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What does SSSSCCLH stand for? Size,Shape,Symptoms,Surface Texture, Color, Consistency, Location, History/Justification
Idiopathic Of unknown cause
Symptom An abnormality noted by the patient
Sign An abnormality noted by another observer
Etiology The cause of a particular disease
Differential Diagnosis The educated limitaton of symptoms or clinical presentations to few most likely diseases that would present with similar symptoms
Nodule A solid mass of tissue that has the dimension of depth. Less than 1 cm in diameter, extend deeper than papules into the dermis
Tumor A solid mass of tissue larger than 1 cm in diameter
Cyst An epithelially lined, often fluide-filled mass in the dermis or subcutaneous tissue
Vesicle Circumscribed, fluid-filled elevation that is less than 1 cm in diameter.
Pustule Circumscribed elevation filled with purulent exudate resulting from an infection
Plaque A flat, solid, raised area that is greater than 1 cm in diameter
Papule A superficial, elevated, solid lesion that is smaller than 1 cm in diameter
Bulla A vesicle that is greater than 1 cm. and fluid filled
Fissure A normal or abnormal linear cleft in the epidermis
Erosion A soft tissue lesion in which the epithelium above the basal cell layer is denuded
Patch A circumscribed area larger than 1 cm and differentiated from surrounding epidermis by color, texture or both
Macule A well-circumscribed area of epidermis or mucosa distinguished by color from its surroundings, 1 cm or smaller
ulcer A wound that exhibits necrosis extending beyond the basal layer of epithelium and into the dermis
sinus An abnormal tract or fistula that leads from a cyst to the surface of the epidermis
Multilocular Soap-bubble appearance
Diffuse Not well-defined borders
Unilocular Having one well-defined compartment
Papillary Cauliflower-like surface texture
Pedunculated Stalk-like base
Sessile Broad flat base
Created by: ClarkDH