13 terms

EZ: Skin markings: Macule, Wheal, Papule, etc. CA LVN NCLEX.

Macule, papule, vesicle, wheal, bulla, pustule, cyst, telangiectasia.
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This is flat and nonpalpable.
Macule
A freckle is an example of this:
Macule
This is a change in surface color w/o elevation or depression:
Macule
This is a solid, elevated, circumscribed area w/no fluid:
Papule
A wart is an example of this:
Papule
A blister is an example of this:
Vesicle
This is a fluid-filled, superficial elevation:
Vesicle
This is a large vesicle:
Bulla
This is a small white or red elevation in the skin.
Pustule
This is an epithelial lined cavity containing liquid, semi-solid, or solid material.
Cyst
This is an enlargement of superficial blood vessels that are visible:
Telangiectasia
This is a temporary raised bubble on the site of a properly delivered intradermal injection:
Wheal
This is an elevated, solid, irregular-shaped, area of cutaneous edema:
Wheal