What are the common diseases of integumentary system?
Disorders Affecting the Integumentary System
- Athlete’s foot.
- Pressure ulcers.
- Skin cancer.
What is one major disease of the integumentary system?
They treat common conditions such as acne and warts; chronic skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis; and more serious diseases like skin cancer, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).
How does acne affect the integumentary system?
Acne is a disorder that affects the skin’s oil glands and hair follicles. The small holes in your skin (pores) connect to oil glands under the skin. These glands make an oily substance called sebum. Inside the follicles, oil carries dead skin cells to the surface of the skin.
Which diagnostic tests are used to diagnose integumentary system disorders?
- Patch testing.
- Examination by Wood light.
- Tzanck testing.