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AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
BCC
basal cell carcinoma
Bx
biopsy
decub
decubitus
derm
dermatology
FH
family history
FS
frozen section
ID
intradermal
I&D
incision and drainage
oint, ung
ointment, ungent
PE
physical examination
WBC
white blood cell(s) OR white blood count
abrasion
scrape
acne
inflammatory disease of the sebaceous follicles
alopecia
baldness
carbuncle
pyogenic infection of skin
comedo
blackhead
contusion
bruise
cyst
under skin, contains fluid, semifluid, or solid material
decubitus ulcer
pressure sore OR bedsore
ecchymosis
LARGE bruise
eczema
itchy red rash, inflammatory
furuncle
boil- dome-shaped lesion, infected hair follicle, filled with pus as they mature
hirsutism
excessive growth of hair, especially in women
impetigo
inflammatory skin disease characterized by isolated pustules that become crusted and rupture
ecchymosis
LARGE bruise
eczema
itchy red rash, inflammatory
furuncle
boil- dome-shaped lesion, infected hair follicle, filled with pus as they mature
hirsutism
excessive growth of hair, especially in women
impetigo
inflammatory skin disease characterized by isolated pustules that become crusted and rupture
petechia
small bruise from broken blood vessels-usually capillaries- appear as small spots
psoriasis
itchy red patches w/ silvery scales. caused by anxiety and is inherited
scabies
itch mite
skin lesions
altered tissues caused by disease, injury, or a wound
primary lesions
initial reaction to altered tissue- may be flat or elevated
secondary lesions
result from changes in the primary lesion due to trauma, scratching, infection
tinea
any fungal disease, commonly called ringworm
urticaria
allergic reaction of the skin- wheals or hives
vitiligo
loss of skin pigmentation, characterized by milk-white patches
wart
rounded epidermal growth caused by a virus. include plantar, juvenile, and venereal warts
secondary lesions
result from changes in the primary lesion due to trauma, scratching, infection
tinea
any fungal disease, commonly called ringworm
urticaria
allergic reaction of the skin- wheals or hives
vitiligo
loss of skin pigmentation, characterized by milk-white patches
wart
rounded epidermal growth caused by a virus. include plantar, juvenile, and venereal warts
Bartholin's gland
tubuloalveolar mucus-secreting glands situated in the lateral walls on each side of the vestibule of the vagina
colitis
Inflammation of the colon.
histiocytoma
A tumor composed of relatively inactive, immobile macrophages found in normal connective tissue
Dx
diagnosis
enteritis
Inflammation of the intestinal tract, especially of the small intestine
macule
A discolored spot or area on the skin that is not elevated above the surface and is characteristic of certain conditions, such as smallpox, purpura, or roseola.
papule
A small, solid, usually inflammatory elevation of the skin that does not contain pus.
pruritis
An irritating skin sensation causing a desire to scratch.
psoriasis
A noncontagious inflammatory skin disease characterized by recurring reddish patches covered with silvery scales
sinusitis
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of a sinus, especially of the paranasal sinuses.
syncope
A brief loss of consciousness caused by a sudden fall of blood pressure or failure of the cardiac systole, resulting in cerebral anemia.
vulgaris
Being of the usual type; common.