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Flashcards in Physical Exam: Dermatology Deck (17)
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Hypopigmented Macules. Macules are spots that measure < 1 cm in diameter.

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Patch. Spot that measures > 1 cm in diameter

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Papules. Bumps < 1 cm in diameter

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Plaque. Broad area or confluence of raised bumps.

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Nodule. A bump/lump > 1 cm in diameter

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Herpetiform/clustered vesicles. Fluid-filled bumps/lumps < 1 cm in diameter in a cluster

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Bullae. A fluid-filled bump/lump > 1 cm in diameter

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Pustule. Bump/lump filled with pus

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Wheal. Papule or plaque due to transient tissue damage.

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Erosion. Loss of epidermis that does not extend into the dermis and will heal without scarring.

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Ulcer. Loss of dermis and epidermis. Heals with scarring.

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Fissure. A narrow loss of dermis or epidermis.

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Target-shaped rash

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Serpiginous rash.

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Acral

A rash on the hands and feet

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Describing rash color

Erythematous, violaceous, reddish-brown

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Describing pigmentation

Hypopigmented, hyperpigmented, depigmented