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allergens
enter body via digestive tract, inhalation, direct contact, injections
alopecia
hair loss
autograft
healthy tissue from pts own body
chilblain
cold injury w/erythema, vesicles & ulcerative lesions occur as result of vasoconstriction
comedo
plug of keratin, sebum, bacteria
crust
scab
Curling's ulcer
stress ulcer
debridement
removal of dried crusts
dermabrasion
planing of skin to decrease scarring
ecchymosis
bruise
emollient
soothing effect on skin
eschar
scab
exanthem
skin rash
frostbite
freezing body part
heterografts
tissues obtained from different species
hives
general rash athat appears abruptly
homografts
tissue from disease-free cadavers
ileus
intestinal muscle paralysis
isograft
"equal"; from pts identical twin
macule
flat rash; freckles
MRSA
Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aereus
papule
elevated area; pimple
pediculosis
infection of humans by lice
pruritis
itching
pustule
elevated, pus filled (impetigo, acne)
sebum
fatty substances secreted by sebaceous glands
stye
infection of sebaceous gland of eyelash
TBSA
total body surface area; size of burn calculated as percentage
vesicle
elevated, fluid filled blister (cold sore, chickenpox)
wheal
raised red, irregular mosquito bite
xenograft
slice of skin from different species; same as heterograft