Primary Lesions

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Latest Edit: Iva 2012-08-03 (EDT)

Primary lesions of the skin refer to those changes that initially occur whenever there is a disruption to the surface of the skin or a reaction to something underlying. Identification of the primary lesion is the key to accurate interpretation and description of any skin condition. [1]

Primary lesions include:

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