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Skin sore caused by pressure/immobility while lying down;also called bed sore?
Decubitus ulcer
Inflammation of the skin?
Dermatitis
Fibrous tumor of the skin?
Dermatofibroma
A purplish patch on the skin caused by leaking blood vessels?
Ecchymosis
Inflammatory skin disease that causes redness,blisters,scaling,and sensation of itching/burning?
Eczema
Abnormal redness of the skin?
Erythroderma
Tissue death/decay caused by loss or reduction in blood supply?
Gangrene
Skin eruption that causes clusters of deep blisters that appear periodically and there are many variations?
Herpes
Inflammation of a sweat gland?
Hidradenitis
Excessive perspiration?
Hyperhidrosis
Contagious skin infection that causes/looks like blisters that later erupt to form a yellowish crust?
Impetigo
A form of skin cancer that looks like purple or brown patches on the feet that spread by of lymphatics;used as a sign of AIDS?
Kaposi's sarcoma
Abnormally smooth skin?
Leiodermia
Abnormally light-colored skin?
Leukoderma
Malignant skin tumor that arises form melanocytes?
Melanoma