Pathological Conditions of the Skin

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DescriptionCondition
Inflammation of the skin
Causes vascular, malignant lesions that begin as soft purple-brown nodules or plaques
Overgrowth of the horny layer of the epidermis
Most common malignant tumor of the epithelial tissue
Condition of absence of pigment in skin, hair and eyes
Common inflammatory disorder seen on the face, chest, back and neck; commonly known as Acne
Degree of burn causing tissue damage, as well as charred, brown/black skin
Malignant skin tumor originating from melanocytes in preexisting nevi, freckles, or skin with pigment
Visual accumulation of melanocytes; also called a Mole
Degree of burn producing redness, swelling, and pain
Highly contagious parasitic infestation caused by the 'human itch mite'
White, hard, thickened patches firmly attached to the mucous membrane in areas such as the mouth, vulva, or penis
Brown or waxy yellow wartlike lesions; also known as Senile Warts
DescriptionCondition
Highly contagious parasitic infestation caused by blood-sucking lice
Malignancy of the squamous cells of the epithelial tissue
Common thickening of the epidermis at sites of external pressure or friction
Benign, circumscribed, elevated skin lesion that results from hypertrophy of the epidermis; caused by the human papilloma virus; also known as a Verruca
Ingrown nail
Acute or chronic inflammatory skin condition characterized by papules, vesicles, scales, crusts, and thickening & hardening of the skin
Contagious superficial skin infection characterized by pustules/vesicles with millions of streptococcus bacteria, usually forming on the face
Acute viral infection characterized by painful vesicular eruptions of the skin; also known as Shingles
Fungal infection of the nails
Commonly known as ringworm
Common, noninfectious disorder of the skin manifested by silvery-white scales covering round, raised plaques
Degree of burn exhibiting blisters, sensitivity, and pain
Gradual thickening of the dermis and swelling of the hands and feet till the skin is anchored to the underlying tissue

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Created Apr 7, 2010ReportNominate
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