lesions

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Renicheal
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lesions
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2013-10-14 22:56:27
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  1. macule
    • flat lesion
    • pigmented
    • circumferenced area less then 1cm
    • examples- freckle, flat mole
  2. papule
    • elevated
    • less then 1 cm
    • may be same color as skin, or pigmented
    • exampes- wart, pimple, psoriasis
  3. vesicle
    • elevated
    • fluid filled
    • less then 0.5cm
    • examples- shingles, chicken pox
  4. nodule
    • palpable
    • circumscribed lesion
    • larger and deeper then papule (0.6cm-2cm)
    • extends into derma area
    • examples - benign or malgnant tumor
  5. pustule
    • small, raised, cirumscribed
    • fluid filled
    • contains pus
    • less then 1cm
    • examples - acne, scabies
  6. tumor
    • solid, elevated
    • larger then 2cm
    • extends into dermal and subcutaneos layers
    • example- lipoma
  7. bulla
    • fluid filled
    • a vesicle or blister larger then 1cm
    • examples- second degree burns
  8. wheal
    • elevated
    • firm, rounded, varies in size, shape and color
    • solid
    • accompanied by itching
    • examples- hives, bites
  9. exoriations
    • linear scratch marks, or traumatized scratch marks
    • examples- scratchs, chemical or thermal burns
  10. fissure
    • small slit or crack like sore that extends into dermal layer.
    • caused by continuous inflammation or drying
  11. ulcer
    • open sore or lesion that extends to dermis, heals with scarring
    • example - pressure sore, basal cell carcinoma
  12. 3 secondary lesions
    • excoriations
    • fissure
    • ulcer
  13. 8 primary lesions
    • macule
    • papule
    • nodule
    • tumor
    • wheal
    • vesicle
    • pustule
    • bulla
  14. 3 fluid filled lesions
    • vesicle
    • pustule
    • bulla
  15. 4 solid lesions
    • papule
    • nodule
    • tumor
    • wheal
  16. hives
    wheal
  17. lipoma
    tumor
  18. benign or malignant tumor
    nodule
  19. wart, pimple
    papule
  20. chicken pox
    vesicle
  21. acne
    pustule
  22. second degree burns
    bulla
  23. freckle
    macule
  24. 7 elevated lesions
    • papule
    • nodule
    • tumor
    • wheal
    • vesicle
    • pustule
    • bulla
  25. 3 depressed lesions (loss of skin)
    • excoriations
    • fissure
    • ulcer
  26. scatches
    excorations
  27. bed/pressure sore
    ulcer

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