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Layers of skin

Epidermis - top layer
Dermis - capillaries
Hypodermis - under the skin

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Melanoma

Cancer of the melancytes darker part of the epidermis

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What does abcde stand for

Asymmetry
Border irregularities
Colour
Diameter
Evolving (changing)

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Dendritic cell

Protection cell of the epidermis

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Sweat glands

Cools gown sweat is odurless

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What is integumentary system ?

The epidermis

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Functions of the integumentary system

Body temp
Cutaneous sensation (feel when touch)
Blood reservoir
Excretion sweating

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Rule of nines means what

Divides the body into 11 areas each accounting for 9% of total body area plus 1% for genitals

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Three types of skin cancer

Basal cell carcinoma ( most common)
Squamous cell carcinoma ( second most common)
Melanoma

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Why is 3rd degree burns and burns to the face life threatening?

3rd burns lose fluid which contains protein and electrolytes which can lead to dehydration
Neck and face can cause swelling and hard to breath or no breathing

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What is in the epidermis and dermis layer

EPI - The cells include karatinocytes melanocytes dendritic cells (protective cells ) and tactile cells (touch nerve receptor )

Dermis - nerv fibres blood vessels lymphatic vessels sweat glands

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Skin colour is determined by?

The amount of blood pigment and oxygen level of the blood

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The epidermis provides a physical barrier largely due to the presence of ?

Keratin( protection cells of the epidermis )

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The dermal vascular supply ( capillaries in the dermis ) is extensive and can hold

5% of the body's entire blood volume