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5 functions of skin
protection,preception,excretion,absorbtion
temp control
3 layers of skin
epidermis,dermis,subcutaneous
body cools itself by
sudeferious glands secrete sweat to cool body wehn temp rises
acne vulgaris
s/s inflammation of follicles of sebbaceous glands
herpes simplex
s/s cold sores/cold sores or bilisters on mouth of face
lyme disease
s/s bulls eye rash caused by
spirochete infested deer tick
alopecia
baldness/loss of hair usually from scalp/2 types scarring (permanent) non scarring -recersible
furuncles
boils/s/s hard painful nodules
enlarge over several days
caused by irrataitonor staphylococcus aureeus
tx heat warmth incision and drainage
cancer
s/s a-aysemmetry
b-border irregularity
c color
d-diameter greate than 6 mm
3 types of cancer
basal cell-slow growing
squamous cell-invasive with matastic tendancey
maliglant melanoma-neoplasm devel from pigment invasive melancytes
impetigo
contagious,superficial skin infection found in children/s/s
small red macule(defined edges)turns into a vesicle/then a pustule(pus filled lesion breaks a yellow crust develops
herpes zoster
is an acute infectious process (shingles)s/s severe neurolgic discomfort/malaise fever erruption of vesicles
carbuncles
begins nodule then enlarges to involve several hair follicles
deep abcess involvong several follicles with multiple drainage points
scabies
threadlike red nodules at inner wrists,elbows,between fingers an in axilla
verracue
rough ,elevated,rounded surface especially on hands and fingers,some forms appear on soles of feet and on genitalia(warts)
herpes zoster
viral infection type 1 usually found around mouth and nasal
type 2 with gential areas
psoriasis
itching red papules covered with silvery scales
pediculosis
oval grayish dandruff- appearing flecks itching scalp matted hair
3 types scalp,body and pubic
albinism
lack of pigmentation genetic
poison ivy
dermatisis caused by contact with poison ivy plant