The Integumentary System. Skin, Hair, Nails, and Glands. Do Now:. Calculate the weight of your skin: For average adult skin accounts for 7% of body weight! . Where in the body is your skin the thinnest (~1.5mm)?. Lips Palmar region Lower eyelids Cervical region Popliteal region.
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The Integumentary System
Skin, Hair, Nails, and Glands
Know the ABCD rule!
Caused by an interruption of blood supply to a tissue causing necrosis. These develop in patients that have been bed ridden for long periods of time. They are caused by the weight of the body on the skin overlying a bony area compressing the blood supply.