EXERCISES, LESSON 4
INSTRUCTIONS. The following exercises are to be completed by writing the answer in
the space provided. After you have completed all the exercises, turn to the "Solution to
Exercises" at the end of the exercises and check your answers.
____________________ is a common genetically determined skin disease
consisting of discrete-pink or dull-red lesions from an unknown cause.
_____________________ is an acute or chronic inflammation often sharply
demarcated; produced by substances in contact with the skin.
______________________ is the general name for a group of noncontagious
diseases that have a tendency toward erythema, swelling edema, oozing, and
_______________________ is a chronic inflammatory disease of the sebaceous
glands and hair follicles of the skin; the disease is caused by excessive oils.
A _________________________ may be described as a mass of fibrous tissue
overgrowth at the site of a burn or skin wound that is more prevalent in Blacks
_____________________ are round globular, cutaneous, or subcutaneous
tumors arising from the sebaceous glands usually found on the face, neck, scalp,
back, and genitalia.
Skin lesions which are an acute or chronic inflammatory skin reaction of an
allergic origin with eruptions of evanescent (nourishing) wheals and caused by an
ingestion of food or drugs are termed ______________ or _______________.
A __________________ is a congenital often hairy discolored spot elevated
above the surface of the skin. This lesion may become a malignant melanoma.