Flashcards in The Skin Deck (24):
What are the functions of the skin?
Largest organ, protective, temperature and water loss, sensation, Vit D synthesis
What is a flat area of skin called with altered colour?
What is a flat area of skin called with altered colour and texture?
What is a raised lesion with palpe scaling?
What is a small solid raised lesion?
What is a large solid raised lesion?
What is a small solid water filled lesion?
What is a large solid water filled lesion?
What type of lesions are skin tags, moles, cysts and papilomas?
What are flesh coloured tags, commonly found on the trunk, neck, face and groin, generally in the older called?
What are proliferation of melanocytes of naevus cells called?
What is the clinical term of encompassing 2 types of cysts from the epithelium? (Epidermoid and Pilar)
What arises spontaneously on the trunk, head and neck and is common in older people?
What are bluey/red, tend to occur in children and are benign vascular tumours of the dermis?
What type of lesions are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, bowens disease, melanoma?
What is the most common human cancer, slowly growing, rarely mets and in sun exposed sites?
Basal cell carcinoma
What is a precursor to SCC, epidermal dysplasia and a result of sun damage?
What is the second commonest skin tumour of sun exposed sites in older people?
Squamous cell carcinoma
What is fairly common in sun damaged skin, aggressive and widely spread?
What do the A B C D E stand for in relation to melanoma?
Asymmetry, Border, Colour, Diameter, Enlarge
What rash is a clinical term that encompasses many different conditions? itchy burning rash blistered
What rash commonly affects elbows, knees, scalp, penis associated with nail change, arthritis, joint disease and causes a salmon pink with silver scaling?
What rash is v common in elderly and young, caused by mites, skin - skin?