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Bulla

Elevated
More than 5mm
Looks like blister
Serous fluid

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Lobule

Tori
Part or while sometimes fused

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Macule

Color difference from surrounding tissue
Flat and does not protrude the surface
Example is a freckle

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Papule

Small less then 1cm elevated

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Pedunculated

Attached similar to mushroom shape

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Pustules

Elevations containing pus

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Sessile

Base of lesion is flat or broad instead is stemlike

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Vesicle

Small
Elevated
Less than 1cm
Serous fluid

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Nodule

Palpable solid lesion up to 1 cm in diameter found in soft tissue it can occur above level with or beneath the skin surface

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Palpation

The elevation of a lesion by feeling it with the fingers to determine the texture of the area; the descriptive terms for palpation are soft, firm, semi firm, and fluid filled; these terms also describe the consistency of the lesion

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Erythema

Abnormal redness of the Mucosa or gingiva

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Erythroplakia

Clinical term used to describe an oral mucosal lesions that appears as a smooth raised patch or granular patch or velvety patch

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Leukoplakia

Clinical term used for a white plaquelike lesion on the oral mucosa that cannot be rubbed off or diagnosed as a specific disease

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Pallor

Paleness of the skin or mucosal tissue

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Corrugated

Wrinkled

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Fissure

A cleft or groove, normal or otherwise, showing prominent depth

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Papillary

Resembling small, nipple shaped projections were elevations found in clusters

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Smooth, rough, folded

Terms used to describe the surface texture of a lesion

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Coalescence

The process by which parts of a whole doing together, or fuse, to make one

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Diffuse

Describes a lesion with orders that are not well defined, making it impossible to detect the exact parameter of the lesion; this may make treatment more difficult and, depending on the biopsy results, more radical

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Multilocular

Describes a lesion that extends beyond the confines of one distinct area and is defined as many loads were parts that are somewhat fused together, making up the entire lesion; a multiloculated radiolucency is sometimes described as resembling soap bubbles