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Albin/o

White

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Caus/o

Burn/burning

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Cauter/o

Heat, burn

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Cutane/o

Skin

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Derm/o, dermat/o

Skin

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Diaphor/o

Profuse sweating

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Erythem/o, erythemat/o

Redness

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Hidr/o

Sweat

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Ichthy/o

Dry, scaly

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Kerat/o

Hard

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Leuk/o

White

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Lip/o

Fat

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Melan/o

Black

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Myc/o

Fungus

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Onych/o

Nail

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Phyt/o

Plant

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Pil/o

Hair

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Py/o

Pus

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Rhytid/o

Wrinkle

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Seb/o

Sebum

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Squam/o

Scale-like

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Steat/o

Fat

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Trich/o

Hair

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Ungu/o

Nail

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Xanth/o

Yellow

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Xer/o

Dry

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Samples of skin are examined for presence of microorganisms

Bacterial analyses

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Scrapings from skin lesions, hair specimens, or nail clippings are sent to a laboratory for culture and microscopic examination

Fungal tests

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Use of subfreezing temperature achieved with liquid nitrogen application to destroy tissue

Cryosurgery

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Use of a sharp dermal curette to scrape away a skin lesion

Curettage

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Tissue is destroyed by burning with an electric spark

Electrodesiccation

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Thin layers of malignant tissue are removed, and each slice is examined under a microscope to check for adequate extent of the resection

Mohs surgery

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Suspected malignant skin lesions are removed and examined microscopically by a pathologist

Skin biopsy

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Substances are injected intradermally or applied to the skin, and results are observed

Skin test

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ABCDE

Asymmetry, border, color, diameter, evolution

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Bx

Biopsy

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Derm

Dermatology

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DLE

Discoid lupus erythematosus

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PPD

Purified protein derivative

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PUVA

Psoralen ultraviolet A light therapy

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SLE

Systemic lupus erythematosus

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SC

Subcutaneous

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Adip/o

Fat