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Plaque

Raised lesion > 1cm

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Papule

Raised lesion

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Nodule

Firmer and deeper than Papule

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Wheal

Arm swirls

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Heap of keratinized cells

Scale-flaky

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Crust dried exudate

Toe necrosis

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Vesicles

Filled with serous fluid

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Pustule

Filled with pus

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Cyst

Encapsulated beneath skin

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Ecchymosis

Bleeding under the skin

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Lichenification

Thickening and roughening of skin

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Excoriation

Abrasion or scratch mark

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Telangiectasia

Red/blue Spider veins

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Cellulitis

Swollen red

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Melanoma

Cancerous darkening

Asymmetry
Border irregularity
Color variation
Diameter greater than pencil eraser
Evolution changing

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AD

Right ear

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AS

Left ear

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AU

Both ears

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OD

Right eye

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OS

Left eye

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OU

Both eyes

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PR

Rectally

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PV

Vaginally

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Macule

Flat lesion

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Patch

Flat lesion > 1cm