Ch 6 Diagnostic and symptom
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abscessA localized collection of puss in any body part that results from invasion of a pyogenic (pus forming) bacterium
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AcnePapular and pustular eruption of the skin
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CarbunclePyogenic infection of the skin
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cellulitisInflammation of cellular or connective tissue
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ChloasmaHyperpigmantation of the skin characterized by yellowish-brown patches or spots
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ComedoBlackhead; discolored dried sebum plugging an excretory duct of skin
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Decubitus UlcerLesion due to impaired circulation in a portion of the body surface caused by prolonged pressure especially from a bed or chair; most frequently found in skin overlaying a bony projection such as the hip, ankle, heel, shoulder, or elbow; also known as a bedsore
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DermatomycosisFungal infection of the skin
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DesquamationShedding of the epidermis
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hisutism
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impetigoinflammatory skin disease-isolated pustules become crusted and rupture
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keratosisthickened area on epiermis-horny growth on skin
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lentigosmall brown mascules/yellow brown pigmented skin areas, sometimes caused by sun/weather exposure
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pallorunnatural paleness or absence of color in skin
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pediculosislice infestation, transmitted by personal contact/common use of brushes, combs, or headgear
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pemphigusacute, chronic adult disease characterized by crops of vessicles that appear suddenly,then disappear leaving pigmented spots
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petichiasmall hemmorhagic spot on skin (smallest variety)
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pruritisgeneral itching
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psoriasisitching with red macules, papules or plaques with silvery scales
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purpuriasubcutaneous bleeding beneath skin or mucous membranes. Produces ecchimosis or petechiae
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scabiescontagious itching caused by mites
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tineaany fungal disease
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