Sunday, March 11, 2012

Free Medical Terminology Practice Test: Pathological Skin Conditions

Pathological skin conditions are often quite challenging for those who are studying these medical terms. Some familiar words appear among the list, particularly those that we have seen or experienced. For example, someone who has experienced third degree burns is likely to remember identifying characteristics. Some conditions have very similar names while some lesions with similar symptoms might have names that vary widely.

Some folks might find unusual ways to remember a term, such as Willy Wonka's line in the 2005 film about Veruca being the name for a wart or remembering that a callous person might have thick skin! A knowledge of prefixes and suffixes can be helpful. For example, leukoplakia involves white patches.

Directions for Using the Practice Test on Skin Conditions

This practice test gives identifying information about a pathological skin condition with four possible choices. The correct answer is highlighted on the following slide. Click on the first slide to enlarge. Then click on the next thumbnail at the bottom of the screen to advance to the next slide.

I hope you find this practice test helpful and educational. Visit the Student Survive 2 Thrive site map for more great resources!

Pathological Skin Condition Practice Test © Katrena
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Skin Condition Where People Have White Skin and Pink Eyes © Katrena
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Large Elevated Scar With Irregular Shape © Katrena
What is a Keloid? © Katrena
What Condition Causes a Butterfly Rash? © Katrena
What is SLE (Lupus)? © Katrena
What Are White Patches on Mucous Membranes? © Katrena
What is Leukoplakia? © Katrena
Skin Condition Common With AIDS © Katrena
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Medical Term for Fungal Nail Infection © Katrena
What is Onychomycosis? © Katrena
Another Name for Thickened Skin on Weight-bearing Areas © Katrena
What is a Callus? © Katrena
Medical Term for Wart © Katrena
What is a Verruca? © Katrena
Skin Condition Where Dermis Thickens & Hands & Feet Swell © Katrena
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Skin Condition That Looks Like a Dimple on the Back © Katrena
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What is Dermatitis? © Katrena
Burn That Causes Redness and Swelling but no Scar © Katrena
What is a 1st Degree Burn? © Katrena
Most Common Skin Cancer © Katrena
What is Basal Cell Carcinoma? © Katrena
Skin Condition That Causes Red Cheeks © Katrena
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What is Tinea Capitis? © Katrena
Full-thickness Burn That May or May Not be Painful © Katrena
What is a Third-degree Burn? © Katrena
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Skin Condition That Causes White Scales © Katrena
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What is an Overgrowth of Skin on a Corn © Katrena
What is Keratosis? © Katrena
Fast Growing Skin Cancer That Crusts © Katrena
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Medical Term for Ingrown Toenail © Katrena
What is Onychocryptosis? © Katrena
Skin Infection That Crusts and Oozes Liquid Like Honey © Katrena
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Precancerous Skin Lesion Due to Sun Exposure © Katrena
What is Actinic Keratosis? © Katrena
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Skin Cancer That Tends to Spread or Metastasize © Katrena
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Partial Thickness Burn With Blisters © Katrena
What is a 2nd Degree Burn? © Katrena
Medical Term for Ringworm © Katrena
What is Tinea Corporis? © Katrena
Flaky Scales on Overgrown Skin © Katrena
What is Hyperkeratosis? © Katrena
Free Skin Rash Study Guide © Katrena

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