papule

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(păp′ūl )

[L. papula, pimple]
A small bump or pimple, typically larger than a grain of salt but smaller than a peppercorn, that rises above the surface of the neighboring skin. Papules may appear in numerous skin diseases, including prickly heat, psoriasis, xanthomatosis, eczema, and skin cancers. Their color may range from pale, to yellow, red, brown, or black.

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PAPULES ON HEEL
papular (ū-lăr ), adj.
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PAPULES

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