CH 8 -SKIN DISORDERS AND DISEASES Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Thin, dry, or oily plates of epidermal flakes.
An uncomfortable and often chronic, disease of the skin, characterized by inflammation, scaling and sometimes severe itching.
Congenital leukoderma or the absence of melanin pigment of the body, including the hair, skin and eyes.
Deficiency in perspiration, often a result of fever or certain skin diseases.
Term that means - cannot survive in the presence of oxygen.
Condition characterized by increased pigmentation on the skin in spots that are not elevated.
Most common and least severe type of skin cancer; often characterized by light or pearly nodules
The main source for acne bacteria is ______.
A freckle is an example of a mark on the skin called a __________.
A large blister containing a watery fluid is a ________.
A flat spot or discoloration on the skin is a _______.
An inflamed pimple containing pus.
An abnormal cell mass that varies in size, color, and shape.
A thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue is known as a ______.
Distended or dilated surface blood vessels.
Hypertrophy of the papillae and epidermis is a _______.
The American cancer society recommends using a checklist to recognize potential skin cancer or changes in moles, using the letter b to check mole ________.
Excessive sweating caused by heat or general body weakness.
A non-contagious skin disease characterized by red patches covered with silver- white scales found on the scalp.
Benign, keratin filled cysts that appear just under the epidermis and have no visible opening are called ________.

The Integumentary System Crossword

The Integumentary System Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

most superficial layer of the skin
These respond to light, touch, pressure and pain
Inflammation of the sebaceous gland ducts
middle layer of the skin
Produce skin pigments called melanin
Very fine and non-pigmented hair
White crescent found on your fingernail bed
Thick, coarse and very pigmented hair
An example of this type of communication is blushing
Thsi results from an over production of melanin
This is the use of a black light to view pigment changes in the skin
This is an infestation of mites
Scar tissue
The thickening at the end of a hair follicle
The part of the hair follicle that extends out from the skin
What happens once the keratinocyte's have completely filled with keratin and died

Words of the Skin Crossword

Words of the Skin Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

outer, thinner layer of the skin that is composed of living and dead cells.
thicker layer of the skin beneath the epidermis that is made up of connective tissue and contauns blood vessels and nerves.
a pigment that gives the skin, hair, and eyes their color.
produces an oily secretion called sebum.
structures within the dermis that secrete perspiration through ducts to pores on the skin surface.
most serious form of skin cancer.
condition that can occur if the scalp becomes too dry and dead skin cells are shed.
structure that surrounds the root of a hair.
specialize in skin problems.
skin cindition in which patches of skin have lost all pigment.
common skin problem among teens.

Integumentary System Crossword

Integumentary System Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Makes up 7% of body weight
Are cells that produce keratin.
Produce Melanin or pigment
Is the thicker inner region of skin
Also called the subcutaneous layer
Composed of keratinized filaments rising from pouchlike follicles in the dermis.
or hair follicle receptor
an inflammatory Bacterial skin infection
Detect light pressure and low frequency vibration
The ability to perceive objects or forces through physical contact
Glands that produce earwax
Glands that produce sweat
Produces oil
Glands that produce a watery liquid
Glands located in the axilla and the areola of the breast
compact Keratinizedcells that form thin hard plates found on the fingers
Is a pigment that give people yellow or golden color
Are Muscles attached to Hair follicles
Detect changes in the temperature and located beneath the skim
Is the crescent shaped white area at the base of the nail.
Was a Hungarian psychiatrist and pioneer in touch deprivation research
Or tactile disks
Information from receptors in the skin travel toward this area.
A natural occuring protien found in connective tissues
Type of tissue that makes up the dermis
Deepest layer of the epidermis
Is between the epidermis and the dermis
found only in the thick skin of palms and soles of feet

