Primary Skin Lesions

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Samilou
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Primary Skin Lesions
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2011-03-05 23:24:15
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Skin Lesions
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  1. Description of a Macule
    (Primary)
    • Flat
    • Circumscribed
    • <1 cm
  2. Description of a Papule
    (Primary)
    • Elevated
    • Firm
    • Circumscribed
    • <1 cm
  3. Description of Patch
    (Primary)
    • Flat
    • Nonpalpable
    • Irregular shaped Macule
    • >1 cm
  4. Description of Plaque
    (Primary)
    • Elevated
    • Firm
    • Rough
    • Flat top
    • >1cm
  5. Description of Wheal
    (Primary)
    • Elevated
    • Irregular shape
    • Solid
    • Vary in diameter
  6. Description of Nodule
    (Primary)
    • Elevated
    • Firm
    • Circumscribed
    • Deeper than papule
    • 1-2 cm
  7. Description of Tumor
    (Primary)
    • Elevated
    • Solid lesion
    • May or may not be demarcated
    • Deep in dermis
    • >2cm
  8. Description of a Vesicle
    (Primary)
    • Elevated
    • Circumscribed
    • Superficial
    • Filled with Serous fluid
    • <1 cm
  9. Description of a Bulla
    (Primary)
    Vesicle >1cm
  10. Description of a Pustule
    (Primary)
    • Elevated
    • Superficial
    • Filled with purulent fluid
  11. Description of a Cyst
    (Primary)
    • Elevated
    • Circumscribed
    • Encapsulated lesion
    • Filled with liquid or semi solid material
  12. Examples of Macule
    • Freckles
    • Moles
    • Measles
    • Scarlet Fever
  13. Examples of Papules
    • Wart
    • Elevated moles
    • Cherry angioma
    • Skin tags
  14. Examples of Patch
    • Vitiligo
    • Port wine stains
    • Mongolian spots
  15. Examples of Plaques
    • Psoriasis
    • Keratoses
    • Eczema
  16. Examples of Wheal
    • Insect bites
    • Allergic reactions
  17. Example of Nodules
    • Melanoma
    • Hemangioma
    • Neurofibroma
  18. Examples of Tumor
    • Neoplasms
    • Hemangioma
  19. Examples of Vesicles
    • Varicella
    • Herpes Zoster
    • Impetigo
  20. Examples of Bulla
    • Blister
    • Impetigo
    • Drug reactions
  21. Examples of Pustules
    • Acne
    • Folliculitis
    • Herpes simplex
  22. Examples of Cysts
    • Sebaceous cyst
    • Cystic acne

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