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DIAPHOR/O
PROFUSE SWEATING
PACHY/O
THICK, HEAVY
ACANTH/O
THORNY, SPINY
ERYTHEM/O
FLUSHED, REDNESS
CAUS/O
BURN
CRYPT/O
HIDDEN
THEL/O
NIPPLE
LACT/O
MILK
-PHYTE
PLANT
DE-
LACK OF, DOWN, LOSS, REMOVAL OF
-OUS
COMPOSED OF, PERTAINING TO, RELATING TO
-OID
RESEMBLE
-ATION
ACT OF SECRETING
ADIP/O
FAT
SUDOR/O
SWEAT
ADIP/O
LIP/O
STEAT/O
FAT
CUTANE/O
DERMAT/O
DERM/O
SKIN
HIDR/O
SUDOR/O
SWEAT
ICHTHY/O
DRY, SCALY
KERAT/O
HORNY TISSUE; HARD; CORNEA
MELAN/O
BLACK
MYC/O
FUNGUS
ONYCH/O
UNGU/O
NAIL
PIL/O
TRICH/O
HAIR
SCLER/O
HARDENING; SCLERA (WHITE OF THE EYE)
SEB/O
SEBUM, SEBACEOUS
SQUAM/O
SCALE
XER/O
DRY
-DERMA
SKIN
-THERAPY
TREATMENT
ABSCESS
WALLED CAVITY CONTAINING PUS AND SURROUNDED BY INFLAMED OR NECROTIC TISSUE
ACNE
INFLAMMATORY DISEASE OF THE SEBACEOUS GLANDS AND HAIR FOLLICLES
BOWEN DISEASE
FORM OF INTRAEPIDERMAL CARCINOMA (SQUAMOUS CELLS) - RED-BROWN CRUSTED OR SCALY LESIONS RESEMBLING PSORIASIS
CARBUNCLE
DEEP SEATED PYOGENIC INFECTION OF THE SKIN USUALLY INVOLVING SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE
CELLULITIS
WIDESPREAD ACUTE INFECTION OF THE SKIN AND SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE
CHLOASMA
SKIN DISCOLORATION - YELLOWISH BROWN PATCHES
COMEDO
BLACKHEAD OR WHITEHEAD FROM ACNE
DECUBITIS ULCER
BEDSORE - CAUSED BY PRESSURE
DERMATOMYCOSIS
FUNGAL INFECTION OF THE SKIN
ECCHYMOSIS
BRUISE
ECZEMA
ACUTE OR CHRONIC SKIN INFLAMMATION RESULTING IN REDNESS, ITCHING, SCALES, CRUSTS, PAPULES, SCABS
ERYTHEMA
REDNESS OF THE SKIN
ESCHAR
DAMAGED TISSUE FOLLOWING A SEVERE BURN
FURUNCLE
BACTERIAL INFECTION OF A HAIR FOLLICLE OR SEB GLAND THAT PRODUCE A PUS FILLED LESION (BOIL)
HIRSUTISM
EXCESSIVE GROWTH OF HAIR OR HAIR GROWTH IN UNUSUAL PLACES
IMPETIGO
INFLAMMATORY SKIN DISEASE CHARACTERIZED BY ISOLATED PUSTULES THAT BECOME CRUSTED AND RUPTURE
KERATOSIS
HORNY GROWTH OR THICKENED AREA OF THE SKIN (CALLUS, WART)
LENTIGO
SMALL BROWN MACULES ON SUN EXPOSED AREAS OF THE SKIN (ESPECIALLY FACE AND ARMS)
PALLOR
UNNATURAL PALENESS OR ABSENCE OF COLOR IN THE SKIN
PEDICULOSIS
INFESTATION WITH LICE
PETECHIA
MINUTE PINPOINT HEMORRHAGE UNDER THE SKIN (VERY SMALL BRUISE)
PRURITUS
INTENSE ITCHING
PSORIASIS
CHRONIC SKIN DISEASE-RED PATCHES COVERED BY THICK, DRY, SILVERY SCALES
PURPURA
BLEEDING DISORDER CAUSING BRUISES
SCABIES
CAUSED BY ITCH MITE-CONTAGIOUS
TINEA
