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Plaque
Primary Lesion
Circumscribed, elevated, superficial, solid lesions.
(Psoriasis, Linchenification)
Macule
Primary Lesion
Flat, circumscribed area of change of normal skin color.
Result of:
Hypo/hyper pigmentation
Vascular abnormalities
Erythema (reddening of the skin)
Erythmea
Reddening of the skin.
Primary lesion
A lesion that appears as a direct result of the pathological process.
Which is characteristic & occasionally specific.
Tumor
Primary Lesion
>1 cm, firm or soft, with a deep component.
Secondary Lesion
Lesion that appears as a result of alterations or evolution of a primary lesion.
Skin changes caused by external factors.
Scratching
Infection
Trauma
Healing
*Nodule*
Primary Lesion
<1cm Solid bump with a deep component.(circumscribed)
*Papule*
Primary Lesion
<1cm Superficial bump.
Palpable, circumscribed, solid.
Bulla
Primary Lesion
>1cm Circumscribed, elevated lesion. Contains fluid, serum lymph or extracelluar fluid.
Pustule
Primary Skin Lesion
<1cm Circumscribed, fluid filled.(pus)
(Impetigo, acne)
Purpura
Vascular Lesion
Due to hemmorhage into the skin. Red blood cells and blood pigments are deposited in tissues.
Look for bleeding elsewhere (brain) if it occurs without trauma.
Vesicle
Primary Lesion
<0.5cm Circumscribed,elevated & fluid filled (serum lymph or extracelluar fluid)