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Onychocryptosis

Ingrown toenail

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Necrotizing fasciitis

A serve infection caused by group a strep bacteria

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Malignant melanoma

A type of skin cancer that occurs in the melanocytes

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Macule

A discolored, flat spot that is less than 1 cm in diameter

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Lipoma

A benign, slow-growing fatty tumor located between the skin and the muscle layer

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Lipedema

A chronic abnormal condition characterized by the accumulation of fat and fluid in the tissues just under the skin of the hips and legs

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Koilonychia

A malformation of the nails in which the outer surface is concave or scooped out like the bowl of a spoon

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Keratosis

Any skin growth, such as a wart or a callus, in which there is overgrowth and thickening of the skin

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Keloid

An abnormally raised or thickened scar that expands beyond the boundaries of the original incision

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Impetigo

A highly contagious bacterial skin infection characterized by isolated pustules that become crusted and rupture

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Ichthyosis

A group of hereditary disorders characterized by dry, thickened, and scaly skin

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Hirsutism

Excessive bodily and facial hair in women, usually occurring in a male pattern

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Hematoma

a mass of usually clotted blood that forms in a tissue, organ, or body space as a result of a broken blood vessel.

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Granduloma

a mass or nodule of chronically inflamed tissue with granulations that is usually associated with an infective process

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Furuncles

A boil

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Folliculitis

Folliculitis is inflammation of one or more hair follicles. It can occur anywhere on the skin.

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Exfoliating dermatitis

Widespread scaling of the skin, often with itching (pruritus), skin redness (erythroderma), and hair loss.

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Exanthen

Eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of disease

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Erythroderma

Abnormal redness of the skin over widespread areas of the body

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Erythema

Redness of the skin due to congestion of the capillaries.