Ch 29: MTEL Biology: Skin Disorders

About This Chapter

Find out how to detect common skin disorders so that you'll be prepared to take the biology exam of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) program. This chapter provides access to self-assessment quizzes and video lessons to help you learn the information.

MTEL Biology: Skin Disorders - Chapter Summary

This chapter describes the symptoms, causes and treatments of common skin problems. Recognizing these identifying markers can help prepare you for any skin disorders-related questions on the MTEL Biology test. The following topics are covered in this chapter:

  • Explanation of the types of skin cancer
  • Illnesses that inflame the skin
  • Symptoms and treatment of lupus
  • Definition of atopic dermatitis
  • Ways in which the skin can be damaged

Experienced instructors teach this detailed topic in an easy-to-understand and informal method. There are short video lessons along with accompanying transcripts for reference. Self-assessment quizzes are included so that you can confirm that you've understood the information.

MTEL Biology: Skin Disorders Chapter Objectives

The multiple-choice MTEL Biology exam is divided into seven subareas. Discussion of the skin falls into subarea four, which is Human Anatomy and Physiology. This area includes 17-19 questions, which are computer-based. This subarea also includes questions pertaining to disorders and conditions of the immune and circulatory systems, which may affect the skin.

This Skin Disorders chapter explains the symptoms, causes and treatment methods of common problems that affect the skin visibly, but you'll also learn about medical conditions that affect other areas, such as the immune and circulatory systems.

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