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Flashcards in Infections Deck (19):
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Itchy red peeling between toes

Athletes foot

2

What cause boils and carbuncles

Bacterial infection

3

Inflammation of hair follicles and sebaceous glands

Boils and carbuncles

4

Cause by a virus herpes simplex

Cold sores

5

Overproduction of skin cells

Psoriasis

6

What causes athletes foot

Fungal infections

7

Itching redness swelling can lead to blistering

Contact dermatitis

8

What is the cause of psoriasis

Unknown

12

What causes contact dermatitis

Exposures cause an allergic reaction

13

Thought to be an autoimmune disorder when the immune system attacks a persons own tissues

Psoriasis

14

Pink water filled raised lesions that develop a yellow crust and eventually rupture

Impetigo

15

Where does impetigo normally form

Around mouth and nose

16

What triggers psoriasis

Trauma infection stress

18

Redeemed lesions covered with dry, silvery scales hat itch, burn, crack, and sometimes bleed

Psoriasis

19

Cold sores

Herpes simplex

23

What causes impetigo

Bacterial infection--highly contagious

24

Another name for athletes foot

Tinea pedis

25

Small fluid-filled blisters, itch, sting

Cold sores

28

Herpes simplex Virus in cutaneous nerve, remains dormant until what

Emotional upset
Uv radiation
Fever