Flashcards in Disorders Of The Skin Deck (81)
What is a structural change in the tissue caused by injury or disease?
What are the three types of lesions of the skin?
Primary, secondary, and tertiary.
What is a sign or indication of disease?
Symptoms of skin disorders are generally divided into two groups. What are they?
Subjective symptoms(itching, burning, or pain that can be felt) and objective symptoms(pimples or boils which can be observed).
Disease having a rapid onset, severe symptoms, and a short course or duration.
Reaction due to extreme sensitivity to certain foods, chemicals, or other normally harmless substances.
Disease of long duration, usually mild but recurring.
Disease that exists at birth.
Disease that is communicable or transmitted by contact.
Any condition or disease that makes an indicated treatment or medication inadvisable.
Determination of the nature of a disease from its symptoms.
Abnormal condition of all or part of the body, organ, or mind that makes it incapable if carrying on normal function.
Appearance of a disease that simultaneously attacks a large number of persons living in a particular locality.
Study of the causes of disease and their modes if operation.
Disease caused by pathogenic microorganisms or viruses that are easily spread.
Condition of some part of the body as a protective response to injury, irritation, or infection, characterized by redness, heat, pain, and swelling.
Symptoms that are visible, such as pimples, pustules, or inflammation.
Illness resulting from conditions associated with employment, such as coming in contact with certain chemicals or tints.
Disease caused by vegetable or animal parasites, such as pediculosis and ringworm.
Disease produced by disease-causing bacteria, such as staphylococcus and streptococcus(pus-forming bacteria), or viruses.
Science that investigates modifications and changes in structure caused by disease.
Foretelling of probable course of a disease.
Disease influenced by the weather.
Symptoms that can be felt, such as itching, burning, or pain.
Disease that affects the body generally, often due to under- or over-functioning of the internal glands.
Contagious disease commonly acquired by contact with an infected person during sexual intercourse, characterized by sores and rashes on the skin.
Lesions characterized by flat, nonpalpable changes in skin color, such as a macule; elevations formed by fluid in a cavity, such as in pustules; or by elevated, palpable solid masses, as in a papule.
Which primary lesion is described as a large blister containing a watery fluid, similar to a vesicle, but larger in size.
Bulla (BULL-uh) or a bleb
Which primary lesion is described as a closed, abnormally developed sac containing fluid, semi-fluid, or morbid matter, above or below the skin.