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Macule

Freckle; flat discolored spot on skin with sharp borders

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Papule

Mole; Solid elevations without fluid with sharp borders

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Nodule, tumor

Wart (nodule) Large lipoma (tumor); Papable, solid, elevated mass. Nodules with distinct border, Tumors extending deep into the dermis

4

Vesicle

Blister caused by herpes simplex; Small distinct elevation with fluid

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Bulla

Large friction or burn blister; Large distinct elevation with fluid

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Pustule

Acne, carbunchles; Vesicle or bulla filled with purulent fluid

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Wheal

hive, insect bite; oLcalized area of edema, often irregular and of variable size and color

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Plaque

psoriasis; Larger, flat, elevated,solid surface