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Papule

Definition

A papule is solid, raised spot on the skin that is up to 0.5 centimeter wide. It is a type of skin lesion .

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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