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Scale

Dandruff; Thin or think flake of skin varying in color; usually secondary to desquamated, dead epithelium

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Crust

Residue of Impetigo; Dried residue of exudates

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Fissure

Athlete's foot; Linear crack in the skin

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Ulcer

Pressure ulcer, stasis ulcer; Opening in the caused by sloughing of necrotic tissue, extending past the epidermis