The nurse is charting a skin assessment on the newly admitted client. The client has a puss filled hair follicle on their neck. The nurse should chart this using what terminology?

 

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- Striae

- Fissure

- Petechia

- Comedo

Rationale

Striae are pink or silver lines from the skin stretching. Fissures are linear wedge shaped cracks in the skin. Petechia are tiny lessions of purpura that are not palpable. Comedo is a plugged hair follicle such as a pimple.

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