Common Shapes And Configurations Of Lesions

Health Assessment
Created Sep 20, 2012
by papichulo9
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annular
or circular-begins in center and spreads to periphery
examples of annular lesions
tinea corporis (ringworm)tinea versicolorpityriasis rosea
confluent
lesions run together
example of confluent lesion
urticaria (hives)
discrete
distinct individual lesions that remain separate
example of discrete lesion
acrochordon (skin tags)acne
gyrate
twisted, coiled, spiral, snakelike
grouped
clusters of lesions
examples of grouped lesions
vesicles of contact dermatitis
linear
a scratch, streak, line or stripe
target or iris-resembles iris of eye
concentric rings of color in the lesion
example of target or iris lesion
erythema multiforme
zosteriform
linear arrangement along a unilateral curve route like the back to back shoulder and down arm
example of zosteriform lesion
herpes zoster
polycyclic
annular lesions grow together
example of polycyclic lesion
lichen planuspsoriasis


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