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Lesion that contains clear fluid, <0.5 cm diam....
Flat, Non-Palpable lesion. Recognized only by the change of color
Large Macule, Non-Palpable
ie. nevus pilus
Small, elevated lesion, <0.5 cm in diam.
_____, if they are neoplastic, will grow to become _____
papules / nodules
Elevated, >0.5cm in bot width and depth
_____ and tumors may represent inflammatory diseases or neoplastic process.
Elevated, plateau-like lesion, diameter>depth
Clear fluid, >0.5cm diam
Fluid filled sac that contains cloudy or purulent material
(ie. Pustular psoriasis)
Loss of surface epidermis that is superficial and often ocurs after the natural breakage of a vesicle, bulla, or papule
A crack on the skin that is usually narrow but deep
A loss of epidermis that extends into the dermis or subcutaneous area and is usually as broad as itis deep.
Occurs when serum and/or purulent material becomes dried on the surface.
Transient, with central pallor
wheals that are induced with pressure
Enlargement of superficial blood vessel to the point of its being visible. May also result in blanching.
Blood vessel disruption and extravasation of blood into the dermis. Non Blanchable!
Reticulated pattern of hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation, and erythema with telangectasias
Dermal thickening produced by excessive dermal collagen or by dermal infiltrative process
Tunnel caused by a burrowing organism
(ie. Cutaneous larva migrans)
Erosions of the skin due to external manipulation, usually by the patients own fingernails
Thickened stratum corneum
Thickening of the epidermis
noninflammatory lesion in which there is keratin impaction.
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