67 Multiple choice questions
- An inflammation of the skin caused by having contact with certain chemicals or substances.
- Small, brownish spot or blemish on the skin, ranging in color from pale tan to brown or bluish black.
- Distended or dilated surface blood vessels
- It is recommended that you wear a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least _____ on a daily basis.
- A ______ is an abnormal rounded solid lump larger than a papule and located above, within, or under the skin.
- Cannot survive in the presence of oxygen.
- Technical term for freckles; small yellow-colored to brown-colored spots on skin exposed to sunlight and air.
heat" ; an acute inflammatory disorder of the sweat glands,
characterized by the eruption of small red vesicles and accompanies by
burning, itching pain.
- Primarily environmental factors that contribute to aging and the appearance of aging.
cells that form over a wound or blemish while it is healing; an
accumulation of sebum and pus, sometimes mixed with epidermal material.
- Abnormal, rounded, solid lump above, within, or under the skin; larger than a papule.
- Benign, keratin-filled cysts that can appear just under the epidermis and have no visible opening.
swollen lesion that lasts only a few hours; caused by a blow or
scratch, the bite of an insect, urticaria, or the sting of a nettle.
(such as hives or mosquito bites)
- Abnormal brown-colored or wine-colored skin discoloration with a circular and/or irregular shape.
- Small blister or sac containing clear fluid, lying within or just beneath the epidermis.
- Foul-smelling perspiration, usually noticeable in the armpits or on the feet, that is caused by bacteria.
- an allergy to an ingredient or a chemical, usually caused by repeated skin contact with the chemical.
- Congenital hypopigmentation, or absence of melanin pigment of the body, including the skin, hair, and eyes.
by piles of material on the skin surface, such as a crust or scab, or
depressions in the skin surface, such as an ulcer.
- Darker than normal pigmentation, appearing as dark splotches.
- Skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping.
- occurs when irritating substances temporarily damage the epidermis.
- Acquired, superficial, thickened patch of epidermis.
- Unstable molecules that cause biochemical aging, especially wrinkling and sagging of the skin.
- Most common and least severe type of skin cancer; often characterized by light or pearly nodules.
condition that appears primarily on the cheeks and nose, and is
characterized by flushing, telangiectasis, and in some cases, the
formation of papules and pustules.
- An abnormal mass varying in size, shape and color
lesion on the skin or mucous membrane of the body, accompanied by pus
and loss of skin depth and possibly weeping fluids or pus.
- Large blister containing a watery fluid; similar to a vesicle but larger.
- "birthmark" ; small or large malformation of the skin due to abnormal pigmentation or dilated capillaries.
- A large protruding pocket-like lesion filled with sebum.
- Abnormal growth of the skin.
- Inflammatory condition of the skin.
disease characterized by red patches covered with silver-white scales;
usually found on the scalp, elbows, knees, chest, and lower back.
condition caused by an inflammation of the sebaceous glands. It is
often characterized by redness, dry or oily scaling, crusting, and/or
inflammatory, uncomfortable, and often chronic disease of the skin,
characterized by moderate to sever inflammation, scaling, and sometimes
- Flat spot or discoloration on the skin, such as a freckly or a red spot left after a pimple has healed.
- Mark on the skin; may indicate an injury or damage that changes the structure of tissues or organs.
- Abnormal colorations of the skin that accompany many skin disorders and systemic disorders.
- "liver spots" ; condition characterized by hyperpigmentation on the skin in spots that are not elevated.
- Deficiency in perspiration, often a result of fever or certain skin diseases.
- "wart" ; hypertrophy of the papillae and epidermis.
- Skin-aging factors over which we have little control.
- "cicatrix" ; a lightly raised mark on the skin formed after an injury or lesion of the skin has healed.
- Recurring viral infection that often presents as a fever blister or cold sore.
- Contagious bacterial skin infection characterized by weeping lesions.
- Excessive sweating, caused by heat or general body weakness.
- Product that has been designed and proven not to clog the follicles.
- Closed, abnormally developed sac that contains fluid, pus, semifluid, or morbid matter above or below the skin.
serious form of skin cancer; often characterized by black or dark brown
patches on the skin that may appear uneven in texture, jagged, or
- A crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis.
- A small brown-colored or flesh-colored outgrowth of the skin.
- Allergic reaction created by repeated exposure to a chemical or a substance.
- Approximately ______ percent of skin aging is caused by the rays of the sun.
; hair follicle is closed and not exposed to the environment; sebum
remains a white or cream color and comedian appears as small bump just
under the skin surface.
- A solid bump larger than .4 inches (1 cm) that can be easily felt.
disorder characterized by light abnormal patches; caused by a burn or
congenital disease that destroys the pigment-producing cells.
- Absence of pigment, resulting in light or white splotches.
- Change in pigmentation of skin caused by exposure to the sun or ultraviolet light.
- Thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue.
- Lesions that are a different color than the color of the skin, and/or lesions that are raised above the surface of the skin.
- Type of skin cancer more serious than basal cell carcinoma; often characterized by scaly red papules or nodules.
- "pinkeye" ; common bacterial infection of the eyes; extremely contagious
- Hereditary condition that causes hypopigmented spots and splotches on the skin; may be related to thyroid conditions.
hereditary tendency for acne-prone skin to retain dead cells in the
follicle, forming an obstruction that clogs follicles for exacerbates
inflammatory acne lesions such as papules and pustules.
- Any thin dry or oily plate of epidermal flakes. (example would be excessive dandruff)