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The Intergumentary

System.
The Intergumentary system.

Consists of the skin, nails and hair. Skin it helps to


keep the water in your body and out of the
foreign particles.
It also helps regulate body temperature. Through
sweat wastes and chemicals are removed.
The skin is the largest organ in the
human body.
The skin has two main leyers:
Epidermis: this is the most superficial, it is
thicker in the palm of the hand and the food.
Most of the cells are dead.
Dermis: It is bellow the epidermis, consisting of a
protein called collagen.
Nails preserve sensitive skin under them helping
with balance when walking in the case of the
feet, also serving to take and scrape things.
The nail together with the adjacent tissue
and fingertips constitute a functional unit as
an organ of touch and prehensile organ that
enables important functions for human life
such as scratching and tingling.
Hair is a continuation of the scalp, consisting of
a keratin fiber comprising a root and stem.
It is formed in a follicle in the dermis. In humans,
the hair has protective and aesthetic functions.


The intergumentary tissue has different functions,
depending on the species marked in question.

-Protective barrier against the external


environment.
-Nutrition.
-Breathing
-Excretion
Deseases.
Warts.
This disease of the intergumentary system is
characterized by a small round and rough tumor and
is typically found on the hands and feet.
Dermatitis.
Is a general term used to describe inflammation
of the skin.
This disorder can have dozens of causes and can
occur in various forms, starting out as an itchy
rash and spread to increase with redness and
sweeling.
Atheletes food.
It is a fungal infection of the skin itchy, flaking
and itching of various reas of the skin. This
disease is mainly transmitted in most reas
where people walk barefoot. Fungal infections
that most often affect nails hands and feet are
caused by yeast called desmatophytes, highly
contagious.
Besides the above mentioned diseases, there are
dozens of intergumentary system diseases such as
acn, albinism, herpes, blisters, squamous cell
carcinoma, melanoma and other skin cncer types
that can affect people.
In general all dermatological abnormalities
can be avoided, it is important to emphasize
good eating habits, avoid liquor and
cigarettes, the late nights and long hours of
sun exposure: and moisturizing creams.