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Flashcards in Derm Deck (20)
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things to inspect for

color, uniformity, thickness, symmetry

2

things to palpate for

moisture, temperature, texture, turgor, mobility

3

primary lesions < 1cm

macule, papule, plaque, vesicle, pustule

4

primary lesions > 1cm

patch, nodule (tumor), bulla

5

any size lesion

hive/wheal, fissure, erosion, ulcer

6

flat color change <1cm

macule

7

flat color change >1cm

patch

8

raised solid lesion <1cm

papule

9

raised lesion >1cm

nodule

10

flat topped raised >1cm

plaque

11

fluid filled split in skin layers <1cm

vesicle

12

fluid filled area between skin layers >1cm

bulla

13

pus filled, with hair

pustule

14

crack in skin

fissure

15

shallow excavation heals without scarring

erosion

16

deep opening

ulcer

17

secondary lesions:

scale, crust, pustule, excoriation, erosion

18

accumulated stratum corneum

scale

19

dried secretions on the skin

crust

20

scratch marks

excoriations