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Nodules

 

Nodules are solid, raised bumps in or under the skin that are wider than 0.5 centimeters.

 

References

Habif TP, ed. Principles of diagnosis and anatomy. Clinical Dermatology. 5th ed. St. Louis, Mo: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 1.

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