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inflammatory disorder of sebaceous glands and hair follicles
acne vulgaris
plug of keratin or sebum in a hair follicle blackheads whiteheads
comedo
excessive growth of hair on women and children
hirsutism
hair loss on scalp eyebrows eyelashes
alopecia
skin eruption producing dilation of blood vessels on face nose cheeks
rosacea
white skin patches destruction of pigment cells
vitiligo
skin eruption toxic or allergic reaction to light
photosensitivity reactions
describing inflammation of the skin
dermatitis
chronic genetic noncontagious skin disorder that can affect any part of the body
psoriasis
the general term encompassing various inflamed skin conditions
eczema
atopic dermatitis
eczema
acute short lived inflammatory skin disease with papules
pityriasis rocea
brown patchy hypermelanotic skin disorder on forehead cheeks and near nose
melasma
what is impetigo?
skin infection
where does impetigo usually infect?
around the mouth and nose mainly but on any other part of the body too
What is the cause of impetigo?
Group A streptococcus or Staphylococcus
angioma
tumor like mass formed by dilated blood vessels
spider angioma
tiny dilated veins that spread outward in a spiderlike appearance
another name for spider angioma
talangiectases
corns
usually result from external pressure like ill fitting shoes
callous
area of thickened skin produced by external pressure or friction
keloid
thickened scar tissue
cicatrix
normal scar tissue
keratosis
thickened area of the epidermis
leukoplakia
white thickened patches on mucuos membrane tissue of cheek or tongue
nevos
pigmented tissue of the skin benign mole
verruca
epidermal growth wart
basal cell carcinoma
malignant tumor of the epidermis most common almost never fatal
malignant melanoma
skin cancer attributed to sunburns appearing on upper back lower legs head and neck
squamas cell carcinoma
malignant type of cancer begins in epidermis produces firm nodular lesion with crust or ulceration
cancerous lesions
basal cell carcinoma
malignant melanoma
squamas cell carcinoma
nevus
pigmented lesion of the skin benign mode