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Epidermis

the outer layer

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Dermis

The inner layer

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Name two predisposing factors

1. Increased Moisture 2. Damage to the skin

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Folliclitis

infection of the hair follicle

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Impetigo

Crustly lesions of the skin, not usually serious, and highly contiguous in children

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Cellulitis

Subcutaneous infections

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Scalded skin syndrome

The skin becomes bright red and peels off

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Name two viruses that enter through the skin

1. Warts 2. Herpes

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Another name for measles?

Rubeola

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Another name for chicken pox?

Varicella

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Varicella may lead into

Zoster (Shingles)