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An erosion is a secondary skin lesion that is a loss of epidermis not penetrating past the dermoepidermal junction. This lesion heals without evidence of scarring.[1]

Common condtions associated with erosions include:

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  1. Habif Thomas P., et al. (2005) Skin Disease, Diagnosis and Treatment Mosby.