Flashcards in Integumentary Deck (20):
A serve infection caused by group a strep bacteria
A type of skin cancer that occurs in the melanocytes
A discolored, flat spot that is less than 1 cm in diameter
A benign, slow-growing fatty tumor located between the skin and the muscle layer
A chronic abnormal condition characterized by the accumulation of fat and fluid in the tissues just under the skin of the hips and legs
A malformation of the nails in which the outer surface is concave or scooped out like the bowl of a spoon
Any skin growth, such as a wart or a callus, in which there is overgrowth and thickening of the skin
An abnormally raised or thickened scar that expands beyond the boundaries of the original incision
A highly contagious bacterial skin infection characterized by isolated pustules that become crusted and rupture
A group of hereditary disorders characterized by dry, thickened, and scaly skin
Excessive bodily and facial hair in women, usually occurring in a male pattern
a mass of usually clotted blood that forms in a tissue, organ, or body space as a result of a broken blood vessel.
a mass or nodule of chronically inflamed tissue with granulations that is usually associated with an infective process
Folliculitis is inflammation of one or more hair follicles. It can occur anywhere on the skin.
Widespread scaling of the skin, often with itching (pruritus), skin redness (erythroderma), and hair loss.
Eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of disease
Abnormal redness of the skin over widespread areas of the body