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adiposis

excessive accumulation of body fat

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dermatitis

inflammation of the skin

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dermabrasion

surgical procedure to remove acne scars and marks using an abrasive product to remove part of the skin

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hidrosis

production and excretion of sweat

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ichthyosis

congenital skin disorder characterized by dryness and peeling

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keratosis

skin lesion covered by horny layer of tissue

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melanoma

malignancy arising from cells that form melanin

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mycosis

any condition caused by fungus

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onychotomy

incision into the nail

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pilocystic

relating to a skin cyst with hair

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seborrhea

excessive sebum caused by overactivity of sebaceous glands

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steatitis

inflammation of fatty tissue

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trichopathy

disease of the hair

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xanthoma

a yellow or discoloration of the skin

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xeroderma

excessive dryness of the skin

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exudate

pus

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Mascule, Patch

Primary lesions -> flat, discolored, non palpable changes in skin color

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Vesicle, bulla, pustule

Primary lesions -> elevation formed by fluid in a cavity

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Papule, plaque, nodule, tumor, wheal

Primary lesions -> elevated, palpable solid masses

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erosion, ulcer, excoriation, fissure

secondary lesions -> loss of skin surface

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Scale, crust, keloid

secondary lesions -> material on skin surface

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cherry angioma, telangiectasia, petechiae, purpura, ecchymosis

vascular lesions