For the following Case Assignment, you will write an essay describing a disease/disorder that affects the Integumentary System (hair, skin, or nails)

For the following Case Assignment, you will write an essay describing a disease/disorder that affects the Integumentary System (hair, skin, or nails).

For the following Case Assignment, you will write an essay describing a disease/disorder that affects the Integumentary System (hair, skin, or nails). Your essay should be from 2 pages in length (in addition to a cover page and reference page). You may select one disorder from the resources below or research another condition that affects the Integumentary System. Be sure the disorder directly affects structure(s) of the Integumentary System. Also, provide an image of your chosen disorder. Discuss how the disease affects each of these major functions of the skin: protection, thermoregulation, sensation, absorption/excretion, and immune regulation. Step 1: Watch the interactive video on the Integumentary System by Wisc-Online. You may also want to explore the National Institutes of Health link below for example conditions that affect the Integumentary System. Liang, B. (n.d.). Skin and the integumentary system [Video file]. Wisc-Online. Retrieved from https://www.wisc-online.com/learn/career-clusters/health-science/ap12204/skin-and-the-integumentary-system Skin diseases. (n.d.). National Institutes of Health. Retrieved from https://www.niams.nih.gov/health-topics/skin-diseases Step 2: Select a disease/disorder that affects any or all structures within the Integumentary System. Step 3: Provide an image illustrating the disorder (describe this image and provide a citation) Step 4: Discuss the impact of the disorder on these major skin functions: protection, thermoregulation, sensation, absorption/excretion and immune regulation. Organize this essay assignment using subtitles that summarize the topics described above. For example, Disorder Introduction, Effects on Protection, etc.  

 

For the following Case Assignment, you will write an essay describing a disease/disorder that affects the Integumentary System (hair, skin, or nails)

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