Inflammatory bacterial infection of hair follicles and their associated sebaceous glands.
Fungal infection of the foot.
Bacterial infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues.
Recurrent viral infections that affect the skin and mucous membranes.
Chronic inflammatory skin disorder that has no known cause.
A single boil.
Highly contagious bacterial skin infection that occurs mainly around the mouth, nose, and hands, and in skin folds.
Fungal infection of the skin.
Progressive, inflammatory skin disease that causes facial redness.
Chronic disease characterized by thickening or hardening of the skin.
Acute, localized viral infection of the skin that is essentially a reactivation of a virus that causes a common childhood disease called chickenpox.
Small benign mass resulting from viral induced cell growth (hyperplasia) caused by several human papillomaviruses
Premalignant skin lesion with a rough or scaly surface.
An abnormal binding of two or more tissue layers and impair the sliding of tissue layers the normally occur during movement.
Basal cell carcinoma
Skin cancer that arises in the basal, or deepest, layer of the epidermis.
Injury that does not break the skin and is characterized by skin discoloration cause by broken blood vessels.
Skin injury cause by heat, cold, radiation, chemical agents, electricity, or friction. There are 3 degrees of severity.
Localized area of dead skin that can extend to the epidermis, dermis, subcutaneous tissue, or all the way to underlying bones and joints caused by localized ischemia.
Bed sore or pressure ulcer
Pouch located beneath the skin filled with keratinous material such as sebum.
Scars that extend beyond the wound site.
Wingless parasite that lives its entire life cycle on s single human host and depends on its blood for survival.
Cancer that develops from melanocytes located in he basal layer of the epidermis or from a benign melanocytic mole.
Mark left on damaged skin or other tissue after it is healed.
Irregular patches of depigmented skin that may appear milky white.
Inflammation of hair follicles cause by infection by pathogens, irritation from clothing and shaving, or various skin conditions.
Bacteria infection of the hair follicles and surrounding areas.
A superficial form of cellulitis that is more common in children and older adults.
Infection of the tissue surrounding the nail.
Fungal infection involving one or more nails.
Another name for nail fungus.
Fungal infection in the groin area, sometimes spreading to nearby areas such as the inner thighs and buttocks.
Another name for jock itch.
Another name for hives.
Acute viral infection that is most common in children and young adults.
Another name for chickenpox.
Chronic inflammatory skin condition in which the proliferation rate of epidermal cells is greatly accelerated.
Inflammation of the skin caused by irritants or allergens; types are irritant dermatitis and allergic dermatitis, respectively.
Chronic inflammatory condition of the sebaceous glands marked by an increase in the amount of and changes in the quality of their secretions.
Self-limiting inflammatory skin condition that begins with a single lesion called a “herald patch”.
Self-limiting inflammatory condition of the skin and mucous membranes consisting of flat-topped, red to violet colored papules that have a polygon shape.
Inflammatory skin disorder usually associated with allergic reactions.
Skin infestation caused by burrowing parasitic mites.
Tearing, thinning, or overstretching of the skin from tearing, thinning, or overstretching the skin (e.g. from pregnancy or obesity), which reduces its thickness.
Skin thickening caused by repeated friction or pressure; most are located on the top or sides of the toe.
Skin thickening caused by repeated friction or pressure serving as an exaggerated protective measure; most are located on the hands or sides and soles of the feet.
Group of inherited or acquired skin disorders that cause a disruption in the normal processes of skin cell generation and removal, causing the buildup of dead skin cells, which leads to the formation of thick, dry flakes that resemble fish scales.
Benign growth of epidermal cells that possess a waxy or scaly surface and have the appearance of being stuck or pasted on the skin.
Benign skin growths resembling tiny flaps of skin attached by a narrow stalk.
Squamous cell carcinoma
Skin cancer that arises in the skins outer epithelial layer.
Dense collection of melanocytes that appear as small oval or round brown or black spots.
Small, tan to brown spots that occur on sunlight exposed skin, especially in children.
Rare congenital condition characterized by partial or total lack of melanin (color pigment).
Tan to brown spots, particularly on the nose, cheeks, chin, and forehead of pregnant women or women taking oral contraceptives.
Flat, brown to black patch on the skin of fair skinned older individuals usually found on sunlight exposed areas such as the face, hands, arms, back, and feet.