A papule is a primary skin lesion that is solid and elevated, ususally less than 10mm in diameter. Discolouration varies between flesh colored, yellow or white, brown, red, or blue. As the size of papules increases, they can become plaques.
Conditions associated with papules include: The following are the most common conditions associated with papules:
- Flesh, white or yellow coloration
- Brown discolouration
- Red discolouration
- Blue discolouration
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- Habif Thomas P., et al. (2005) Skin Disease, Diagnosis and Treatment Mosby.