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List the 10 primary lesions.

B,c,m,p,p,t,t,v,w

Bulla-large blister contains fluid/larger than a vesicle
Cyst
Macule
Papule
Pustule
Tubercule
Tumor/nodule
Vesicle
Wheal

1

Primary lesion

A large blister containing a watery fluid. Larger than a vesicle.

bulla

2

Primary lesion

Closed abnormal sac containing fluid or morbid matter.

Cyst

3

Primary lesion

Small discolored patch on the skin, neither raised or sunken.

Macule

4

Primary lesion

What is a small elevated pimple with no fluid.

Papule

5

Primary lesion

What is an inflamed pimple containing pus?

Pustule

6

Primary lesion

Abnormal rounded, solid lump larger than a papule

Tubercule

7

Primary lesion

Cell mass varying in size, shape, and color.. Resulting from excessive multiplication of cells

Tumor / nodules

8

Primary lesion

Small blister or sac w/ fluid within or just beneath the epidermis.

Poison ivy.. Etc.

Vesicle

9

Primary lesion

Itchy swollen lesion lasting only hours. Insect bites..etc.

Wheal

10

List the 7 secondary lesions.

C,c,e,f,k,s,u

Cicatrix
Crust
Excoriation
Fissure
Keloid
Scale
Ulcer

11

Secondary lesion

Scar formed from injury.

Cicatrix

12

Secondary lesion

Scab or accumulation of dead cells

Crust

13

Secondary lesion

Skin sore produced by scratching or scraping.

Excoriation

14

Secondary lesion

Crack in the skin.

Chapped hands / lips

Fissure

15

Secondary lesion

Thick scar, excessive growth of fiberous tissue.

Keloid

16

Secondary lesion

Accumulation of dry or greasy flakes like dandruff.

Scale

17

Secondary lesion

An open lesion on the skin, deep erosion or depression of skin. Accompanied by pus

Ulcer

18

List the 3 hypertrophies

K,m,v,

Keratoma
Mole
Verruca

19

Hypertrophies

Thickened patch of skin commonly known as a callus

Keratoma

20

Hypertrophies

Small brownish spot or blemish ranging in color from pale tan to bluish black

Mole

21

Hypertrophies

Commonly called a wart

Verruca

22

List the 7 pigments of the skin.

c,l,l,a,n,s,t

Chloasma
Lentigines
Leukoderma
Albinism
Nevus
Stain
Tan

23

Pigmentations

What are liver spots called

Chloasma

24

Pigmentations

Technical term for freckles.

Lentigines

25

Pigmentations

Skin disorder characterized by abnormal white patches.

Leukoderma

26

Pigmentations

Absence of melanin pigments in the hair, skin, and eyes.

Albinism

27

Pigmentations

Abnormal pigmentation commonly known as a birthmark

Nevus

28

Pigmentations

Abnormal brown or wine-colored skin

Stain

29

Pigmentations

Change in the pigmentation of the skin due to exposure to UV Rays..☀️

Tan