Integumentary System Pathologies Crossword Puzzle
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QUESTIONS LIST: basal : skin cancer that arises in the basal, or deepest, layer of the epidermis, acne : inflammatory bacterial skin infection of the hair follicles and their associated sebaceous glands, scabies : skin infestation caused by burrowing parasitic mites; areas most affected by are the webbing between the fingers, creases of the wrists, elbows and knees, the waistline, the axillae, under the breasts, and lower buttocks, scars : a mark left on damaged skin or other tissues after it has healed, wart : rough, raised mass from virally induced cell growth called hyperplasia, lipoma : flattened lump of fat cells, usually less than 2′ in diameter, in a capsule in the subcutaneous layer, burn : injury that damages to the epidermis, dermis, hypodermis, or organs underneath, depending on the severity. three degrees have been idetifies based on depth, eczema : inflammatory skin condition. it is not contagious, boils : infected hair follicle, ringworm : fungal infection of the skin. it is transmitted by direct contact with infected skin or infected domestic animals, such as cats and dogs, mrsa : infection of skin and other tissues by strain of staph bacteria that is resistant to many antibiotics;, melanoma : cancer that develops from melanocytes located in the basal layer of the epidermis or from benign melanocytic moles, cellulitis : common bacterial skin infection; inflammation forms at the site, sometimes with fever and small spots on the surface of reddened skin, urticaria : raised red welts, frequently itchy; usually a reaction to certain foods or drugs, shingles : acute, localized viral infection of the skin; may lie dormant then reappear by traveling down a dermatome, lice : wingless parasites that live their entire life cycle on a single human host and depend on its blood for survival. highly contagious and are acquired by direct contact with an infected person and indirectly through contaminated items, bruises : an injury usually caused by a trauma; can be subutaneous, intramuscular, and periosteal