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Introductory notions of Dermatology

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An abscess is a place of accumulation of the creamy white, yellow, or greenish fluid, known as pus, surrounded by reddened tissue. It is the result of the body's inflammatory response to a foreign ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Dermatology

The atrophy of the skin may involve the epidermis, or the dermis, or both. It is the thinning process associated with decreased number of cutaneous cells. Sometimes the normal skin markings may be ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Dermatology

Blisters are actually vesicles and bullae. Vesicles are circumscribed epidermal elevations in the skin containing clear fluid and mesuring less than 0.5 cm. in diameter. If the lesion has a diameter ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Dermatology

Crusts("scabs") result when serum, blood, or purulent exudate dries and it is a hallmark of pyogenic infection. Crusts are yellow when they have arisen from dried serum; green or yellow-green when ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Dermatology

A cyst is a closed sac that contains liquid or semisolid material. On palpation the cyst is usually resilient. Cysts can grow almost anywhere in your body or on your skin. Most cysts are benign, or ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Dermatology

Is literaly the study of the skin; the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the skin, hair, nails, oral cavity and genitalis; a field with both ...

Domain: Medical; Category: Medicine

Is the layer of the skin that is situated beneath the epidermis; it contains blood and lymph vessels, hair follicles, and glands that produce sweat, which helps regulate body temperature, and sebum, ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Surface anatomy

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