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Shape

Linear

Resembling a straight line

1

Pattern

Flexor

Flexor surfaces of knees and elbows

2

Pattern

Intertriginous

Occurring in the skin folds

3

Pattern

Truncal

Occurs on central body

4

Comedones

Dilated and plugged hair follicles

4

Shape

Arcuate

Arc-shaped

5

Erosion

Loss of a portion of the epidermis, usually moist, won't scar

5

Lichenification

Thickening of the epidermis and some changes in the dermis may be due to continual rubbing of the skin

5

Telangiectasia

Persistent dilations of small capillaries. May or may not be blanchable

5

Pattern

Scattered

Irregularly distributed

5

Pattern

Extensor

Extensor surfaces of knees and elbows

6

Striae

Linear depressions that occur from rapid stretching of the skin

8

Bulla (Blister)

Clear fluid filled cavity, often thinned roofed

> 0.5 cm

9

Scale

Flakes of skin

10

Excoriations

Surface excavations that result from scratching

10

Purpura

Reddish-purple lesion that is non-blanchable, indicating blood having left the vessels and moving through other tissues

12

Scar

Proliferation of fibrous tissue that replaces normal collagen after a wound that breaches the dermis

13

Macule

Any change in skin color that is not palpable (not raised or depressed)

15

Horn

Conical Mass

15

Petechiae

Pinpoint purpura

16

Wheals

Pink papules or plaques that change or disappear within hours.

16

Angioma

Benign tumor with blood vessels; some types blanch, others don't

16

Shape

Annular

Ring-shaped; the edge differs from the center

18

Plaque

A plateau-like elevation, usually well defined

19

Pustule

Cavity is filled with purulent exudate

20

Sclerosis

A diffuse, slightly depressed, hardened area of the skin

22

Poikiloderma

Atrophy combined with pigmentary changes

23

Pattern

Sun Exposed

Also called photo distribution; occurs in areas usually not covered by clothing

24

Shape

Reticular

Net-like

25

Pattern

Localized

Confined to single location