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macule

flat, non-palpable, less than 1 cm in diameter

2

patch

flat, non-palpable, more than 1 cm in diameter

3

papule

elevated or depressed, palpable, less than 1cm in diameter

4

plaque

elevated or depressed, palpable, more than 1cm in diameter (differs from nodule b/c of broat and flat surface)

5

nodule

palpable, more than 1cm in diameter (differs from plaque b/c of rounded surface) at least as deep as it is wide

6

vesicle

fluid filled blister, less than 1cm in diameter

7

bulla

fluid filled blister, more than 1cm in diameter

8

pustule

pus-filled blister

9

wheal

edematous papules and plaques that are characteristic of hives

10

telangiectasia

dilated blood vessels

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purpura

area of hemorrhage can be flat or elevated

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petechiae

pinpoint purpura