Integumentary System (Skin, Hair, Nails)- Level 2 Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Integumentary System (Skin, Hair, Nails)- Level 2 Deck (13):
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Dehiscence

Splitting apart or separation of the skin, usually along suture lines.

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Fluctuance

Palpable fluid underneath the skin which usually indicates pus collection.

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Hematoma

Localized swelling filled with blood, resulting from ruptured blood vessels

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Hyperpigmentation

The darkening of an area of skin

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Induration

Hardened area of soft tissue

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Lymphangitis

Inflammation of the lymphatic vessels which usually appears as red striking on the skin

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Macular

Flat, res spots on the skin.

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Maculopapular Rash

A rash characterized by a flat, red area on the skin covered with small, confluent bumps.

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Papular

Small, raised bumps

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Serosanguinous

Containing both blood and serum

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Subungual

Beneath the nail

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Urticaria

Hives; a red, raised, pruritic rash which is usually a sign of an allergic reaction. Also called wheals.

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Vesicles

Small fluid filled blister.