CPAP 1502 Chapter 3, 5, 6 Pathology

CPAP 1502 Chapter 3, 5, 6 Pathology - Chapter 3...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 3 Integumentary System Pathological 1) ALOPECIA: absence or loss of hair, especially of the head (baldness) 2) COMEDO: blackhead, discolored dried sebum plugging an excretory duct of the skin. 3) DECUBITUS ULCER: skin ulceration caused by prolonged pressure, usually a person who is bed-ridden (bedsore) 4) ECCHYMOSIS: skin discoloration consisting of a large irregularly formed hemorrhagic area with colors changing from blue-black to greenish brown or yellow (bruise) 5) ECZEMA: itchy red rash that initially weeps or oozes serum & may become crusted, thickened or scaly. 6) HIRSUTISM: excessive growth of hair or presence of hair in unusual places (especially in women) 7) PETECHIA: minute , pinpoint hemorrhagic spot on the skin (smaller version of ecchymosis) 8) PSORIASIS: chronic skin disease, itchy red patches with silvery scales (runs in families can be brought on by anxiety) 9) TINEA: any fungal skin disease occurring on various parts of the body. Name indicates body part affected. Barbae=beard, Corporis=body, Pedis=foot, veriscolor=skin
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course CPAP 1502 taught by Professor Johnh.romfh during the Spring '10 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

Page1 / 2

CPAP 1502 Chapter 3, 5, 6 Pathology - Chapter 3...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online