Flashcards in Skin Disorders & Diseases Deck (34):
Vascular lesions form by way of which body system?
Lesions in the early stages of development are called?
Lesions that change the structure of tissues and organs are called?
Steatomas are commonly found on which areas of the body?
scalp, neck, and back
What color dye commonly causes allergic reactions?
Urticaria with itching is commonly caused by a production of what?
What is the number one external cause of skin pigmentation disorders?
What color is a pregnancy mask?
How often should people visit their dermatologist to screen for cancerous lesions?
once a year
What is the number one factor that causes or predisposes us to acne?
Where are sebaceous filaments most commonly found?
What hormone is released during stressful events?
Which foods can irritate acne?
kelp, salt, cheese
Which grade of acne is associated with cystic lesions?
What is a potential side effect of using Retin-A (tretinoin) that every esthetician should be aware of?
If you do not recognize a skin condition what should you do?
Do not work on the client's skin and refer them to a physician
Can an esthetician diagnose and treat skin disorders and diseases?
No, only a physician can diagnose and treat skin diseases
Are all acne pustules in hair follicles infectious?
How is a closed comodone formed?
the opening of the follicle is blocked with debris and cells
What should you never do to a sebaceous hyperplasia lesion?
try to extract it
Who most commonly struggles with folliculitis?
What will cause psoriasis to spread?
irritation of the affected area
What causes an allergic reaction?
the immune system mistaking a NONTOXIC substance for a TOXIC substance
Does an allergic reaction always occur with the first exposure to a substance
No. Sometimes a reaction will not occur until several or many instances of exposure
What is the best way to describe a tan?
Visible skin cell damage
Is it safe to remove hair from moles?
What increases the risk of skin cancer?
cumulative sun exposure
Are tanning beds ever considered safe for tanning?
Which skin cancer is the most deadly and can metastasize?
What type of UV exposure causes a higher risk of melanoma?
Infrequent but intense UV exposure
What must not be present for bacteria to live in follicles?
What naturally produced substance on the skin can cause inflammation if too much is produced?
Who struggles more with adult acne, males or females?