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Papules

papule

(Science: dermatology) A small circumscribed, superficial, solid elevation of the skin.

Origin: L. Papula


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... Contagiosum. (bs) Another cutaneous viral infection associated with HIV is molluscum contagiosum, which presents as pearly white umbilicated papules usually on the face. The presence of multiple or widespread lesions should prompt consideration of HIV. When molluscum-like lesions are seen ...

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by Sabrina
Fri Sep 22, 2006 7:51 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... in 66 percent of cases by distinctive skin lesions: multiple sites, predominantly on the extremities, develop painful erythematous macules or papules. Central pallor is followed by necrosis and ulceration. Blood cultures have been positive in 59 percent of cases, including a few that seemed ...

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by Skytroll
Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:27 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

Another cutaneous viral infection associated with HIV is molluscum contagiosum, which presents as pearly white umbilicated papules usually on the face. The presence of multiple or widespread lesions should prompt consideration of HIV. When molluscum-like lesions are seen in association ...

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by Sabrina
Tue Jul 04, 2006 7:21 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... for immunocompromise. Another cutaneous viral infection associated with HIV is molluscum contagiosum, which presents as pearly white umbilicated papules usually on the face. The presence of multiple or widespread lesions should prompt consideration of HIV. When molluscum-like lesions are seen ...

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by London
Tue Jul 04, 2006 4:41 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Morgellon's or ..........flies, or .......

... visible in the follicle. Differentiating LS from keratosis pilaris by microscopy may not be possible. A 26-year-old woman developed 249 discrete papules on her lower extremities. Twenty-three of them had keratotic plugs. Histologic examination demonstrated granulomatous foci consisting of epithelioid ...

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by RANDY
Fri Feb 17, 2006 7:34 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Morgellon's or ..........flies, or .......
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