Mastering Healthcare Terminology 4th Edition Shiland Test Bank

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Mastering Healthcare Terminology 4th Edition Shiland Test Bank

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Shiland: Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 4th Edition

 

Chapter 4-1: Integumentary System

Test Bank

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE

 

  1. The layer of connective tissue under the dermis is the ____ layer.
a. epidermal c. stratified squamous epithelial
b. hypodermal d. stratum corneum

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    120                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The term for layers, as in the epithelium, is:
a. stria. c. lumina.
b. strata. d. serosa.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    121                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The small fold of skin surrounding the lower part of the nail is the cuticle, or:
a. follicle. c. eponychium.
b. lunula. d. paronychia.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    122                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The pigment that is produced to protect layers underneath from radiation is:
a. erythema. c. cyanosis.
b. keratin. d. melanin.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    121                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The term used to describe the sweat glands is:
a. sudoriferous. c. epithelial.
b. sebaceous. d. endocrine.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    121                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The term for a superficial, elevated lesion containing pus that may be the result of an infection such as acne is:
a. papule. c. macule.
b. cyst. d. pustule.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    127                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The term for a nonelevated “black and blue” extravasation of blood into subcutaneous tissue as a result of trauma is:
a. ecchymosis. c. plaque.
b. nevus. d. telangiectasia.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    126                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is the process of a substance leaking outside of a vessel into surrounding tissue?
a. telangiectasia c. ulceration
b. extravasation d. atrophy

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    126                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is a circumscribed, raised lesion containing fluid?
a. papule c. vesicle
b. pustule d. wheal

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    127                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is the term for paper-thin, wasted skin?
a. atrophy c. ecchymosis
b. cicatrix d. wheal

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    127                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is the larger version of a macule?
a. nodule c. patch
b. plaque d. tumor

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    127                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What is the healthcare term for a scar?
a. nodule c. fissure
b. cicatrix d. clavus

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    127                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What is a growth of hair in a cyst in the sacral region of the skin?
a. tinea capitis c. candidiasis
b. pilonidal cyst d. impetigo

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    130                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What is the term for a circumscribed, craterlike lesion?
a. ulcer c. wheal
b. purpura d. clavus

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    128                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What is a furuncle with interconnecting subcutaneous pockets?
a. impetigo c. furuncle
b. carbuncle d. cellulitis

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    129                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Infection of the fold of the skin at the margin of the nail is:
a. onychomycosis. c. subungual hematoma.
b. paronychia. d. candidiasis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    137                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is a superficial vesiculopustular skin infection seen in children but also possible in adults?
a. atopic dermatitis c. impetigo
b. contact dermatitis d. cellulitis

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    130                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Ringworm of the scalp is:
a. tinea capitis. c. tinea cruris.
b. tinea corporis. d. tinea pedis.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    131                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammatory scaling disease of the scalp and face, in newborns known as cradle cap, is:
a. atopic dermatitis. c. contact dermatitis.
b. seborrheic dermatitis. d. ichthyosis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    130                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A horny mass of condensed epithelial tissue overlying a bony prominence is known as a corn or:
a. clavus. c. bunion.
b. callus. d. keratinous cyst.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    134                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A benign acquired disease of unknown origin, consisting of irregular patches of various sizes that lack pigment is:
a. dyschromia. c. vitiligo.
b. hyperchromia. d. albinism.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    136                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Baldness is:
a. hyperhidrosis. c. albinism.
b. hypertrichosis. d. alopecia.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    133                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Occluded sweat ducts causing minute vesicles and papules, often with surrounding erythema is:
a. milia. c. hyperhidrosis.
b. miliaria. d. vitiligo.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    136                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A synonym for a skin tag is:
a. mole. c. acrochordon.
b. lipoma. d. dysplastic nevus.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    140                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A condition in which a person produces little or no sweat is:
a. hyperhidrosis. c. miliaria.
b. anhidrosis. d. hidradenitis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    136                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. What are plugs of sebum that block pores?
a. comedoes c. comedoae
b. comedones d. comedoni

