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flat, non-palpable,

Macule

2

star-shaped

stellate

2

wheal

edematous papules and plaques that are characteristic
of hives

2

polygonal

resembling a polygon

3

purpura

area of hemorrhage; can be flat or elevated

3

sun-exposed or photo-distributed

on places that are typically exposed to the sun

4

fluid-filled blister, >1 cm in diameter

bulla

4

reticulate or retiform

net-like

5

area of hemorrhage; can be flat or elevated

purpura

6

palpable, >1 cm in diameter. Rounded surface

Nodule

8

elevated or depressed, palpable,

papule

8

intertriginous

within body folds

9

fissure

linear ulcer

9

geographic

irregularly-bordered like a continent

9

targetoid

like a bulls-eye with at least 3 zones of color

10

generalized

involving the entire body

11

Macule

flat, non-palpable,

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flat, non-palpable, >1cm in diameter

Patch

14

resembling a polygon

polygonal

14

dermatomal

following skin areas supplied by a single spinal nerve

15

annular

ring-like with central clearing

16

elevated or depressed, palpable, >1 cm in diameter. Broad and flat surface

Plaque

16

induration

dermal thickening causing firm feeling

16

erosion

open area with partial or full loss of epidermis

18

open area with partial or full loss of epidermis

erosion

18

vesicle

fluid-filled blister,

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papule

elevated or depressed, palpable,

21

fluid-filled blister,

vesicle

21

equally affecting both sides of the body

symmetrical

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affecting only one side of the body

unilateral

22

bulla

fluid-filled blister, >1 cm in diameter

23

coin-shaped

nummular

23

acral

affecting distal limbs

25

on places that are typically exposed to the sun

sun-exposed or photo-distributed

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involving the entire body

generalized

28

crust

dried serum, pus, or blood

28

lichenification

epidermal thickening with accentuation of
skin markings

29

dilated blood vessels

telangiectasia

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linear erosion caused by scratching

excoriation

31

open area with loss of part of dermis

ulcer

32

following skin areas supplied by a single spinal nerve

dermatomal

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following ectodermal development lines

Blaschkoid

(following Blaschko's lines)

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symmetrical

equally affecting both sides of the body

36

pus-filled blister

pustule

37

scale

accumulation of stratum corneum

39

Plaque

elevated or depressed, palpable, >1 cm in diameter. Broad and flat surface

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linear ulcer

fissure

44

multiple round lesions coalesced together

polycyclic

45

serpiginous

wavy lines

47

edematous papules and plaques that are characteristic
of hives

wheal

48

excoriation

linear erosion caused by scratching

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nummular

coin-shaped

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dermal thickening causing firm feeling

induration

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Nodule

palpable, >1 cm in diameter. Rounded surface

54

affecting distal limbs

acral

55

pinpoint purpura

petechiae

55

epidermal thickening with accentuation of
skin markings

lichenification

56

polycyclic

multiple round lesions coalesced together

57

telangiectasia

dilated blood vessels

58

ulcer

open area with loss of part of dermis

60

net-like

reticulate or retiform

61

Patch

flat, non-palpable, >1cm in diameter

62

petechiae

pinpoint purpura

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unilateral

affecting only one side of the body

64

curved

arcuate

65

dried serum, pus, or blood

crust

66

arcuate

curved

67

pustule

pus-filled blister

68

accumulation of stratum corneum

scale

69

stellate

star-shaped

70

ring-like with central clearing

annular

72

Blaschkoid

(following Blaschko's lines)

following ectodermal development lines

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irregularly-bordered like a continent

geographic

74

like a bulls-eye with at least 3 zones of color

targetoid

75

within body folds

intertriginous

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wavy lines

serpiginous