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Nodules

Definition

Nodules are solid, raised bumps in or under the skin that are wider than 0.5 centimeters.

Considerations

Common Causes

Home Care

Call your health care provider if

What to expect at your health care provider's office

References

Habif TP, ed. Principles of diagnosis and anatomy. . 5th ed. St. Louis, Mo: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 1.

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