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Introductory notions of Dermatology

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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

The skin is the layer of tissue that covers the body; it is the largest organ of the body, with a total area of about 20 square feet.It's role is to protect against microbes and external ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Surface anatomy

Is the outer layer of the skin; it is mostly made up of flat, scale-like cells called squamous cells, under these cells are round cells called basal cells. The deepest part of the epidermis contains ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Surface anatomy

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

Also called the subcutaneous tissue is a layer of tissue that lies immediately below the dermis; it consists primarily of loose connective tissue and lobules of fat, but it also contains larger blood ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Surface anatomy

Are circumscribed alterations in skin color. The skin surface is neither elevated or depressed in relation to the surrounding skin. Macules may be of any size or color. White, brown, and red are the ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Surface anatomy

A pustule is a circumscribed elevation of the skin that contains a purulent exudate that may be white, yellow, or greenish-yellow in color.

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Surface anatomy

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