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  1. ConjunctivitisAn inflammation of the skin caused by having contact with certain chemicals or substances.

          

  2. NoduleFlat spot or discoloration on the skin, such as a freckly or a red spot left after a pimple has healed.

          

  3. DyschromiasAbnormal colorations of the skin that accompany many skin disorders and systemic disorders.

          

  4. Allergic Contact Dermatitis (ACD)an allergy to an ingredient or a chemical, usually caused by repeated skin contact with the chemical.

          

  5. 15It is recommended that you wear a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least _____ on a daily basis.

          

  6. Miliaria rubra"prickly heat" ; an acute inflammatory disorder of the sweat glands, characterized by the eruption of small red vesicles and accompanies by burning, itching pain.

          

  7. HyperpigmentationExcessive sweating, caused by heat or general body weakness.

          

  8. Sebaceous CystDead cells that form over a wound or blemish while it is healing; an accumulation of sebum and pus, sometimes mixed with epidermal material.

          

  9. ScaleAny thin dry or oily plate of epidermal flakes. (example would be excessive dandruff)

          

  10. Free radicalsAcquired, superficial, thickened patch of epidermis.

          

  11. CrustDead cells that form over a wound or blemish while it is healing; an accumulation of sebum and pus, sometimes mixed with epidermal material.

          

  12. RosaceaSmall, brownish spot or blemish on the skin, ranging in color from pale tan to brown or bluish black.

          

  13. Contact DermatitisAn inflammation of the skin caused by having contact with certain chemicals or substances.

          

  14. HyperhidrosisExcessive sweating, caused by heat or general body weakness.

          

  15. TumorAn abnormal mass varying in size, shape and color

          

  16. Ulcer"cicatrix" ; a lightly raised mark on the skin formed after an injury or lesion of the skin has healed.

          

  17. HypopigmentationDarker than normal pigmentation, appearing as dark splotches.

          

  18. ChloasmaBenign, keratin-filled cysts that can appear just under the epidermis and have no visible opening.

          

  19. MaculeA solid bump larger than .4 inches (1 cm) that can be easily felt.

          

  20. Herpes SimplexAbnormal growth of the skin.

          

  21. HypertrophyExcessive sweating, caused by heat or general body weakness.

          

  22. TuburcleFlat spot or discoloration on the skin, such as a freckly or a red spot left after a pimple has healed.

          

  23. BullaLarge blister containing a watery fluid; similar to a vesicle but larger.

          

  24. MiliaSmall, brownish spot or blemish on the skin, ranging in color from pale tan to brown or bluish black.

          

  25. PsoriasisAbnormal brown-colored or wine-colored skin discoloration with a circular and/or irregular shape.

          

  26. Verruca"birthmark" ; small or large malformation of the skin due to abnormal pigmentation or dilated capillaries.

          

  27. EczemaAn inflammatory, uncomfortable, and often chronic disease of the skin, characterized by moderate to sever inflammation, scaling, and sometimes severe itching.

          

  28. AnhidrosisDeficiency in perspiration, often a result of fever or certain skin diseases.

          

  29. BromhidrosisExcessive sweating, caused by heat or general body weakness.

          

  30. AlbinismCongenital hypopigmentation, or absence of melanin pigment of the body, including the skin, hair, and eyes.

          

  31. Seborrheic DermatitisAn inflammation of the skin caused by having contact with certain chemicals or substances.

          

  32. KeratomaAcquired, superficial, thickened patch of epidermis.

          

  33. TubercleAbnormal, rounded, solid lump above, within, or under the skin; larger than a papule.

          

  34. Extrinsic FactorsPrimarily environmental factors that contribute to aging and the appearance of aging.

          

  35. ...Closed, abnormally developed sac that contains fluid, pus, semifluid, or morbid matter above or below the skin.

          

  36. TanChange in pigmentation of skin caused by exposure to the sun or ultraviolet light.

          

  37. AnaerobicCannot survive in the presence of oxygen.

          

  38. NoncomedogenicA solid bump larger than .4 inches (1 cm) that can be easily felt.

          

  39. 80 to 85 percentAbnormal, rounded, solid lump above, within, or under the skin; larger than a papule.

          

  40. ImpetigoHereditary condition that causes hypopigmented spots and splotches on the skin; may be related to thyroid conditions.

          

  41. Malignant MelanomaLesions that are a different color than the color of the skin, and/or lesions that are raised above the surface of the skin.

          

  42. Secondary Skin LesionsLesions that are a different color than the color of the skin, and/or lesions that are raised above the surface of the skin.

          

  43. Scar"cicatrix" ; a lightly raised mark on the skin formed after an injury or lesion of the skin has healed.

          

  44. Retention HyperkeratosisThe 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.

          

  45. Intrisic FactorsSkin-aging factors over which we have little control.

          

  46. LeukodermaAn inflammatory, uncomfortable, and often chronic disease of the skin, characterized by moderate to sever inflammation, scaling, and sometimes severe itching.

          

  47. MoleBenign, keratin-filled cysts that can appear just under the epidermis and have no visible opening.

          

  48. DermatitisInflammatory condition of the skin.

          

  49. LesionMark on the skin; may indicate an injury or damage that changes the structure of tissues or organs.

          

  50. StainAbnormal brown-colored or wine-colored skin discoloration with a circular and/or irregular shape.

          

  51. Squamous Cell CarcinomaMost common and least severe type of skin cancer; often characterized by light or pearly nodules.

          

  52. VesicleAny thin dry or oily plate of epidermal flakes. (example would be excessive dandruff)

          

  53. Skin Tag"cicatrix" ; a lightly raised mark on the skin formed after an injury or lesion of the skin has healed.

          

  54. SensitizationAllergic reaction created by repeated exposure to a chemical or a substance.

          

  55. ExcoriationAllergic reaction created by repeated exposure to a chemical or a substance.

          

  56. VitiligoContagious bacterial skin infection characterized by weeping lesions.

          

  57. Basal Cell CarcinomaMost common and least severe type of skin cancer; often characterized by light or pearly nodules.

          

  58. KeloidBenign, keratin-filled cysts that can appear just under the epidermis and have no visible opening.

          

  59. CystClosed, abnormally developed sac that contains fluid, pus, semifluid, or morbid matter above or below the skin.

          

  60. Nevus"birthmark" ; small or large malformation of the skin due to abnormal pigmentation or dilated capillaries.

          

  61. LentiginesInflammatory condition of the skin.

          

  62. FissureA crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis.

          

  63. Closed ComedoMark on the skin; may indicate an injury or damage that changes the structure of tissues or organs.

          

  64. Primary LesionsMark on the skin; may indicate an injury or damage that changes the structure of tissues or organs.

          

  65. WhealAny thin dry or oily plate of epidermal flakes. (example would be excessive dandruff)

          

  66. Irritant Contact Dermatitis (ICD)occurs when irritating substances temporarily damage the epidermis.

          

  67. TelangiectasisDistended or dilated surface blood vessels