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Jaundice

assoc with liver disease-bile not filtering

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cyanotic

nail bed's blood vessels have lack of oxygen in the tissues

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necrosis

poor blood flow

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Vitiligo

Melanocytes are destroyed

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striae

irregular areas of skin that look like bands, stripes, or lines

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Callus

a thicken, wide elevated pad on the epidermis layer

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corn

a callus with a hard central area
There is pain and inflamamation of the deeper skin tissues. ex. little toe

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Keloid

scar that continues to grow until it is larger than the original injury abnormally large scar

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Cicatrix

fibroud tisue that replaces injured skin tissue

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Cellulitis

inflammation/infection of the connective tissue and muscle

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cellul/o-

cell

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Psoriasis

overproduction of excessive amounts of epidermal cells

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psor/o-

itching

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-iasis

state of

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seb/o-

sebum (oil)

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-rrhea

flow, discharge

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Anhidrosis

lack of sweating

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hidr/o-

sweat

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an-

without, not

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Diaphoresis

sweating profuse

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Hirsutism

presence of excessive hair on caused by hypersecretion of testosterone

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hirsut/o-

hairy

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-ism

process

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Schizotrichia

condition of split hair

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schiz/o-

split

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trich/o-

hair

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Excisional Biopsy

use of a scapel to remove an entier large lesion

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Incisional Biopsy

use of a scalpel to make an incision to remove part of a large lesion

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Punch Biopsy

use of a circular metal cutter to remove a plugged core that includes the epidermis, dermis, and subcu

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shave biopsy

use of a scepel/razor blade to shave off a lesion in the epidermis/dermis