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Skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands from retained secretions...
Congenital leukoderma or absence of melanin pigment of the body, including the hair, skin,...
Deficiency in perspiration, often a result of fever or certain skin diseases.
Condition of dry, scaly skin due to a deficiency or absence of sebum that is caused by old...
Most common and least severe type of skin cancer; often characterized by light or pearly nodules.
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Foul-smelling perspiration, usually noticeable in the armpits or on the feet.
Large blister containing a watery fluid; similar to a vesicle but larger.
Bulla (plural: bullae)
Condition characterized by increased pigmentation on the skin in spots that are not elevated.
Hair follicle filled with keratin and sebum. When the sebum of the comedone is exposed...
Comedo (plural: comedones)
Dead cells that form over a wound or blemish while it is healing; an accumulation of sebum...
Closed, abnormally developed sac containing fluid, semifluid, or morbid matter, above or below...
Inflammatory condition of the skin
Also known as contact dermatitis. An eruptive skin infection caused by contact with irritating...
Inflammatory, painful itching disease of the skin, acute or chronic in nature, presenting many...
Skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping.
Crack in the skin that penetrates the epidermis, such as chapped hands or lips.
Fever blister or cold sore; recurring viral infection
Excessive sweating, caused by heat or general body weakness.
Abnormal growth of the skin.
Thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue.
Acquired, superficial, thickened patch of epidermis commonly known as callus, caused by pressure...
Technical term for freckles. Small yellow- to brown-colored spots on skin exposed to...
Lentigines (singular: lentigo)
Mark on the skin. May indicate an injury or damage that changes the structure of tissues...
Skin condition characterized by light abnormal patches; caused by a burn or congenital disease...
Spot or discoloration on the skin, such as a freckle.
Macule (plural: maculae)
Most serious form of skin cancer; often characterized by black or dark brown patches on the...
Benign, keratin-filled cysts that can appear just under the epidermis and have no visible opening.
Acute inflammatory disorder of the sweat glands, characterized by the eruption of small red...
Small, brownish spot or blemish on the skin, ranging in color from pale tan to brown or bluish...
Small or large malformation of the skin due to abnormal pigmentation or dilated capillaries;...
Pimple; small circumscribed elevation on the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus.
Skin disease characterized by red patches, covered with silver-white scales usually found on...
Inflamed pimple containing pus.
Chronic congestion appearing primarily on the cheeks and nose, characterized by redness, dilation...
Any thin plate of epidermal flakes, dry or oily, such as abnormal or excessive dandruff.
Light-colored, slightly raised mark on the skin formed after an injury or lesion of the skin...
Scar or Cicatrix
Skin condition caused by an inflammation of the sebaceous glands. Often characterized...
A greatly increased or exaggerated sensitivity to products.
A small brown or flesh-colored outgrowth of the skin.
Type of skin cancer more serious than basal cell carcinoma; often characterized by scaly red...
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Abnormal brown or wine-colored skin discoloration with a circular and irregular shape.
Sebaceous cyst or fatty tumor.
Change in pigmenation of skin caused by exposure to the sun or ultraviolet rays.
Dilation of the surface blood vessels.
Abnormal rounded, solid lump above, within, or under the skin; larger than a papule.
A swelling; an abnormal cell mass resulting from excessive multiplication of cells, varying...
Open lesion on the skin or mucous membrane of the body, accompanied by pus and loss of skin...
Technical term for wart; hypertrophy of the papillae and epidermis.
Small blister or sac containing clear fluid, lying within or just beneath the epidermis.
Milky-white spots (leukoderma) of the skin. Vitiligo is hereditary and may be related...
Itchy, swollen lesion that lasts only a few hours; caused by a blow, the bite of an insect,...