Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/23

Click to flip

23 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
- A gram positive bacteria found especially on nasal mucous membrane and skin (hair follicles).

- Infection through direct contact
Staphylococcus aureus
A frequent bacterial pathogen causing diseases that can affect different organs, causes the formation of pus or even fatal septicemias.
Streptococcus pyogenes (group A Strep)
circumscribed area of any size characterized by its flatness and usually distinguished from surrounding skin by its coloration
macule
elevated solid area 5mm or less
papule
elevated solid area greater than 5mm across
nodule
elevated flat topped area 5mm or less across
plaque
fluid filled area 5mm or less
vesicle
fluid filled area greater than 5mm
bulla
common term for vesicle or bulla
blister
discrete, pus filled, raised area
pustule
itchy, transient elevated area with variable blanching and erythema formed as the result of dermal edema
wheal
dry, horny, plate like excrescence; usually the result of imperfect cornification
scale
traumatic lesion characterized by breakage of the epidermis causing a raw linear area

ie - deep scratch

such lesions are often self-induced
excoriation
Loss of integrity of the nail substance
onycholysis
Hyperplasia of the stratum corneum often associated with a qualitative abnormality of the keratin
Hyperkeratosis
Discontinuity of the skin, exhibiting complete loss of the epidermis
Erosion
Discontinuity, often excavative, of skin exhibiting complete loss of the
epidermis and portions of the dermis and even subcutaneous fat.
Ulceration
Tinea corporis
ringworm of body
Tinea pedis
athlete's foot
Tinea unguium
ringworm of nail
Tinea capitis
ringworm of scalp
Tinea cruris
jock itch
Tinea barbae
ringworm of the beard