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    133                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. Another term for the acute, painful, infectious rash caused by a reactivation of the latent varicella zoster virus is:
a. verruca. c. shingles.
b. HSV. d. dermatomycosis.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    132                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A chronic, pruritic, superficial inflammation of the skin, usually associated with a family history of allergic disorders is:
a. atopic dermatitis. c. seborrheic dermatitis.
b. contact dermatitis. d. urticaria.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    129                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Yeast infection in moist, occluded areas of the skin and mucous membranes is:
a. dermatomycosis. c. candidiasis.
b. onychomycosis. d. impetigo.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    131                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation, ulcer, or sore in the skin over a bony prominence is a(n):
a. callus. c. eschar.
b. clavus. d. decubitus ulcer.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    134                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A mild form of ichthyosis is:
a. seborrheic dermatitis. c. dyschromia.
b. vitiligo. d. xeroderma.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    134                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A condition of excessive sweat production is:
a. hyperhidrosis. c. hypertrichosis.
b. hyperhydrosis. d. hypohydrosis.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    136                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Another name for the circumscribed, elevated papules caused by localized edema, commonly resulting from an allergic reaction is:
a. vesicles. c. wheals.
b. papules. d. nodules.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    127                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What is the term for the type of scar that is an overgrowth of tissue?
a. verruca c. purpura
b. eschar d. keloid

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    128                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The term for tissue death is:
a. necrosis. c. ecchymosis.
b. ichthyosis. d. lesion.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    128                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A fibrous, painless skin nodule is called a/an:
a. dermatofibroma. c. lipoma.
b. angioma. d. nevus.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    140                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A xenograft is also called a:
a. heterograft. c. allograft.
b. autograft. d. split-thickness graft.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    147

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A diffuse, spreading, acute inflammation within solid tissue, most commonly caused by Streptococcus pyogenes infection, is:
a. candidiasis. c. cellulitis.
b. impetigo. d. pediculosis.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    129                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A parasitic infestation caused by mites and characterized by a pruritic, papular rash is:
a. tinea cruris. c. scabies.
b. pediculosis. d. tinea corporis.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    132                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. These common, contagious epithelial growths, also known as warts, can be caused by any of 60 types of human papillomavirus.
a. herpes zoster c. keratinous cysts
b. herpes simplex d. verrucae

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    132                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What are tiny, superficial, keratinous cysts caused by clogged oil ducts?
a. alopecia c. milia
b. acne vulgaris d. miliaria

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    133                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Hirsutism is an alternative term for:
a. hyperhidrosis. c. hypertrichosis.
b. hyperhydrosis. d. alopecia.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    133                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is the term for an abnormal change in a pigmented congenital skin blemish, giving rise to a concern for progression to malignancy?
a. dysplastic nevus c. dychromia
b. albinism d. vitiligo

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    140                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A complete lack of melanin production by existing melanocytes, resulting in pale skin, white hair, and pink irides is:
a. alopecia. c. atrophy.
b. atopic dermatitis. d. albinism.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    136                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A partial-thickness burn in which the first and second layers of the skin are affected is  a _____-degree burn.
a. first c. third
b. second d. fourth

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    139                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The term for redness of the skin is:
a. erythrocyte. c. erythremia.
b. erythema. d. erythrocytosis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    139                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is a localized vascular lesion?
a. lipoma c. skin tag
b. dermatofibroma d. angioma

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    140                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is a dry crust that results from a burn, trauma, or infection?
a. callus c. eschar
b. comedo d. verruca

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    127                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Fungal infection of the nails is:
a. dermatomycosis. c. paronychia.
b. onychomycosis. d. furuncle.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    137                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A benign, circumscribed, pigmented, superficial, warty skin lesion that may be accompanied by pruritus is:
a. seborrheic dermatitis. c. dermatofibroma.
b. seborrheic keratosis. d. dysplastic nevus.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    140                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A localized, suppurative staphylococcal skin infection originating in a gland or hair follicle and characterized by pain, redness, and swelling is:
a. macule. c. cellulitis.
b. folliculitis. d. furuncle.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    129                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation of the hair follicles, which may be superficial or deep, acute or chronic, is:
a. folliculitis. c. trichomycosis.
b. cellulitis. d. hidradenitis.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    129                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A parasitic infestation with lice, involving the head, body, or genital area is:
a. scabies. c. pediculosis.
b. dermatomycosis. d. tinea pedis.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    131-132           OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The healthcare term for “athlete’s foot” is:
a. tinea corporis. c. tinea capitis.
b. tinea cruris. d. tinea pedis.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    131                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands, characterized by papules, pustules, inflamed nodules, and plugs of sebum that block pores, is:
a. seborrheic keratosis. c. impetigo.
b. acne vulgaris d. seborrheic dermatitis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    133                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What is an irritated or allergic skin response that can lead to acute or chronic inflammation?
a. atopic dermatitis c. psoriasis
b. carbuncle d. dermatomycosis

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    129                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A common chronic skin disorder characterized by circumscribed, salmon-red patches covered by thick, dry, silvery scales that are the result of excessive development of epithelial cells is:
a. impetigo. c. psoriasis.
b. alopecia. d. vitiligo.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    134                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A benign cavity lined with keratinizing epithelium and filled with sebum and epithelial debris is a:
a. carbuncle. c. furuncle.
b. keratinous cyst. d. seborrheic keratosis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    133                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation of the sweat glands:
a. anhidrosis c. miliaria
b. hidradenitis d. vitiligo

