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Types of Primary Lesions

Macules

Papules

Patches

Plaques

Vesicles

Bullae

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Macule

A flat skin lesion.

Less than 1 cm in size.

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Patch

A flat skin lesion

More than 1 cm in size

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Papule

Elevated lesion

Less than 1cm in size

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Plaque

Elevated lesion

Greater than 3 cm

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Psoriasis

Is a poster child for a plaque.

Often has sharply demarcated lines between normal and affected skin.

Nails often affected too.

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Vesicle

Fluid filled

Less than 1cm

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Bullae

Fluid filled

Greater than 1cm

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Secondary Lesions

Modification of a primary lesion that results from traumatic injury, evolution from the primary lesion, or other external factors.

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Xanthelasma

Cholesterol deposits along the skin, often around the eyes.

Yellow hue.

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Texture of Lesions

Velvety

Waxy

Verrucous (wart)

Xerotic

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Configuration of Lesions

Linear

Grouped/Herpetiform (herpes)

Iris or Targetoid

Annular

Dermatomal/Zosteriform (follow dermatome)

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