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451 Possible Causes for Nodular Skin Lesions

  • Acne Vulgaris

    Inflammatory mediations move out into the surrounding dermis and cause often more nodular and/or cystic lesions, which can in some cases lead to permanent scarring.[6] Nodules[] Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) is usually the result of nodular acne lesions.[] […] three are inflammatory acne lesions ( Webster 2002 ).[]

  • Furunculosis

    Furunculosis is a type of skin infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus. It presents as a red, tender and painful nodule - furuncle (or boil). The most common sites are the neck, face, axilla, and the gluteal region. It may occur in any individual, but is most common among young males. Predisposing factors include[…][]

  • Carbuncle

    Signs and symptoms include the presence of a swollen, tender, and erythematous nodular lesion in the skin associated with fever and chills.[] Definition (NCI) An abscess that develops in the skin and subcutaneous tissues. Causes include folliculitis, furuncle, skin injury, and bacterial infections.[]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin

    Credit: The Skin Cancer Foundation This nodular lesion is a squamous cell carcinoma. These lesions are seldom fatal but can be disfiguring.[] Although there are many different clinical presentations for BCC, the most characteristic type is the asymptomatic nodular or nodular ulcerative lesion that is elevated from[] In a multicenter, randomized trial, 101 adults with previously untreated nodular skin BCCs, excluding lesions of the midface, orbital areas, and ears, were treated with either[]

  • Erysipelas

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  • Pilonidal Cyst

    A pilonidal cyst is a fluid-filled swelling which occurs mainly in young males. This condition normally occurs in the anorectal region and typically presents in any one of the following ways: Acute abscess Sinus tracts Chronic and recurrent abscess with extensive branching tracts. Usually, the cyst is asymptomatic;[…][]

  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    Chest examination revealed decreased breath sounds bilaterally and skin examination was significant for 18 cm wide sacral lesion.[] lesions which are located deep within the skin.[] However, because biopsies have not been performed in apparently normal skin close to HS lesions, we cannot rule out the possibility that this early follicular occlusion may[]

  • Lipoma

    Lipoma is the most common soft-tissue tumor, with a wide spectrum of clinical presentations and imaging appearances. Several subtypes are described, ranging from lesions entirely composed of mature adipose tissue to tumors intimately associated with nonadipose tissue, to those composed of brown fat. The imaging[…][]

  • Epithelial Cyst

    Molluscum Contagiosum These lesions ( Figure 6 ) characteristically present with a waxy, nodular appearance with central umbilication.[] They arise from skin infection by a virus of the same name.[]

  • Endemic Kaposi Sarcoma

    Patients generally display multiple nodular lesions, which are distributed over the skin of the extremities.[] Skin lesions manifest as solitary, localized or disseminated patches, or macular/papular eruptions, which progress to nodular plaques or lesions on any area of the skin.[] Other rare infections that may produce similar and confusing nodular violaceous skin lesions include S. schenckii (sporotrichosis) and M. marium.[]

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