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1,234 Possible Causes for Red Skin Lesion

  • Rosacea

    Papule: A papule is a small, red, solid and elevated inflammatory facial skin lesion without pus.[] Courtesy Every day over 16 million Americans are seeing red due to rosacea, a chronic skin condition that in addition to redness can also produce acne-like bumps and lesions[] Small red bumps and pimple-type lesions can occur, mainly on the nose, forehead, cheeks and chin, and the skin may also become dry and flaky.[]

  • Acne Vulgaris

    .• Papules - inflamed lesions that appear as small, pink bumps on the skin.• Pustules (pimples) - inflamed pus filled lesions that are red at the base.• Cysts and nodules[] - large, inflamed, pus filled lesions deep under the skin that can cause pain and scarring. 11. • Local symptoms : include pain tenderness.• Systemic symptoms : most often[] .• Open comedone (blackhead) - a plugged follicle that opens and turns dark at the surface of the skin.[]

  • Skin Cancer

    Raised, dull-red skin lesion Thick crusted scale Ulcerated appearance Reviewed by health care specialists at UCSF Medical Center.[] Squamous Cell Carcinoma Dull red, rough, scaly raised skin lesions. May be tender or painful.[] It may show up as red, scaly lesions on your skin. Melanoma : This type of skin cancer is less common, but it’s the most dangerous type of skin cancer.[]

  • Malignant Melanoma

    The appearance of malignant melanoma may vary from a flat patch to a nodule or wart-like lesion. Its color can range from red, brown, grey to black shades.[] Additional factors have also been associated with melanoma: red or blond hair, pre‐skin cancer lesions (actinic keratoses), marked freckling of the upper back, 3 or more blistering[] It can appear anywhere on the human skin, from sun-exposed areas to the soles of the feet, palms of the hands, nails, genital and oral skin (mucosa).[]

  • Hemangioma

    Hemangiomas can develop during the child’s first few weeks to clear red, raised skin lesions.[] , raised sore (lesion) on the skin A massive, raised, tumor with blood vessels Most hemangiomas are on the face and neck.[] The hemangioma may be: In the top skin layers ( capillary hemangioma ) Deeper in the skin (cavernous hemangioma) A mixture of both Symptoms of a hemangioma are: A red to reddish-purple[]

  • Keloid

    Keloids are firm, rubbery lesions or shiny, fibrous nodules, and can vary from pink to the color of the person's skin or red to dark brown in color.[]

  • Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma

    The characteristic features of primary cutaneous ALCL include the appearance of solitary or multiple raised, red skin lesions that do not go away, have a tendency to ulcerate[] T2 Multiple skin lesions in one area or adjacent areas of the body. Either of the following may be true: the skin contains dry, red, scaly patches, but o tumors.[] The staging of PCALCL is based on a TNM system : T: T1 Only a single spot or area of the skin is involved.[]

  • Acral Lentiginous Melanoma

    Psoriasis – an autoimmune disease which has thick red, scaly patches on the skin and pits on the nails.[] Some cases have red-colored patches or streaks. Sometimes, the lesion may appear in the mouth or inside the nose.[] lesions in general and may be useful in the diagnosis of amelanotic acral melanoma.[]

  • Essential Thrombocythemia

    Polycythemia vera (PV) and essential thrombocythemia (ET) are myeloproliferative neoplasms primarily characterized by erythrocytosis and thrombocytosis, respectively. Other disease features include leukocytosis, splenomegaly, thrombohemorrhagic complications, vasomotor disturbances, pruritus, and a small risk of[…][]

  • Chromoblastomycosis

    The infection builds at the site over a period of years, and a small red papule (skin elevation) appears. The lesion is usually not painful, with few, if any symptoms.[] Several weeks or months later, new lesions, projecting 1 to 2 mm above the skin, may appear along paths of lymphatic drainage.[] These papules extend to form dull red or violaceous, sharply demarcated patches with indurated bases.[]

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