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the branch of medical science that studies and treats the skin and its disorders and diseases.
Dermatology
structural changes in the tissues caused by damage or injury.
Lesions
lesions that are flat, nonpalpable changes in skin color, or an elevation formed by fluid in a cavity.
Primary
Bulla
Cyst
macule
papule
pustule
tubercle
tumor
vesicles
wheal
a large blister containing watery fluid. similar to a vesicle but larger.
Bulla
a closed, abnormally developed sac containing fluid, infection, or other matter above or below the skin
Cyst
a flat spot or discoloration on the skin, such as a freckle. neither raised or sunken.
Macule
s pimple;small elevation on the skin that contains no fluid, but may develop puss.
Papule
an inflamed papule, with a white or yellow center containing puss.
Pustule
an abnormal rounded, solid lump . larger than a papule
Tubercle
swelling; and abnormal cell mass resulting from excessive cell multiplication.
Tumor
a small blister or sac containing clear fluid.
Vesicles
an itchy, swollen lesion caused by an insect bits, skin allergy reaction or stings.
Wheal
dead cells formed over a wound or blemish, while it's healing. a scab.
crust
a skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping.
Excoritation
a crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis. chapped lips or hands
Fissure
a thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue;collgen
Keloid
flaky skin cells;any thin plate of epidermal flakes, dry or oily,abnormal or excessive dandruff
scale
light-colored slightly raised mark on the skin. formed after an injury or lesion of the skin has healed.
scar
an open lesion on the skin or mucous membrane of the body,accompanied by pus and loss of skin depth.
Ulcer
a chronic inflammatory skin disorder of the sebaceous glands
Acne
dry,scaly skin from sebum deficiency
asteatosis
an open comedo or blackhead;a mass of hardened sebumand skin cells in the hair follicle.
Comedone
a subcutaneous abscess filled with puss. also called a boil.
furuncle
also called whiteheads;whitish pearl-like masses of sebum and dead cells under the skin.
milia
a chronic congestion primarily on the cheeks and nose. characterized by redness, dilation of blood vessels.
rosacea
lesions seen mostly in oilier areas of the face . cant be removed my extraction, only surgically.
sebaceous hyperplasias.
severe oiliness of the skin; an abnormal secretion from the sebaceous glands
seborrhea
a sebaceous cyst or subcutaneous tumor filled with sebum. ranges in size from a pea to an orange.
steatoma
a deficiency in perspiration
anhidrosis
foul-smelling perspiration.
bromhidrosis