Primary Skin Lesions 1

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Author:
pdorse
ID:
130729
Filename:
Primary Skin Lesions 1
Updated:
2012-01-26 04:56:31
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  1. Macule
    • Flat circumscribed change in skin color <1cm
    • (E.g. freckles, flat moles measles, scarlet fever)
  2. Papule
    • Elevated, firm circumscribed area <1cm
    • (E.g. Wart, elevated moles)
  3. Patch
    • Flat no palpable irregular shaped macule >1cm
    • (E.g. Vitiligo, Mongolian spots)
  4. Plaque
    • Elevated, firm and rough lesion with flat to surface
    • (E.g. psoriasis)
  5. Wheal
    Elevated irregularly shaped area of cutaneous edema; solid transient: variable diameter.

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