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    136                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. A category of dry skin that has the scaly appearance of a fish is:
a. callus. c. psoriasis.
b. clavus. d. ichthyosis.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    134                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A fatty tumor that is a soft, movable, subcutaneous nodule is a(n):
a. angioma. c. hematoma.
b. dermatofibroma. d. lipoma.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    140                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The rule of nines describes the:
a. percentage of body surface affected by burns.
b. size of a tumor.
c. severity of a burn.
d. treatment time for PUVA.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    138                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The degree of burn known as a full-thickness burn, often also involving subcutaneous tissue is:
a. a first-degree burn. c. a third-degree burn.
b. a second-degree burn. d. a fourth-degree burn.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    139                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A lab test used to diagnose cystic fibrosis is the:
a. bacterial analysis. c. sweat test.
b. fungal test. d. Tzanck test.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    143

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Culture and serology of lesions to help diagnose disorders such as impetigo is a:
a. bacterial analysis. c. sweat test.
b. fungal test. d. Tzanck test.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    143

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A biopsy procedure involving the shaving or scraping of samples of friable lesions is a(n):
a. punch biopsy c. incisional biopsy
b. needle aspiration d. exfoliation

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    143

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Serial removal and microscopic examination of layers of a tumor until excision is complete.
a. Mohs surgery c. débridement
b. dermabrasion d. escharotomy

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    148

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Harvest of skin from another human donor for temporary transplant is a(n):
a. allograft. c. xenograft.
b. autograft. d. homograft.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    147

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A dermatome is a(n):
a. incision of the skin. c. new opening of the skin.
b. excision of the skin. d. instrument to incise skin.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    147

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Ultraviolet light used on psoriatic lesions is:
a. STSG. c. PUVA.
b. OTC. d. HPV.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    147

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention |  Abbreviations                             TOP:    Abbreviations

 

  1. A type of medication that softens the skin is:
a. keratolytic. c. antipruritic.
b. emollient. d. antiseptic.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    152

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A drug that breaks down hardened skin is a(n):
a. antipruritic. c. keratolytic.
b. antiseptic. d. scabicide.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    153

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A drug that destroys lice is a(n):
a. antiviral. c. scabicide.
b. protective. d. pediculicide.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    153

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Drugs that are applied directly on the skin are:
a. intradermal. c. transdermal.
b. subcutaneous. d. topical.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    151

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The route of administration in which drugs are injected within the skin is called:
a. intradermal. c. transdermal.
b. subcutaneous. d. topical.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    151

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is the route of administration in which a medication in a gel-like material is applied to the skin using a patch?
a. STSG c. NKDA
b. ID d. TTS

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    151

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention |  Abbreviations

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is the abbreviation for the route of administration within the skin?
a. STSG c. TTS
b. ID d. I&D

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    151 | 154

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention |  Abbreviations

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is another term for paring?
a. cauterization c. curettage
b. shaving d. incision and drainage

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    148

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What is a destruction of tissue by burning with heat?
a. cauterization c. laser therapy
b. occlusive therapy d. curettage

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    148

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is a restructuring of the eyelids?
a. blepharoplasty c. blepharorrhaphy
b. blepharochalasis d. rhytidectomy

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    149

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Use of a dressing to cover a treated area is called:
a. débridement. c. dermabrasion.
b. occlusive therapy. d. I&D.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    147

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Commonly known as a facelift, the term for a surgical operation to remove wrinkles is:
a. blepharoplasty. c. liposuction.
b. dermatoplasty. d. rhytidectomy.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    149

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is the first step in wound treatment and involves removal of dirt, foreign bodies, damaged tissue, and cellular debris?
a. curettage c. escharotomy
b. débridement d. cauterization

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    148

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Destruction of tissue through the use of extreme cold, usually liquid nitrogen, is called:
a. cauterization. c. cryosurgery.
b. curettage. d. débridement.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    148

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The technique for removal of adipose tissue with a pump device is:
a. liposuction. c. chemical peel.
b. lipectomy. d. dermabrasion.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    149

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Incision of necrotic tissue resulting from a severe burn is:
a. necrosis. c. escharotomy.
b. dermatoplasty. d. débridement.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    148

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A section of skin transferred from one location to an immediately adjacent one is called a:
a. dermatotome. c. xenograft.
b. flap. d. PUVA.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    147

