Flashcards in Dermatology Deck (48):
A small lesion which is flat such as a freckle or measles.
A small raised lesion <0.5cm assoc. w/ measles or syphilis (solid)
A small lesion <0.5cm filled w/ serous fluid & assoc. w/ herpes & chicken pox
A small lesion <0.5cm filled w/ pus assoc. w/ staph infection d/t a furuncle
A hard raised lesion >0.5cm in size
A fluid filled lesion >0.5cm in size assoc. w/ phemphigus
A precancerous lesion seen on mucus membranes & assoc. w/ tobacco use
Organism maybe staph or strep (M/C). Crusty lesions found around the corners of the mouth or on the hands of children
Organism is beta hemolytic strep. Presents as a red, fiery, advancing lesion on the skin. PT will have fever & an elevated ASO titer.
A staph-infected hair follicle that presents as a painful nodule
A "Carload of furuncles" Same organism & lesion locations as furuncles
Tender bacterial or fungal hand infection or foot infection where the nail & skin meet at the side
A sub fascial inflammation or infection of the finger pad
Diagnosis for fungal/mycotic infections (tinea) is made w/ what?
Tinea infection of the body?
Tinea infection of the foot (Athlete's foot)
Tinea infection of the nails
Tinea infection of the scalp?
Tinea infection of the groin (Jock itch)
Tinea infection of the beard
Yeast infection/thrush (oral) is caused by what organism?
Multiple hypo-pigmented, asymptomatic lesions varying in color from white to brown
A pitted erythematous lesion or ulcer in the mouth
Dandruff; similar to "cradle cap" in newborns
Exhibits a charac. oval/round lesions called a herald patch. Caused by a virus.
Silver scales on extensor surfaces of knees & elbows
Found in the dorsal root ganglion. Vesicular lesions that follow the course of a dermatome
Herpes Zoster AKA Shingles
An auto-immune condition charac. by depigmentation (absent melanocytes) after development
Complete depigmentation (lack of melanin) of the body first observed at birth
Hives described as a wheal d/t an allergy such as penicillin or a food allergy
A potentially life threatening condition exhibiting bulla (blisters) on the skin
Located on the face, nose, & cheeks & is exacerbated by sunlight, caffeine, & alcohol
An inflammatory pruritic ds charac. by papules w/ shiny, fine inconspicuous scales & whitish lines or puncta
A non-tender epidermal cyst that is filled w/ sebum
Wen AKA Epidermal Cyst
A dense, sharply elevated, progressively enlarging scar w/ collagenous hyperplasia seen in African-Americans, Latinos, & Asians
An accumulation of sebum w/i a pore. Closed = whitehead, Open = blackhead
Comedone (whitehead called a comedo)
A transmissible (whirlpool) infection caused by mites & charac. by grouped vesicles & superficial linea furrows in the groin
A discrete coin shaped, ring, or annular lesion that coalesce to form patches which ooze & crust over
Increased keratinization producing a non-inflammatory skin lesion
Ichthyosis AKA Fish skin
Reddened areas caused by moisture, friction, & warmth retention found on opposing skin surfaces
A condition (esp adolescents) of sebaceous glands charac. by comedomes & pus filled cysts
Caused by lice.
Pediculosis (Lesion sites: pubic area - pubis, body - corporis, head - capitus)
A skin reaction usually assoc. w/ strep charac. by bilateral, red, & tender nodules
Rough & thick skin d/t constant scratching of a pruritic, chronic dermatitis
HSV infection charc. by small vesicles "cold sores" located on the mouth or in the genital region. Can be reactivated during delivery
Malignant tumor of epithelial cells. Irregular & flaky
M/C skin cancer. Waxy & indurated