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Module III - Integumentary System


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epidermis
skin layer made up of stratified squamous epithelium
stratum corneum
outer keratin layer
dermis
papillary and reticular
subcutaneous
fatty layer
exocrine
glands excrete hormones through pores
eccrine
sweat gland
appocrine
glands of puberty
sebaceous
sebum gland
lunula
mixture of keratin and air in nail
cuticle
narrow band of epidermis of nail bed
collagen
protein that gives strength to dermis
striae
stretch marks
alopecia
hair loss in patches
kerato-
horny tissue
myco-
fungus
cystic fibrosis
secretion of abnormally thick mucus in various places in the body, causing chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and recurrent pneumonia
PPD
purified protein derivative (Tb Test)
SLE
systemic lupus erythematosis/involves internal organs
Schick Test
diptheria test
Scratch test
allergy test
exudate
fluid excreted from tissue
lesion
area of tissue altered by disease
macular
flat
papular
raised
vesicle
fluid filled
excoriate
loss of top layer of skin
ulcer
deep tissue loss/open lesion
polyp
mass that projects usually on a stalk
tumor
any abnormal tissue growth
pustule
elevated mass containing pus or infected exudate
cyst
fluid filled solid mass
pilonidal cyst
cyst with hair/usually lumbar region
sebaceous cyst
cyst containing sebum
secondary skin lesion
lesion resulting from change in primary lesion
vascular lesion
lesion related to abnormalities of blood vessel
nodule
hardened bump
exanthematous
viral diseases that cause rash
impetigo
contagious staph infection around mouth
ringworm/tinea
fungus/ itching/ pruritis
candidiasis
diaper rash/yeastlike fungus/pruritis/bleeding/white exudate/peeling
tinea pedis
athletes foot
tinea capitis
scalp ringworm
tinea barbae
fungal infection of beard follicles
petechiae
pinpoint ecchymosis
purpura
extensive skin hemorrhage
rosacea
red blotches of nose and cheeks
cryosurgery
removal of tissue using liquid nitrogen
dermabrasion
scrub skin using abrasives
debridement
removal of dead tissue
curretage
scraping
paronychia
inflammation of skin flap overlapping nail/pus
Herpes simplex Type I
cold sores
Herpes simplex type II
genital herpes
herpes zoster
shingles/affects nerve roots
scleroderma
chronic skin thickening
pyoderma
pus containing infectious skin disease
furuncle
localized pus producing infection from hair follicle
carbuncle
skin infection involving subcutaneous/pus/fever
abscess
localized pocket of infection
fissure
linear slit in skin
pruritis
itching
scabies
mites burrow into skin/eruptions/pruritis
telangiectasia
permanent dilation of small blood vessels
urticaria
wheals of red rash/pruritic/allergic rxn
neoplasm
new abnormal tissue growth
onychomycosis
fungal condition of nail
hidradenitis
inflammation of sweat glands
ceruminous
ear wax glands
melanin
pigment of skin, hair, and eyes
VRE
vancomycin-resistant enterococcous
acne
inflammatory eruption of skin in or near sebacious glands
actinic keratosis
overgrowth of horny tissue/sunburn
basal cell carcinoma
slow-growing cancer of basal cells
bulla
bubble-like blisters
callus
hard skin that forms over broken skin
chloasma
large pigmented facial patches/pregnancy
comedo
open hair follicle filled with bacteria and sebum/blackhead
decubitus ulcer
chronic ulcer over bony parts that are under pressue
gangrene
death of skin caused by lack of blood flow
keloid
scar tissue formed after injury
keratosis
lesion on epidermis containing keratin
leukoplakia
white patch of mucous membrane on tongue or cheek
pemphigus
autoimmune disease/skin blisters
psoriasis
chronic skin condition/scaly lesions/pruritis
roseola
eruption of small rosy patches/viral
rubeola
measles/viral skin rash
rubella
German measles/viral skin rash
seborrhea
overproduction of sebum
varicella
chicken pox/pustules/contagious
eczema
inflammatory condition of skin/unknown cause