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Acne
Inflammation of the sebaceous glands
acrochordon
small outgrowth of epidermal and dermal tissue
actinic dermatitis
inflammation of the skin caused by exposure to radiant energy, such as x-rays
albinism
loss of pigment
alopecia
baldness
anhidrosis
absence of sweating
avulsion
process of forcibly tearing off a part or structure of the body, such as a finger or toe
basal cell carcinoma
epithelial malignant tumor of the skin that rarely metastasized
bite
surface is torn by an insect
boil
an acute painful nodule
bulla
larger blister; a bleb
burn
injury due to heat
callus
hardened skin
candidiasis
infection of skin or mucous glands by any species of Candida
carbuncle
Cluster of boils
causalgia
Intense burning pain associated with trophic skin changes in the hand or foot after trauma to it
cellulitis
inflammation of cellular or connective tissue
cicatrix
scar
comedo
blackhead
corn
horny induration and thickening of skin on toes caused by ill-fitted shoes
cyst
bladder or sac; closed sac that contains fluid
decubitus
lying down; bedsore
dehiscence
bursting open of a surgical wound
dermatitis
inflammation of skin
dermomycosis
skin condition caused by fungus
ecchymosis
blood seeps into the skin causing discolorations ranging from blue-black to greenish-yellow
eczema
disease of the epidermis
erythema
redness of skin
erythroderma
abnormal redness of skin
eschar
scab
excoriation
Abrasion of epidermis by scratching, trauma, chemicals, burns,etc.
exudate
production of pus and serum
folliculitis
inflammation of a follicle or follicles
herpes simplex
inflammatory skin disease caused by a herpes virus
hidradenitis
inflammation of sweat glands
hives
eruption of itching and burning swellings on skin
hyperhidrosis
condition of excessive sweating
hypodermic
pertaining to under the skin or inserted under the skin, as a hypodermic injection
icteric
pertaining to jaundice
impetigo
skin infection marked by vesicles or bullae; usually caused by streptococci or staphylococci
integumentary
a covering; the skin, consisting of dermis and epidermis
intradermal
pertaining to within the skin, as an intradermal injection
jaundice
yellow
keloid
overgrowth of scar tissue caused by excessive collagen formation
lentigo
flat, brownish spot on the skin sometimes caused by exposure to the sun and weather(freckle)
leukoderma
localized loss of pigmentation of the skin
leukoplakia
white spots or patches formed on mucus membrane of tongue and cheeks; spots are smooth, hard, and irregular
lupus
destructive type of skin lesion
melanocarcinoma
cancerous tumor that has black pigmentation
melanoma
malignant black mole or tumor
miliaria
(prickly heat; commonly seen in infants.) caused by excessive body warmth. Retention of sweat glands, which have become blocked or inflamed, and then rupture in the skin or leak
mole
pigmented, elevated spot above the surface of skin
onychitis
inflammation of nail
onychomycosis
condition of the nail caused by a fungus
pachyderma
thick skin
paronychia
infectious condition of the marginal structures around the nail
pediculosis
infestation of lice
petechiae
small, pinpoint,purplish hemorrhagic spots on the skin
pruritus
severe itching
psoriasis
chronic skin disease characterized by pink or dull red lesions surmounted by silvery scaling
purpura
purplish discoloration of the skin caused by extravasation of blood into tissues
rhytidoplasty
plastic surgery for the removal of wrinkles
roseola
rose-colored rash marked by red spots on skin
rubella
systemic disease caused by a virus and characterized by a rash and fever
rubeola
contagious disease characterized by fever, inflammation of mucous membranes, and rose-colored spots on the skin
scabies
contagious disease characterized by papules, vesicles, pustules, burrows, and intense itching(itchmite)