Morphology of Skin Lesion: primary

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Macule
circumbscribed, flat lesion that differs from surrounding skin because of its color
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Papule
small, solid, elevated lesion generally smaller than half centimeter
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Nodule
palpable, solid, round or ellipsoidal lesion. Depth of involvement and/or substantive palpability, rather than diameter (> 0,5 cm)
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Plaque
mass like elevation that occupies a relatively large surface area in comparison with its height above skin level
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Wheals
rounded or flat topped edema (swelling of the skin) that is characteristically evanescent, disappearing within hours
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Vesicle and Bulla
circumscribed, elevated lesion that contains fluid
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Pustule
circumscribed, raised lesion that contains a purulent exudate
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Telangiectasia
permanent dilatation of capillaries that may or may not disappear with application of pressure
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Card 2

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small, solid, elevated lesion generally smaller than half centimeter

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Papule

Card 3

Front

palpable, solid, round or ellipsoidal lesion. Depth of involvement and/or substantive palpability, rather than diameter (> 0,5 cm)

Back

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Card 4

Front

mass like elevation that occupies a relatively large surface area in comparison with its height above skin level

Back

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Card 5

Front

rounded or flat topped edema (swelling of the skin) that is characteristically evanescent, disappearing within hours

Back

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