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1,497 Possible Causes for Skin Papule

  • Skin Cancer

    In general terms, BCCs appear as a change in the skin, such as a growth or a sore that does not heal.[] ) of fair-skinned older individuals (average age 65 y).[] Characteristic features of BCCs may include: A few millimetres to several centimetres in diameter Waxy small raised lesions (papules) with a depressed centre Pearl-like and[]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin

    Grossly, each tumor presented as a rapidly growing crusted papule on actinic damaged skin of the face.[] Review Topic QID: 101308 1 Hamartomatous lesion of sebaceous glands 2 Dry, scaly, hyperkeratotic papule 3 A single, large pink patch M1 Select Answer to see Preferred Response[] Surrounding skin should also be examined and palpated.[]

  • Malignant Melanoma

    A 59-year-old man was incidentally found to have a small flesh-colored papule on the arm during a skin cancer screening.[] […] or obviously (d) elevated above the surface of the skin, and terminate as a pink or flesh-colored papule (e).[] Local metastasis results in the formation of nearby satellite papules or nodules that may or may not be pigmented.[]

  • HIV Infection

    Molluscum contagiosum is a benign viral infection of the skin.[] Lesions typically present as dome-shaped, flesh-colored, umbilicated papules that range in size from 1 to 5 millimeters in diameter.[]

  • Lichen Sclerosus

    Cherry angiomas (Campbell de Morgan spots) are common acquired red skin papules composed of dilated capillary loops, usually of unknown aetiology.[] Affected skin usually demonstrates polygonal papules that coalesce into porcelain white plaques and can be associated with edema, telangiectasias, and comedo-like plug formation[] skin.[]

  • Dermatomyositis

    (Gottron’s papules/sign) Roughened, dry skin on palms and fingers (mechanic’s hands) Polymyositis Gradual onset of proximal muscle weakness Fatigue, general discomfort, weight[] A 77-year-old woman was diagnosed as dermatomyositis with Gottron's papules, skin ulcers, anti-MDA5 antibody and rapid progressive interstitial pneumonia.[] The most specific skin signs are Gottron papules over the knuckles and a periorbital heliotropic rash.[]

  • Kaposi Sarcoma

    Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is a malignant proliferation of endothelial cells within the skin.[] […] that occurs especially in individuals coinfected with HIV and a specific herpesvirus (species Human herpesvirus 8 of the genus Rhadinovirus ), that affects especially the skin[] Skin with diffuse involvement with violaceous papules and plaques, as well as lymphedema secondary to inguinal lymph node involvement.[]

  • HIV-2 Infection

    J Infect Dis. 2006 Sep 15;194(6):760-3. Epub 2006 Aug 17. Author information 1 Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA. Abstract The Tat protein of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is essential for viral replication and has extracellular pathogenic[…][]

  • Penile Intraepithelial Neoplasia

    […] doi: 10.1097/01.XHA.0000423421.22785.86 Original articles Abstract Author Information Authors Article Outline Outline Article Metrics Metrics Penile cancer is a rare malignancy that affects 1 in 100 000 men. Penile intraepithelial neoplasia ( PeIN ) is a premalignant lesion that can affect any part of the penile surface.[…][]

  • Miliaria

    Note the numerous papules on the surface of the skin. Updated by: Neil K.[] Skin disorders that present with papules, vesicles or pustules that look similar to miliaria, include: Herpes simplex Fungal infections Bacterial folliculitis Acne Acute generalised[] In children, miliaria affects the skin folds of the neck, axilla or groin.[]

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