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glossary:plaque

An elevated, solid, superficial skin lesion more than .5cm in diameter. A plaque differs from a nodule in it's height. A plaque tends to be flattened and a nodule is a “bump”. Also, a plaque may have an appearance like that of cobblestone. Also Known As: Eczema, discoid lupus erythematosis, lichen planus, paget's disease, pityriasis, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, tinea corporis, tinea versicolor.

glossary/plaque.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)