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Skin discolorization caused by blood collecting under the skin following blunt trauma to the skin... a bruise
ecchymosis
redness of flushing of the skin
erythema
benign tumor of dilated blood vessels
hemangioma
excessive hair growth over the body
hirsutism
redness of the skin due to increased blood flow
hyperemia
skin condition with an overgrowth and thickening fo the epidermis
keratosis
skin blemish, birthmark, or mole
nevus
infestation with lice
pediculosis
pinpoint purple or red spots from minute hemorrhages under the skin
petechiae
small tumor with a pedicle or stem attachment
polyp
severe itching
pruritus
hemorrhages into the skin due to fragile blood vessels
purpura
contaning or producing pus
purulent, suppurative
contagious skin disease caused by and egg-laying mite, causes redness and severe itching
scabies
also called hives; a skin eruption of pale reddish wheals with severe itching
uticaria
commonly called warts; a benign growth caused by a virus
verruca
disappearance of pigment from teh skin patches, causing a milk-white apperarance
vitiligo
a diffuse, acute infection and inflammation of the skin
cellulitis
seperficial dermatitis of unknown cause accompanied by papules, vesicles, and crusting
eczema
a bacterial infectionof the skin with pustules that rupture and become crusted over
impetigo
skin condition in which blisters form in the skin and mucous membranes
pemphigus vulgaris
chronic inflammatory condition consisting of crusty papules froming patches with circular borders
psoriasis
chronic disease of the connective tissure that injures the skin, joints, kidneys, nervous system, and muccous membranes
systemic lupus erythematosus
fungal skin disease resulting in itching, scalin lesions
tinea
removal of superficial skin lesions with a curette of scraper
curettage
to destroy tissue with an electric current
electrocautery