Flashcards in HPA Deck (102)
sudden jerky movements
discoloration of the skin due from bleeding underneath. (bruising)
presence of the orange pigment carotene in the blood from excessive intake of carrots or other vegetables.
superficial reddening of the skin, usually in patches.
bluish discoloration of the skin resulting from poor circulation or inadequate oxygenation of the blood.
unhealthy pale appearance
yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes. arising from the excess of the pigment bilirubin.
pigment is lost from areas of skin, causing whitish patches
a benign tumor of blood vessel, often forming a red birthmark
inflammation of subcutaneous connective tissue
a tumor formed on a nerve cell sheath, frequently symptomless but occasionally malignant
abnormally dry skin
production of abnormally large volumes of dilute urine
partial or complete absence or hair
abnormal growth of hair on a persons face and body
spoon nails, nail disease that can be a sign of hypochromic anemia,
a condition in which fluid accumulates in the brain, enlarging the head
condition in which the head becomes persistently turned to one side
swelling of the neck resulting from the enlargement of the thyroid gland.
drooping of the upper eyelid due to paralysis or disease
inflammation of the ear, passage of the outer ear
inflammation of the ear, of the inner ear
ringing or buzzing in the ears
difficulty or discomfort in swallowing
inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth
inflammation of the lips
bleeding from the nose
a small growth, typically benign and with a stalk, protruding from a mucous membrane.