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Cosmetology Exam Review Chapter 20: Skin Diseases & Disorders

Cosmetology Exam Review Chapter 20: Skin Diseases & Disorders
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a closed abnormally developed sac that contains fluid, pus, semi fluid, or morbid matter. ...
cyst
a skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping
excoriation
whitehead
closed comedo
chronic condition appearing primarily on the cheeks and the nose.  characterized by redness/flushing,...
rosacea
can be damaging but also contribute to the body's synthesis of Vitamin D
UVB
American Cancer Society's ABCDEs: What is C?A-AsymmetryB-BorderC-___________D-DiameterE-Evolving
color
avoid exposing children under __________ to the sun
6 months
skin disorder caused by light abnormal patches.  caused by a burn or congenital disease...
leukoderma
sebacious cyst which is a subcutanious tumor of the sebacious gland
steatoma
excessive sweating, caused by heat or general body weakness.  medical treatment is required
hyperhidrosis
painful itching disease presenting many forms of dry or moist lesions.  All forms should...
eczema
absence of melanin pigment of the body, including the skin, hair, and eyes.  skin will...
albinism
thickened patches of epidermis commonly known as callus or corn.
keratoma
UVA rays weaken the collagen and elastin fibers of the skin, causing wrinkling and ______________...
sagging
fever blister or cold sore; recurring viral infection.  appears on the lips, nostrils,...
herpes simplex
increased pigmentation on the skin in spots that are not elevated.  also called liver...
chloasma
red patches covered by silver-white scales usually found on the scalp, elbows, knees, chest,...
psoriasis
small, brownish spot or blemish on the skin.  can be small and flat, or raised. ...
mole
technical term for freckles
lentigines
part of sun light that has the greatest impact on how skin ages.
UV rays
most serious form of skin cancer.  characterized by black or dark brown patches on the...
malignant melanoma
technical term for wart that is caused by a virus and is infectious
verruca
medical term for abnormal skin inflammation; caused by touching certain substances to the skin;...
dermatitis venenata
inflamed pimple containing pus
pustule
a spot or discoloration on the skin, such as a freckle.  neither raised or sunken
macule
a thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue
keloid
condition of dry, scaly skin due to a deficiency or absence of sebum, caused by old age or...
asteatosis
any thin plate of epidermal flakes, dry or oily, such as abnormal or excessive dandruff
scale
a swelling, abnormal cell mass resulting from excessive multiplications of cells, varying in...
tumor
crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis; chapped lips or hands
fissure
approximately  ___________% of aging is caused by the rays of the sun
80-85%
small or large malformation of the skin due to abnormal pigmentation; birthmark
nevus


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