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Explain a vegetable parasite

Tinea / ring worm

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Explain an animal parasite

Pediculosis/ head lice

Scabies/ itch mite

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What is the technical term for abnormal hair loss?

Alopecia

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Hair loss that occurs as a result of genetics, age, and hormonal changes.

Androgenic alopecia

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What is characterized by the sudden falling out of hair in round patches.

Alopecia areata

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What type of disease is alopecia?

Unpredictable- autoimmune disease

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What 5 things can cause temporary alopecia areata?

A,sf,tf, nc, mn

Anemia, scarlet fever, nervous conditions, malnutrition, typhoid fever

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What is the normal loss of scalp hair occurring in old age.

Alopecia senilis

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List the 2 hair loss treatments that have proven to stimulate hair growth that's approved by the FDA.

Minoxidil and finasteride

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What is the medical term for dandruff?

Pityriasis

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The technical term for classic dandruff

Pityriasis capitis simplex

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Severe dandruff characterized by accumulation of greasy waxy scales.

Pityriasis steatoids

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Medical term for ringworm

Tinea

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Ringworm of the scalp

Tinea capitis

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Ringworm of the bearded area of the face

Tinea sycosis

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What is known as tinea favus or honeycomb ringworm.

Tinea favus

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What is the infestation of the hair and scalp with head lice

Pediculosis capitis

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How long can head lice live off the human body?

Up to 48 hrs

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What contagious skin disease is caused by the itch mite?

Scabies

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List 3 bacterial infections (staphylococci) involving the hair follicles?

Fb, Pb, sv

Folliculitis barbeae, pseudofolliculitis barbae, and sycosis vulgaris

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What or what are inflammations of the of the follicle caused by bacteria or irritation.

Furuncle or carbuncle

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What is also referred to as "razor bumps"?

Barbers itch

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Technical term for grey hair

Canities

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What is characterized by alternating bands of grey and pigmented hair

Ringed hair

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What or what is a condition of abnormal hair growth?

Hypertrichosis or hirsuties

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What is the technical term for split ends?

Trichoptilosis

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What is the technical term for brittle hair?

Fragilitas crinium

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What is the technical term for beaded hair?

Trichorrhexis nodosa

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What is characterized by brittleness and the formation of nodular swelling of the hair shaft

Trichorrhexis

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What is the technical term for brittle hair

Fragilitas crinium