FUNGAL SKIN DISEASE (RINGWORM, ATHLETES FOOT, JOCK ITCH)
URTICARIA
ALLERGIC REACTION OF THE SKIN CHARACTERIZED BY RED ELEVATED PATCHES CALLED WHEALS (HIVES)
VITILIGO
LOCAL LOSS OF PIGMENTATION-MILK WHITE PATCHES (MICHAEL JACKSON)
VERRUCA
EPIDERMAL GROWTH CAUSED BY VIRUS (WARTS)
SKIN TEST
TO TEST FOR ALLERGIES - EITHER INJECTED (INTRADERMAL), TOPICAL (PATCH TEST), SCRATCH (ALLERGEN PLACED ON A LIGHTLY SCRATCHED AREA OF SKIN)
DEBRIDEMENT
REMOVAL OF FOREIGN MATERIAL AND DEAD/DAMAGED TISSUE TO PROMOTE HEALING AND PREVENT INFECTION
DERMABRASION
REMOVAL OF SCARS, TATOOS, WRINKLES USING SANDPAPER, WIRE BRUSHES OR OTHER ABRASIVE MATERIAL
FULGURATION
USING HIGH FREQUENCY SPARKS TO DESTROY TISSUE
CHEMICAL PEEL
CHEMICAL REMOVAL OF THE OUTER LAYERS OF THE SKIN, ALSO CALLED CHEMABRASION
CRYOSURGERY
USE OF SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURE TO DESTROY TISSUE
I&D (INCISION AND DRAINAGE)
TO CUT INTO A LESION TO DRAIN ITS CONTENTS
ANESTHETICS
TOPICAL DRUGS THAT NUMB PAIN (SUNBURN, INSECT BITES)
EX: LIDOCAINE
ANTIFUNGALS
ALTER THE CELL WALL OF FUNGI OR DISRUPT ENZYME ACTIVITY RESULTING IN CELL DEATH
EX: MICONAZOLE (MICATIN)
ANTIHISTAMINES
INHIBIT INFLAMMATION, REDNESS, ITCHING CAUSED BY ALLERGENS (RELEASE OF HISTAMINES)
EX: BENADRYL
ANTISEPTICS
TOPICAL AGENT TO INHIBIT GROWTH OF BACTERIA
EX: HYDROGEN PEROXIDE
CORTICOSTEROID ANTI-INFLAMMATORIES
DECREASE INFLAMMATION AND ITCHING BY SUPPRESSING THE IMMUNE SYSTEM'S RESPONSE
KERATOLYTICS
DESTROY/SOFTEN THE OUTER LAYER OF SKIN
PARASITICIDES
KILLS INSECTS PARASITES (LICE, MITES)
PROTECTIVES
COVER, COOL, DRY OR SOOTH INFLAMED SKIN
Bx
BIOPSY
BCC
BASAL CELL CARCINOMA
decub
DECUBITIS ULCER, BEDSORE
derm
DERMATOLOGY
FS
FROZEN SECTION
ID
INTRADERMAL
I&D
INCISION AND DRAINAGE
IMP
IMPRESSION (SYNONYMOUS WITH DIAGNOSIS)
Sub Q
SUBCUTANEOUS (INJECTION)
ung
OINTMENT
XP, XDP
XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM
FLAT LESION
MACULE
EX: FRECKLE
SOLID ELEVATED LESIONS
WHEAL (HIVES, INSECT BITE)
PAPULE (WART, PIMPLE)
NODULE (TUMOR <2CM EXTENDS INTO DERMAL AREA)
TUMOR (>2CM EXTENDS INTO SUBCUTANEOUS LAYER)
FLUID FILLED ELEVATED LESIONS
VESICLE (POISON IVY,SHINGLES)
PUSTULE (<1CM-ACNE,SCABIES)
BULLA (>1CM-2ND DEG BURNS, POISON IVY OR OAK)
DEPRESSED LESIONS (2NDARY)
EXCORIATIONS (SCRATCH MARKS)
FISSURE (SLIT OR CRACK INTO THE DERMAL LAYER)
ULCER (OPEN SORE OR LESION THAT EXTENDS INTO THE DERMAL LAYER)