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Flashcards in Integumentary System Disorders Deck (5):
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ringworm

fungal infection that produces patchy scaling and inflammatory response in the skin

2

eczema and dermatitis

inflammatory condition of the skin caused by allergy, infection, poor circulation, or exposure to chemical or environmental factors

3

psoriasis

chronic skin disease characterized by thicker than normal epidermal layer that sloughs to produce large, silvery scales; bleeding may occur if the scales are scraped away

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impetigo

small blisters containing pus, easily rupture to form a thick, yellowish crust; usually affects children

5

decubitus ulcers
bedsores or pressure sores

develop in people who are bedridden or confined to a wheelchair
compression of the tissue and reduced circulation results in destruction of the hypodermis and skin, which later become infected by bacteria, forming ulcers

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