Secondary lesions are those lesions that are characteristically brought about by modification of the primary lesion either by the individual with the lesion or through the natural evolution of the lesion in the environment. Tasneem Poonawalla, M. Core Concepts of Pediatrics. Secondary lesions Secondary lesions are those lesions that are characteristically brought about by modification of the primary lesion either by the individual with the lesion or through the natural evolution of the lesion in the environment. Atrophy : localized shrinking of the skin which results in paper-thin, wrinkled skin with easily visible vessels. Results from loss of epidermis, dermis or both.
Skin - Ulcer and Erosion - Nonneoplastic Lesion Atlas
An extensive language has been developed to standardize the description of skin lesions, including. Lesion type sometimes called primary morphology. Lesion configuration sometimes called secondary morphology. Location and distribution. Macules represent a change in color and are not raised or depressed compared to the skin surface. A patch is a large macule. Examples include freckles, flat moles, tattoos, and port-wine stains , and the rashes of rickettsial infections , rubella , measles can also have papules and plaques , and some allergic drug eruptions.
DermNet provides Google Translate, a free machine translation service. Note that this may not provide an exact translation in all languages. Erosive pustular dermatosis is also known as erosive pustulosis and erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp. Like other neutrophilic dermatoses , it may be more common in association with immune suppression , rheumatoid arthritis and myeloid haematological disorders.
Skin lesions are common and range from acute inflammatory dermatoses, such as urticaria, to malignant melanoma, which may be life-threatening. When confronting skin diseases, it is important that the maxillofacial surgeon collaborate with both the dermatologist and pathologist. The clinical history, gross appearance, and course of any disease are as important as the microscopic findings. In this chapter, we discuss the more common skin lesions of the face.