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I am the branch of medical science that studies and treats the skin and its disorders and diseases. who am I
Dermatology
structural changes in the tissue caused by damage or injury.
Lesions
I am a chronic infammatoru skin disorder of the sebaceous glands characterized by comedone and blemishes.
acne
I am a disorder where clients purposely scrape off acne lesions, causing scarring and discoloration.
acne excoriee
I am pin of flesh-colored precancerous lesions that feel sharp or rough.
actinic keratoses
I am the absence of melanin pigment i the body, including skin, hair, and eyes, I am also sensitive to light.
Albinism
I am a deficiency in perspitation, often a result of a fever of skin disease which requires medical treatment
anhidrosis
I have dry scaly skin for sebum deficiency, which can be due to aging, body disorders, alkalies, harsh soaps.
what am I
asteatosis
Dermatitis is genetically related to overreactive immune systems, and is prevalent in people with nasl allergies
I am
atopic dermatitis
I am pink eye
Bacterial conjucntivitis
I am the most common and the least severe type of skin cnacer, which often appears as light, pearly nodules
what am I
basal cell carcinoma
I have a foul-smelling perspiration, usually in the armpits or on the feet
brohidrosis
I a am large blister contaning watery fluid, similar to a vesicle, but larger.
what am I
bullae
I have increased pigmentation, liver spots.

who am I
chloasma
I am a blackhead, a mass of harden sebum and skin cells in a hair follicle.


I am a What?
Comedone
I am an allergic reaction from contact with a substance or chemical
what am I
contact dermatitis
Dead cells form over a wound of blemish while it is healing, resulting in an accumulation of sebum and sometines mixed with epidermal material.
crust
a closed, abnomormally developed sac containing fluid, infection or other matter above or below the skin
cyst
any inflammatory condition of the skin. various forms of lesions, such as eczema, vesticles or papules
dermatitus
physicians who treat skin disorders and diseases
dermatologist
branch of science that studies and treats the skin and its disorders.
dermatology
an inflammatory, painful itching diesase of the skin acute or chronic in nature, with dry or moist lesions
eczema
swelling caused by a response to injury
edema
redness caused by inflammation, red lesion is erythemic
erythema
a skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping
excoriation
a crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis, chapped lips or hands.
fissures
a subcutaneous abscess filled with pus: also called boils
furuncle
fever blisters are cold sores: recurring viral infection consisting of a vesicle or group of vesicles on a red swollen base.
heroes simplex virus
excessive perspiration caused by heat of body weakness
hyperhidrosis
a thickening of the skin caused by a mass of keratinized cells
hyperkeratosis
I am a aver production of pigment
hyperpigmentation
I am am abnormal growth, many are benign, or harmless
hypertrophy
a bacterial infection, often accurring in children, characterized by clusters or small blisters
impetigo
a thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue
keloid
keratomozed cells
karatompcytes
am acquired thickened patch of the epedermis a callus caused by pressure
keratoma
abnormally thick build up of cells
kertoses
redness and bumpiness in the cheeks or upper arms from blocked follicles
keratosis pilaris
freckles small yellow/brown colored spots
lentigenes
structural changes in tissue caused by damage or injury
lesions
light abnormal patches caused by a burn or congenital disease
leukderma
a flat spot of discoloration on the skin
macule
the most serious form of skin cancer
malignant melanoma
term for hyperpigmentation, and pregnancy mask , triggered by hormonal changes and can fade away with time
melasma
whiteheads
milia
prickly heat
miliaria rubra
a brownish spot ranging in color from tan to bluish black
mole
a birthmark or mole
nevus
referred to as tumors, bur are smaller bumps cause by scar tissue
nodules
a pimple, may develop pus
papule
an acne like condition around the mouth, small clusters of papules
perioral dermatitis
formed by fluid in a cavity, such as vesicles, bullae, or pustules
primary lesions
red patches, covered with white silver scales foud on the scalp, elbows, knees, chest, lower back
psoriasis
inflammed papule with white or yellow center containing pus
pustule
a hereditary factor in which dead skin cells do not shed from the follicles as they do on normal skin
retention hyperkeratosis
congestion primary on the cheeks and nose, redness
rosacea
flacky skin cells, any thin plate of epidermal flakes
scale
light colored- slightly raised mark on the skin formed after a injury`
scar
similar to open comedones,
sebaceous filaments
benign lesions frequently seen in oilier areas of the face
sebaceous hyperplasias
severe oiliness of the skin
seborrhea
a common form of eczema
seborrheic dermatitis
small outgrowths or extensions of the skin that look like flaps
skin tags
more serious than basal cell carcinoma, scaly red papules or nodules
squamous cell carcinoma
occur after certain disease,brow or white discoloration
stain
a sebaceous cyst or subcutaneous tumor, filled with sebum and range in size
steatoma
a change in pigmentation due to melanin production
tan
fungal infection
tinea
ringworm
tinea corporis
yeast infection inhibiting melanin production
tinea versicolor
an abnormal rounded, solid lump, larger than a paoule
tubercle
swelling, abnormal cell mass resulting from excessive cell multiplication
tumor
an open lesion on the skin or mucous membrane of the body
ulcer
hives
urticaria
vascular dilation of blood vessels
vasodilation
a wart, hypertrophy of the papillae and epidermis caused by a virus
verruca
a small blister or sac containing clear fluid
vesicles
White spots or areas on the skin from lack of pigment cells
vitiligo
an itchy swollen lesion caused by a blow, insect bite, skin allergy reaction, or stings
wheal