Type of skin defects

This list describes frequently used terms for specific skin defects.

 

Non-malignant skin lesion

suspicious pigmented lesion.

Cyst.

Ulcer.

scar, other than a scar removed during the surgical approach at an operation.

solar keratosis.

 

Malignant skin lesion

basal cell carcinoma, also known as b c c.

squamous cell carcinoma, also known as s c c, including keratoacanthoma.

cutaneous deposit of lymphoma.

cutaneous metastasis from an internal malignancy.

 

Malignant melanoma

appendageal carcinoma.

malignant connective tissue tumour of skin.

merkel cell carcinoma.

 

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This infographic is correct as at December 2020

Module code M B S M02 INFO9

 

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