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Flashcards in Terminology Deck (19):
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Flat, variable size lesion

Macule

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Elevated solid lesion [5 mm or less]

Papule

3

Large elevated solid lesion [5mm+]

Nodule

4

Elevated flat-topped area [5mm+]

Plaque

5

Fluid-filled raised area [5mm -]

Vesicle

6

Large vesicle [5mm+]

Blister [bulla]

7

Pus-filled elevated area

Pustule

8

Heaped-up keratinized cells, flaky

Scale

9

Thickened, rough skin characterized by prominent skin markings, usually caused by repeated rubbing

Lichenification

10

Deep skin breakage due to scratch, often self-induced

Excoriation

11

Hyperplasia of the stratum corneum

Hyperkeratosis

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A concave area of tissue erosion into the dermis

Ulcer

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A narrow, linear crack involving loss of dermis and epidermis

Fissure

14

A shallow area of tissue loss in the epidermis

Erosion

15

Dilated superficial blood vessels that appear as red or blue

Telangiectases

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Hemorrhage in the skin

Purpura

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Hemorrhage in the skin over 1 cm

Ecchymosis

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Hemorrhage in the skin under 1 cm

Petechiae

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Elevated, irregular shaped lesions caused by edema. May be itchy and usually transient

Wheal