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                   TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Microscopic examination of lesions for the purpose of diagnosing herpes zoster and herpes simplex is a:
a. Mantoux test. c. fungal test.
b. Tzanck test. d. Wood’s light.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    143

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A method to identify a variety of skin infections through the use of ultraviolet light is:
a. PUVA. c. Mantoux test.
b. Tzanck test. d. Wood’s light.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    144

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A fever blister is caused by:
a. HPV. c. TB.
b. HSV-1. d. STSG.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    132                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Abbreviations

 

  1. The plural of stratum is:
a. stratumi. c. stratae.
b. strati. d. strata.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    121                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. A stretch mark is a(n):
a. stratum. c. purpura.
b. stria. d. eschar.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    121 | 127         OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A pimple is a:
a. purpura. c. papilla.
b. papilloma. d. papule.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    127                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A hard, protective material that adds to the protective nature of the skin is:
a. melanin. c. keratin.
b. lunula. d. corium.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    121                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A nodule more than 2 cm is termed a:
a. tumor. c. macule.
b. cyst. d. wheal.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    127                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A massive hemorrhage into the tissues under the skin is a(n):
a. ecchymosis. c. purpura.
b. petechia. d. cicatrix.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    127                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation of a nail is called:
a. oncychomalacia. c. onychocryoptosis.
b. onycholysis. d. onychia.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    137                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An ingrown nail is called a/an:
a. onycholysis. c. onychia.
b. onychocryptosis. d. paronychia.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    137                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A general term for a rash is:
a. lesion. c. vitiligo.
b. exanthem. d. patch.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    132                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Softening of the nails:
a. onychomalacia c. paronychia
b. onychomycosis d. onycholysis

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    137                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Separation of the nail plate from the nail bed is called:
a. onychocryptosis. c. onycholysis.
b. onychomyosis. d. onychomalacia.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    137                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Infection of the skin beside the nail is called:
a. onycholysis. c. onychia.
b. onychocryptosis. d. paronychia.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    137                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A rare form of skin cancer, most often seen in patients with deficient immune systems, is called:
a. malignant melanoma. c. Kaposi sarcoma.
b. basal cell carcinoma. d. squamous cell carcinoma.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    141                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Superficial inflammation of the skin is called:
a. folliculitis. c. cellulitis.
b. eczema. d. candidiasis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    129                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. An inflammation of the sweat glands is called:
a. cellulitis. c. hidradenitis.
b. pediculosis. d. alopecia

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    136                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An abnormal condition of no sweating is called:
a. anhidrosis. c. xeroderma.
b. hyperhidrosis. d. impetigo.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    136                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Growth of hair in a cyst in the sacral region is called:
a. pilonidal cyst. c. pediculosis.
b. petechia. d. alopecia.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    130                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A burn that goes only through the papillary layer of the dermis is called a:
a. superficial-thickness burn. c. deep partial-thickness burn.
b. full-thickness burn. d. superficial partial-thickness burn.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    139                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous tissue are damaged in a _________ burn.
a. superficial-thickness c. deep partial-thickness
b. full-thickness d. superficial partial-thickness

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    139                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Only the epidermis is damaged in a _________ burn.
a. superficial-thickness c. deep partial-thickness
b. full-thickness d. superficial partial-thickness

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    139                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The epidermis down to the reticular dermis are damaged in a _________ burn.
a. superficial-thickness c. deep partial-thickness
b. full-thickness d. superficial partial-thickness

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    139                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A collection of extravasated blood trapped in tissue is called:
a. furuncle. c. impetigo.
b. carbuncle. d. hematoma.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    127                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The most common skin cancer, originating in the basal layer of the epidermis, is called:
a. BCC. c. SCC.
b. KS. d. malignant melanoma.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    141                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Abbreviations

 

  1. A slower-growing common skin cancer is called:
a. malignant melanoma. c. Kaposi sarcoma.
b. squamous cell carcinoma. d. basal cell carcinoma.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    141                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Any visible, localized abnormality of the skin is called a:
a. nodule. c. wheal.
b. patch. d. lesion.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    126                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A nodule filled with a liquid or semisolid material is called a:
a. nodule. c. ulcer.
b. cyst. d. macule.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    126                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Tiny ecchymoses within the dermal layer are called:
a. petechiae. c. telangiectasia.
b. striae. d. hematoma.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    127                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A cracklike lesion of the skin is called a:
a. keloid. c. fissure.
b. furuncle. d. clavus.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    128                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A fungal infection of the skin is called:
a. moniliasis. c. psoriasis.
b. impetigo. d. dermatomycosis.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    131                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A mole is also called a:
a. cyst. c. tumor.
b. nevus. d. milia.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    140                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

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