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

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