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glossary:plaque [2008/05/12 10:40]
glossary:plaque [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||An elevated, solid, superficial [[skin]] lesion more than .5cm in diameter. A plaque differs from a nodule in it's height. A plaque tends to be flattened and a nodule is a "bump". Also, a plaque may have an appearance like that of cobblestone. Also Known As: Eczema, discoid [[lupus]] erythematosis, lichen planus, paget's disease, pityriasis, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, tinea corporis, tinea versicolor.|