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pertaining to or resembling a papule.


Relating to papules.


(pap'ul) [L. papula, pimple]
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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. See: illustrationpapular (u-lar), adjective

dry papule


moist papule

Condyloma latum.

pearly penile papule

An asymptomatic white papule with a pink, white, or pearly surface on the dorsum of the penis of blacks and uncircumcised men. No treatment is indicated, just reassurance.

piezogenic pedal papule

A soft, painful, skin-colored papule present on the non–weight-bearing portion of the heel. It disappears when weight is taken off the foot and heel. This papule is caused by herniation of fat through connective tissue defects.

split papules

Fissures at the corners of the mouth; seen in some cases of secondary syphilis.


characterized by the development of epidermal or oral mucosal papules.

bovine papular stomatitis
a benign stomatitis caused by a poxvirus in the genus Parapoxvirus. Lesions occur in young cattle and are characterized by round papules that develop a roughened center which expands and may merge with other adjacent lesions to give a network effect. The lesions are on the buccal mucosa and the adjoining skin of the muzzle and occasionally esophagus and forestomachs.

Patient discussion about papular

Q. what is the counting diet? when you count your calories of every meal during the day? why is it so papular?

A. because you get so frustrated of counting calories all the time that you rather skip meals :)
yes it's counting calories, and it's popular because at the end our body cannot defy the laws of thermodynamics- if you eat 4000 calories a day and use only 3000, the rest will transform into fat. and in this diet it doesn't matter what you eat as long as you don't go over the calorie level you decided. not always a healthy diet if done without someone supervising it.

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Patients with hand, foot, and mouth disease usually present with papular or vesicular lesions on the hands (A) and feet (B), as well as with painful oral lesions (C).
On anterior segment examination, there was a pitted papular lesion 2x2 mm in size on the medial aspect of the right upper eyelid at a distance of 4 mm from the lash line, and another small papule just below the eyebrow (Figure 2A).
The risk factor of malignant transformation seems to increase when the lesion is congenital or acquired in infancy, when its size is > 4 cm, and when the type of NS is macular rather than papular, taking into account the importance of the "nestling" cells in the hyperpigmented patch.
Rongioletti F, Rebora A: Updated classification of papular mucinosis, lichen myxedematosus, and scleromyxedema.
On examination, he was found to have papular lesions on the face and many papulo-nodular lesions on the trunk, abdomen, back, and proximal upper and lower extremities (Figure 1).
Foot and mouth disease blue tongue disease, mucosal disease, papular stomatitis and vesicular stomatitis can all be confused with MCF.
typical papular rashes over her palm, dorsum of hand, extensor surface of arm and forearm and trunk and buccal mucosa (Fig 1 and 2).
Scleromyxedema (also called papular mucinosis) is a chronic connective tissue disorder in which mucin deposits cause the skin to become red and raised, and make the movement of affected areas difficult.
BCC typically occurs in a sun-exposed area (scalp, forehead, nose, ears, and neck) as a papular, plaque-like, or nodular lesion.
In all examined patients the cutaneous pathological process was of prevalent character, with predominant localization of papular rash on hair part of head, extensor surfaces of hands and legs.