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Flashcards in Disease, Disorder, or Injury Deck (12)
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Acne

Follicles are clogged with oil.

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1st Degree Burn

First layer of skin (Epidermis) is damaged.

3

2nd Degree Burn

Burn has made it to the second layer of skin (Epidermis-Dermis).

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3rd Degree Burn

Burn has made it to the third layer of skin (Hypodermis) nerve endings are destroyed

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4th Degree Burn

Destroyed through first 3 layers of skin, nerve endings are destroyed and bone may be exposed

6

Stretch Marks

Streaks that were stretched due to rapid muscle or weight gain or loss.

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Callus & Corns

Hardened skin that form to protect the body from constant minor damage

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Squamous Cell Cancers

Sun exposure overtime with your individual genetics found on the epidermis.

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Basal Cell Carcinoma

Too much sun exposure will damage the basal which creates new cell as the old ones dies and this will make cancerous cells; prescribed creams and/or surgery are known treatments.

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Melanoma

The pigment-producing cells that give your body color will become cancerous and develop mole-like spots; best treatments are radiation medication and/or surgery.

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Another term for cancer

Malignancy

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Eczema

Itchy and scaly like skin that is somewhat easily irritated, looks kind of like a rash, it's common and could appear anywhere on the host's body; best treatments are certain creams and ointments and avoiding things like scented soaps.