Skin Disorders and dieases Crossword

Skin Disorders and dieases Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

a mark on the skin that may indicate an injury or damage that changes the structure of tissues or organs.
lesions that are a different color than the color of the skin and/or lesions that are raised above the surface of the skin.
a large blister containing a watery fluid
a closed, abnormally developed sac that contains fluid, pus, semifluid, or morbid matter, above or below the skin
any flat spot or discoloration on the skin, such as a freckle or a red spot, left after a pimple has healed
a solid bump larger than .4 inches that can be easily felt
a small elevation on the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus
a raised, inflamed, papule with a white or yellow center containing pus in the top of the lesion
an abnormal, rounded, solid lump above, within, or under the skin; larger than a papule
an abnormal mass varying in size, shape, and color
a small blister or sac containing clear fluid, lying within or just beneath the epidermis
an itchy, swollen lesion that lasts only a few hours; caused by a blow or scratch, an insect bite, etc...
characterized by piles of material on the skin surface, such as a crust or scab, or by depressions in the skin surface
dead cells that form over a wound or blemishwhile it is healing, an accumulation of sebum and pus, sometimes mixedwith epidermal material
a skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping
a crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis
a thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue
a lightly raised mark on the skin formed after an injury or lesion of the skin has healed
anaother name for a scar
an open lesion on the skin or mucous membrane of the body, accompanied by loss of skin depth and possibly weeping of fluids or pus
when the follicle is closed and not exposed to the environment, the sebum remains white or cream colored an is a ___________
another named for a closed comedo is
benign, keratin filled cysts that appear just under the epidermis and have no visible opening
a skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands from retained secretions and bacteria
a large protruding pocket-like lesion filled with sebum
a skin condition caused by an inflammation of the sebaceous glands
a chronic condition that appears primarily on the cheeks and nose
a deficiency in perspiration, often a result of fever or certain diseases
foul-smelling perspiration
excessive sweating, caused by heat or general body weakness
also known as prickly heat, is an acute inflammatory disorder of the sweat glands

Milady Chapter 8 Skin Disease & Disorders Crossword

Milady Chapter 8 Skin Disease & Disorders Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Small, brownish spot or blemish on the skin. Ranging in color from pale tan to brown or to bluish black
Large blister containing fluid
Cannot survive in the presence of oxygen
Crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis
Small blister or sac containing clear fluid, lying within or just beneath the epidermis
Abnormal growth of the skin
Itchy, swollen lesion that lasts only a few hours; caused by a blow or scratch, the bite of an insect, urticaria or nettle sting. Ex. Hives and mosquito bites
Darker than normal pigmentation
Chronic condition appears on the cheeks and nose, characterized by redness, distended or dilated surface blood vessels
Bacterial infection commonly known as pink eye
An inflammatory, often chronic disease of the skin characterized by moderate to severe inflammation, scaling, and severe itching
Contagious bacterial skin infection characterized by weeping lesions
Also known as cicatrix
Allergic reaction created by repeated exposure to a chemical or a substance
Abnormal brown-colored or wine-colored skin discoloration
Flat spot or discoloration on the skin
Foul-smelling prespiration
Also known as wart
Technical term for freckles
Also known as a birthmark
Liver spots
Hereditary condition that causes hypo pigmented spots and splotches on the skin, may be related to thyroid conditions
Abnormal, rounded, solid lump above, within, or under the skin
Absence on pigment, resulting in light or white splotches
Skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping
Open lesion on the skin or mucous membrane of the body, accompanied by pus and loss of skin depth
Inflammatory condition of the skin
Congenital hypopigmentation
Skin disease characterized by red patches covered with silver-white scales; usually found on the scalp, elbows, knees, chest, and lower back
Thick scar
Blackheads
Dead cells that form over a wound or blemish
Closed, abnormally developed sac containing fluid, pus, semi-fluid, or morbid matter

Skin Disorders & Diseases Crossword

Skin Disorders & Diseases Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands from retained secreations and bacteria
An absence of melanin pigment of the body
Inability to sweat
Most common and least severe type of skin cancer
Foul smelling perspiration
Large blister containing a watery fluid
Pinkeye
Inflammation of the skin caused by having contact with chemicals
An accumulation of seabum and pus
Morbid matter above or below the skin
Moderate to severe inflammation, scaling, and sometimes severe itching
Environmental factors that contribute to aging
Crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis
Fever blister or cold sore
Excessive sweating
Darker than normal pigmentation
Absence of pigment
Weeping lesions caused by staphlococcus
Thick scar
Freckle or red spot left after a pimple has healed
Most serious form of skin cancer
A solid bump larger than 0.4 inches
Red patches covered with silver white scales
A thin plate of epidermal flakes
Distended or dilated surface blood vessels
Wart
Itchy swollen lesion that lasts only a few hours

