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bacterial infections
impetigo
carbuncle
follicullitis
cellulitus
furuncle erysipelas
impetigo
honey colored crusted lesion
folliculitis
small pustules at hair follicle
furuncle
painful tender red area around hair drain pus and necrotic debris on rupture
carbuncle
multiple connecting furuncles
cellulitus
red hot tender edema chills maliase fever
erysipelas
superficial cellulitus
viral infection
HSV
h zoster
verruca vulgaris
plantar warts
H zoster
linear distribution
verruca vulgaris
flesh colored papule limited to epidermis
fungal infection
candidasis
tinea corporis
- cruris
-pedis
-onychomycosis
corporis
ringworm
pedis
athletes foot
cruris
jock itch
onychomycosis
toenails
benign skin lesion
acne
moles
psoriasis
seborrheic keratoses
skin tags
lipoma
lentigo
psoriasis
silver scaly plaque
seborrheic keratoses
deeply pigmented rough warty surface
lipoma
tumor adipose tissue
lentigo
liver spots
electrodesiccation and electrocoagulation
tissue destroyed by burning
curettage
removal and scooping away of tissue using scooping technique
cryosurgery
extreme cold applied to skin to induce tissue destruction
-expect pain, red blister will form but will flatten and fall off
mohrs'
controlled removal of a cutaneous malignance tissue removed thin layers
minimize scars
LPN skin care
-prescribed therapies like dressing and meds
-monitor skin changes
-reinforce Rn teaching
NAP Skin care delegation
assist bath
-apply wet dressing or add med to bath
-report change skin appearance
skin graph
either provide protection to underlying structure or reconstruction of area
free graft
transfer graft to needed site from a donor site
-autograft- pt own body
-isograft- identical twin
skin flap
move section of skin and subQ tissue from one part of the body to another without ending vascular attachment
mechanical debridement
-wet to dry partially healed
only slight necrotic tissue
-irrigation - burn pts remove cell debri and excess drainage
-hydrotherapy - burn pts not in clean granulated wound
surgical debridement
reserved for burns or extremely deep or L ulcers
abcde of moles
asymmetry
border
color or changing
diameter < than 6mm
elevated or evolving
risk factor for skin cancer
fair skin type
history sun exposure
family history
exposure to tar and systemic arsenicals
actinic keratosis
premalignant form of squamous cell carcinoma
-affects nearly all older white population
-looks ir shap flat slightly red papule indistinct borders hard
basal cell carcinoma
most common
-cure rate greated 90 with treatment and if caught early
squamous cell carcinoma
-sun exposed skin
-very aggressive
-potential metastasize
-early detection cure rate high
-smoking contribute to scc on mouth and lips
initial treatment melanoma
surgery
tissue biopsy
definitive test for diagnosing skin lesions
soft tissue expansion
resurfacing defect like a burn scar
-remove a disfigured mark like tattoo
-prelimiary step in breast reconstruction
wet dressing used
when skin oozing from inf or inflammation
-to relieve itching
-suppress inflammation
-debride a wound
seborrheic dermatitis
cradle cap
-chronic recurring inflammatory response