umbilication


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umbilication

 [um-bil″ĭ-ka´shun]
a depression resembling the umbilicus.

um·bil·i·ca·tion

(ŭm-bil'i-kā'shŭn),
1. A pit or navellike depression.
2. Formation of a depression at the apex of a papule, vesicle, or pustule.

umbilication

/um·bil·i·ca·tion/ (um-bil″ĭ-ka´shun) a depression resembling the umbilicus.

umbilication

[um′bilikā′shən]
Etymology: L, umbilicus, navel
the process of becoming dimpled or pitted or acquiring a depressed area.

um·bil·i·ca·tion

(ŭm-bil'i-kā'shŭn)
1. A pit or navellike depression.
2. Formation of a depression at the apex of a papule, vesicle, or pustule.

umbilication

a depression resembling the umbilicus.
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While central depressions called umbilications are common, they may not be present in early molluscum lesions.
The papules evolve over days into vesicles and then pustules, often developing central umbilication.
Lesions are typically 1-5 mm, discrete, shiny, and pearly "You will always see umbilication and a domed papule if you look, which makes it easy for the differential [diagnosis]," Dr.
The rash typically progressed through stages of vesiculation, pustulation, umbilication, and encrustation.
Cutaneous leiomyosarcomas are typically small ([less than]2 cm) and feature discoloration, ulceration, or umbilication of the skin.
Umbilication was absent and pseudo-Koebner phenomenon was observed.
Central umbilication identifies them on x-ray or colonoscopy.
He was apparently all right 25 days back; to start with he had fever with rash of vesicular with central umbilication suggestive of chicken pox, distributed over face, body and extremities.
Clinically, it is characterized by shiny, pearly papules with central umbilication.