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Flashcards in chpt 15 & 16 last minute Deck (39):
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ABCDE

asymmerty, border, color variation, diameter, evolution. All to describe characteristics associated with melanoma

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BKA

below the knee replacement

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BX

biopsy

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ESR

erythrocyte sedimentation rate

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HNP

herniated nucleus pulposus (slipped disk)

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IM

ntramuscular

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PPD

purified protein derivative

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SC/SQ

subcutaneous

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TKR

total knee replacement

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-ose

pertaining to/full of

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atopic dermatitis

eczema

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arthrography

taking x-ray pictures after injection of a contrast material into a joint

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duct/o

to lead

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epi

upon

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par

near/beside

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purulent

pus-filled

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actinic keratosis

thickening of the epidermis due to sun exposure

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pruritis

itching

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paronychia

inflammation and swelling of soft tissue around the nail

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dermatomycosis

fungal infection in the hands and the feet

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ichthy

dry, scaly (fish-like)

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rhytid/o

wrinkle

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cauter/o

burn, heat

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fication

process of making

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clast

to break

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plasia

development

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raphy

to suture

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stenosis

narrowing

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ism

condition

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exanthematous

characterized by a rash

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calc/o, calci/o

calcium

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chym/o

to pour

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diaphor/o

profuse sweating

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erythemat/o, erythem/o

redness

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myos/o

muscle

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pes

foot

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pil/o

hair, hair follicle

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scoli/o

bent, crooked (lateral curvature)

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tal/o

ankle