Common shapes and configurations of lesions

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Created Sep 20, 2012
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papichulo9

 

 
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annular
 
or circular-begins in center and spreads to periphery
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examples of annular lesions
 

tinea corporis (ringworm)

tinea versicolor

pityriasis rosea

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confluent
 
lesions run together
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example of confluent lesion
 
urticaria (hives)
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discrete
 
distinct individual lesions that remain separate
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example of discrete lesion
 

acrochordon (skin tags)

acne

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gyrate
 
twisted, coiled, spiral, snakelike
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grouped
 
clusters of lesions
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examples of grouped lesions
 
vesicles of contact dermatitis
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linear
 
a scratch, streak, line or stripe
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target or iris-resembles iris of eye
 
concentric rings of color in the lesion
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example of target or iris lesion
 
erythema multiforme
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zosteriform
 
linear arrangement along a unilateral curve route like the back to back shoulder and down arm
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example of zosteriform lesion
 
herpes zoster
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polycyclic
 
annular lesions grow together
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example of polycyclic lesion
 

lichen planus

psoriasis

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