Cosmetology Exam Review Chapter 20: Skin Diseases & Disorders

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Cosmetology Exam Review Chapter 20: Skin Diseases & Disorders


 
  
Created Feb 23, 2011
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a closed abnormally developed sac that contains fluid, pus, semi fluid, or morbid matter. ...
 
cyst
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a skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping
 
excoriation
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whitehead
 
closed comedo
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chronic condition appearing primarily on the cheeks and the nose.  characterized by redness/flushing,...
 
rosacea
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can be damaging but also contribute to the body's synthesis of Vitamin D
 
UVB
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American Cancer Society's ABCDEs: What is C?
A-Asymmetry
B-Border
C-___________
D-Diameter
E-Evolving
 
color
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avoid exposing children under __________ to the sun
 
6 months
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skin disorder caused by light abnormal patches.  caused by a burn or congenital disease...
 
leukoderma
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sebacious cyst which is a subcutanious tumor of the sebacious gland
 
steatoma
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excessive sweating, caused by heat or general body weakness.  medical treatment is required
 
hyperhidrosis
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painful itching disease presenting many forms of dry or moist lesions.  All forms should...
 
eczema
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absence of melanin pigment of the body, including the skin, hair, and eyes.  skin will...
 
albinism
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thickened patches of epidermis commonly known as callus or corn.
 
keratoma
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UVA rays weaken the collagen and elastin fibers of the skin, causing wrinkling and ______________...
 
sagging
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fever blister or cold sore; recurring viral infection.  appears on the lips, nostrils,...
 
herpes simplex
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increased pigmentation on the skin in spots that are not elevated.  also called liver...
 
chloasma
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red patches covered by silver-white scales usually found on the scalp, elbows, knees, chest,...
 
psoriasis
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small, brownish spot or blemish on the skin.  can be small and flat, or raised. ...
 
mole
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technical term for freckles
 
lentigines
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part of sun light that has the greatest impact on how skin ages.
 
UV rays
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most serious form of skin cancer.  characterized by black or dark brown patches on the...
 
malignant melanoma
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technical term for wart that is caused by a virus and is infectious
 
verruca
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medical term for abnormal skin inflammation; caused by touching certain substances to the skin;...
 
dermatitis venenata
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inflamed pimple containing pus
 
pustule
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a spot or discoloration on the skin, such as a freckle.  neither raised or sunken
 
macule
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a thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue
 
keloid
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condition of dry, scaly skin due to a deficiency or absence of sebum, caused by old age or...
 
asteatosis
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any thin plate of epidermal flakes, dry or oily, such as abnormal or excessive dandruff
 
scale
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a swelling, abnormal cell mass resulting from excessive multiplications of cells, varying in...
 
tumor
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crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis; chapped lips or hands
 
fissure
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approximately  ___________% of aging is caused by the rays of the sun
 
80-85%
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small or large malformation of the skin due to abnormal pigmentation; birthmark
 
nevus


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