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Papule

Definition

A papule is solid, raised spot on the skin that is less than 1 centimeter wide.

See also: Skin lesion


Review Date: 10/28/2008
Reviewed By: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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