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Alopecia

the absence of hair where it normally grows

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Ecchymosis

blue-black marks on the skin

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Petechia

small pinpoint hemorrhage

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Urticaria

an acute allergic reaction with red, round wheals on the skin

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Acne

papular and pustular eruption of skin with increased production of sebum

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Burns

injury to tissue due to heat, chemical, electric shock, lightning, or radiation. Second degree burn (left) and third degree burn (right).

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Cellulitis

a diffuse acute infection of the skin

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Eczema (atopic dermatitis)

inflammation of the skin with erythematous and papulovesicular lesions caused by allergy

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Exanthematous viral diseases

a rash due to virus (for example, rubella)

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Gangrene

the death of tissue with loss of blood supply

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Impetigo

contagious pyoderma caused by staph or strep

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Psoriasis

chronic recurrent dermatosis with silver gray scales that itch

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Scabies

parasitic (tiny mites) and infectious pruritus

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Scleroderma

chronic and progressive disease of the skin with hardening of connective tissue

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE):

an inflammatory disease of collagen in the skin, joints, and internal organs

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Urticaria (hives):

an acute allergic reaction in which red, round wheals develop on the skin

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Tinea

infection of the skin caused by a fungus

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Vitiligo

loss of pigment in areas of the skin