in adults involving redness, tiny pimples, and broken blood vessels, primarily on the nose and cheeks

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albinism

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a genetic condition characterized by a deficiency or the absence of pigment in the skin, hair, and irises of the eyes

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furuncle

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bacterial infection of a hair follicle

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vesicle

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a blister; small, fluid-filled raised spot on the skin

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burn

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damage to the skin that can result from exposure to open fire, electricity, ultraviolet light from the sun, or caused chemicals

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nodule

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a firm, solid mass of cells in the skin larger than 0.5 cm in diameter

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alopecia

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hair loss

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systematic lupus erythematosus

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chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease of collagen in skin, joints, and internal organs

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cellulitis

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a diffuse, acute infection and inflammation of the connective tissue found in the skin

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varicella

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chicken pox

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ulcer

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open sore

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pustule

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raised spot on the skin containing pus

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wheal

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a small, round, swollen area on the skin; typically seen in allergic skin reactions such as hives and usually accompanied by urticaria

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eczema

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superficial dermatitis of unknown cause accompanied by redness, vesicles, itching, and crusting

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papule

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small, solid skin elevation

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acne vulgaris

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common form of teenage acne with comedo, papules, and pustules

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wet gangrene

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an area of gangrene that becomes secondarily infected by pus-producing bacteria

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cyst

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fluid-filled sac under the skin

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basal cell carcinoma

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cancerous tumor, most common type of skin cancer, can arise from sun-exposed skin

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vitiligo

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loss of pigment in areas of the skin

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tinea pedis

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fungal infection of the foot; athlete's foot

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impetigo

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a highly contagious, bacterial skin inflammation marked by pustules that rupture and become crusted, most often around the mouth and nostrils

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scabies

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contagious skin disease transmitted by the itch mite

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carbuncle

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furuncle involving several hair follicles

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squamous cell carcinoma

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cancer of the epidermis layer of skin that may invade deeper tissue and metastasize, often begins as a sore that does not heal

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paronychia

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infection of the skin fold around a nail

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macule

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flat, colored spot on the skin (freckle) or (birthmark)

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kaposi's sarcoma

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form of skin cancer frequently seen in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients. Consists of brownish-purple papules that spread from the skin and metastasize to internal organs.

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onychia

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infected nail bed

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sebaceous cyst

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sac under the skin filled with sebum or oil from a sebaceous gland

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acne

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inflammatory disease of the skin involving the sebaceous glands and hair follicles

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decubitus ulcers

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open sore caused by pressure over a bony prominence cutting off blood flow, (bed sores)

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first degree burn

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Superficial burns through only the epidermis.

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malignant melanoma

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dangerous form of skin cancer caused by an uncontrolled growth of melanocytes. May quickly metastasize or spread to internal organs

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