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Of, or affecting the skin.

Cutaneous

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Beneath the skin

Subcutaneous

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A thin layer of connective tissues.

Fascia

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Fat

Adipose

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  • Fascia
  • Glands
  • Large Glands (Swollen Glands)
  • Adipose tissue
    • Excessive (Obese)
    • Diminished (emaciated)

Influences on surface contour

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  • Derma
  • Epidermis

Integument composition 

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A layer of dense connective tissue (layer of skin just below the epidermis).

Derma

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The external covering of epithelium (outermost later of skin).

Epidermis

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  • Protects deeper tissue from drying and injury.
  • Waterproof
  • Will absorb oily materials

Properties of Skin

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  • Varies among different individuals
  • Regional variations:
    • Back of hand
    • Face
    • Mucous Membranes

Skin Texture

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Deeper layer of skin.

  1. Blood vessels
  2. Lymphatics
  3. Sebaceous glands (oil glands)

Derma

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The outermost layer of skin.

  1. No blood or lymph vessels
  2. 4 layers of skin

Epidermis

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  • Skin pigments
  • Blood in superficial capillaries

Skin color is a result of these things

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  • Melanin
  • Carotene

Skin Pigment types

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Pigment of the cells of the deepest layer of the epidermis.

  • Dark Tan
  • Black

Melanin

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The yellow in a complexion

Carotene

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  1. Pigment free patches
  2. Intense pigmentation
  3. Albinism - total lack of melanin

Variations of skin color