Flashcards in Skin Disorders Deck (29)
1st line of defense for immune system, prevents excessive fluid loss, helps control fluid loss, helps control body temperature, sensory perception, and synthesis and activation of vitamin D.
Recessive trait leading to a lack of melanin production.
One of the most common symptoms of dermatological disease.
Small, flat, circumscribed lesion of a different color than normal skin.
Small, firm, elevated lesion.
Palpable elevated lesion.
Elevated, erythematous lesion, usually contain purulent exudate (pus).
Elevated, thin-walled lesion containing clear fluid.
Large, slightly elevated lesion with flat surface, often topped by a scale.
May be caused by exposure to an allergen or by direct chemical or mechanical irritant to the skin.
Result from a hypersensitivity reaction.
Inflammation of the skin, may be genetic.
Chronic inflammatory skin disorder of unknown origin.
Collagen deposits, inflammation, and fibrosis with decreased capillary networks develop in the skin.
Superficial bacterial infection caused by staphylococci or streptococci.
Bacterial infection of the dermis and subcutaneous tissue.
Primary infection symptomatic, reoccurrence may be triggered by stress or infection. Cold sore or fever blister.
Herpes 1 (Herpes Simplex)
Common cause of vesicular genital eruption.
in years after the primary infection of varicella or chicken pox.
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
Benign infection by human papillomaviruses.
On skin, usually hands/fingers.
On pressure points of feet.
Forms a ring-shaped patches with vesicles or scales.
Typically between toes, redness, itching, and pain.
Carbon monoxide poisioning.
Slightly blue, grayish color of the skin
Anemia, internal hemorrhaging, or lack of color.
Liver disease, yellow color skin.