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pediculosis
infestation by human lice
pyogenisis
production of pus
purulence
production of pus (pu---)
suppuration
production of pus (s---)
scabies
contagious dermatitis caused by itch mite
seborrheic dermatitis
dandruff
furuncle
boil, suppurative infection caused by staphylococci
contact dermatitis
skin rash resulting from irritant
verruca
commonly called a wart
lesion
any visible local abnormality of the skin
cyst
sac filled with fluid or semi-solid material
nodule
marble-like solid lesion < 1cm wide and deep
macule
nonraised discolored spot < 1 cm in diameter
papule
elevated lesion < 1 cm in diameter
plaque
elevated and circumscribed patch > 1 cm in diameter
vesicle
blister < 1 cm filled with clear fluid
bulla
blister > 1 cm filled with clear fluid
pustule
vesicle filled with cloudy fluid or pus
wheal
elevated irregular shaped lesion, seen in allergic skin eruption
atrophy
wasting of epidermis, skin thin and transparent
ulcer
irregular shaped erosion extending into dermis
fissure
deep linear split into dermis
psoriasis
characterized by red patches covered with thick, dry, silvery scales
petechiae
appears as a result of tiny hemorrhages beneath the surface
eccymosis
a large hemorrhagic spot
neoplasm
new, disorder growth of cells
keratoma
commonly called a callus, often on foot, caused by pressure
keratosis
formation of horny growths or excessive development of skin
seborrheic keratosis
a keratosis generally caused by aging