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AKA for Epidermal Cyst

Wen Cyst or Sebaceous cyst

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Autoimmune & potentially life threatening condition exhibiting bulla (blisters) on the skin

Pemphigus vulgaris

(bullies can be vulgar)

Pemphigus = blisters

3

A non-tender sebum filled cyst

Sebaceous cyst (aka Wen cyst or epidermoid cyst)

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A skin reaction usually assoc w/ strep characterized by bilateral, red & tender nodules

Erytherma nodosum

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Sun spot, liver spot. The most common benign sun-induced lesion

Actinic lentigo

(Actinic = sunlight

Lentigo = freckles)

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A descrete coin-shaped, ring or annular lesion that coalesce to form patches which ooze and crust over

nummular eczema

(nummular = coin shaped)

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Hives described as a wheal d/t an allergy to penicillin or food

Urticaria

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Mycotic infxn of the body

Tinea corpus

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How a dermatologist might diagnose a fungal infection

Use a Woods Lamp

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mycotic infxn of the beard

tinea barbae

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Most common skin cancer; waxy and indurated (hardened)

basal cell cancer

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Oval lesions that follow crease lines of skin & caused by a virus.  A "Herald Patch"

Pityriasis Rosea

(It's a pity your Herald is rosea patch)

Pityron = dandruff

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Fungal or bact infection of nail fold surrounding nail plate

Paronychia

(onyx = nail)

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Auto-immune condition characterized by post development depigmentation

Vitiligo

(Michael Jackson)

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Reddened areas caused by moisture, friction & warmth retention found on opposing skin surfaces

Irritant dermatitis occurring between folds or juxtaposed surfaces of the skin, such as between the scrotum and the thigh, caused by friction, sweat retention, moisture, warmth, and concomitant overgrowth of resident microorganisms.

Intertrigo

(inter - TRY - go)

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multiple hypo pigmented, asymptomatic lesions varying in color from white to brown

Tinea versicolor

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Infxn found in DRG. Presents as vesicular lesions that follow a dermatome

Shingles

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"cradle cap" of newborns

seborrheic dermatitis

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Leathery, rough and thick skin due to constant scratching of a pruritic, chronic dermatitis

Lichenification

(I liken fin vacation)

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Inflam pruritic disease charac by papules w/ shiny, fine inconspicuous SCALES and whitish lines or puncta

Lichen Planus

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Jock itch

tinea cruris

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Complete depigmentation first observed at birth

Albinism

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Infection by lice at pubic area, corporis area, or capitus area

Pediculosis

(pediculosis = being infested with lice)

It's rediculous to get lice but it's pediculous to get lice in the pubic area

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Small, serous fluid filled lesion,

Vesicle

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A circumscribed evanescent papule of the skin

Wheal

(evanescent = short duration)

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Malignant tumor of epithelial cells (irregular and flaky)

Squamous cell cancer

(Square Epithelial cancer cells)

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Common cause of vaginal yeast infxn 

candida albicans

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Crusty lesions at corners of mouth or hands of children. From Staph aureus or strep group A

Impetigo

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Dermatology mneumonic

"Ma & Pa's Vehicle Puts like Nobody's Business, Lew"

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Small, pus filled lesion,

Pustule