Skin Conditions, Infections and Lesions. Crossword

Skin Conditions, Infections and Lesions. Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

hereditary or inflammation rash by dry, sensitive, irritated skin.
common skin with redness and scaly, pinkish-yellow patches that have an oily appearance.
non-contagious inherited condition that produces and excess of thick, scaly, silvery skin.
dry or moist lesions
an allergic reaction that produces an eruption of wheals
changes in the structure of skin
discoloration on the skin surface
solid formation above the skin, often caused by reaction.
small elevation of skin; inflammation
fluid filled elevation in the skin caused by localized accumulation
a solid mass within the skin
abnormal membranous sac containing a gaseous substance.
appears as an condition or disease
a dried mass that is remains of an oozing sore
a mechanical abrasion of the epidermis.
the shedding of dead skin cells of the uppermost layer of the epidermis.
a formation resulting from a lesion.
a deep crack or line in the skin.
an open lesion visible on the surface of the skin.
an infection caused by a pathogenic bacteria or virus.
highly contagious viral infection, blister like cluster.
caused by the varicella-voter virus; chickenpox.
bacterial infection caused by staphylococcus.
medical for ringworm.
A fungal infection affecting the trunk,legs or arms characterized by pink rash and itching.
also called verruca, HPV; produce keratotic skin growths.
type of yeast infection
acute and very contagious form of conjunctivitis.
also known as pityriasis versicolor, and tri-color yeast infection.

Skin Disorders & Diseases Worksheet

Skin Disorders & Diseases Worksheet
Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

what forms a papule when dead blood cells accumulate in it
An abnormal cell mass that varies in size, color, and shape is a
A is an itchy, swollen lesion that can be caused by a number of factors and usally resolves by itself
Lesions of the skin characterized by piles of materials or a depression on the skin surface are
which is the following is a secondary lesion?
An excessively thick scar resulting from overgrowth of fibrous tissue is know as a
are keratin-filled cysts that are usally associated with newborns and are commonly found the eyes,cheeks,and forehead.
Ingestion of food can aggravate rosacea
A is a small brown or flesh-colored outgrowth of the skin.
The most common and least severe type of skin cancer is
What type of skin cancer is often characterized by scaly red papules or nodules?
Which of the following is an extrinsic skin-aging factor?
Between 80 percent and 85 percent of skin aging is caused by sun exposure

Pigment disorders of the skin Crossword

Pigment disorders of the skin Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

A.k.a. "Pinkeye"; infection of the eye(s) and may be caused by a bacteria or a virus
Broad term used to describe any inflammatory condition of the skin
Contagious bacterial skin infection characterized by weeping lesions and usually caused by staphylococcus bacteria.
Inflammatory, uncomfortable, and often chronic disease of the skin; includes scaling and sometimes severe itching
Recurring viral infection that often presents as a fever blister (no spaces)
Skin disease characterized by red patches covered with silver-white scales
Abnormal discolorations
Darker than normal pigmentation
The absence of pigment, resulting in light or white splotches
Absence of melanin in the body
"Mask of pregnancy", hyperpigmentation in spots that are not elevated
"freckles"
Light, abnormal patches caused by a burn, scar, inflammation, or congenital disease
"birthmark"
Abnormal brown-colored or wine-colored skin discoloration with a circular or irregular shape
The change in pigmentation of skin caused by exposure to the sun or UV light
Hereditary condition that causes hypopigmented spots and splotches on the skin that often appear milky white

Skin Disorders & Diseases Crossword

Skin Disorders & Diseases Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

What is a closed abnormally developed sac, containing fluid?
What is an inflamed pimple containing pus?
__________is a thick scare resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue.
_________ is a crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis.
What is a closed comedone?
Sebaceous cysts are often seen on the ___________.
What is a chronic inflammatory congestion of the cheeks and nose that is characterized by redness?
What is a skin disease with red patches covered with white silver scales?
what is an increased pigmentation on the skin, in spots that are not elevated and often occur on the face?
What is the absence of melanin pigment of the body?
A Nevus is the technical term for a ______________.
What is a superficial patch of thickened skin?
What is a brownish spot in the skin that ranges in color from pale tan to brown or blueish black?
As we age, what fiber weakens and causes wrinkles?
"Exposing the skin to _________ rays will weaken collagen and elastin fibers.
What rays will stop penetrate the base epidermis?