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Profuse sweating?
Diaphoresis
Swelling caused by accumulation of fluid?
Edema
General term for redness of the skin?
Erythema
A narrow break/slit in the skin?
Fissure
Localized skin infection that comes from a hair follicle?
Furuncle
Formation of local hard areas on the skin/or elsewhere?
Induration
Overgrowth of scar tissue?
Keloid
A torn or jagged wound?
Laceration
A change in tissue due to disease or injury?
Lesion
A discolored flat spot, such as freckle?
Macule
A circumscribed pigmented area, a mole, or a birthmark;plural is nevi?
Nevus
Abnormal lack of skin color;paleness?
Pallor
A small, solid, circumscribed skin elevation?
Papule
A pinpoint skin hemorrhage;the plural firm is petechiae?
Petechia
Itching?
Pruritus